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21 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

Jindal ignores winning issue with risky CCSS gambit

Jeffrey D. Sadow is an associate professor of political science at Louisiana State University Shreveport.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

FansShare

Rachel Reynolds has the look of a potential tv host in ... Louisiana

Rachel Reynolds took part in the ALS ice bucket challenge on "The Price Is Right" and her appearance on the show combined with her recent interview with in Baton Rouge, LA have some thinking that her next career move might be as a morning talk show host in Louisiana.

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Related Topix: Game Show, The Price Is Right, Entertainment, Television, Los Angeles, CA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Seattle Times

Seattle’s special-ed mess: Who’s in charge of what?

More than year after the state ordered Seattle Public Schools to fix its long-troubled special-education program, progress has been incremental at best and falls far short of the district's own promises.

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Greenwich Citizen

Residency program begins at clinic, hospital

Whether it's helping out in Forrest General Hospital 's Hospital Care Services , seeing patients at Hattiesburg Clinic or assisting with surgeries in the operating room, Primeaux and Wilkinson - along with four other physicians - are cutting their teeth in Mississippi's newest family medicine residency program, which welcomed its inaugural class of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Family Practice

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Lee University Welcomes New Faculty

Lee University welcomed 14 new faculty members this fall, including eight from among the Schools of Music, Nursing, and Religion, along with the Helen DeVos College of Education and the Squires Library.

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Related Topix: Lee University, Medicine, Nursing, University of Memphis, Mississippi

SPACE.com

LIGO Generations

Kai Staats is an entrepreneur, writer, filmmaker and now a Masters student at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cosmology Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, South Africa, Tribal, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, University of Mississippi

Business Journal

Adren Wilson: People on the Move spotlight

Every week in the Milwaukee Business Journal's Friday edition we take a closer look at a person who has been promoted or hired in the Milwaukee seven-county area.

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Related Topix: Harvard University, Southern University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

NWAonline

Northwest Health System gets new CEO

He started Aug. 18 and replaces Dan McKay who took over as CEO of Sparks Health System in Fort Smith on Monday.

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Related Topix: Springdale, AR, Johnson, AR, State University, AR

Health.com

Amazing College Gyms That Will Make You Want to Go Back to School

You might think your gym is awesome-it offers pretty much every class you'd ever want to take, and heck, maybe there's even a lap pool or tennis courts.

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Related Topix: Auburn University

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hispanic Business

Fitch Rates Louisiana State University's Series 2014 Revs 'AA-'; Outlook Stable

The fixed-rate series 2014 bonds are expected to sell via negotiation on or around .

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Homeland Security Watch

3,287 Days Ago

This essay was originally written on the evening of August 29, 2013 with the title of 2920 Days Ago.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Point of View

God's Not Dead

College freshman and devout Christian Josh Wheaton finds his faith challenged by the dogmatic and argumentative Professor Radisson , a philosophy teacher who requires his students to disavow, in writing, the existence of God on the first day of class, or face a failing grade.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Kevin Sorbo, Jerusalem Countdown, Christian-Rock, Newsboys, State University, AR

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Town Talk

Semester starts for Central Louisiana universities

Semester starts for Central Louisiana universities Central Louisiana college students headed back to classes Monday.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, Leesville, LA, Education Etc., Alexandria, LA

The Times

Shreveporter teaches art to students around the worldShreveporter...

The world is Shreveport portraitist Eric Francis' audience. The artist, who is also a teacher, says he has close to 10,000 subscribers and 750,000 Shreveporter teaches art to students around the world The world is Shreveport portraitist Eric Francis' audience.

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Related Topix: Shreveport, LA

Deseret News

Why 'The Giver' is more relevant than ever

Main character Jonas of "The Giver" is, in many ways, a precursor to the Katniss Everdeens and Tris Priors that populate dystopian young adult fiction today.

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Related Topix: Lois Lowry, Vocal

Deseret News

Why 'The Giver' is more relevant than ever

As the 11-year-old hero of Lois Lowry's epic young adult dystopian novel "The Giver," Jonas set on a path to become his society's next Receiver: The person designated to carry on memories of the way his community once was before the government enacted "Sameness," taking everything from color to emotion out of the equation for the population.

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Related Topix: Lois Lowry, Vocal

NOLA.com

Little Red Church Children's Coronation in Destrehan announces queens

The Miss Little Red Church Children's Coronation recently held its annual pageant at St. Charles Borromeo Gym in Destrehan.

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Related Topix: Destrehan, LA, Montz, LA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The News-Star

Miss La. Lacey Sanchez style show SundayMiss La. Lacey Sanchez style...

Miss La. Lacey Sanchez style show Sunday Miss Louisiana Lacey Sanchez will model some of her Miss America Pageant fashions Sunday.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Baton Rouge, LA

Seattle Times

Life is found a half-mile below Antarctic ice

In an icy lake half a mile beneath the Antarctic ice sheet, scientists have discovered a diverse ecosystem of single-celled organisms that have managed to survive without ever seeing the light of the sun.

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Related Topix: University of Illinois Chicago

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Best of New Orleans

Smells like LSU Spirit: Now you can smell like LSU with 'Collegiate Fragrances'

Go ahead and insert your corn dog jokes here. I know they're coming. Now all LSU fans can smell like the university with this cologne and perfume from Masik Collegiate Fragrances.

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Related Topix: State University, AR, New Orleans, LA

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