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1 hr ago | Hotel Interactive

Soon-To-Open Embassy Suites Hotel Downtown Tuscaloosa Selects GM

Embassy Suites Hotel Downtown Tuscaloosa has chosen Jon Crisp as General Manager for the under-construction hotel located at 2410 University Blvd. in Tuscaloosa.

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Related Topix: University of Memphis

5 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

Camgian's Gary Butler named to post at Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt taps Butler Camgian chairman and CEO Gary Butler has been named vice chair of Vanderbilt University School of Engineering's Board of Visitors.

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5 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

Camgiana s Gary Butler named to post at Vanderbilt University

Camgian chairman and CEO Gary Butler has been named vice chair of Vanderbilt University School of Engineering's Board of Visitors.

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Related Topix: Mississippi

7 hrs ago | USA Today

Vaccines have saved 732,000 lives over 20 years, CDC says

Vaccines given to infants and young children have prevented 322 million illnesses, 21 million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths over the past two decades, according to a new report from the CDC.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Two children injured in bus wreck

Two Hickman County students and a driver riding in a school bus suffered injuries after the vehicle veered off the road and struck a tree, according to a Tennessee Highway Patrol report.

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Related Topix: Hickman County, TN, Nashville, TN, Lyles, TN

StreetsBlog.org

State Interference in Nashville BRT Could Have National Implications

Last week saw the quiet death of the misguided, Koch brothers-funded Tennessee Senate Bill 2243, which would have effectively banned real bus rapid transit in Tennessee .

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Related Topix: Tennessee, George Voinovich, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Nashville Scene

First Tennessee Park: The Birthplace of Baseball in Nashville

Metro won't be making any money from the deal. Mayor Karl Dean's spokeswoman, Bonna Johnson, tells Pith that was part of the deal "just like at LP Field and Bridgestone, and it was in the agreements approved by the Council."

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN

EurekAlert!

AGA announces 2014 Class of AGA Research Scholars

The American Gastroenterological Association Research Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 AGA Research Scholars.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University, Columbia University, Nashville, TN, University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Medical News Today

Vanderbilt study tracks new lung cancer drug target

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Post and Courier

A college degree is still a bargain

Today, young adults with just a high school diploma earn 62 percent of the typical salary of college graduates.

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Related Topix: Illinois State University, West Virginia University, Ohio State University, Brown University

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Supreme Court Upholds Michigan Ban on Affirmative Action

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a ban by the state of Michigan on the use of race as a factor in considering applicants for state colleges and universities.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor

How Stuff Works

Secret to Surviving Extinction? Don't Be a Picky Eater

Cougars, which will eat meat, guts, bones - the proverbial whole enchilada, survived the mass extinction event 12,000 years ago, while their finicky cousins the saber tooth cat and American lion bit the dust.

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Related Topix: University of Wyoming

Alabama Live

Jewish scholar lectures on 'How Islam Saved the Jews,' at UAB on April 24

David Wasserstein, a professor of Jewish history at Vanderbilt University, will lecture at UAB on April 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Medical News Today

How intestinal cells build a nutrient-absorbing, pathogen repelling surface

The "brush border" - a densely packed array of finger-like projections called microvilli - covers the surfaces of the cells that line our intestines.

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Related Topix: Health

Food Management

Vandy Launches "Take a Professor to Lunch" Program

The new fEAsT initiative provides up to two vouchers per semester for students to take a teacher to lunch at a campus sit-down dining site.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

WKRN

School bus crashes in Hickman County; injuries reported

Authorities are investigating a school bus crash with injuries Monday afternoon in Hickman County.

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Related Topix: Hickman County, TN, Williamsport, TN

County 10 News

UW commencement ceremonies to begin May 10th for 1,629 graduates; Maxfield, Spence among speakers

April 21, 2014 - Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield and famed Wyoming trial lawyer and author Gerry Spence will be among speakers during University of Wyoming spring commencement ceremonies.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, University of Wyoming, Medicine, Nursing, Green River, WY, Agriculture, Science

Manufacturing.net

Ammunition Plant Explosion Ruled Accidental

The deadly explosion at a McEwen ammunition plant was accidental, according to a preliminary investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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Related Topix: Explosion, US News, ATF, OSHA

Utility Products

Camgian Microsystems, Vanderbilt University launch Internet of Things application

Camgian Microsystems Corp. and Vanderbilt University's School of Engineering have collaborated to prototype a new Internet of Things energy intelligence system for the facility management market through the engineering school's senior design program.

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WTVF Nashville

Police Investigate Homicide In Bowling Green

The Bowling Green Police Department said 62-year-old Gary L. Wynn died at 1:53 a.m. Monday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN

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