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2 hrs ago | Voices

Kathy Fraser Fraser Studios

Voice Artist: Comments that describe my work include: bright, sincere, knowledgable, concerned, caring, believable, friendly and most of all conversational.


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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Georgia Faces

Micrometeorology Textbook Footprints in micrometeorology textbook...

Some landscapes - like forests - are known for keeping carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Ecology

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA's growing trend: Gardeners, farmers pick up organic tips on farm tour

More than 100 people toured the University of Georgia's organic research and demonstration farm on Thursday, where they could pick up free samples of watermelon, juice, and a fair amount of knowledge.


Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home

The Louisville Cardinal

New associate vice president for alumni relations appointed

The U of L Board of Trustees today appointed Deborah Dietzler as the associate vice president for alumni relations.


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Athens Banner-Herald

UNC-Chapel Hill administrator Russell Mumper named UGA vice provost

Russell Mumper, an administrator who has been nationally recognized for fostering innovative instruction and has a strong record of facilitating interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial research, has been named vice provost for academic affairs at the University of Georgia.


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PhysOrg Weblog

For children with pacemakers, 'self-competence' affects quality of life

For children and teens living with a cardiac pacemaker, a low sense of self-competence seems to contribute to decreased quality of life, reports a study in the July Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics , the official journal of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.


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.


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.


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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."


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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.


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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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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)


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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.


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