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Laugh/Riot opens season with a 'Rollercoaster' ride

Laugh/Riot Performing Arts Company founder Rob Connick directs and is one of 10 actors performing in its innovative season three opener, "Rollercoaster."

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Williamson awarded research grant

The grants will be used toward investing in the next generation of lupus researchers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Lupus, Health, Livingston County, MI

Silicon Alley Insider

All The Cords You Use To Charge Your Phone Might Be Obsolete Soon

The battery life problem is unlikely to be solved anytime soon, but the plugging into a wall problem may soon be a thing of the past.

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Related Topix: Electrical Engineering, Science

The Daily Caller

CNN Explodes After Larry Elder Says Racism 'Is Not A Major Problem In This Country' [VIDEO]

Los Angeles radio host Larry Elder and University of Pennsylvania professor Marc Lamont Hill hijacked CNN Wednesday afternoon, yelling angrily past each other after Elder claimed that racism "is not a major problem in this country."

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

Medical News

Risk factors for sporadic vision loss in AMD identified

Sporadic vision loss occurs in patients with age-related macular degeneration and impairs their future visual acuity, research shows.

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Related Topix: Health, Macular Degeneration

Medical News Today

Therapy plus antidepressants help patients with severe, nonchronic depression

Patients with severe, nonchronic depression had better rates of recovery if they were treated with cognitive therapy combined with antidepressant medication compared to ADMs alone.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health

Phillymag.com

PGW Nightmare: Family Has Gas Shut Off Over a oeSecreta Gas Line

LiRon Anderson-Bell and her husband Glenn relocated from Blue Bell to a big house in the Overbrook Farms neighborhood of Philadelphia in 2003 after they fell in love with the tree-lined community just minutes from the Eastern edge of the Main Line.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania

Bangor Daily News

Castine Historical Society Annual Meeting to Feature Talk on Historic House Interiors

The Castine Historical Society will hold its 2014 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, August 27 beginning at 4:00 pm in the Mitchell Room on the lower level of the Abbott School on the Castine town common.

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Related Topix: Castine, ME, University of Wisconsin Madison, Camden, ME

Yahoo!

Chicago hostage crisis continues

Two offenders have now released four children, including two 1-year-olds, but police say they are still holding two children and two adults hostage at a home in Harvey.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, John Legend, Music, Grammy Awards, Music!, New York

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But, Edward Herman , Professor Emeritus of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania, has argued air max 1 sale that the news media also participate as corporate contributors to the market system.

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Philly.com

A way with Mutter

UNLIKE well-known Philadelphia landmarks that bear such famous names as Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson, the Mutter Museum's namesake is a relatively mysterious fellow.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Franklin, PA, Medicine, Surgery, The Devil in the White City, Books, Drexel University, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Brain On The Brain

Schizophrenia is one of the worst diseases affecting mankind today, according to Daniel R. Weinberger, Chautauqua Institution's Tuesday morning lecturer.

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The Triangle

NSF awards University $3M for minority STEM participation

Drexel University was awarded a $3,175,000 grant from the National Science Foundation July 30 to increase the number of ethnic minority students completing degree programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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Related Topix: Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, US Politics, Democrat, Chaka Fattah, Cheyney University, Delaware State University

Education Week

'Grit' May Not Spur Creative Success, Scholars Say

Inventor Thomas A. Edison once famously said, "Genius is 1 percent inspiration, 99 percent perspiration."

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Psychology, Science, Texas, University of Texas at Dallas

Knowledge@Wharton

NIIT Technologies' Sudhir Chaturvedi: Companies Have to Decide What They Need from Big Data

Big data and predictive analytics are creating a big buzz across industries. They are seen as critical tools for making fast and accurate business decisions and a huge source of competitive advantage.

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Chattanoogan.com

Bess T. Shepherd, East Lake Elementary Win Annenberg Grants

In partnership with Hamilton County Department of Education, PEF announced two grants totaling $100,000 from the Leonore Annenberg School Fund for Children to Bess T. Shepherd Elementary and East Lake Elementary on Friday at celebrations in each school.

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Related Topix: Hamilton County, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Medical News

Penn researchers analyze clinical practice guidelines

The common thought in the medical community is that the randomized, controlled trial is the gold standard in medical research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Anesthesiology

Daily Kos

Economics Daily Digest: With inequality, it's women and children first

The burden of inequality falls more heavily on poor women, says Patricia Cohen, because they are more likely to be raising a family and get little support for the "second shift" of household management.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Michigan State University

TechNewsWorld

Hotel's Robotic Butler Is Not Quite 'Rosie'

Aloft Hotels this week announced the launch of a new, robotic "butler" at the company's Cupertino, Calif., location.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA, Robots, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science

Philly.com

Renee Levine, social worker

Renee Shai Levine loved reading to children, not only infants but also elementary students.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Bucks County, PA

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