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1 hr ago | The Virginian-Pilot

ODU loses one football recruit, but gains another

Old Dominion gained a commitment from an offensive tackle from the Bronx on Friday, but for the second day in a row, had a highly-rated recruit de-commit.


Related Topix: Illinois

5 hrs ago | The Star Press

Kids studying abroad are now never out of touch

A generation ago, students on a semester abroad were practically incommunicado, aside from airmailed letters and one or two calls home.


Related Topix: Montclair, NJ

9 hrs ago |

Which Religious Group in America Supports Obama the Most?

Obama, himself a Protestant, gets his highest support from Muslims, and least support from three Christian groups, Catholics, Protestants and Mormons, says the poll taken of 88,000 Americans over the first six months of 2014.


Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Roman Catholic Church, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Rutgers governance does not need more politics: Opinion

State Senate President Stephen Sweeney's intense interest in governance at Rutgers University, from his effort to eliminate the board of trustees last year to his recent foray to add more politically appointed members to the university's board of governors , has created a crisis we shouldn't waste.


Related Topix: New Jersey Government, New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors, Opinion

The Virginian-Pilot

Hokies officially add Cantor to football support staff

Andy Bitter is the Virginia Tech football beat writer for the Roanoke Times. Andy began covering the Hokies in October 2011 after spending three years covering Auburn for the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer.


Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government


Brandon Stillo sentenced for role in N.J. drug ring

Back in 2009, Brandon Stillo was one of eight men busted in a Warren County operation, which police say operated just doors away from a police station.



Five Big Ten players, coaches to root for

We've already covered the conference's potential villains , so it's only natural that we move on to the good guys.


Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Cross Country: Cross Country Unveils 2014 Schedule

Allison Payenski finished in the top 10 at the Fordham Fiasco & Follies and Met Championships in 2013.


Related Topix: Holmdel, NJ, Millington, NJ, Whitehouse Station, NJ

CBS News

A shortage of scientists and techies? Think again

A common refrain among corporate and political leaders is that the U.S. needs more engineers, scientists and other workers with the kind of specialized expertise needed to boost economic growth.


On the Banks

Rutgers Basketball Recruiting: Shaquille Doorson is Official

The final recruit for the 2014-15 basketball season has made things official. Scarlet Knights website announced that center Shaquille Doorson has signed his scholarship papers and will be ready to play next year.


Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Rutgers, State Univ of New Jersey NCAA

Rutgers prof not surprised NSA reportedly monitored his e-mail

A Rutgers University professor who has twice attempted to run for president of Iran says he is disappointed, but not angry or surprised, that the United States reportedly has monitored his e-mail.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

Science Daily

Working to loosen the grip of severe mental illness

The underlying brain architecture of a person at rest is basically the same as that of a person performing a variety of tasks, a researcher has found.


New Jersey appeals on ocean blasting plan

New Jersey asked a federal appeals court Thursday to block a seismic research plan involving blasting the ocean floor with loud sound waves.


Related Topix: New Jersey Government, New Jersey, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

North Jersey students help Rutgers ecologists analyze Sandy damage

Ecologists at Rutgers University have been analyzing the damage Superstorm Sandy inflicted on the school's ecological preserve for months.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Asbury Park, NJ, Keansburg, NJ, Ridgefield Park, NJ


Opinion: Is being Muslim probable cause?

Complete shock, surprise and disappointment -- that was my reaction to revelations from documents released by Edward Snowden that the National Security Agency monitored my e-mails from 2006 to 2008 after I left the Bush White House.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, George Bush, W., Opinion

PPA to Allow You To Pay for Parking with Your Cell Phone

The technology is already in place in cities near Philadelphia, including Allentown and Camden.



Rutgers' Human Genetics Institute Lab Expands Into Clinical Testing

RUCDR Infinite Biologics, a unit of Rutgers' Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey, has taken a major step toward expanding its focus from conducting and supporting genomic research, where it's become a recognized global leader, to the rapidly growing field of clinical genomics.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Medicaid, Health, Medicare, Piscataway, NJ

Leaving SRC, Pritchett recalls progress, frustration

Being a school reform commissioner was often a tough job, Wendell Pritchett said - a lot of hard decisions, endless meetings with people yelling, and never enough money.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Education Etc., University of Pennsylvania

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Coshocton Tribune

River View alum Forgrave tabbed to lead football program

When former River View football coach Josh Lahmers left for Newcomerstown last week, uncertainty surrounded the program.


Related Topix: Newcomerstown, OH

New Jersey 350th Pop-Up Shop Visits Downtown Westfield

In honor of New Jersey's 350th Anniversary, Westfield will be a stop on the New Jersey 350 Pop-Up Store tour.


Related Topix: Westfield, NJ, New Jersey, Union County, NJ