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Fifty Years Ago Today, July 10, 1964

The White House said earlier that additional agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation were sent to Mississippi in the wake of the disappearance of three young civil rights workers, but it declined to say how many agents were in the state.


5 hrs ago | 101.5 The River

A New Take on The First Pitch

Rick thinks that we ought to get her to throw the first pitch at the All Star game.


Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

5 hrs ago | 101.5 The River

Can You Name All 50 A Hurry?

We don't know why we can't stop watching this, but we're still doing it. Got 17 seconds to be amazed? How fast can you name all 50 alphabetical order!? Mary Beth Zolik has been part of morning radio in Toledo for over 25 years.


Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

In-Plant Graphics

Georgia In-plant Gives Students a Lesson in Printing

University of Georgia Printing recently offered graphic design students in the Lamar Dodd School of Art an educational tour of their facility.


Related Topix: Arts, Graphic Design

Tifton Gazette

UGA Tifton campus to host national covention

Members of the Mbo-Munyang Development Association will visit the Tifton community next week for their national convention, and they're inviting the Tifton community to join them for a fun celebration and "a taste of Africa and southern hospitality."


Related Topix: Tifton, GA, Tift County, GA, Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Travel, South Africa Travel, Thomas County, GA, Boston, GA

WCTV Tallahassee

Wild Hogs Causing Problems For South Georgia Farmers

Thomas County Agriculture Extension Agent Andrew Sawyer said wild hogs are running rampant across most Georgia counties.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Athens Banner-Herald

$2 million grant to help UGA math department attract, train more students

Behind every facet of digital communication is a well-trained mathematician, and the University of Georgia mathematics department is on the front lines of training for this ever-increasing field of employment.


Related Topix: Mathematics, Franklin College

LaGrange Daily News

UGA chapel is perfect for a wedding

Kate and Kevin, delightful young friends, were recently married at the University of Georgia Chapel, which dates back to 1832 - when a bride and groom would have been spirited away by horse and buggy following a ceremony, which would have been more like a sermon.


Related Topix: Wedding, Georgia, Opinion

Matthew Sweet to Play WHBPAC July 18

The power-pop pioneer Matthew Sweet will play the Mollie Parnis auditorium at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Saturday, July 12, beginning at 8:00 p.m. Sweet was a ubiquitous presence on the FM airwaves and MTV during the early 90s.


Related Topix: Westhampton Beach, NY

The Star Press

BSU treasurer follows Gora out the door

A week after Ball State University President Jo Ann Gora's retirement, a key cabinet member is following her out the door.

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Related Topix: Ball State University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL, US Military, Ellsworth Air Force Base, US Air Force

Tue Jul 08, 2014

American Reporter

Make My DayPETA Renames Fish, World Rolls Its Eyes

CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 16, 2009. 4:04AM -- Here in this coastal resort town that is home to more Scientologists and assorted inventors and kooks than you can shake a stick at, Barry Holzsweig is breaking the mold today as he opens a long, sleek service station on a busy U.S. Highway 19 in an event that could be almost as important as the sale of ... (more)


Related Topix: Clearwater, FL, Inventions, Science / Technology, Charlie Crist, US Governors

Television Week

Enrollment Continues to Erode at U.S. Journalism Schools

U.S. journalism schools are seeing a decline in enrollment, with declines now recorded for both 2011 and 2012, reports the American Journalism Review .


Related Topix: Journalism


Epic 'Star Wars' fan film made by college football player

"Retribution" crosses the "Star Wars" universe with the University of Georgia in a fan film that gives the prequels a run for their money.



Why Did Glenn Greenwald Get Scooped by the Washington Post in the Latest Snowden Revelation?

After foreshadowing the biggest Edward Snowden story yet, reporter Glenn Greenwald may have been silenced by Pierre Omidyar's strong White House ties; reality TV workers have had a rough time of it; meanwhile, the child plastered on Nazi propaganda as the "perfect Aryan" was actually Jewish.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, US News, Liberal Political News

Business Journal

Peach State delegation headed to China

The Georgia Department of Economic Development will head a trade mission to Qingdao, Beijing and Shanghai China July 10-17.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture, Science

The Macon Telegraph

UGA to host national political science conference

The political science department at the Athens campus will host the annual meeting of the Society for Political Methodology from July 24 to 26. The conference is expected to draw about 180 professors and grad students.


Related Topix: Georgia

Hay & Forage Grower

July 14 Alfalfa Field Day Offered In Georgia

In an area known for its bermudagrass production, Dennis Hancock, University of Georgia Extension forage specialist, will discuss basic production practices and management guidelines for growing alfalfa successfully.


Mon Jul 07, 2014

Science Daily

Nanoparticles used to enhance chemotherapy

A new formulation of cisplatin, a common chemotherapy drug, has been developed by researchers that significantly increases the drug's ability to target and destroy cancerous cells.


Related Topix: Drugs, bladder cancer, Franklin College


Bobby Parham Bridge dedication Thursday

The river bridge on East Hancock Street and Ga. 24 will be officially known as the Bobby Parham Bridge after Thursday.


Related Topix: Baldwin County, GA, Milledgeville, GA

WRDW-TV Augusta

Deputies trying to keep teens safe after drive by shooting

Julie Calhoun joined the News 12 team in December 2013 after graduating from the esteemed Grady College of Journalism at the University of Georgia.


Related Topix: Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA, Richmond County, GA