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1 hr ago | Herald Gazette

Forensic Interviewing of Children, A New Fall Course at University College at Rockland

University College at Rockland is pleased to announce that instructor Patricia Lacey will offer University of Maine at Augusta's HUS 489 Forensic Interviewing of Children on Thursdays from 9 to 11:45AM this fall.

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Related Topix: Rockland, ME, University of Maine at Augusta, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

1 hr ago | The Kaleidoscope

Tuition Rise Brings Stress upon Students

In June, the University of Alabama Board of Trustees approved proposed tuition increases for The University of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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1 hr ago | Alabama Live

Regions honors two local students with $1,000 scholarships for performance in SummerQuest

Huffman High School junior Raheim Thomas and Ramsay High School senior Jalon Thomas won a $1,000 scholarship and $500 VISA gift card each.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Tennessee State University, Standardized Testing, Education, Gantt, AL

5 hrs ago | The Kaleidoscope

Space One Eleven to unveil works by UAB art professor, student, July 11

Space One Eleven will unveil works by the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Visiting Assistant Professor of Sculpture Stacey Holloway, MFA, and Department of Art and Art History student Jacob Phillips during the gallery's next Front Porch Gathering on Friday, July 11. Holloway's "The Huntress" and Phillips' "Amalgamation of Knowledge" will be ... (more)

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9 hrs ago | Alabama Live

'Collywobbles' conquered, Huntsville City Council will continue practice of diverse...

Council President Mark Russell leads Huntsville City Council in opening prayer during a March 8, 2012, council meeting.

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Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Pagan/Wiccan

13 hrs ago | Alabama Live

UAB psychology prof develops virtual simulator to help kids learn to cross streets more safely

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Pedestrian injuries are a leading cause of death in children in the United States and other countries, so a psychology professor and researcher at The University of Alabama at Birmingham is using a virtual simulator to help children learn how to cross the street more safely.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Family, Kids, Science / Technology, Virtual Reality

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Medical News Today

How tumors weaken blood barrier in brain cancer patients explained

A new study of mice suggests one reason for the rapid spread of glioblastoma - the most common and aggressive brain cancer in humans - is that the cancer cells hijack and feed off blood vessels in the brain, weakening the blood-brain barrier.

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Related Topix: Health, Brain Cancer

Newswise

UAB Preventive Medicine Professor, Researcher Appointed Honorary Consul for Brazil

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Isabel Scarinci, Ph.D., professor in the Division of Preventive Medicine in the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine , has been appointed honorary consul for Brazil for the state of Alabama.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

Alabama Live

Take a photo tour of real sites from '13 Alabama Ghosts' as beloved book is reissued

Ghosts have come and ghosts have gone since the 1969 introduction of "13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey," but that's the book thousands of Alabamians recall from their childhoods.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Alabama Government, Journalism, Birmingham, AL

Alabama Live

Surge of out-of-state enrollment at University of Alabama surprising but positive, readers...

In-state freshman enrollment peaked in 2008 at 3,152, falling 13 percent in five years to 2,757 in 2013.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Alabama Government

Hartselle Enquirer

Raines receives Doctor of Medicine

Benjamin Todd Raines, the son of Michael and Carla Raines of Decatur, graduated with his Doctorate of Medicine from The University of Alabama at Birmingham May 18. Over the past four years, Todd has been published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine and The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

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Related Topix: Decatur, AL, University of Missouri

TCPalm

Dr. Jennifer Burgess joins Women's Health Specialists

"We are extremely pleased to have Dr. Burgess become part of the team of professionals who are recognized and trusted by thousands of women throughout the Treasure Coast to provide a superior level of OB/GYN services," said Jeremy S. Singer, MD, FACOG.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Brooke Pancake has memorable name and she is a hot LPGA golfer in 2014

Brooke Pancake has one of the most memorable names of all the women on the LPGA Tour, and she is certainly one of the hottest women playing in professional golf today.

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US News & World Report

Making the Transition to College Health Care

While many students visit college health centers due to a cold or the flu, others need to speak with someone about reducing stress.

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KRON 4

Hurricane Arthur Satellite Image Shows Flock of Birds

Scientists have captured images of Hurricane Arthur just off the NC coast that show what they believe is a huge flock of birds caught in the eye of the storm.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Alabama

Alabama Live

Are Alabama students getting edged out of state universities?

Business students and others file in and out of Bidgood Hall, located right across from the Quad on campus, on the first day of classes at the University of Alabama.

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Alabama Live

Hoover police Capt. Jim Coker, department spokesman, retiring after 30 years with Hoover

HOOVER, Alabama - Hoover police Capt. Jim Coker, the spokesman for the Hoover Police Department, today announced he is retiring, effective Oct. 1. Coker has been in law enforcement 35 years and with the Hoover Police Department for 30 years.

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Related Topix: Hoover, AL, Alabama, Faulkner University, Shelby County, AL

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Alabama Live

Wallace, Sparkman and Underwood (who?): 3 Alabamians came out on losing end of presidential races

Only one Alabamian - William Rufus DeVane King - has held one of the country's top two offices.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Alabama Government, Jerry Brown, US Governors, US News

WAFF-TV Huntsville

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Kids attending Sugar Falls Day Camp at the University of Alabama at Huntsville either have diabetes or have a friend or sibling with diabetes.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Business Journal

Former Leitman Siegal partner Campbell launches new firm

Andy Campbell , former co-managing partner of Leitman Siegal Payne & Campbell PC, has joined a former law school classmate to form a boutique law firm.

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