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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Authors and workshops: The Nebraska Book Festival is this weekend in Omaha

Poet Don Welch will give the keynote presentation and others --- including repeat presenter John Price --- will read from and sign their books at the annual Nebraska Book Festival this weekend on the campus of the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

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Related Topix: University of Nebraska Omaha, Arts, Poetry, University of Nebraska Kearney, Nonfiction

6 hrs ago | Sag Harbor Online

Mural Gets a Makeover

You might think that we already know all there is to know about Jackson Pollock's life and work, but you'd be wrong.

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Related Topix: Mexico, NY

10 hrs ago | The Washington Evening Journal

Bender an important part of Washington athletics

Nick Bender is the athletic trainer for the Washington Community School District.

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Related Topix: Washington, IA, Education Etc., Iowa City, IA

12 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Former KWWL journalist speaks to Waterloo Schools Foundation

CNN producer Ben Bamsey, a former KWWL producer and reporter, delivered the keynote message Thursday morning at the Waterloo Schools Foundation Academic Excellence Breakfast.

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Related Topix: Waterloo, IA

14 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

Iowa House, Senate OK higher ed funding increase

The Iowa House and Senate have approved an education budget that should let higher education officials freeze tuition for a second-straight year.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Terry Branstad, US Governors, University of Northern Iowa, Ocheyedan, IA

17 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

Iowa Education Budget Approved, No University Tuition Hike Expected

The Iowa House and Senate approved an education budget Wednesday night that should let higher education officials freeze tuition for a second-straight year.

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Related Topix: University of Northern Iowa

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Bradenton.com

Comedian Tom Arnold appears in Tampa

"At the University of Iowa they had an open mic night," he said. "You could get up and tell a few jokes or read a poem and whatever, and I got up and told jokes."

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Celebrities, Tom Arnold

BroadwayWorld.com

Performance Network Theatre Presents Richard III, Now thru 6/1

From today, April 24 through June 1, one of William Shakespeare 's most famous histories "Richard III" gets an innovative PNT treatment in this boldly re-imagined tale of power, treachery, seduction, and fate.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award, Eastern Michigan University, Ann Arbor, MI, Transgender

WKXW-FM Trenton

Ray's Ray of Hope - Former Cancer Patient Meets His Bone Marrow Donor

It's one thing for a friend or relative to do it - but when the donor is a complete stranger - that goes above and beyond.

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Related Topix: Leukemia, Health, Norridge, IL, Harwood Heights, IL

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Junior college forward Willie Atwood delaying announcement

Atwood was expected to announce his choice between Iowa, Florida State and Arizona State today, but has pushed his announcement back to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Brad Winton from JucoRecruiting.com.

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Related Topix: Iowa

Science Blog

Protecting new neurons reduces depression caused by stress

Scientists probing the link between depression and a hormone that controls hunger have found that the hormone's antidepressant activity is due to its ability to protect newborn neurons in a part of the brain that controls mood, memory, and complex eating behaviors.

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Related Topix: Depression

Tue Apr 22, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Glaucoma drug helps women with blinding disorder linked to obesity

On the left is a normal optic nerve and on the right is the optic nerve swelling seen in IIH.

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Related Topix: Glaucoma, Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Headache, Diamox, Acetazolamide (generic), Ophthalmology

Newswise

Depressed? Researchers Identify New Anti-Depressant Mechanisms, Therapeutic Approaches

April 22, 2014 - Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center are making breakthroughs that could benefit people suffering from depression .

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Related Topix: Depression

KCRG

Manchester Woman Charged After Child Falls From Window

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa - A Manchester woman faces two counts of child endangerment after police say she allowed her young children to play near an open window, causing one of them to fall from the second floor.

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Related Topix: Marshalltown, IA, Manchester, IA, Iowa City, IA, Delaware County, IA

KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

UI burn center warns people of fertilizer dangers

IOWA CITY, Iowa - Doctors at the University of Iowa Burn Treatment Center say they are worried by a spike in injuries from anhydrous ammonia, a chemical used to fertilize corn crops.

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Related Topix: Iowa City, IA, Agriculture, Science

PhysOrg Weblog

About half of cancelled time in OR due to inpatients

About half of cancelled time in the operating room is due to inpatients, according to a study published online April 9 in Anesthesia & Analgesia .

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Related Topix: Iowa City, IA

Philly.com

Swarthmore novelist channels 'Rebecca' in tale of art, love

By the time she was 6, Swarthmore novelist Rachel Pastan knew she would become a writer.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Rebecca, Swarthmore, PA, Bennington College, Swarthmore College, Entertainment

Mon Apr 21, 2014

InfoWorld

Plastic computers taking shape, but won't replace silicon

Web browser or Office suite? Microsoft's and Google's office productivity and collaboration clouds pit rich and complex against simple and lean more Read this success story and learn how a robust API an d secure API Management powered Keep's iOS app to become one of the most popular apps in the Lifestyle category in the iTunes App Store.

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Related Topix: Computers, CPU, Science / Technology, New York University

Wall Street Journal

Taking Another Crack at Short Stories

In Elizabeth McCracken's new book, "Thunderstruck & Other Stories," her characters are frequently on the move, whether they are relocating, escaping or vanishing from sight.

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KCJJ-AM Iowa City

UI Student Advisory Committee on Sexual Misconduct Holds First Meeting

UI Student Advisory Committee on Sexual Misconduct Holds First Meeting Hughes 4-21-14 University of Iowa President Sally Mason and other campus officials were on hand Monday as a new student advisory group on combating sexual assault held its inaugural meeting.

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