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4 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: University of Central Arkansas, Arkansas

11 hrs ago | 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.


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

Wed Jul 23, 2014


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)


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Greensboro, NC, Sports


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.


Related Topix: Maine, University of Maine School of Law

CBS 3 Springfield

Brown is first African American woman to sit on Mississippi federal bench

History in the state where the first African American woman holds a seat on the U.S. District Court.


Related Topix: Washington County, MS, Mississippi State University, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Brown leaving MSU Meridian

12 to accept a leadership post at a Florida university. He will become dean of the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida.


Related Topix: Mississippi State University, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL, Emporia State University

Thu Jul 17, 2014


Pulitzer Prize-winning author to speak in Kennebunkport

Pulitzer Prize winning author David Oshinsky will speak at a special fundraising event for Kennebunkport's Louis T. Graves Memorial Library on August 22 at the Kennebunk River Club Casino.


Related Topix: Kennebunkport, ME, The World of, Alternative-Rock, Maine, Moody, ME, University of Maine School of Law

Daily Kos

Culture Thieves

Sierra Mannie , a University of Mississippi senior, wrote a commentary picked up by Time last week titled, "Dear White Gays: Stop Stealing Black Female Culture."


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Myrtle Beach Online

A little William Faulkner for everyone

The conference begins Sunday with a reception at the University Museum. A buffet supper will be held later on the grounds of Faulkner's home, Rowan Oak.


Related Topix: Mississippi, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Dear Black Women: White Gays Are Your Allies, So Don't Push Us Away

In the earliest months of our relationship, my now-husband wanted me to understand something fundamental about his tastes, so he took me to a concert with acts I'd only vaguely heard of.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Tue Jul 15, 2014

New York Magazine

Let's Talk About White Gays 'Stealing Black Female Culture'

Last week, Time 's website published an essay with the headline " Dear White Gays: Stop Stealing Black Female Culture ."


Related Topix: Single Ladies, Entertainment, Television, Sports

Mississippi Business Journal

How Mississippi hospitals scored in U.S. News & World report's rankings

The Baptist Memorial Hospital-Desoto in Southaven is the best hospital in Mississippi, according to the 2014-2015 U.S News and World Report Best Hospital rankings Memorial Hospital-Gulfport and University of Mississippi Healthcare tied for second best ranked hospital in the state.


Related Topix: Southaven, MS, Gulfport, MS

City unhappy with tree trimming

He could see a lot farther than he used to be able to and he wasn't happy about it.


Related Topix: Oxford, MS

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Kincaid-Shouse Engagement

Deborah and Philip Kincaid, of Athens, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Diane Kincaid, to U.S. Army Captain Kevin Martin Shouse, son of Sharon and Richard Shouse, of Athens.


Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, University of Georgia

Hispanic Business

Grads Still Face a Tough Jobs Market

July 13--TUPELO -- Sporting his trademark blue-and-gold bow tie, Anthony Golding is getting ready for his second year as an eighth-grade history teacher at Tupelo Middle School.


Related Topix: Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Bolivar Commercial

MHV to host Estate Planning meeting

Mississippi Homemakers Volunteers will host an Estate Planning Meeting on Aug. 5 at 2 p.m. The meeting will take place in the side kitchen of the Bolivar County Extension Service, and Paheadra Robinson, attorney and director of Consumer Protection with Mississippi Center for Justice, will be the presenter.


Related Topix: Mississippi, Estate Planning, Personal Finance, Bolivar County, MS, Tougaloo College


Sierra Mannie, 'Dear White Gay Men' Author Defends Article On CNN - VIDEO

University of Mississippi senior Sierra Mannie appeared on CNN Newsroom to discuss her article Dear White Gays: Stop Stealing Black Female Culture that TIME Magazine republished earlier this week.