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5 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Terry Osborn named interim regional chancellor for USF Sarasota-Manatee

Terry Osborn, USF Sarasota-Manatee regional vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, will serve as interim regional chancellor as a nationwide search takes place for a more permanent candidate.

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Related Topix: Fordham University

19 hrs ago | McClatchy

Dan K. Thomasson: Hillary's costly speeches

These days a whole lot of money is being spent in anticipation that not only will Hillary Clinton be the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee she ultimately will win the nation's highest office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Entertainment, Drama, Television, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, UC Los Angeles

23 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Sometimes it may be wise to say, 'Hey, kid, get off my lawn'

This is the time of year when pesticides get sprayed on lawns, parks and golf courses.

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Related Topix: Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment

Yesterday | WLBT-TV Jackson

UConn to pay $1.3M in sex assault handling lawsuit

The University of Connecticut will pay $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit by five women who alleged the school did not take seriously their claims of sexual assaults on campus.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Darien News-Review

DCA awards scholarships to returning

Contributing $50,000 a year, scholarships are awarded to not only new, but returning college students who qualify for continued funding.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT

Patch.com

CT Third-Best State for Women, Still Needs Improvement

With low teen pregnancy rates, good maternity leave provisions and a history of voting for women's rights, Connecticut is a pretty good place to be a woman.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Stamford, CT

WHAS11

51 great ice cream parlors

Alabama Founded in 1985 as a roadside fruit stand, Peach Park in Clanton developed such a following of its homemade ice cream, flavored with fresh Chilton County peaches, that had co-owner Frances Gray burning more than a little midnight oil to keep up with demand.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Clanton, AL, Chilton County, AL, Honey, Sunset (San Francisco, CA)

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Green Car Congress

Argonne VERIFI researchers applying GSA to investigate combustion...

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory, as part of the new Virtual Engine Research Institute and Fuels Initiative , are using global sensitivity analysis - a specific form of uncertainty analysis which breaks down the uncertainty into constitute parts - to investigate a number of parameters in the internal combustion process.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

Chronicle.com

5 Plaintiffs Reach Agreement With UConn in Sexual-Assault Lawsuit

The University of Connecticut announced on Friday that it would pay nearly $1.3-million to settle a federal lawsuit filed by five current and former female undergraduates who claimed that it had mishandled heir complaints of sexual assault.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, University of Colorado Boulder

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Liberals swoon for Warren, point to Clinton in '16

The University of Connecticut will pay $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit by five women who alleged the school did not take seriously their claims of sexual assaults on campus.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Democrat

WTVF Nashville

Mom who left kids in hot car may avoid prosecution

Colorado's Supreme Court is ordering an end to gay marriages while the state's ban against the unions remains in place.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Gay/Lesbian, Denver County, CO

Examiner.com

Weight-loss experts: Low carb diet should be first line of defense for diabetes

A panel of 24 respected medical experts say a low-carb diet should be the first line of defense for treating diabetes , according to a report published Wednesday in the medical journal Nutrition .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Life, Food, Dieting, Nutrition, Low Carb Diet, Atkins Nutrional Method

Fri Jul 18, 2014

News Times

UConn settles sex-assault suit for $1.3M

Attorney Gloria Allred, left center, leaves a news conference with Kylie Angell, center, Erica Daniels, second from right, and Rosemary Richi, right, Friday, July 18, 2014, in Hartford, Conn.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Hartford, CT

WFIE-TV Evansville

Israel pushes in Gaza, expanding ground operation

The University of Connecticut has settled a federal lawsuit filed by five women who claimed the school responded to their sexual assault complaints with indifference.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Wedding

KTVN Reno

Rare blue-colored red king crab caught in Alaska

A federal appeals court on Friday ruled Oklahoma must allow gay couples to wed, marking the second time it has found the U.S. Constitution protects same-sex marriage.

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Bellingham Herald

Problem affects 5,000 vaccine doses in Connecticut

Officials with Wethersfield-based Hartford HealthCare Medical Group said they recently discovered the vaccine doses may have been stored at the wrong temperatures long enough to render them potentially ineffective, due to mechanical problems with refrigerators in some cases and human error in others.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Wethersfield, CT, Unionville, CT

Ledger-Enquirer.com

UConn settles sex assault lawsuit filed by 5 women

The bulk of the settlement, $900,000, will go to a former UConn hockey player who joined the Title IX lawsuit last December, a month after it was originally filed by four other women.

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WLNE-TV Providence

APNewsBreak: UConn settles sex assault lawsuit

The University of Connecticut has settled a federal lawsuit filed by five women who claimed the school responded to their sexual assault complaints with indifference.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

APNewsBreak: UConn settles sex assault lawsuit

The University of Connecticut has settled a federal lawsuit filed by five women who claimed the school responded to their sexual assault complaints with indifference.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Day

Time to open the UConn Foundation books

The mission of the University of Connecticut Foundation is to "promote the educational, scientific, cultural, research and recreational objectives of the university," which is another way of saying it is the university's fund-raising arm.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Dan Malloy, US Governors, Storrs, CT, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

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