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THe City of Troy and Troy University will be kicking off the National Endowment of the Arts Big Read night with an event at the Johnson center downtown. This event starts at 7 p.m. and is being made possible through an NEA grant to Troy University.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Outside the Beltway

What Every School District Needs

The six-wheel Caiman MRAP has an official value of around $733,000. But the San Diego school district paid only about $5,000 to transport it, according to inewsorce.org , a website that partners with NPR member station KPBS ."

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Outside the Beltway

Comparative Smog

In the American Lung Assn.' s 2014 national State of the Air survey, the L.A.-Long Beach area ranked worst in terms of ozone concentrations and third worst in terms of particulates as measured by the standard known as PM2.5, which captures particles so small they can be seen only with an electron microscope.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

National Center for Policy Analysis

Privatizing School Services in Alabama

One fifth of Alabama's education budget goes towards non-educational services such as food, maintenance and transportation, adding up to $2,000 per pupil each year. Those services, write Daniel Smith and Robin Aguiar-Hicks of Troy University, represent a huge opportunity for cost savings.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Clearwater police announce promotions

Clearwater Police Chief Dan Slaughter recently announced three significant promotions in the department, some caused by a ripple effect from the resignation of Deputy Chief Sandra Wilson. All promotions went into effect on Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Clearwater, FL, University, FL, Florida State University

Thomaston Times

Mark Andrews named Executive Vice President of SCTC

Thomaston native Mark Andrews has been appointed as Executive Vice President of Southern Crescent Technical College effective July 1st. His primary office will be on the Flint River campus although he will regularly travel to all other SCTC locations.

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Related Topix: Upson County, GA, Thomaston, GA, University of Georgia, Lowndes County, GA, Valdosta, GA

Wed Sep 10, 2014

WTVY Dothan

TROY's Hall School of Journalism and Communication to Host Annual High School Journalism Workshop

More than 400 high school students from throughout the state are expected to take part in the Hall School of Journalism and Communication's annual journalism workshop on Sept. 25 at Troy University.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Troy, AL, Dothan, AL

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Outside the Beltway

Today in Broken Irony Detectors

"I'm not giving up on them, but I'm just saying either convert them or kill them.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Mothers of murder victims make plea for future of former Centennial Hill Bar & Grill

The mothers of those shot at a Montgomery nightclub are asking the city council to envision a different future and use for the former Centennial Hill Bar and Grill.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Alabama Live

Labor Day: Travel, football season combine for busy holiday on Alabama roads

Labor Day travel is expected to bounce to its highest level nationwide since the recession's onslaught several years ago, according to AAA.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Alabama, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, 9

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Troy University, Southern Union sign reverse transfer agreement

Troy University and Southern Union State Community College officials officially signed a reverse transfer agreement that help with the transfer process for students.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, AL, Webb, AL

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Montgomery Area Food Bank holds ribbon cutting for expanded facility

Troy University and Southern Union State Community College officials officially signed a reverse transfer agreement that help with the transfer process for students.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, AL, Webb, AL, World News, Ukraine,

Walton Sun

Community Briefs Aug. 29

In its signature fall "500/5000" issue, Inc. Magazine named NW Florida based Sunshine Shuttle & Limousine as "One of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies."

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Related Topix: Walton County, FL, Panama City Beach, FL, us Travel, Travel, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, Vanderbilt University

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Alabama Live

Troy University and Southern Union State Community College to sign reverse-transfer agreement

Typically, if a two-year college student transfers credits in Alabama, it's to go on to a four-year school.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, AL

Outside the Beltway

Well, Everybody Makes Mistakes

About Steven L. Taylor Steven L. Taylor is Professor and Chair of Political Science at Troy University.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Alabama Live

Owner looking to open new business where Montgomery rapper Doe B, 2 others killed last year

The owner of the building that formerly housed Centennial Hill Bar & Grill where rapper Doe B and two others were killed last year is looking to open a rental hall in the space.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Alabama Live

UAB band marches and sings in preparation for the 20th anniversary season

To be a member of the UAB Marching Blazers band you have to be able to play a musical instrument to perfection, march in tightly-choreographed formation and to sing.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Ga. teacher aims for stars through NASA program

If you visited one of Melissa Niemi 's eighth-grade physical science classes at Arnold Magnet Academy last Thursday, you might have needed to duck.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Georgia, Space, University of Georgia Columbus State

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Neighbors

Foundation Scholarship Program Makes Investment in Future of Agriculture and Forestry

Alabama Farmers Federation and the Alfa Insurance helped secure a bright future for agriculture and forestry today as 70 Auburn University students received scholarships from the Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation .

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alabama, Auburn University, Family, Kids, Houston County, AL

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Brandon Sun

Business Highlights

If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech here Friday, the Federal Reserve chair had a message: Though the unemployment rate has steadily dropped, Yellen suggested that other gauges of the job market have become harder to assess and may reflect persistent weakness.

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Related Topix: Beer, Ferguson, MO, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Agriculture, Science

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