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19 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Ferguson hired police officer with horrendous history of violence against citizens

In a city where the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a white cop has revealed profound racial tensions, Boyd's story represents an anomaly: he is one of just three African-American police officers in a department of 53. [...] In the city of St. Louis, the complaints against Boyd started rolling in nearly a decade ago, not long after he left ... (more)

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23 hrs ago | Philippines Today

DOST sets Aug. 22 deadline of applications for undergraduate scholarships

Graduating high school students who would like to avail of scholarships for priority science and technology courses have until Friday, Aug. 22, to submit their applications for the 2015 Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute's Undergraduate Scholarships Examination.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Agriculture, Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Philippines, World News,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Washington Post

Strength training for two

You've probably seen the videos or at least heard the stories of women a month or two away from delivery and still pumping iron and running marathons .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Health, Health, Back Pain

New Scientist

Third Michael Brown autopsy unlikely to solve mystery

A third autopsy was conducted on Monday on the body of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot by a police officer on 9 August in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO, Science / Technology

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Time

How Ferguson Went From Middle Class to Poor in a Generation

A man with a skateboard protesting the shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer walks away from tear gas released by police August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO

Saint Louis Billikens

A-10 Preseason Cross Country Polls Released

ST. LOUIS The Saint Louis University women's cross country squad is predicted to finish fourth in the Atlantic 10 Conference according to a preseason vote of the league's head coaches.

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CNN

Protest interview about Justice for Michael Brown

One person feels compelled to provide food to protesters and another one is a St. Louis University 2nd year Law student who believes "black lives are undervalued and cases are handled differently depending who is involved".

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Jalissa Pastorius escapes through writing: The Thanatos Series

When Eckhart Tolle finished writing 'The Power of Now' more than 15 years ago, he thought he'd said all he had to say about his beliefs.

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Related Topix: Eckhart Tolle, New-Age, Camden, NJ

Sat Aug 16, 2014

McClatchy

Residents of St. Louis area share their perspectives on Brown killing

Lesley McSpadden stood in the middle of Canfield Drive, dropping rose petals onto the bloodstains left from the violence that took her 18-year-old son, Michael Brown, just after noon on Aug. 9. A week after the killing, protests, marches and prayer vigils continue to be held, all under the watchful eye of the nation and beyond, with President ... (more)

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Related Topix: St Louis County, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, University City, MO, Howard University

The Gaston Gazette

Doctor reflects on 20 years in the plastic surgery field in Gaston

The loss of Gastonia's once thriving textile mills had wide-reaching effects on businesses, families and - surprisingly - the practice of medicine, according to Dr. Daniel Ness, of Piedmont Plastic Surgery and Dermatology.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Gaston, NC, Gastonia, NC, Dermatology

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Business Journal

a Mary Lang

Education: Bachelor's degree in English from Immaculata University; Master's degree in health administration and juris doctorate, both from St. Louis University What energizes/inspires her: Her family.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Ness on 20 years of plastic surgery, dermatology

The loss of Gastonia's once thriving textile mills had wide-reaching effects on businesses, families and even, surprisingly, on the practice of medicine, according to Dr. Daniel Ness of Piedmont Plastic Surgery and Dermatology.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Dermatology, Gastonia, NC, Arizona State University

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Business Journal

StartUp Connection moving to SLU campus, expanding innovation showcase

StartUp Connection, one of the biggest entrepreneurial events in St. Louis each year, is moving away from the St. Louis Science Center in favor of a new venue at Saint Louis University .

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Business Journal

StartUp Connection moving to SLU campus, expanding innovation showcase

StartUp Connection, one of the biggest entrepreneurial events in St. Louis each year, is moving away from the St. Louis Science Center in favor of a new venue at Saint Louis University.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

St. Louis Jazz Notes

StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: New Orleans piano with Tom McDermott

This week, let's take a look at some videos featuring pianist Tom McDermott , a St. Louis native now living in New Orleans who's coming back home to play this coming Thursday, August 14 at the Tavern of Fine Arts .

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Newswise

SLU Scientists Will Examine Regional Climate Change As Part of $20...

A $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation will allow a consortium of Missouri universities and research institutions, including Saint Louis University, to study how climate change is likely to affect agriculture in the state.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Agriculture, Science, Missouri University of Science and Technology, University of Missouri Kansas City, University of Missouri

Wed Aug 06, 2014

MedicineNet

spironolactone, Aldactone

Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Aldactone, Spironolactone (generic), Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Yale University, University of Notre Dame

Infection Control Today

Cell-Invading Piece of Virus Captured in Lab by SLU Scientists

Duane Grandgenett, PhD, professor at SLU's Institute of Molecular Virology and senior author of the study, discovered integrase in 1978.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

Sys-Con Media

AT&T Names New Vice President And General Manager For Georgia/South Carolina

AT&T * announces the appointment of industry veteran Alex Parker as Vice President and General Manager, overseeing operations in Georgia and South Carolina.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Versant, South Carolina

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Missouri universities receive $20 million grant

Several Missouri universities will share a $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation for a five-year study on the potential impact of climate variations on agriculture, ecology and social issues.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Columbia, MO, University of Missouri

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