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15 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care

When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa

15 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

WHO says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has now killed 1,229...

When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, Africa, World News

15 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care

When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Tulane University receives occupancy certificate for Yulman Stadium

A week away from opening its doors to the public, Tulane University secured the much coveted occupancy certificate from the the city for Yulman Stadium, a university official said Friday.

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The Times-Picayune

Gretna resident works on flag that flew in Pearl Harbor

Gretna resident Patty Hoppe worked on a special project with an item of historical significance, the American flag that once flew over the USS New Orleans during Pearl Harbor.

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Related Topix: Gretna, LA, New Orleans, LA

WNYC-AM New York

Wanted: A Few Brave Men Willing to Teach Pre-K

Glenn Peters knew he would be in the minority when he started training to teach pre-kindergarten as part of New York City's big expansion.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

NOLA.com

Nine years after Hurricane Katrina, St. Bernard looking to grow population, tax base

Nine years after Hurricane Katrina , St. Bernard Parish officials are looking for a way to pay for public services in the long run without making life in the parish so expensive that it pushes residents away.

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Related Topix: St. Bernard, LA, Chalmette, LA

The Navajo Times

Kids song about alligator clue to Houma language

Last year, a great-granddaughter Elvira Billiot never met heard ``Chan-Chuba'' for the first time and felt an immediate connection to the ghostly voice and her people.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Golden Meadow, LA

Pocono Record

Cardelle named dean of college of health sciences at ESU -

East Stroudsburg University President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D. announced the appointment of Alberto Jose Frick Cardelle, Ph.D., as dean of the college of health sciences effective Aug. 9. Cardelle has been serving in this capacity on an interim basis since July 2013, and has been a member of ESU's campus community for 15 years.

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Related Topix: East Stroudsburg, PA, Stroudsburg, PA, Temple University, University of Miami, Boston University

NOLA.com

Q&A with Tulane researcher on front line of Ebola outbreak

Augustine Goba, laboratory director at Kenema Government Hospital Lassa fever laboratory, diagnosed the first case of Ebola virus in Sierra Leone.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Harvard University, Immunology, Biology, Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Morning Call

Will proposed natural gas pipeline lower natural gas prices in the Valley?

Public Utility Commission records show Lehigh Valley customers of UGI Gas have seen their gas bills decline in recent years as Marcellus Shale production has increased.

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Related Topix: Northampton County, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Bethlehem, PA

Examiner.com

Towson University quietly ditches Common Application

Late summer musings: After an application season plagued by Common Application mismanagement and technical glitches, a new admissions cycle has started, and with little fanfare, Towson University , which had been a member of the Common Application, is back to using its own application and its own application only.

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NOLA.com

Tulane University police upgrade personal safety mobile app

As a new school year begins, Tulane University police have upgraded a personal safety phone app, allowing students, faculty and staff to set an automatic alert to police if they don't arrive somewhere as expected, the university said Wednesday.

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The Times-Picayune

Prominent chefs lend a hand for Goldring Center benefit

Tulane University School of Medicine's Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine is unique in the nation.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Clinical Law Prof Blog

Call for Participation: 12th Annual LatCrit-SALT Junior Faculty Development Workshop

From Dr. Saru M. Matambanadzo of Tulane University School of Law, please see this Call for Participation in the Twelfth Annual LatCrit-SALT Junior Faculty Development Workshop.

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The Times-Picayune

Nine years past Katrina, Scott Cowen reflects on the New Orleans school 'experiment': HuffPo

Former Tulane University President Scott Cowen cheers the massive changes in the New Orleans education system that followed Hurricane Katrina in a Huffington Post essay .

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

NOLA.com

'Nine Lives' (and counting): Le Petit presentation arrives in time for Katrina anniversary

When Kimberly Kaye was approached with the idea of shaping Paul Sanchez's song cycle of Dan Baum's book "Nine Lives" into a piece of musical theater, she could be forgiven for not exactly falling in love with the idea.

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Related Topix: Musical Theater, Arts, Theater, New York, New York Government

NOLA.com

Free workshop for teachers offered by Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair

Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair will host is hosting a workshop for teachers, science coordinators and principals on September 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at UNO's Engineering Auditorium in New Orleans.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Education Etc.

NOLA.com

Flag that flew on Pearl Harbor ship arrives in New Orleans

Our goals are patriotism, historic preservation and education, and actually, this is kind of hitting all three of those goals.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, US Military, US Navy, Metairie, LA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Mail

London on standby as operation to bring Brit with ebola back from Sierra Leone begins

British Ebola victim lands at RAF Northolt from Sierra Leone and is given police escort to London hospital for isolation ward treatment William Pooley, 29, was airlifted back to London after contracting the deadly virus while trying to save lives in Sierra Leone.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Europe, United Kingdom, US Military, US Air Force, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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