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23 hrs ago | Kitsap Sun

Church has high expectations for himself at Memphis

LaForrest Church, left, won the state title in the 800 last year for South Kitsap.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

Yesterday | Business Journal

Ribs are the future of recruiting for the University of Memphis

This week the NCAA Legislative Council approved a few new rules that could be made final when the Division I board of directors meets later this month, and one of them caught my eye.

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Friday | The Leaf-Chronicle

Lockert announces re-election bid for District Public Defender

William B. "Jake" Lockert announces his candidacy for re-election to the office of District Public Defender in the Aug. 7 Stewart and Houston County general elections.

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Related Topix: Houston County, TN, Stewart, TN, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Friday | Contract

James Williamson Wins AIA Award for Religious Architecture

James F. Williamson, FAIA, a professor in the department of architecture at the University of Memphis, has received the 2014 American Institute of Architects' Edward S. Frey Award for his contributions to religious architecture and support of the allied arts.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Longtime assistant principal to head Lakeland Elementary

During a faculty meeting Thursday morning at Lakeland Elementary School, Supt. Ted Horrell named longtime assistant principal Joretha Lockhart as the school's next principal.

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Related Topix: Lakeland, TN, Memphis, TN, Union University

WBIR-TV Knoxville

College leaders weigh tuition increase

The Tennessee Board of Regents is still weighing how much it will need to raise tuition at its universities to compensate for a revised state budget that has pulled new funding for higher education.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, University of Tennessee

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Atlantic

The Private Lives of Public Bathrooms

When Oprah Winfrey served on a Chicago jury in 2004, she couldn't go to the bathroom attached to the jury room unless her fellow jurors sang to drown out the noise.

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Memphis Commercial Appeal

Melrose junior Tony Pollard commits to University of Memphis

Melrose junior athlete Tony Pollard committed to the University of Memphis Wednesday morning, becoming the Tigers' first verbal pledge of the 2015 class, according to a source.

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The Jackson Sun

'Good things are coming': Improvements in the works for University of Memphis Lambuth Campus

The University of Memphis Lambuth Campus held a campus and community planning meeting Tuesday night in which the planning group presented some ideas for the future of the Lambuth campus.

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Related Topix: Jackson, TN

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Memphis Flyer

From 1925-2010: Four-Year Anniversary of Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks' Passing

Today marks the fourth anniversary of Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks' passing. He was a staple within the Memphis community and strong advocate for racial, social, and economic justice.

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Related Topix: African-American

WMC-TV Memphis

Elderly woman beaten in home invasion

Tuition fees could soon be slashed for some out of state students looking to enroll at the University of Memphis.

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Related Topix: West Memphis, AR, Marijuana, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Medical News Today

Physiologically relevant cell-based models enable study of circadian misalignment

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Genetics, Medicine, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Teachers embracing technology

Deborah Watlington and Renee Murley, two faculty members at the University of Memphis Lambuth Campus, did a study on the impact iPads would have on lesson design in education courses.

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Business Journal

University of Memphis proposes 43 percent tuition break for out-of-state students

In a proposal submitted to the Tennessee Board of Regents late last week, the University of Memphis requested fee reductions of 43 percent for full-time undergraduate students from within a 250-mile radius of Memphis and 13.7 percent reduction for students outside of a 250-mile radius of Memphis.

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Related Topix: Tennessee

The Daily News

New Media Explosion

One of the defining features of a traditional newspaper is the content bundle, a broad selection of topics and stories meant to appeal to the widest group of readers possible.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Bluff City, TN, Journalism

The Smithfield Herald

Clayton lawyer David Ford vies for Johnston County clerk of court

On an office door at 442-B E. Main St. in Clayton, white letters spell "The Ford Firm, PLLC." That's where attorney David Ford handles dozens of cases each month in real estate, election law and small- business matters.

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Related Topix: Clayton, NC, Johnston County, NC, University of Mississippi, Raleigh, NC, Fayetteville, NC

Sun Apr 13, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 4/13/2014

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Youth Empowerment Through Arts and Humanities 4/4-4/20/2014 It seems especially fitting that the first rock opera, created as a concept album at the end of the turbulent '60s, should have at its center a social and political rebel.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical, Andrew Lloyd Webber

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Science Daily

Development of new cell models that report circadian clock function

The development of robust new liver and fat cell models that report circadian clock function have been developed by scientists.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Medicine, Pharmacology, Genetics

The Daily News

This week in Memphis history: April 11-17

Archaeologists from the University of Memphis dated some of the material to 500 years before Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto came into the area in the 16th century.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Archaeology, Science, Comedy Movies, Camelot, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Missouri

Stars and Stripes

Saturday marks 150th anniversary of Battle of Fort Pillow, near Memphis

Saturday marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Pillow - a battle that, for some, now rages on in a war of words.

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Related Topix: Rhodes College, Henning, TN

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