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11 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

McCallie's Bubba Simmons Steps Down as A.D.

Mr. Simmons took the helm of the school's athletic department in 2008. Over the course of his career, which includes two previous stints, Mr. Simmons has served McCallie for almost 20 years.

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Related Topix: University of Tennessee, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN

16 hrs ago | Alabama Live

AUM mascot Curtiss the Warhawk wins Best Up and Coming award for second year

MONTGOMERY,Alabama -- Auburn University at Montgomery mascot Curtiss the Warhawk was awarded Best Up and Coming Program for the second year in a row at the Universal Cheerleading Association's Collegiate Camp this weekend, according to a press release from the university.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Curtiss P-40, Military Aircraft, Curtiss Aircraft, Montgomery, AL, Auburn University

17 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

Van Wardlaw Named TVA Executive Vice President Of External Relations

Tennessee Valley Authority President and CEO Bill Johnson announced Wednesday that he has named Van M. Wardlaw as the new executive vice president of External Relations.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Valley Authority, Energy, Mississippi State University, Chattanooga, TN, Hixson, TN

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Sunherald.com

Womble named Boys & Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast Youth of the Year

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast Youth of the Year award was presented to Joshua Womble, a member of the Qatar Center at Pass Christian.

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Related Topix: Pass Christian, MS, D'Iberville, MS, Hancock County, MS, University of Southern Mississippi

Switched

Drivers Got High On Federal Weed For A Stoned Driving Study

For several months in 2013 and 2014, federal researchers administered free marijuana and alcohol to a group of people and set them loose in a driving simulator -- all in the name of science.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, University of Iowa, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Washington Post

In Richmond, students seek to revive a Rebela mascot

Students and alumni from a Richmond-area high school are seeking to revive the school's historic mascot, a Confederate soldier known as the "Rebel Man," spurring debate about the appropriateness of public school connections to the Civil War and its icons.

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Related Topix: Henrico County, VA, Lee University, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA, US Politics, US News

Times Post

Cherry/Dendy

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Craig Cherry of Mooreville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Lauren Elizabeth, to Robert Russell Dendy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Ray Dendy of Houston, Miss.

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Related Topix: Mooreville, MS, Houston, MS, Marietta, MS, Saltillo, MS

KSL-TV

Flexible guide for meeting growing, changing needs

Planning construction, renovation and other physical changes for the University of Mississippi campus is an exercise in hitting moving targets.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi Government, Mississippi

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Advocate

About Town for July 27, 2014

DETAILS: Richard "Dick" Brandt, who was elected state commandant at the Marine Corps League Department of Louisiana, will speak.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Feds test how stoned is too stoned to drive

A small group of volunteers spent much of the last year getting drunk and stoned on marijuana furnished by the federal government before getting behind the wheel.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Iowa City, IA, University of Iowa, Chemistry, Science

KING-TV Seattle

Feds test how stoned is too stoned to drive

A small group of volunteers spent much of the last year getting drunk and stoned on marijuana furnished by the federal government before getting behind the wheel.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Iowa City, IA, University of Iowa, Chemistry, Science

USA Today

Feds test how stoned is too stoned to drive

Federal researchers for the past 18 months have been getting volunteers drunk and stoned and then putting them behind the wheel of a sophisticated simulator to test exactly how marijuana affects driving.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Coastal Breeze News

Camp Able 2014: Going Beyond Special Needs

Schaeffer McHenry, Ellie Bennett, Gage Wheeler and Mary Evelyn Webb could not be more different.

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Related Topix: St. Marks, FL, Marco Island, FL, Parrish, FL, Naples, FL

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Manion's teaching career influenced many

Longtime University of Central Arkansas professor Dr. Jerry Manion died July 18 at age 73. He was well-known for his enthusiastic dedication to teaching and his talent for music.

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Related Topix: University of Central Arkansas, Arkansas

ThinkProgress

Nutrition Experts Fight To Prevent GOP From Rolling Back Healthy School Lunches

The political debate over a national school meal program continues to rage , as GOP lawmakers and school cafeteria lobbyists seek to roll back recent reforms under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 while health experts maintain that the legislation is benefiting students.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Family, Kids, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Circulation

Atrial Fibrillation and Cognitive Decline-The Role of Subclinical...

From the Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis ; Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis ; Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD ; Queensland Clinical Trials and ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Australia, World News, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Daily News

McKinney Named Branch Manager at Waddell & Reed

Mack McKinney has been promoted at Waddell & Reed to district branch manager for the Memphis area.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, University of Memphis

Lottery Post

Seeing sales slowing, Missouri Lottery officials seek new customers

For many years, as state revenue has fluctuated and stagnated, the Missouri Lottery has been a welcome outlier, a dependable, sometimes surging revenue stream that rarely failed to post record profits.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Saint Louis University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Washington Post

FSU coach loves peanuts in Coke

To the surprise of approximately no one, defending Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston was named the ACC's preseason player of the year at the conference's media days on Monday.

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Related Topix: Greensboro, NC, Sports

SeacoastOnline

Wells Reserve Lecture Series shines light on beach use and ownership court cases

The 25th anniversary year of a Maine Supreme Court decision that defined ownership and public use of Maine's intertidal lands and beaches will be marked by a series of lectures/presentations at the Wells Reserve at Laudholm.

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Related Topix: Maine, University of Maine School of Law

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