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2 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

6 more apply to become FSU president

The search for Florida State University 's next president has so far attracted six new hopefuls since getting tangled earlier this year over a powerful state senator's desire for the job.


Related Topix: Florida State University, Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors

6 hrs ago | CNN

That's Right Charles Belk Sock it To the Authorities! It is Certain...

Bio: Charles Belk, a graduate of Hillside High School in Durham, North Carolina, completed his BS degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California and received an MBA from Indiana University and a Executive Management Certificate from Harvard University School of Business.


Related Topix: Durham, NC, Electrical Engineering, Science, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Harvard University

10 hrs ago | Conquest Chronicles

Marcus Allen Stars in Nissan Heisman House Commercials

The regular season buzz can be felt all throughout the nation, and USC football legend Marcus Allen led the charge in the Nissan Heisman House welcoming some of the newest members like Johnny Manziel to this esteemed group.


Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Southern California NCAA

14 hrs ago | Fox News

Study: Second-hand smoke from e-cigarettes contains toxic metals

Second-hand smoke from electronic cigarettes may be less harmful than their tobacco-laden cousins, but they still release toxins into the air, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Medicine, Smoking, Health

14 hrs ago |

Humanoid robots proven to help autistic children learn

Robotics PhD student Luke Wood works on KASPAR, a robot built at the University of Hertfordshire to help autistic children, in the Robotville exhibition at the Science Museum on November 29, 2011, in London, England.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Greater London County, England, Lothian County, Scotland

18 hrs ago |

Seehafer Stations Go From Father To Son; Virginia Tech Sells Translator

DONALD W. SEEHAFER is transferring his 100% interest in SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION to his son MARK SEEHAFER in a transaction that involves the elder SEEHAFER gifting his shares in equal portions to his four children, MARK SEEHAFER, SANDRA HALVERSON, KAREN STEVENSON, and DEBRA SEEHAFER, and then the shares being sold to MARK SEEHAFER for a ... (more)


Related Topix: Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Nekoosa, WI, Manitowoc, WI

22 hrs ago | Newswise

Rensselaer Names New Vice President for Institute Advancement

Troy, NY - Graig R. Eastin, vice president of the CHOC Children's Hospital Foundation, has been named vice president for institute advancement at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by President Shirley Ann Jackson.


Related Topix: Rensselaer, NY, Troy, NY, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, UC San Diego

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Reporter

Suds, faith found at California laundromat

Over the long months that Victoria Mitchell lived in her car with her infant daughter, there was one bright spot in her life: doing laundry.


Related Topix: Ventura, CA


Re: USC Josh Shaw Fabricated Story About Saving Drowning Nephew! | News One

Liar, liar pants on fire! When University of Southern California's star Trojans cornerback Josh Shaw went public with a story about how he injured both ankles leaping from a second-story apartment balcony to save his 7-year-old drowning nephew, the media had a field day heralding the young football player as a hero.


ABC News

Suds, Faith Found at California Laundromat

Over the long months that Victoria Mitchell lived in her car with her infant daughter, there was one bright spot in her life: doing laundry.


Related Topix: Ventura, CA

KATU-TV Portland

Mom questions spin doctors' salaries while school funding's tight

PORTLAND, Ore. KATU's On Your Side Investigators have discovered Portland Public Schools spends a half-million dollars on spin doctors - staff members in communications and lobbying positions.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Sacramento, CA

WNYC-AM New York

Sexist Depictions Of Latinas Aren't Just A Hollywood Thing

I suspect it will take many Latina women - not on-screen but rather controlling cash flows and camera crews and committing to social change - to change TV land in both halves of America.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment

The Washington Post

This is what happens when you post an ice bucket fail and a hoax-news site says you died

You may not recognize Therese Todd's name, but if you spend any time on the Internet, you've probably seen her face before.


Related Topix: Medicine, Emergency Medicine, US Politics, US News

'Family Ties' Justine Bateman goes to college at 47

APRIL 10: Actress Justine Bateman attends the 9th Annual TV Land Awards at the Javits Center on April 10, 2011 in New York City.


Related Topix: Family Ties, Comedy, Entertainment, Justine Bateman

National Public Radio

Controversy Over Sofia Vergara Obscures An Industry's Failings

After Sofia Vergara's controversial appearance at the 2014 Emmy Awards, we wanted to see more perspectives exploring the cultural dimensions of the controversy.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Journalism

The Age

Beverly Hills police regret detaining black producer before Emmys

Beverly Hills police handcuffed and arrested producer Charles Belk after he 'fit the description' of a bank robber.


Related Topix: Beverly Hills, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

PC Magazine

Robin Wright's Digital Fountain of Youth

In an update to Stanislaw Lem's cult sci-fi novel, Robin Wright makes a deal with the dark side of Tinseltown.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Robin Wright, Cameras, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA


Morning Must Reads: August 28

President Barack Obama and lawmakers in Congress are mulling whether he needs formal authorization to expand the fight against the militant group ISIS, a politically perilous question for both sides as the midterm elections loom Calling all pot farmers: the federal government is looking to buy, soliciting proposals to "harvest, process, analyze, ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Metal, Isis, Scott Walker, US Governors

Alabama Live

Here's what's trending: Jindal sues; dad who killed drunk driver aquitted; USC cornerback...

There's no need to ever feel left out again at the water cooler conversation. Here's a rundown of the stories currently trending in the world, the country and your backyard.


Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shaw (Washington, DC)

San Diego Source

Torrey Pines Bank - Annalena Thompson

Annalena Thompson had a decision to make after completing her credit training program with a San Diego bank in the mid '90s: go into commercial lending or commercial real estate.


Related Topix: San Diego, CA, Torrey Pines (San Diego, CA), La Jolla (San Diego, CA), UC San Diego