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Yesterday | SeacoastOnline

Fernald honored for observing weather for 40 years

One thing Kenneth Fernald can tell you for sure about the weather, is that it never rains on the third Saturday in July.


Related Topix: Weather, Greenland, NH, US Military, US Air Force

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WTVR Richmond

Virginia university to remove Confederate flags from chapel

Washington and Lee University cited slavery's "regrettable" role in the Virginia school's history and announced that it will remove Confederate battle flags from a chapel that serves as a major meeting place.


Related Topix: Washington & Lee University, Lee University, Lexington, VA

Mount Washington College to close 2 campuses

The closures will take effect before Sept. 9, the start of the 2014-15 school year, according to Stephen White, a spokesperson for Mount Washington College and the Kaplan Education group, which purchased Hesser in 2000.


Related Topix: Nashua, NH, Salem, NH, Manchester, NH

Seattle Times

Round-up: Record number sign up for free college, NYC fears preschool teacher drain

Record number of students make pledge for free college : A record-breaking 96 percent of eligible students in South King County signed up this year for the Washington College Bound Scholarship, a program that guarantees free in-state, public college tuition to students who maintain at least a 2.0 GPA and avoid getting into trouble with the law ... (more)


Related Topix: King County, WA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Los Angeles Times

The science of fireworks explained: Chemical reactions at 1,000 feet

All across the country, Americans will wrap up their Fourth of July celebrations by watching the sky light up with fireworks.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Chestertown, MD

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Silver Spring student teaching at secondary school in Tanzania

Mariel Shilling of Silver Spring is nearly done with a six-week trip to Zanzibar, Tanzania, through America's Unofficial Ambassadors program.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, World News, Tanzania, Chestertown, MD

Wed Jul 02, 2014


Video delivers the 'works' on fireworks

Just in time for Independence Day, a new video from the American Chemical Society teaches you the science behind the sparkle.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

McGeorge professor recalls trip to the south 50 years ago to enforce the Civil Rights Act

Brian Landsberg was just 26 years old when he checked into a Holiday Inn in Tuscaloosa, Ala., 50 years ago.


Related Topix: UC Berkeley, US News, University of the Pacific, American University

Mon Jun 30, 2014

CBS Local

Police Charge Suspect In Phone Robbery, Murder Of Chicago College Student

An 18-year-old man has been charged in connection with the fatal armed robbery of a South Side college student last January.


Myrtle Beach Online

Prairie home: The lineage is classic, the feel mostly modern

"Lee Copeland designed my parents' house," he says of the former dean of the University of Washington College of Architecture and Urban Planning .


Related Topix: University of Washington, Interior Design, Arts

US News & World Report

Community College Students: Budget for These 4 Unexpected Costs

Tuition and fees at two-year colleges are often significantly lower than those at four-year universities , and flexible course schedules allow many students to work either full or part time while earning their degree.


Related Topix: Train Disaster

Chemical Processing

Video: How Fireworks Dazzle

Be sure to buff up on your chemistry knowledge before taking the family to see fireworks this July 4. You can make them shout out extra OOOOOOs and AHHHHHHHs when you dazzle them with the science behdind the display.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Maryland educator is new JHS principal

Kenneth M. Garvey, of Libertytown, Md., served in military intelligence in the Army and has experience as a math instructor and assistant principal in Frederick County, Md.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Hood College, Jefferson, WV, West Virginia University, Berkeley County, WV

Tue Jun 24, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

The perfect storm of political apathy in Md.

The forecast shows clear skies over Maryland, yet there looms a perfect storm - one of apathy and non-voting on Primary Tuesday.


Related Topix: US News, Towson University

Thu Jun 19, 2014

University Business

Washington College president to step down

The president of Washington College announced Tuesday that he will step down this fall to take a new post in Virginia.


Related Topix: Chestertown, MD

Bride's Magazine

A Pretty Spring Wedding in Savannah, Georgia

Dana Boehmcke, 34, and Brian Carpenter, 36, have known each other for 16 years, though it took more than ten for them to realize that what they had was more than a friendship.


Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Wedding, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, College

Tue Jun 17, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Former W&M prof to lead Colonial Williamsburg

Mitchell Reiss, the president of Washington College in Chestertown, Md., will be the next president and CEO of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.


Related Topix: Williamsburg, VA, College of William and Mary