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2 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Manchester Resident To Spend Two Years As Campus Missionary

Nate AuYeung is leaving his Manchester home to spend two years at the University of Virginia as a campus missionary for the Fellowship of Catholic University Students.

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Related Topix: Manchester, CT, University of Virginia

5 hrs ago | New York Daily News

See it: Miami 'Canes mascot walks bride down aisle

Jennifer Urs Sullivan's father died two years ago and she was saddened at the thought of walking down the aisle without him.

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Related Topix: University of Miami, Wedding, Coral Gables, FL

7 hrs ago | Democracy Now

University of Connecticut to Pay $1.3 Million in Sexual Assault Case

The Palestinian death toll in Gaza has topped 600 as the Israeli siege has entered its third week.

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

7 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Can Any Amount Of Money Bring Justice For Sexual Assault Survivors?

The University of Connecticut students who will receive nearly $1.3 million to settle a federal lawsuit over how the school responded to their sexual assault complaints Over the past week, two high profile sexual misconduct cases have resulted in large settlements for victims.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

10 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer

Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Clarksville...

Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics stresses the importance of providing a dental experience that values anxiety-free dental care for children, while maintaining the most up-to-date equipment that is essential for a child's dental care.

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Related Topix: Orthodontics, Health, Clarksville, TN

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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

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

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

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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