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Wednesday Aug 27 | The Washington Post

Yale Episcopal chaplain Rev. Bruce Shipman digs deeper

Time to revisit Rev. Shipman, the Episcopal Chapman at Yale. Readers will recall that Rev.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Arlington, VA, Sports

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Washington Times

Ambition gap keeping women out of politics, study finds

Women get less encouragement and have lower self-confidence about getting involved in electoral politics, leaving them with an ambition gap that helps explain why women make up fewer than a fifth of the members of Congress, according to a new study.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Health: Want to keep your home and your independence as you age? Prevent falls

"There are hundreds of reasons why people fall; the CDC defines four categories: medicine, vision, environment 'tripping hazards' and balance and strength."

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Arlington, VA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Fort Mill Times

Nation Ford student served as delegate to American Legion Boys Nation

Rivas, a Fort Mill resident and senior at Nation Ford High School, was one of 98 high school student representatives throughout the U.S. chosen to attend the American Legion Boys Nation, from July 18-25 at Marymount University in Arlington, Va.

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Related Topix: Fort Mill, SC, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, US News

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Vatican social media guru: Catholics should give Internet 'a soul'

"Integrating technology and understanding the digital 'landscape' is new mission territory for the church," Archbishop Jose Gomez said last week in a prepared statement.

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Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Loyola Marymount University

Back Stage

L.A. Now Casting 'Andrew's Birthday' and Other Upcoming Auditions

"Andrew's Birthday" is a Loyola Marymount University student film about a weekend getaway between Andrew and his estranged father for Andrew's 13th birthday.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

WJLA-TV Arlington

Ballston's ?Blue Goose? building to be torn down as neighborhood modernization gets underway

ARLINGTON, Va. Arlington's Ballston neighborhood is undergoing a total transformation, with new restaurants and condominiums popping up, but now some of its most well-known buildings are getting a makeover - including Marymount University's "Blue Goose."

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NBC Philadelphia

Starting Freshman Year: Tips for the Transition

The anticipation of starting life as a college freshman can leave even the most confident student with unanswered questions before Mary Jo Mason, director of counseling services at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, said that in the coming weeks before college parents can help provide a smooth transition for their students by giving ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT, Cal State East Bay, UC Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University

Wed Aug 06, 2014

EurekAlert!

New research debunks the family myth as primary reason for gender gap in politics

Female candidates for elected office do as well as male candidates in terms of raising money and winning votes, so why do women only occupy 19 percent of congressional seats and approximately 25 percent of statewide offices and hold fewer governorships and mayorships? The traditional wisdom has been family obligations and responsibilities prevent ... (more)

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