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58 min ago | Missourian

from Readers: Peace Studies offers look at Vietnam protests

When I joined the University of Missouri faculty in 1967, demonstrations against the Vietnam War were occurring on college campuses across the country as the draft interrupted the education of many young men.


Related Topix: Southern Methodist University, ACLU

6 hrs ago | South Dakota Newspaper Association

Chet Brokaw to receive Distinguished Service Award

Chet Brokaw, who for more than three decades covered state government and most every major news event in South Dakota as a reporter and correspondent for The Associated Press, will receive South Dakota Newspaper Association's Distinguished Service Award during the group's upcoming convention.


Related Topix: South Dakota, US Governors, Dennis Daugaard, Iowa State University, Journalism, Pierre, SD

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Ag Professional

Know your enemy: The importance of weed identification

A recent BASF survey found that 76 percent of growers have made changes to their weed management programs to address weed resistance.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

The Charlotte Observer

Wingate University saves town's newspaper

Jerry McGee, at left, president of Wingate University, with publisher John Edmondson after the college reached an agreement to continue the Home News.


Related Topix: Wingate University, Wingate, NC, Marshville, NC, University of Arizona

Cape Cod Times

Aspirin urged to ward off pre-eclampsia

Pregnant women should take low-dose aspirin daily to reduce their chance of developing pre-eclampsia if they are at high risk for the life-threatening disorder, an influential government panel said Monday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Hypertension, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Vermont

Ashley Madison

Twitter users more likely to have extra-marital affairs! -

The University of Missouri School of Journalism found that those people who are frequently active on social media, particularly Twitter are less monogamous, have more frequent break ups and get divorced more than any other set of people.


Kansas City InfoZine

30 Missouri Students Selected for Summer Agriculture Careers Academy

This year, the students selected have the opportunity to learn about a variety of careers in agriculture in central and northwestern Missouri.


Related Topix: Missouri, Agriculture, Science, Education Etc., Missouri State University, Northwest Missouri State University

Science Daily

Genetic pre-disposition toward exercise, mental development may be linked

A potential link between the genetic pre-disposition for high levels of exercise motivation and the speed at which mental maturation occurs has been found by researchers.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine


Family Dog Can Help Kids With Autism

Children with autism may find the "unconditional" love of the family dog a real help, a small new study finds.


Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, Kids, Family

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Father fatally stabbed protecting homeless man

Today is tax day. The official deadline to submit your federal income taxes. But is it really a hard deadline? Penalties for filing tax returns late only apply to people who owe the government Today is tax day.


Related Topix: Texas, Microsoft, Startups

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Funding slashed for UMSL student newspaperFunding slashed for UMSL...

A University of Missouri-St. Louis student committee has upheld its decision to eliminate funding for The Current, the university's award-winning student newspaper, staff members wrote in a news release.


Related Topix: Missouri


Missouri chancellor vows changes after rape case

The University of Missouri's new chancellor said Tuesday he is prepared to make the school "accountable and responsible" after an independent review faulted its response to the suicide of a former swimmer who told health professionals before her death that she had been raped by several football players.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Columbia, MO

Sedalia Democrat

Missouri losing out in Medicaid expansion de...

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is not perfect, but I'm happy that he is attempting to convince the fine politicians of the state of Missouri to opt in to the Medicaid expansion that is being offered by the federal government as part of the Affordable Care Act.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Missouri, Missouri Government, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Opinion


MU chancellor vows changes after assault report

The University of Missouri's new chancellor says he is prepared to make the school "accountable and responsible" after an independent review faulted its response to a former swimmer's rape claims.


Greenwich Citizen

Missouri virtual education case talks underway

Teachers who sued when a Missouri virtual education program stopped operating only four months after it began are negotiating with the state and other authorities to settle the case, attorneys said.


High Stakes for Young Lives

Authors: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon , Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy, and Lynn S. ElHarake , Research Associate, Women and Foreign Policy There is no single strategy for eliminating child marriage globally.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

Cavalier Daily

Sen. Tim Kaine lecture concludes decades of Sabato's intro class political speakers

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-VA, spoke to students in Politics Prof. Larry Sabato's "Introduction to American Politics" class Monday - the last public official to speak in one of Sabato's introductory classes after 35 years of teaching.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, Tim Kaine, Barack Obama, Democrat, John McCain, Republican

Live Science

500-Million-Year-Old Embryos Fossilized in Rare Find

The fossils come from the Cambrian, a period dating from 540 million to 485 million years ago and known for an explosion of diversity.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology


Police: Utah mom admits to killing at least six of her babies

Now that spring has finally sprung, a lot of us have one thing on our mind -- vacation.


Related Topix: Texas, Microsoft, Startups


FIU to provost: It's not goodbye, it's see you later

University members only had kind words to say about Provost and Executive Vice President Douglas Wartzok - knowledgeable, inspirational, tireless, a leader.


Related Topix: Pacific Travel, Australia Travel