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5 hrs ago | Education Week

Women's Voices Lacking on School Boards

School boards have more equitable representation of men and women than any other governing group in the United States, but new studies suggest women's voices still often aren't heard.

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Related Topix: Brigham Young University, Princeton University, Kansas City, MO, York College of Pennsylvania

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Miami Herald

USAO announces hiring of basketball coach

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma has announced the hiring of Doug Hall as the new head basketball coach.

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Related Topix: University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma, Winfield, KS

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Altus Times

Hospital adds family practice specialist

Jackson County Memorial Hospital welcomes Kimberly Wirths, M.D., to the Medical Clinic at 201 South Park Lane in Altus.

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Related Topix: Family Practice, Medicine, Kansas City, MO, Springfield, MO

Greenwich Citizen

Charter high schools disappearing in Missouri

Only one alternative charter high school is still operating in Missouri, prompting supporters to suggest the state change the way it measures progress at a school that serves only students who struggle academically or drop out.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Alternative

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Cape Commerce

Robert A. Curtis, a resident of Mashpee, has been named executive chairman of the Trudeau Institute, a medical research institute in Saranac Lake, New York.

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Related Topix: Mashpee, MA, Woods Hole, MA, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

Men with K.C. ties provide support to Israel's Lone Soldiers

Earlier this month Jason Barnett helped issue Israeli IDs to new immigrants who will be joining the IDF in three months.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Missouri

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

EyeVerify gets $6 million more in equity funding

A Chinese security company, Qihoo 360 Technology, plus Wells Fargo and Sprint are participants in an equity funding round of more than $6 million for EyeVerify Inc. EyeVerify, based in Kansas City, Kan., has patented biometric technology that uses "eyeprints" instead of passwords or fingerprints for identification on smart devices.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, KS, Cameras, Entertainment

Business Journal

KCUMB makes strategic shift into biomedical research

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences may not be the biggest biomedical research contributor in Kansas City, but with a renewed and strategic focus on research, CEO Marc Hahn hopes it can be a key contributor.

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Related Topix: Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences, Kansas City, MO, University of Kansas Medical Center

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Bradenton Times

Candidate Profile: Gubernatorial Candidate Rick Scott

Incumbent candidate Rick Scott is seeking a second term as Governor of Florida. Currently running neck and neck in the polls with leading Democratic candidate Charlie Crist the battle for the Governor's Mansion is currently a toss-up with months to go before the gubernatorial election.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Southern Methodist University

Saint Louis Front Page

MO Research Consortium Receives $20 Million

Missouri Research Consortium Receives $20 Million Grant ST. LOUIS, MO, , August 10, 2014 - The National Science Foundation has awarded a $20 million grant to fund a five-year, multi-institutional project to study climate variability and its potential agricultural, ecological and social impacts in Missouri.

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Related Topix: Missouri, St. Louis, MO, University of Missouri, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Kansas City, MO

The City Wire

Presidents, war and the - requisite skills'

Dr. Robert Willoughby, who first came to UAFS in 2006, has been head of the department since 2010.

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Related Topix: University of Arkansas, Fort Smith, AR, US Military, US Navy, US News

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Townhall

The New Republican Party

The political world has been abuzz with speculation about the Senate races and whether the Republicans will take over majority of the Upper House.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Moore

She formerly served as senior assistant district attorney in the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit, specializing in the prosecution of serious violent felonies in Superior Court from trial through appeal, supervising a team of six lawyers.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

Ledger-Enquirer.com

LaRae Moore joins Columbus law firm Hatcher, Stubbs

She formerly served as senior assistant district attorney in the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit, specializing in the prosecution of serious violent felonies in Superior Court from trial through appeal, supervising a team of six lawyers.

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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA, Dougherty County, GA, Albany, GA, Tifton, GA, Tift County, GA, Mercer University

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Kansas City: Former student pleads guilty to cyberstalking university faculty member.

Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that a former student at the University of Missouri-Kansas City has pleaded guilty in federal court to cyberstalking a faculty member.

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Related Topix: Virginia Beach, VA, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

Spring Hill School District welcomes new teachers, other staff to school

FRONT ROW: Rebekah Young, Lynne Boyette, Madelyn McGowan, Carly Roberts, Lauren Merrill, Lisa Dooley, Jessica Newell.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Emporia State University, Kansas State University, University of Northern Colorado, Wayne State University

KFVS12

Woman pleads guilty to cyberstalking in Missouri

A former Kansas City university student has admitted to sending more than 100 emails to an instructor threatening mutilation, torture and murder.

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Related Topix: Norfolk, VA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Fire Rescue Magazine

Eye Handbook Gets Reconstructed with New Features and New Look

Since Eye Handbook's creation five years ago, this free app has been downloaded more than one million times, with 300,000 health care users across the globe.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Ophthalmology, St. George, UT, Genetics

Circulation

Contemporary Patterns of Discharge Aspirin Dosing After Acute...

From the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas ; Division of Cardiology, University of Missouri-Kansas City ; Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC ; and Division of Cardiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA .

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Heart Attack, Health

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Business Journal

KC Chamber honors women for local influence

Betsey Solberg speaks on behalf of the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City during an appearance last year by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon regarding his veto of a corporate income tax cut.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors

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