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2 hrs ago | New York Post

NYU gave president's aspiring actor son apartment on campus

New York University's controversial penchant for doling out real-estate perks to top professors and executives extended to the son of President John Sexton.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

7 hrs ago | Science Daily

Local homicide rate increases cause more elementary students to fail school

A new study finds that an increase in a municipality's homicide rate causes more elementary school students in that community to fail a grade than would do so if the rate remained stable.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Parenting

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

New York says 960,000 enrolled in health exchange

About 94,000 of those finished applying in the two weeks after the original March 31 deadline, according to figures released by the exchange's executive director, Donna Frescatore.

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Related Topix: New York, New York Government, Health Care Policy, Health

Truthdig

Climate Costs 'May Prove Much Higher'

Economists and scientists may have seriously underestimated the "social cost" of carbon emissions to future generations, according to a warning in Nature.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, US News, Liberal Political News

The Wichita Eagle

EL Doctorow to receive Library of Congress Prize

In this April 27, 2004 file photo, author E.L. Doctorow smiles during an interview in his office at New York University.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Wichita, KS, Entertainment

Town Topics

Musical Co-Authored by PHS Alum Selected by Musical Theater Festival

Harrison Kaufman and Christopher Anselmo like to joke that they're too young to drink, but they can write a musical.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Musical Theater, Broadway, NJ

Black Voice News

College Students Launch Campaign to Raise Visibility

If anyone thought the election of Barack Obama, or the rise of the multi-racial Millennial generation, marked the beginning of a post-racial America, a campaign spreading across college campuses has news for you.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Harvard University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Aquila Theatre Stages Reading of a Female Philoctetes, Now thru 4/19

Stories program with a staged reading of "A Female Philoctetes" running at BAM Fisher's Hillman Studio from today, April 16 to April 19, with performances at 7 pm.

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KFVS12

Obama cuts sentence with typo, plans more clemency

President Barack Obama on Tuesday cut prison time for a drug convict sentenced to more than three extra years because of a typographical error in a court order.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Federal Prisons

The News Tribune

Annie Baker calls Pulitzer drama win 'amazing'

This publicity photo released by The Publicity Office shows, from left, Louisa Krause, Matthew Maher and Aaron Clifton Moten, in a scene from Annie Baker's play, "The Flick."

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Gettysburg, PA

Brandon Sun

'The Flick' playwright Annie Baker calls Pulitzer Prize for drama win 'amazing'

Annie Baker was teaching a playwriting class at New York University when her phone exploded with rings.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Gettysburg, PA

Hospitality Net

Guest reviews: To respond or not to respond? | hotelsmag.com

Recently my seniors in hotel distribution and channel management class were discussing a dilemma of one of our case-study hotels.

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The Real Deal

New York University reveals different look at 433 First Avenue

New York University unveiled renderings for the future home of the College of Nursing and part of the College of Dentistry in Kips Bay.

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CNN

Should Obama use the power of his pen on immigration reform?

Obama will use his executive powers to push through reform. House Speaker John Boehner feels confident that doing so will tank what little support the President has among Republicans on immigration reform.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cornell University

The Japan Times

India's election will not be decided on old lines

Last week, India embarked on what has repeatedly been hailed as the biggest electoral exercise in history.

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Related Topix: India, World News, Opinion

PsychCentral

3 Lessons from Making Mistakes at Work

We regularly hear that making mistakes is key to learning, innovating and succeeding.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

VentureBeat

The latest perk of your New York luxury condo: Sensors, sensors everywhere

How can big data and smart analytics tools ignite growth for your company? Find out at DataBeat , May 19-20 in San Francisco, from top data scientists, analysts, investors, and entrepreneurs.

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Circulation

Don't Judge Books by Their Covers: Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells in Arterial Pathologies [Editorials]

From the Department of Medicine and the Marc and Ruti Bell Vascular Biology Program, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY ; and Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY Correspondence to Edward A. Fisher, MD, PhD, New York University School of Medicine, Smilow 7, ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

ThinkProgress

It Took 50 Years, But The University Of Alabama Has Finally Embraced Integration

Last week Alabama's Student Senate passed a resolution supporting the complete integration of Greek life at the university.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama, Rutgers University, African-American, US News, Liberal Political News

BroadwayWorld.com

Alysha Umphress Set for James Harvey's 9 SONGS...at 54 Below, 4/22

Broadway vet and singing sensation Alysha Umphress - fresh off her starring turn as Cee Cee in the World Premiere of Beaches - joins the line up.

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Related Topix: Musical Theater, Theater, Arts, Harvey, Boston Conservatory

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