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13 hrs ago | Times Recorder

Soil workshop set for end of month

On April 28 and 29, Hans Kok will be in Zanesville to share his knowledge and experiences though the Soil -- It's Alive program.

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Related Topix: Zanesville, OH, Agriculture, Science, University of Idaho

21 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

News Briefs - Growlers to be in air this Friday over Whidbey Island . . . and other items

The sounds of prowlers and growlers will fill the air from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island on Friday.

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Related Topix: Coupeville, WA, Port Townsend, WA, Port Angeles, WA, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Columbian

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers

Cheers: Necessity, they say, is the mother of invention, but it also might be the mother of a new medical school in Washington.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, University of Washington, Spokane, WA, Clark County, WA, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Hazardous materials training course planned in Richland

The Eastern Washington Chapter Academy of Certified Hazardous Managers will hold a three-day training course to build or refresh expertise in regulations and information related to the life cycle of hazardous materials.

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Related Topix: WSU Tri-Cities

Drugs.com

Extroverts Happier Regardless of Culture, Study Finds

FRIDAY April 18, 2014, 2014 -- Being outgoing makes you happier no matter where you live, a new international study says.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Washington Senator John McCoy wants to get rid of K-12 standardized testing

Washington Senator John McCoy is asking K-12 educators to focus less on standardized testing, and more on creating "Problem Solvers."

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Undocumented students must submit WSU financial aid request by May 1

Undocumented students have until May 1 to submit a state financial aid application to Washington State University to qualify for financial help.

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Related Topix: Washington

Anchorage Daily News

Umiaq hires three

In response to UMIAQ's new Municipal Services Division, Erika Green has been hired as a Senior Planner with twelve years of professional planning experience in local and state government land use planning, policy and community development.

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Related Topix: Anchorage, AK

OregonLive.com

Oregon Arts Commission fills final two positions; director's post still open

Christine D'Arcy's abrupt and controversial firing from the Oregon Arts Commission last fall prompted five of nine commissioners to resign.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Fine Arts, Arts, Oregon State University, Entertainment

The Daily Lobo

Student parents lacking support

She tells herself she'll fill out the applications - that she needs to so she can limit how much more her student debt of $32,000 grows - but she can't find the time.

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Related Topix: UC Santa Barbara, Portland State University, University of Minnesota, Kids

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Whitworthian

Alternative-energy expert Ralph Cavalieri to discuss energy...

Ralph Cavalieri, director of Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance, will present a lecture, "Energy Independence for a Sustainable Future," on Thursday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Weyerhaeuser Hall's Robinson Teaching Theatre at Whitworth University.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Whitworth University, Agriculture

Coug Center

Deone Bucannon to visit with the New England Patriots

As the NFL draft drifts closer and closer, Deone Bucannon attempts to better his positioning and takes a visit with New England and the Patriots.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Washington State University NCAA

PsychCentral

Extroverted Behavior Reaps Happiness in Many Cultures

A new study suggests that behavior can drive emotion - at least in the case of displaying extroversion which is associated with being happy.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science

MassLive.com

Bay Path College professor John Jarvis pens biography of Native...

As a white boy raised on a mixed race Indian reservation in Idaho, Bay Path College Professor John Jarvis developed an affinity for the Native American people.

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Related Topix: Bay Path College, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Seattle Times

What a cool birthday party

Keema, all 835 pounds of grizzly bear, rolls on snow brought from Crystal Mountain for him and twin brother, Denali, for a belated 20th birthday party Tuesday at Woodland Park Zoo.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

December college graduates

Pullman, Wash. >> Nicole Callewaert, Fayetteville, earned a bachelor's degree in apparel, merchandising, and textiles from Washington State University, Pullman.

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Related Topix: Shippensburg, PA, Fayetteville, PA, Slippery Rock, PA, Waynesboro, PA, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, Opinion

Seattle Times

Round-up: WSU considers opening med school, Denver hires undocumented teachers | Education Lab

WSU considers opening medical school in Spokane : A projected need for more doctors has prompted Washington State University to consider opening a new medical school at its Spokane campus.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA

Tri-cityherald.com

WSU Tri-Cities plans 5K run on Saturday

Washington State University Tri-Cities student leaders will have a 5K run and kids dash Saturday to help students cover textbook expenses.

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KNDU

Shortage of Doctors Prompts WSU Medical School Study

Projecting a looming shortage of doctors in the state, Washington State University is exploring the creation of its own medical school.

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Related Topix: University of Washington

Mon Apr 14, 2014

EurekAlert!

Outgoing behavior makes for happier humans

Happy is as happy does, apparently-for human beings all over the world. Not only does acting extroverted lead to more positive feelings across several cultures, but people also report more upbeat behavior when they feel free to be themselves.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Wake Forest University

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