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Wednesday | CNN

Opinion: Why bringing bodies home matters

Eindhoven military air base, July 23, 2014: Flowers and a teddy bear are placed in front of a plane before a ceremony marking the return of the first bodies of passengers on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The bodies will be taken to a military barracks in the city of Hilversum, where forensic experts will begin the task of identifying and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, US Military, US Air Force, Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

US News & World Report

10 Law Schools That Receive the Most Full-Time Applications

The University of California-Los Angeles was among the law schools that get the most applications, with 5,562 for fall 2013.

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Related Topix: UC Los Angeles, Georgetown University, Washington DC, College of William and Mary

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hays Daily News

Retirement means personnel moves

The Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science at Fort Hays State University recently announced staff changes as a result of the retirement of the previous director, Ron Keller.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Fort Hays State University, Education Etc., University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Howard begins his duties at South Hamilton

The new superintendent of schools at South Hamilton seems to feel at home there already.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Central College, Jewell, IA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hays Daily News

New director announced for KAMS program at FHSU

After five years as the associate director of the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science at Fort Hays State University, Roger W. Schieferecke has been named director, taking over for Ron Keller, who retired in May. "I understand the culture of FHSU and have developed positive relationships with faculty and staff across campus," Schieferecke ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

Wed Jul 16, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Dual Credit Helps Offset College Costs

South Dakota students now have a way to reduce the cost of their college education while they're still in high school.

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Related Topix: Vermillion, SD, Sioux Falls, SD

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Foreword

Science Calling: Anna Call on the $30,000 Climate Denial Challenge

Hello, I'm your science host, Anna Call . I review science things for Foreword Reviews and generally appreciate a good bibliography.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Workplace Prof Blog

Eighth Circuit Upholds Professor's Discharge

The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently issued an interesting opinion which concluded that a physics professor at the University of South Dakota could be discharged for violating the university's "civility code."

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Related Topix: US News, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Des Moines Register

Looking Back: Runnells mayor says 'thanks' for tornado clean up in '74

Venbury, Terrace View, Centennial Place, Willow Brook and Eagle Ridge had homes in the home show.

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Related Topix: Runnells, IA, House, Mitchellville, IA, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Polk County, IA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Star Press

Berthamay (Bert) (Ofstad) Lyon, 86

Born and raised in Rapid City, SD, Bert earned her undergraduate degree at Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD.

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Related Topix: Carmel, IN, Theater, Arts, English, IN, Classical, Mozart

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Watersblogged

SD Mines President Wilson Joins Science and Technology Authority Board

Effective July 1, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology President Heather Wilson joined the South Dakota Science and Technology Authority Board.

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Related Topix: South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, Department of Energy, US Governors, Dennis Daugaard, Colorado School of Mines

Mon Jul 07, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Attracting Doctors To South Dakota

Pediatrician Jesse Van Heukelom is almost finished with his first year practicing medicine in Huron, so his medical school days aren't far behind him.

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Related Topix: Huron, SD, Willow Lake, SD

ContractsProf Blog

Eighth Circuit Upholds Constitutionality of Civility Clause in Termination of Professor

Christopher Keating was a tenure-track professor of physics at the University of South Dakota.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Watersblogged

SD Mines President Wilson Joins Science and Technology Authority Board

Effective July 1, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology President Heather Wilson joined the South Dakota Science and Technology Authority Board.

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Related Topix: South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, Department of Energy, US Governors, Dennis Daugaard, Colorado School of Mines

Wed Jul 02, 2014

CBS Local

Physicist Offers $30,000 Reward To Anyone Who Can Disprove Climate Change

Physics professor and climate change expert Dr. Christopher Keating is offering a $30,000 reward to anyone who can disprove that man-made climate change is real.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science, Global Warming, Naval Academy, MD

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Stranger

Scientist Offers $10,000 to Anyone Who Can Scientifically Disprove Climate Change

A physics professor is so fed up with the claims made by "climate change deniers" that he has launched a " $10,000 Global Warming Skeptic Challenge ."

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Cleveland.com

60-Second Know-It-All: Custer and Little Bighorn

You don't need to be a professor of American history to feel the fascination of the story of George Armstrong Custer and the events of the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Science, Anthropology

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Mobridge Tribune Online

Hoop dancing workshop is Friday

The Cheyenne River Youth Project, along with the South Dakota Arts Council, will host a free hoop dancing workshop Friday at the Cokata Wiconi Teen Center Morgan Yellowhead Gymnasium.

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Newswise

Restoring Thyroid Hormones in the Heart May Prevent Heart Disease From Diabetes

Administering low doses of a thyroid hormone to rats with diabetes helps restore hormone levels in their hearts and prevented deterioration of heart function and pathology, according to a new study by NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine Professor and Biomedical Sciences Chair A. Martin Gerdes.

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Related Topix: Circulation, Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Osteopathy, Heart Failure

TheBlaze.com

Want to Disprove Man-Made Climate Change? A Scientist Will Give You $10,000 if You Can

A physics professor is so fed up with the claims made by "climate change deniers" that he has launched a "$10,000 Global Warming Skeptic Challenge."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

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