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2 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

Catholics, Protestants need to unite as Church

Protestants are very good people. They do more evangelizing than Catholics, and many are definitely more lively and dynamic.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Wedding, North Carolina

Sat Jul 12, 2014

HeraldSun.com

Trial begins Monday in slaying of Duke grad student

The trial of a man accused of robbing and fatally shooting a Duke University graduate engineering student is set to begin Monday morning in Durham County Superior Court.

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Related Topix: Duke University, Durham, NC

Mt. Airy News

Julie Henson and Lance Haymore marry

Julie Catherine Henson, of Dobson and Lance William Haymore, of Mount Airy were married May 10, 2014 at seven o'clock in the evening at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens in Charleston, South Ccarolina.

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Related Topix: Dobson, NC, Mount Airy, NC, North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Examiner.com

Why trees are good- and bad

When you walk into a forest you immediately notice the smell, a woodsy aroma that's soothing and invigorating at the same time.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, North Carolina, Entomology

Salt Lake Tribune

Three finalists picked for Dixie State University presidency

Three men, including the leader of the LDS Church's Church History Department, have been selected as finalists to become the president of Dixie State University.

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Related Topix: Brigham Young University, North Carolina, Davis College, Jacksonville University, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Fri Jul 11, 2014

TwinCities

Twinsights: Miami Heat fan Anthony Swarzak on the loss of LeBron James

The 2014 season will be Mike Berardino's second as Twins beat writer for the Pioneer Press.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Fort Myers, FL

Live Science

Ancient Synagogue Mosaic Depicts Bloody Jewish Legend

A gruesome and bloody battle scene once decorated the floors of a 5th century synagogue in a Jewish village in northern Israel.

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Related Topix: North Carolina

Hospitality Net

A Comparison of Hotel Indices with Hotel Properties and Portfolios | By Walter I. Boudry

Cornell University School of Hotel Administration 149 Statler Hall Ithaca, NY 14853-6902 United States Tollfree: 800.257.2228 Phone: +1 607-255-6376 Fax: +1 607-255-9540 Visit Website The development of hotel real estate indices raises the possibility that investors could benchmark hotel price appreciation using hotel indices.

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Related Topix: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, New York University, REIT, Personal Finance

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Preserving the monuments of a controversial ...

"You see him and ask: 'Why is the statue still here? What was it he actually stood for?' This is the kind of debate that a public work of art makes possible.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, Lee University, Washington & Lee University, Opinion

Fox News

Are the new natural sweeteners good for you?

With regular sugar taking a nutritional beating and artificial sweeteners unable to shake their sketchy made-in-the-lab connotations and unpleasant aftertaste, it's no wonder newcomers like stevia and agave are conquering our morning coffee .

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Aspartame, Medicine, Nutrition

The Citizens' Voice

WRKC at King's receives national awards

Seated is Jessica Mulligan. Standing, from left, are Sue Henry, general manager; Janelle Marshallick, Brielle Warren, Marcus Mewborn, co-sports director; Ashlee Jacobs, news director, and Tyler R. Tynes, co-sports director.

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Related Topix: North Carolina

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

UNC-Chapel Hill administrator Russell Mumper named UGA vice provost

Russell Mumper, an administrator who has been nationally recognized for fostering innovative instruction and has a strong record of facilitating interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial research, has been named vice provost for academic affairs at the University of Georgia.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, North Carolina, University of Kentucky, Inventions, Science / Technology, North Carolina State University

Forward

Mystery Mosaic Discovered in Ancient Galilee Synagogue

Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Brigham Young University, Trinity University , University of Toronto, and University of Wyoming believe that they have uncovered the first ancient synagogue mosaic to feature a non-biblical narrative.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Brigham Young University, University of Wyoming, Religion, Judaism, Israel, World News, Middle East

The News Tribune

Gender bias at work may start at home

I may wear a tight-fitting Superman outfit to work each day, but that doesn't make me the Man of Steel.

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Related Topix: North Carolina

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Senate confirms former Colby president as chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Dr. William "Bro" Adams, who served as president of Colby College from 2000 until he retired in June, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate Wednesday as the next chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Related Topix: Colby College, Falmouth, ME, Colorado College, Santa Clara University, Stanford University

The Daily Caller

Conservative Org Sees Liberal Bias In College Summer Reading

Knox College is a small liberal arts school amid the vast farmlands of rural Illinois where the motto is "Freedom to Flourish."

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Related Topix: Knox College, Duke University, Pomona College, North Carolina, Brown University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WBTV

Counselor: Parents don't ask enough about college safety

According to the Washington Post, nearly 4,000 forcible sex crimes and alleged sex crimes happened on campuses nationwide.

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Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Daily Advance

DG Martin: Removing monuments cannot erase controversial past

"You see him and ask: 'Why is the statue still here? What was it he actually stood for?' This is the kind of debate that a public work of art makes possible.

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Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC, Washington & Lee University, Lee University, Sanford, NC, Opinion

Jacksonville Daily News

Ensuring future of Tar Heel icon

Standing watch on the west bank of the Cape Fear River in Wilmington, the Battleship North Carolina has long been a symbol of the state's military pride.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, North Carolina Government, Wilmington, NC, Tar Heel, NC, Opinion

Sramana Mitra on Strategy

2U Making Online Education Possible

In a report by Docebo, the worldwide market for self-paced E-Learning market, which was worth $35.6 billion in 2011, is projected to grow 7.6% over the five year period to be worth $51.5 billion by 2016 .

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