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1 hr ago | NOLA.com

Tulane to host cultural day with young African leaders

Members of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders at Tulane University.

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5 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

Party Girl

Thea Pagel has been planning parties since she moved to New Orleans from California to attend Tulane University in 1985.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Wedding

6 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Are 'Micro-Scholarships' the Key to the Financial Aid Lock?

The University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education hosts an annual joint business plan competition with the Milken Family Foundation to identify and reward ed tech startups which challenge the status quo surrounding modern curriculum.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, University of Pennsylvania, Education Etc., University of Dayton, University of Delaware

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NOLA.com

Property tax for New Orleans school buildings to be discussed Tuesday

L.B. Landry High was rebuilt at a cost of $54 million. An Orleans Parish School Board tax proposal would reallocate money to maintain this and the city's other new and renovated school buildings.

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Best of New Orleans

Mayor Landrieu supports non-smoking ordinance

Mayor Mitch Landrieu will support New Orleans District B City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell 's measure to ban smoking in bars and public buildings , according to Landrieu's press secretary Tyler Gamble.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, New Orleans, LA

BayouBuzz.com

GNO Inc's Michael Hecht stokes New Orleans region rapid acceleration

Michael Hecht, President and CEO of GNO Inc, the economic development organization largely responsible for helping to bring in new companies into the New Orleans and the Southeast Louisiana region, discussed via a google hangout interview with Bayoubuzz publisher Stephen Sabludowsky, the current advances in the local economy: Sabludowsky: Michael ... (more)

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Philly.com

Art: Visionary tinkerer Steve Tobin, shown without context at Michener

I wish that, instead of being on display at Doylestown's Michener Art Museum, the show "Out of This World: Works by Steve Tobin" had been mounted across the street at the Mercer Museum.

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Related Topix: Bucks County, PA, Entertainment

Patch.com

The Novelist Zachary Lazar's Reading at Canio's Books

On Saturday, at 5 o'clock on a lovely summer afternoon, a standing room only crowd of people gathered at Canio's Books in Sag Harbor, forsaking the pleasures of the beach and pool, to listen to Zachary Lazar read from his new book "I Pity the Poor Immigrant."

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Related Topix: Sag Harbor, NY, Southampton, NY

Philly.com

Lionel Ferbos | Jazz trumpeter, 103

Jazz musician Lionel Ferbos, 103, died Saturday at his home in New Orleans. His granddaughter, Lori Schexnayder, said the trumpeter died peacefully, surrounded by friends and family.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

NOLA.com

State bond commission approves campus expansions

Delgado Community College is expected to benefit from the State Bond Commission's decision Thursday to approve the use of $252 million in bonds for community college expansions in Louisiana.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Baton Rouge, LA, Avondale, LA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

NOLA.com

Tulane's School of Continuing Studies gets $1 million gift

Tulane University' s School of Continuing Studies has received a $1 million endowment for adults interested in restarting their higher education careers.

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NOLA.com

Marigny intersection where cyclist was killed was the scene of a nearly identical wreck in 2005

A Faubourg Marigny intersection where a cyclist was run over by a truck Thursday was the site of a nearly identical crash in 2005.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Georgetown University, Stanford University

CBS Local

Innovation, Education Were Inspirations For One Baltimore Professional

Health care is a never-ending need and the industry continues to accept new professionals to meet this constant demand.

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NOLA.com

'A Taste of Health' program will be held Aug. 3 in New Orleans

The New Orleans Chapter of Hadassah will present a discussion, "A Taste of Health," August 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the home of Rachel Blackman Frank, 901 Robert E. Lee Blvd., in New Orleans.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Cryptomundo

Beasts of the Bayou: Loch Ness Swamp

In the first episode, the two teams explore the legend of the Altie. Short for Altamaha-ha, this Loch Ness monster-like creature is rumored to stalk the waterways of the southeast.

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Related Topix: Venice, LA

The Mississippi Press

Sampling History: Special historical program focuses on sanitorium movement in Biloxi, Ocean Springs

A most interesting part of our Gulf Coast history was the presence of health springs in Ocean Springs and a sanitorium in Biloxi.

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Related Topix: Biloxi, MS, Ocean Springs, MS, Mississippi, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

NOLA.com

College campuses, cruise lines go smoke-free: Should others follow?

The number of places where one can smoke a cigarette without fear of being fined is rapidly diminishing, as a series of recent stories in NOLA.com Should New Orleans continue to restrict smoking in the city? If so, where should smoking be prohibited? Let us know in the comments.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, New Orleans, LA, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

Wed Jul 16, 2014

NOLA.com

Bourbon Street 'Hand Grenade': Authentic New Orleans? Experts say yes.

Watch as Pam Fortner, co-owner of the Tropical Isle Bar on Bourbon Street, describes the origin of New OrleansaA A newest classic cocktail, the Hand Grenade that she and partner Earl Bernhardt first concocted almost 30 years ago.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Journalism

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Mildred Methvin appointed pro tempore

Retired Judge Mildred "Mimi" Methvin has been appointed, by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court, as judge pro tempore of Division "D," of the 27th Judicial District Court in St. Landry Parish, according to Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, US News, Alexandria, LA, Georgetown University

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

University of Missouri names medical school dean

He served in various roles, including director of the Heart and Vascular Institute and medical director of cardiovascular services at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic.

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