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6 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Surgeon joins UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital

A new surgeon has joined the staff at UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital, moving from Richmond, Va.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Howard University, Biology, Science, Harvard University, Northeastern University

8 hrs ago | CFR.org

The North Korean Nuclear Threat: Evaluating Its Twenty-Year Evolution

Speakers: Stephen W. Bosworth, Dean Emeritus, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; Special Representative for North Korea Policy, U.S. Department of State Han Sung-Joo, Professor Emeritus, Korea University; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea Presider: Richard C. Bush III, Director, Center for East Asia Policy ... (more)

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Related Topix: Asia, North Korea, World News, South Korea

15 hrs ago | Boston.com

Coakley suit wants college's ex-chief to repay millions

Attorney General Martha Coakley sued the former president of a tiny Falmouth college on Tuesday, seeking to force him to repay the school millions that he allegedly squandered on excessive compensation, Mercedes automobiles, and a quarter-million-dollar timeshare in the Caribbean.

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Related Topix: Falmouth, MA, Northeastern University

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Reuters

Rwandan president says he is not ready to rule out third term

Rwandan President Paul Kagame said on Tuesday it was too early to say whether he will seek a third term as head of the east African state, adding "whatever will happen, we'll have an explanation."

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Related Topix: Rwanda, Africa, Paul Kagame

Boston Herald

Rwanda president to speak on '90s genocide

The man whose rebel forces ended a horrific genocide in Rwanda is in Massachusetts to discuss the 100-day slaughter of more than 800,000 people in the small East African nation two decades ago.

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Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Paul Kagame, Medford, MA, Opinion

Daily Trojan

IR journal hosts spring release party

The Southern California International Review, USC's undergraduate journal of international studies, hosted its release party for its Spring 2014 issue at the University Club Monday night.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, University of Wisconsin Madison

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Patch.com

Justice for Janitors Action at Tufts University

This Wednesday, April 23rd at noon, Tufts janitors, Tufts students, and the undergraduate student group Tufts Labor Coalition will gather and march to university administrators' offices to call attention to violations to the janitors' contract with the contracting company, DTZ/Unicco.

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Related Topix: Somerville, MA, Opinion

Medical News Today

Methodologies devized for tracking disease outbreaks in communities

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Medicaid, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Foster's Daily Democrat

After decades of legal work, Malcolm McNeill is ready to fish

Malcolm McNeill wanted to practice law where he would have independence and make a difference.

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Related Topix: Dover, NH, Durham, NH, Boston University

Medical News Today

Researchers make progress in understanding immune response in severe schistosomiasis

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Immunology, Biology, Science, Health

Sun Apr 20, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

Ting Shou-chung bows out with grace and dignity

Venturing into the treacherous waters of a political primary for the first time since 1994, Ting Shou-chung made it clear that winning the for Taipei City mayor would be the crowning glory of his career.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Art Daily

Boston-based artist Taylor Davis opens exhibition at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Taylor Davis's persistent sculptural engagement with the issue of orientation utilizes form, space, subject, identity, place, material, and language to make art that consistently calls what is known into question.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Painting, Arts, Massachusetts College of Art, Bard College, Harvard University

Boston.com

For Northeastern adjuncts, organizing is a no-brainer

NEXT WEEK, 950 members of Northeastern University's adjunct faculty will have the opportunity to vote to form a union , part of a national movement to improve representation of these largely unacknowledged campus mainstays.

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Related Topix: Northeastern University, Lesley College, Boston University, Opinion

ContactMusic.com

The Other Bones Premiere Announce Spring US 2014 Tour Dates

Portland, specifically, has been collecting New England's slightly off-centered musicians.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Portland, ME

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Free Republic

Justina Pelletier’s parents launch new legal action to release her from social services

The parents of Justina Pelletier have launched a new offensive in the battle to win custody of their daughter back from the state of Massachusetts, where she has been held against their will for fourteen months because of a disagreement over appropriate medical care.

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The Norwalk Daily Voice

Norwalk Students Earn College Honors

Nearly 20 Norwalk students earned Dean's List recognition at Western Connecticut State University.

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Related Topix: Norwalk, CT, Western Connecticut State University, Saint Lawrence University, Lawrence University

Barnstable Patriot

A doctor's doctor

HE OFFERS MORE THAN CHICKEN SOUP Dr. Gary E. Tratt is still happy in his office at 66 School St., Hyannis, where he has been caring for patients for 40 years.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hyannis, MA, Dennis, MA, Healthcare Law, Law

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Columbia Journalism Review

Huffington: 'Virality is overrated'

The Huffington Post's South Korean edition - the site's 11th international incarnation - launched in February with a reporting focus on burnout and technology addiction, two themes that HuffPost will also cover globally.

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Related Topix: Arianna Huffington

Scientific American

Are Pets Good for Kids?

The intervening ten years have seen some advances, but literature on the topic is still fairly scant, at least aside from human-animal interactions in therapeutic contexts.

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Related Topix: Kids

Nippertown!

Record Store Day Sneak Peek: "7 Inches & Other Delights"

For nearly 30 years, Tufts University radio station WMFO-FM has been broadcasting a weekly radio program called "Bubbles in the Think Tank," and for the past several years, the staff of the show has gathered together and produced an annual compilation to help celebrate Record Store Day .

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