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5 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

Cowboys show interest in Sam for practice squad: r...

Defensive end Michael Sam was handed a lifeline in his bid to become the first openly gay player in the National Football League when the Dallas Cowboys expressed interest on Tuesday in adding him to their practice squad.

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12 hrs ago | Domestic Fuel

FAPRI: Corn Prices Down, Ethanol Future Depends on EPA

In this Ethanol Report, Robert White with the Renewable Fuels Association talks about making some real headway in getting the true story about ethanol to motorcycle riders at the Sturgis Rally Corn prices are down, and the future of ethanol seems to hinge upon what the government does on the Renewable Fuels Standard .

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Agriculture, Science

16 hrs ago | North Country Now

St. Lawrence University hires 10 new faculty for fall semester

Stephen Barnard, assistant professor in sociology, held postdoctoral positions at the University of Denver in media, film and journalism studies and the University of Missouri in journalism and peace studies.

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Related Topix: Saint Lawrence University, Lawrence University, University of Denver, Missouri, Boston College

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

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Related Topix: SUNY Buffalo, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, University of Georgia, Tufts University, Illinois

The New Zealand Herald

Ewen McQueen: Cinderella effect can't be ignored

Nigel Latta has done good work in highlighting social issues, but overlooked the contribution of non-family in his episode on domestic violence.

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Related Topix: Opinion

PsyBlog

How To Get a Bigger Buzz From Upbeat Music

Upbeat music sounds better when you make a concerted effort to enjoy it, rather than just listening passively, recent psychological research finds.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Missourian

John T. Barnes, September 14, 1922 - August 25, 2014, formerly of Columbia

John T. Barnes, 91, a long time Columbia, Missouri resident, passed away Monday, August 25, 2014 in Wichita, Kansas.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO, Hallsville, MO, Fair Grove, MO, Springfield, MO

KHQA-TV Quincy

Historic farms to be recognized at Missouri event

Missouri farms that have been in the same family for at least 100 years will be recognized at an event in southwest Missouri.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Agriculture, Science

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Missourian

Esther Annalee "Ann" Ayers went the distance, even when she was afraid

Esther Annalee "Ann" Ayers offered her friendship freely; her home was always ready to welcome family, friends, visiting ministers, missionaries and traveling college students.

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Related Topix: Normal, IL, Bloomington, IL

The Louisville Cardinal

Campus Housing assured by The Grove that property was ready

As construction continues on The Grove, U of L is beginning to look back on what led them to believe that the property would be move-in ready.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Central Washington University

Forbes.com

The Most Interesting Man Revolutionizing The Health World

Nicole Fisher is the President and CEO at HHR Strategies, a health care and human rights focused advising firm.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Medicare, Health Care Policy, University of Chicago, Inventions, Science / Technology

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Lee's Summit Tribune

Governor Nixon Appoints New Director Of Missouri Department Of Public Safety

Governor Nixon arrived in Lee's Summit, Wednesday August 27, at the Jackson County Sheriff's Department to introduce the newly appointed Director of Missouri Department of Public Safety Dr. Daniel Isom II, effective Sept.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Lees Summit, MO, Saint Louis University

Beef Magazine

Veterinarians Must Play Key Role In Expanding America's Cowherd

As beef producers in the United States move to expand numbers , veterinarians are positioned to play a key role in the process of rebuilding the U.S. cow herd," says David Patterson, state beef extension specialist and professor of animal science at the University of Missouri .

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Genetics, Medicine, Nutrition, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Agri Marketing

FAPRI Releases Its Long-Term Price Forecasts, $4 Corn Is "New Norm"

TERM PRICE FORECASTS, $4 CORN IS "NEW NORM" Aug. 29, 2014 Agri-Pulse reports: In what could be great news for livestock and poultry producers and a gut-check for many corn, soybean and cotton growers, the latest baseline projections from the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute at the University of Missouri suggests that corn prices ... (more)

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Missouri

Customer Interaction Solutions

Jamba Juice Announces Grand Opening of Columbia, Missouri Location

Offering splashes of goodness and empowering a healthy life-style, Jamba Juice today announced the opening of a new store at 260 S. 10th Street , one block off the campus of the University of Missouri, on Thursday, August 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO, Life, Food, Dining, Fruits

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KFVS12

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail.

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Related Topix: Prison, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, SUNY Buffalo

ABC News

Ebola in Mind, US Colleges Screen Some Students

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

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Related Topix: SUNY Buffalo, Tufts University

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Family searches for hit-and-run driver

A Columbia family is searching for the driver of a car that crashed into their 18-year-old son and then drove off, leaving the University of Missouri freshman in the middle of the road.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO

Patch.com

Local Christian Youth Theater Kids Heading to College

As the seasons change, we come to a time of the year that is bittersweet for many; The 1st Day of School.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, San Diego, CA

Washington Times

St. Louis professors integrate Michael Brown shooting into class curriculums

Several professors in the St. Louis area are revising their class curriculums to integrate discussions about the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown and the unrest that followed between residents and law enforcement.

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Related Topix: Saint Louis University

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