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54 min ago | Grist Magazine

EPA, community activists put toxic oil refineries in a headlock

It's not just coal that's been getting the wind kicked out of it . Oil refineries will soon be feeling it as well, thanks to new rules proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency to scale back air pollution.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, African-American, Texas Southern University

12 hrs ago | The Advocate

Mason makes contract extension demands

Southern University System President Ronald Mason Jr. won't seek or accept an extension of his contract when it expires next year, unless certain terms he has outlined are met.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily World

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Standberry seeks another term as school board member Anthony Standberry runs for the District I school board position.

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Related Topix: Louisiana

Statesboro Herald

Regents grant Georgia Southern state's first undergraduate manufacturing engineering program

Georgia Southern University's newest degree program, manufacturing engineering, will be housed in the Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

Goose Creek Gazette

CSU School of Education program recognized

The Charleston Southern University School of Education has received notification that all of its teacher education programs have received national recognition by their specialty program associations.

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Related Topix: Charleston Southern University

Statesboro Herald

Archie Manning appearance at Georgia Southern postponed until spring

Georgia Southern University has rescheduled its Leadership Lecture Series featuring speaker Archie Manning, a National Football League player, 1989 National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame member, and chairman of the National Football Foundation, until March.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Laura Bush, Condoleezza Rice, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

NOLA.com

Joe Bouie launches bid for Louisiana House District 97

Joseph Bouie, former chancellor of Southern University in New Orleans, has announced his intention to run for the vacant state House District 97 seat.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

SSU adopts tobacco-free policy

All schools within the University System of Georgia will be transitioning into tobacco-free campuses by Oct. 1 of this year.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, University of Georgia Savannah State, Smoking, Medicine, Health

The Daily Caller

Presents: America's Most Delicious Colleges

Most schools in America try to their stuff students with cheap food that would probably be rejected by inmates serving life sentences.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, University of Georgia, University of Missouri, Missouri

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

New renovations at Cajun Field

Ragin Cajun fans only have a few more days before the big kickoff game between the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Southern University.

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Related Topix: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

Effingham Herald

Two students earn Master 4-H status

Two students from Effingham County earned Master 4-H'er status at the 72nd annual 4-H State Congress at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Effingham County, GA, Georgia Southern University

Statesboro Herald

Georgia Southern to host award-winning filmmaker for Hispanic Heritage Month

Georgia Southern University will host Adriana Bosch, an award-winning series producer and filmmaker, as this year's Hispanic Heritage Month guest speaker.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Fidel Castro, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Advocate

Around Baton Rouge for Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB: Noon, Belle of Baton Rouge, 102 France St. William Broussard, director of athletics at Southern University, will speak about the upcoming football season and give updates on the other athletic programs at Southern.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Police Report - 8-17-14; Euthanized at animal shelter - 27 dogs and 36 cat.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Georgia Southern University

The Miami Herald

Baker chamber selects executive

The Advocate reports she will be responsible for all of the organization's activities, including implementing the city's economic development plan under auspices of the mayor's office.

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Related Topix: University of Phoenix

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

Students moving in to Georgia Southern University

How tough is it for moms and dads to bring a son or daughter to college and leave them there? And how tough is it for a university to give that personal welcome when a student is one of 22,000? The 3,000 students who'll live on Geaorgia Southern's campus arrived to get keys and see what the year holds.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University

Statesboro365

Barrow Announces Statesboro Job Fair

Congressman Barrow said the Statesboro fairs is one of a series of events that will be held in the 12th District while Congress is away from Washington for the month of August.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Barrow, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Georgia Southern University, Sylvania, GA, Screven County, GA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Boy's 1st birthday gift: Donations for migrant workers

Birthday parties usually see guests bringing presents for the person's birthday.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Georgia Southern University

Statesboro Herald

Georgia Southern University HIV conference to bring new strategies to rural health care

Georgia Southern University will host health-care professionals from around the Southeast for the third annual Rural HIV Research and Training Conference next month.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Medicine, Nutrition, Infectious Diseases, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Victoria woman spends life playing piano for churches

After raising nine children, cleaning houses to make ends meet and surviving a brain tumor and two strokes, Martha Charleston Hill, 82, of Victoria, shuffles when she walks.

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Related Topix: Victoria, TX, El Campo, TX, Texas Southern University, Wedding

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