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1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

Dark 'is key to cancer treatment'

Being exposed to light at night makes breast cancer resistant to the widely used drug tamoxifen, researchers at Tulane University in New Orleans found.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Melatonin, Supplement

5 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

As Sally Bowles in 'Cabaret,' Katie Howe tries to show again why she's sitting pretty at Summer Lyric

"Hi!" Howe beamed brightly underneath freshly washed and naturally curly red hair as she bounded into my car en route to an Uptown coffee shop blocks away from her borrowed campus apartment at Tulane University.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Cabaret, Musical Movies, Theater, Arts, Celebrities, Liza Minnelli, Pop/Rock

5 hrs ago | The Advocate

Armand St. Martin joins Summer Sounds series

Piano man and raconteur Armand St. Martin is bringing his songs, stories and keyboard skills drenched in the music of his native New Orleans to the Summer Sounds at St. James Concert Series next week.

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

6 hrs ago | The Advocate

Community column for July 25, 2014

J. Pirvu , a graduate of St. Amant High School, has chosen to enroll at Mercer University as a Stamps Leadership Scholar.

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Related Topix: St. Amant, LA, Mercer University, Gonzales, LA, Baton Rouge, LA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

SBWire

Judge Mike Caldwell Seeks for Reelection in Baton Rouge

Mike Caldwell today announced his intention to seek reelection to Division I of the 19th Judicial District Court.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

Stay-at-home fathers a growing trend

DANNY HART IS NINE MONTHS OLD... AND HE JUST STARTED PULLING UP ON THINGS. DAILY LIFE FOR HIS DAD IS ABOUT TO GET A LOT MORE INTERESTING.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Local oil rig workers working around Mideast conflict

As the conflict continues in the Middle East, hundreds of offshore workers continue to work the rigs in the Eastern Mediterranean.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

Stay-at-home dads not as rare anymore

Stay-at-home dads aren't as rare as they used to be. Since tracking began in the 1970s, more and more families are making a decision that reverses the traditional parental roles.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

NOLA.com

Tulane names new vice president of student affairs

J. Davidson "Dusty" Porter has been named the new vice president for student affairs at Tulane University.

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Related Topix: Emory University, University of Vermont, University of Maryland College Park, Maryland institute, College of Art

The Times-Picayune

New Orleans welcomes books by local authors, and with local flavor, to end July

Miller, a fixture in New Orleans' tango-dancing scene, also is an associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Tulane University.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, St. Francisville, LA

NOLA.com

Bourbon Street shooting suspect Trung Le to appear in court Wednesday morning

Trung Le, a 20-year-old from Belle Chasse, remains the only suspect arrested in the wake of the June 29 Bourbon Street shootings that killed one person and wounded nine others.

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Related Topix: Belle Chasse, LA, New Orleans, LA

NOLA.com

NOBA's Summer Intensive will present show Aug. 1 in New Orleans

New Orleans Ballet Association student Emma Loetzerich and alumna Malerie Dempster rehearse a floor movement during a rehearsal for "Missa Brevis."

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Arts, Ballet

The Advocate

Senate confirms deGravelles to U.S. District Court bench

A partner at the firm of deGravelles, Palmintier, Holthaus & FrugA© , deGravelles specializes in civil litigation representing individuals and businesses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Baton Rouge, LA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Science Daily

Can strong parental bond protect infants down to their DNA?

Scientists are launching a groundbreaking study looking at critical periods early in a child's life when exposure to stressors matters most.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Medicine, Genetics

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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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

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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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

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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