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2 hrs ago | News 12 WRDW

Murder charge sought in Statesboro death

Authorities in Statesboro are seeking a charge of felony murder against a man arrested in connection with the beating death of a Georgia Southern University student.

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

9 hrs ago | The Nation

Will Texas Get Away With Discriminating Against Voters?

Imani Clark, Aurica Washington, Crystal Owens and Michelle Bessiake are students at Prairie View A&M and Texas Southern University, two historically black colleges in Texas.

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Related Topix: Texas, Washington, Washington Government, Texas Southern University, African-American, US Politics, US News

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Advocate

Cristo Rey considers starting school in Baton Rouge

Cristo Rey, a nationwide network of 28 Catholic high schools, known for arranging once-a-week jobs for its inner-city students to offset tuition costs, is talking to local business leaders to see if Baton Rouge is ready for such a school.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Robert, LA, Georgetown University

Effingham Herald

Georgia Southern to start manufacturing engineering program

Georgia Southern University made history last Wednesday when the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia granted the university with the first undergraduate manufacturing engineering degree program in the state and Southeast U.S. "Manufacturing is returning to the U.S., and the state of Georgia can now prepare its citizens for careers ... (more)

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WBRZ

Southern doesn't take long to make QB switch

Dawson Odums began with Deonte Shorts at quarterback for his Southern University football team at Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday, but quickly moved to freshman Austin Howard.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Ogeechee research aims at warning matrix

Backed by a graphic charting the Ogeechee River research, Dr. Jeffrey Underwood, chairman of the Geology and Geography Department at Georgia Southern University, talks about studies faculty and students will be doing on forested floodplain.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Georgia Southern University, Chemistry, Millen, GA, Jenkins County, GA

NOLA.com

Where can you watch Saturday's UL-Lafayette-Southern University football game?

The University of Louisiana-Lafayette opens the season at home Saturday against Southern University.

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Related Topix: University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Bouncer arrested in student's death

A bouncer for a local bar is in jail after the beating death of a Georgia Southern University student.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Cumming, GA, Forsyth County, GA, Bulloch County, GA

Business Journal

Adren Wilson: People on the Move spotlight

Every week in the Milwaukee Business Journal's Friday edition we take a closer look at a person who has been promoted or hired in the Milwaukee seven-county area.

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Related Topix: Louisiana State University, Harvard University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Houston Premiere of Marcus: or the Secret of Sweet Set to Open at...

Houston Premiere of MARCUS: OR THE SECRET OF SWEET Set to Open at Texas Southern University, 10/2 - 10/11 Texas Southern University presents the Houston premiere of Marcus: or the Secret of Sweet! TSU is in the process of a major transformation and that journey is not lost on TSU's Visual & Performing Arts Department, more specifically it's Theatre ... (more)

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Related Topix: Texas Southern University, Houston, TX

The Advocate

Extra parking available for UL-Lafayette home opener against Southern University

Additional parking will be available in lots and garages on or near the University of Louisiana at Lafayette for the large crowd expected for the school's first football game of the season Saturday against Southern University.

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Related Topix: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA, St. Landry, LA

NOLA.com

Faith Jenkins, Southern Law grad and former Miss Louisiana, to preside over 'Judge Faith'

If you'd have asked her a year ago, Faith Jenkins would not have believed you if you told her she'd one day be presiding over a courtroom complete with a judge's robes, a packed audience -- and reality TV cameras.

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Shreveport, LA, Baton Rouge, LA, Entertainment

Detroit Free Press

Study: Today's parents less able to spot obesity in their kids

We knew she was going; we didn't think it would be so soon. David Muir will take her place on Sept.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Georgia Southern University, Pediatrics, Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

SavannahNow

Ogeechee research begins

A three-year, $1-million research project underway at Georgia Southern University could provide an early warning system about the health of the Ogeechee River, university officials said Tuesday at a public meeting on campus.

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Related Topix: Georgia Southern University, Biology, Science, Screven County, GA, Millen, GA, Jenkins County, GA, Emanuel County, GA, Midville, GA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Statesboro Herald

'Truth Has No Color'

GSU sociology lecturer Nathan Palmer, center, moderates a forum Tuesday on race relations in the wake of the events in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Georgia Southern University, Prison

The Advocate

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The Louisiana Board of Regents next month could change up the GRAD Act requirements for the state's two public law schools - a move that could make it easier for the schools to increase tuition.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Reuters

More parents think their overweight child is 'about right'

Between 1988 and 2010, the number of parents who could correctly identify their children as overweight or obese went down, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Georgia Southern University, Life, Food, Nutrition

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Georgia Southern online MBA program is top 30 in the nation

Georgia Southern University's College of Business Administration Online Master of Business Administration program has been named one of the nation's Top 30 Best Online MBA Programs by BestColleges.com.

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

NOLA.com

Southern University among recipients of U.S. Department workforce development grants

Southern University will receive more than $40,000 to provide technical business training in rural communities throughout the state, U.S. Senator David Vitter announced Monday in a news release.

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Related Topix: US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican, Agriculture, Science, Bienville, LA

KNDO

Today's parents less able to spot obesity in their kids

In fact, parents interviewed between 2005 and 2010 were 24 percent less likely to spot a weight problem in their child than parents interviewed between 1988 and 1994, the researchers said.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Georgia Southern University, Pediatrics, Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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