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10 hrs ago | ESPN

300: 5 things to know in the Pac-12

While things can and will change between now and signing day, the updated ESPN 300 rankings at the close of the summer period show 24 Pac-12 commitments and provide a number of discussion topics relating to the present and future of Pac-12 recruiting for the 2015 class.

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Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ

20 hrs ago | Free Republic

AG Roy Cooper Says Federal Decision in VA Could Clear Way for Gay Marriage in North Carolina

A federal appeals court panel on Monday struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage, and that decision could have major political and legal implications for North Carolina.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, North Carolina Government, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The City Wire

Lessons learned from the fall of Rome

Editor's note: This commentary is part of a collaboration between the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and The City Wire to deliver an ongoing series of political-based essays and reports.

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Related Topix: University of Arkansas, Fort Smith, AR, University of Florida, East Carolina University

RedOrbit

Tiny New Species Of Frog Discovered In Brazil

Image Caption: This image shows the male holotype of the new species Chiasmocleis quilombola.

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Related Topix: George Washington University

Columbia Journalism Review

The Guardian experiments with crowdsourcing translations

Speakers of English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Hindi, or Arabic can explore the Guardian's new multimedia project on World War I in their native language.

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Related Topix: History in the News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Counterpunch

Entitlement

I opened the latest issue of THE WEEK and read a blurb in "It wasn't all bad" about six-year-old Emily Heaton who asked her father if she could be a princess.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Thu Jul 24, 2014

EurekAlert!

A tiny new species of frog from Brazil with a heroic name

The Atlantic Forest is a hotspot of biodiversity and one of the most species richness biome of anurans in the world.

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Related Topix: George Washington University, Brazil, World News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Directions Magazine

Takeaways from the Esri Education GIS Conference 2014

Executive Editor Adena Schutzberg attended Esri's 15th annual Education GIS Conference last week in San Diego.

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Related Topix: San Jose State University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Real Deal

At the desk of: David Von Spreckelsen

From the July issue: David Von Spreckelsen, the president of Toll Brothers City Living, moved to New York City in 1985 to take a job as an assistant buyer at Lord & Taylor.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Dr. Richard Leatherman Pens a Man's Love Story

RICHMOND, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Dr. Richard "Dick" Leatherman, a noted author of management books, has written an engaging novel titled, A Man's Love Story: Flora, Mariana, Dena, and Xinia .

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Costa Rica, World News, Central America

Iol.co.za

Man claims desert kingdom for daughter

Jeremiah Heaton was playing with his daughter in their Abingdon, Virginia, home last winter when she asked whether she could be a real princess.

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Related Topix: Abingdon, VA

Examiner.com

Summer reading starts the conversation for incoming freshmen

And since 2010, the National Association of Scholars has been studying these assignments to find out what books are selected, how many and what kinds of colleges have such programs, and how these books are integrated into academics.

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Related Topix: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Georgetown University, Longwood University, Johns Hopkins University

Wed Jul 16, 2014

District Administration

Atomic Learning Offers Seamless Ed Tech Training Tool Integration at BbWorld 2014

Atomic Learning showcases seamless education technology training integration for course management systems at BbWorld 2014 in Las Vegas.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

CBS News

Va. man claims kingdom so daughter can be a princess

"Princess" Emily Heaton, 7, smiles as she talks about her father's birthday present to her July 2, 2014 in Abingdon, Va.

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Related Topix: Abingdon, VA

Berkshire Eagle

James MacGregor Burns, historian and FDR biographer, dies at age 95

James MacGregor Burns, the political scientist, historian and author of more than 20 books including biographies on presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy, died Tuesday at his home in Williamstown, according to his son, Stewart Burns.

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Related Topix: Williamstown, MA, Williams College, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Melrose, MA

Detroit Free Press

Federal government threaten colleges as sexual assault claims increase

For the growing list of college and universities under investigation by the Department of Education for their handling of sexual assault complaints, the threat of losing federal funds remains real.

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Related Topix: James Madison University, University of Delaware, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Building Operating Management

CMMS: Smooth Road to Specification and Upgrade

It is not supposed to be this easy. Replacing a computerized maintenance management system rarely goes so smoothly.

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Metro UK News

American man claims African kingdom for his daughter so she can be an actual princess

Jeremiah Heaton and his seven year-old daughter, Princess Emily, show off the flag used to claim the Eastern African region of Bir Tawil Dads say a lot of things to have an easy life and, let's be honest, they don't always mean them.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Washington Post

To make a dream come true, Va. man founds a country

Jeremiah Heaton and his seven year-old daughter, Princess Emily, show off the flag that their family designed as they try to claim a piece of land in the Eastern African region of Bir Tawil.

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Related Topix: Abingdon, VA, World News

The Jackson Sun

NFL retirees have tough choice on concussion lawsuits

Do they join a settlement that promises hundreds of millions of dollars in awards and other benefits? Or do they opt out because they view it as unfair and insufficient and pursue their suits? Ex-players won't get to cast ballots on whether the settlement becomes final.

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