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4 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

Rhonda Veugen joins Ymca Southcoast

YMCA SOUTHCOAST has hired Rhonda Veugen as the development director for the association.

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8 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

NYU researchers ID process producing neuronal diversity in fruit flies' visual system

New York University biologists have identified a mechanism that helps explain how the diversity of neurons that make up the visual system is generated.

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12 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Paper

Hospitals in Crisis: Back-to-court season: Nurses fight for spot in Lich vestige

Former staffers of shuttered Long Island College Hospital have taken the state back to court - and temporarily halted the sale of the valuable medical campus - saying they aren't getting promised jobs in a remaining freestanding emergency department.

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Related Topix: Long Island College Hospital, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, New York

15 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

The Future of American Politics: Understanding Political Polarization

HACKENSACK, N.J., Aug. 26 -- Fairleigh Dickinson University issued the following news release: In a country that operates on a two-party political system, there tends to exist strongly opposing extremes.

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Related Topix: Hackensack, NJ, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Books, The Righteous Mind

19 hrs ago | Brandeis' News

New hirings bolster African diaspora studies

Two professors and a fellow have joined the faculty at Brandeis as part of a measured approach to expand studies of the African diaspora.

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Related Topix: George Washington University, Northwestern University, Norton, MA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

CNN

New York study reveals hidden profit behind hotel fees

A new study by New York University professor Bjorn Hanson finds that hotels will bill their customers an incredible $2.25 billion in surcharges and fees in 2014.

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Forbes.com

2014 Fab 50: Asia's Tech Takes Over The World

As a Forbes data reporter, I spearhead projects that highlight the numbers behind the world's biggest companies and wealthiest people.

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Related Topix: Grinnell College, Home, Mortgage, Toledo, OH, Personal Finance

KMIZ

2008: Worse than the Great Depression?

Ben Bernanke, the former head of the Federal Reserve, said the 2008 financial crisis was the worst in global history, surpassing even the Great Depression.

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Related Topix: Ben Bernanke

JD Supra

Renowned Architect Wins Retraction From The New York Review of Books

On August 25, 2014, The New York Review of Books issued a retraction in response to a defamation suit filed in New York State Court by well-known architect Zaha Hadid.

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Related Topix: World News, Qatar

Deseret News

Would you rather: get married earlier, or stay married longer?

Tall men marry earlier but are more likely to cheat and divorce. Short men are more likely to stay married, according to new research that indicates it's the height of ignorance to discount personal stature as a factor in several aspects of one's life.

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Deseret News

Would you rather: get married earlier, or stay married longer?

Tall men marry earlier but are more likely to cheat and divorce. Short men are more likely to stay married, according to new research that indicates it's the height of ignorance to discount personal stature as a factor in one's life.

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Examiner.com

Film buff and real estate developer buys third movie house in Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village's Quad Cinema was bought by a film buff and real estate magnate Charles S. Cohen, a report on the Boston Herald said.

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NorthJersey.com

Picatinny honors witness to atomic bomb development

Lt. Gen. Patricia McQuistion, Deputy Commanding General of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, views with Benjamin Bederson the plaque he received during his induction into the Ordnance Order of Samuel Sharpe.

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Related Topix: Electrical Engineering, Science, Ohio State University, Los Alamos, NM

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Science Daily

Fact or fiction: Which do moviegoers prefer?

Do you feel sadder watching a documentary about war or a drama about a young person dying of cancer? According to a new study, consumers mistakenly believe they will have stronger emotional reactions when stories are based on true events rather than fiction.

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Related Topix: Brandeis University, University of Chicago

Forward

After 30 Years, First Klezmer Festival Says 'Mission Accomplished'

Thirty years ago, klezmer music was a dying art, played mostly by aging musicians at the occasional wedding or bar mitzvah.

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Related Topix: Kerhonkson, NY, University of Wisconsin Madison, World News, Poland, Canada

Sag Harbor Online

Stand-Up Comedian and Professional Doodler Demetri Martin Coming to Westhampton Beach

Demetri Martin , the king of nerd humor and that standup comedian who doodles on television, is coming to the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday, August 31. Known for his monotone style, one-liners and insights, Mr. Martin performs with a notepad, in which he has entertaining drawings, charts and graphs.

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Related Topix: Taking Woodstock, Comedy, Entertainment, Westhampton Beach, NY, Emmy Awards

ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigrant of the Day: Nora Volkow From Mexico | Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse

The great-granddaughter of Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky , Nora Volkow directs the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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Related Topix: National University, World News, Mexico

York Dispatch

Strand-Capitol hires first director of education

Cassie Rush, a playwright and performing arts instructor, will head up the Strand-Capitol's educational initiatives, including the organization's growing partnership with York City schools.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, University of Georgia Kennewsaw State, Education Etc.

The Brattleboro Reformer

The persistence of memory?

The Volkswagen bus from my childhood was cute, full of charm, and wholly unreliable.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Canberra Times

A gel that stops bleeding in 10 seconds

What began as the idea of an entrepreneurial 17-year-old may end up becoming a key life-saving mechanism in emergency departments and makeshift trauma rooms across the globe.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

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