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13 hrs ago | Boston Herald

Steve Grossman goes on the attack in first ad of race

State Treasurer Steve Grossman's decision to go negative against rival Martha Coakley is a "Hail Mary" meant to bolster the struggling pol as he lags behind the attorney general in several polls, said fellow politicians and pundits.

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Related Topix: Construction, Retail, Grossman's, Opinion

22 hrs ago | National Review Online

Case: The Man With a Kink in His Brain

The Charles S. Peirce International Centennial Congress held its conference at University of Massachusetts, Lowell from Wednesday through Friday to explore the philosophy of Charles Sanders Peirce, who died April 19, 1914.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA, Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Lowell Sun

Fundraising heats up in 6th District congressional race

Two of the candidates challenging longtime Democratic U.S. Rep. John Tierney raised what some observers are calling an impressive amount of money from April to June, as each challenger ended the second quarter of the year with around $800,000 in their respective war chests, their campaigns told The Sun on Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Tierney, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Niki Tsongas, US Senate, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Scott Brown, Republican

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Home

Bisantz prepares to dazzle in GLMT's upcoming 'Chicago'

Getting ready to dazzle in GLMT's Chicago are, from left, Jessica Dee, Jerry Bisantz and Kate Grande.

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Related Topix: Theater, Chicago, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Arts, Entertainment

Lowell Sun

UML students plead not guilty to shooting girl with BB gun

In a prank that left a 20-year-old female college student with small wounds to her forehead and leg, two UMass Lowell students are accused of firing BB pellets from their fourth-floor dorm room at a group of girls using a Hula Hoop on a patio area.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA, UMass Lowell

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WireNews+Co

NASA Announces Early Career Faculty Space Tech Research Grants

NASA has selected seven university-led proposals for the study of innovative, early stage technologies that address high priority needs for America's space program.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Robots

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Daily Irrelevant

Google Glass Snoopers Can Steal Your Passcode With a Glance

The odds are you can't make out the PIN of that guy with the sun glaring obliquely off his iPad's screen across the coffee shop.

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Related Topix: Camcorders

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Lowell Sun

Coakley's comments perturb Patrick

ATTORNEY GENERAL Martha Coakley's comments to The Sun's Editorial Board Monday that as governor she would provide better management and oversight of state agencies that would prevent scandals were not well received by Gov. Deval Patrick.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Lowell, MA, Tyngsboro, MA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

What's a caliphate? News puts focus on ancient form of government

When the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria announced Sunday that it was changing its name and reviving the caliphate, the news lit up the Internet and headlined news reports around the world.

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam, Georgetown University, Iraq

Thu Jul 10, 2014

EurekAlert!

UH named 'Innovation and Economic Prosperity University'

The University of Houston today was designated as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities , a designation acknowledging universities working with public and private sector partners to support economic development through a variety of activities, including innovation and ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Houston

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lowell Sun

Cohen, Tiano get rave reviews in Chelmsford

Town Manager Paul Cohen has for at least the third straight year received an overall rating from a majority of the Board of Selectmen of consistently exceeding expectations, the highest-ranking category.

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Related Topix: Chelmsford, MA, Lowell, MA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lowell Sun

City Council votes to have panel review solutions to high water bills

The City Council voted Tuesday to have its Finance Subcommittee review possible solutions to the problem of residents receiving exorbitant water bills.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA

The Post-Standard

Achievers: Niagara University students receive master's degree

The following students at State University College of New Paltz have earned their master's degree in fine arts in painting-drawing: Cassandra Gorman , of Kirkville, earned a master's degree in prosthetics and orthotics from University of Hartford in the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions .

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Related Topix: Niagara University, New Paltz, NY, Kirkville, NY, University of Hartford, Liverpool, NY

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Lowell Sun

Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union hands out MoneyStrong scholarships

Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union recently announced the recipients of this year's MoneyStrong college scholarship program.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA, Dunstable, MA, Tyngsboro, MA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Stars and Stripes

What is a caliphate? News puts focus on ancient institution

When the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant announced Sunday that it was changing its name and reviving the caliphate, the news lit up the Internet and headlined news reports around the world.

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam, Georgetown University, Iraq

Sentinel & Enterprise

Tsongas will have challenger in Wofford

The Haverhill Republican looking to oust Niki Tsongas from Congress this fall is familiar with the animosity between the two major parties.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Niki Tsongas, Democrat, John Tierney

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Whata s a caliphate? News puts focus on ancient form of government

The answers, experts say, have more to do with the Sunni militant group's rivalry with al Qaida than with any plan to replicate the last caliphate, which was abolished in 1924 after the fall of the Ottoman Empire.

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam, Georgetown University, Iraq

Lowell Sun

Veteran Lowell cop put on leave as part of cheating probe

The sergeant who has directed the Lowell Police Academy since 1996 was placed on paid administrative leave Thursday afternoon as part of the department's investigation into allegations cheating on a promotional exam.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA, Cell Phones, Electronics

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Lowell Sun

Local towns to show patriotic spirit with parades, fireworks

But don't expect to use many sparklers. The forecast calls for a 60 percent chance of showers July 4, with a high of 79 degrees.

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Related Topix: Weather, Family, Kids, Nashua, NH

Lowell Sun

A celebration of 50 years

The Pershing Rifles, Squadron N-12, celebrated its 50th anniversary with a reunion program and military ball Saturday at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

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