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Sunday | 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

Sunday | 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

Sunday | 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

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.

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

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sunherald.com

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.

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

Thu Jul 17, 2014

SeacoastOnline

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.

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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."

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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.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

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