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Friday | Sea Coast Echo

Artist of the Month: Jerome Anderson

The Sea Coast Echo's readers have selected Jerome Anderson as the inaugural Hancock County Artist of the Month.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Graphic Design, Arts, Southern University at New Orleans

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Business Journal

Former Xavier basketball star gets leadership post at First Financial Bank

Michael Davenport, who was a star basketball player at Xavier University, has been named director of community development and community reinvestment officer at First Financial Bank.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Astronomy

A guest blog: More than a Telescope

When I was a young amateur astronomer growing up in southwestern Ohio, I had the pleasure of getting to know quite a few amateurs in the Cincinnati and Dayton areas.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Milford, OH

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Best of New Orleans

The New New Orleans, Part 2: Alia Fleury

Alia Fleury grew up in Gentilly and moved to Metairie after Hurricane Katrina. When she's not studying chemistry, the Xavier University pre-med student is in the recording studio, writing lyrics for others and working on songs of her own.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Metairie, LA

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Patch.com

McAuley Taps '03 Alumna To Serve as New Principal

After an extensive nationwide search and interview process, Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School reached to its own ranks and appointed alumna Eileen Boyce '03, as the new principal.

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Related Topix: Oak Lawn, IL, Saint Xavier University

Daily Herald

Anime Midwest in Rosemont home to the fantastical

Kamal Khan of Lisle stands on a chair to play the role of Unit 02 while Liz Daley of Evergreen Park helps him put on his character's legs Saturday at the Anime Midwest convention in Rosemont.

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Related Topix: Evergreen Park, IL, Science / Technology, Robots, Purdue University, Computers, Life, Holidays, Halloween

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WTLV

Do you know your American history?

Do you know your American history? They are basic American history and government queries you'll find in a Civics 101 course.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Sackville Tribune-Post

Solo jazz guitar performer taking stage at Ducky's

The Catbird Jazz Society, in collaboration with the Festival by the Marsh and Ducky's Bar, presents Greg Amirault, in a solo jazz guitar performance , starting at 7:30 p.m., on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Ducky's, in Sackville.

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NOLA.com

Sister Greta Jupiter is new congregation leader of Sisters of the Holy Family in New Orleans

Sister M. Greta Jupiter was elected Congregational Leader June 25 during the 14th General Chapter of the Sisters of the Holy Family in New Orleans .

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Hockey, hospitality won heart of newcomer

Karol Boldis wasn't sure what to expect when he left his home in Slovakia and arrived in Cape Breton to finish high school and play hockey nearly two years ago.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Truro Daily News

Renowned Canadian guitarist stopping in Tatamagouche, Truro during tour

He's a former professor of guitar at St. Francis Xavier University, and has performed with jazz musicians such as Vic Juris, Gene Bertoncini, Lorne Lofsky and Slide Hampton.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Gene Bertoncini

Bangor Daily News

On Independence Day, liberty and learning each lean on the other

As we celebrate our nation's independence with hamburgers on the grill, a rousing rendition of Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture and the requisite fireworks to round out the day, it's a good time to ponder what the founding fathers would make of our educational approach today.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Business Journal

5 questions with the Buffalo Wings & Rings CEO, and you'll never...

Nader Masadeh is one of the owners and CEO of Buffalo Wings & Rings, the Union Township-based sports restaurant chain with 45 locations in the U.S. and 12 more overseas.

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Related Topix: University of Cincinnati

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Financial News & Daily Record

First Coast Success: Willard Payne broke barriers to open doors for others

It was almost 40 years ago when the former Chicago public school teacher and administrator was awarded several McDonald's franchises in Jacksonville.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL, African-American

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Shining a light on bright futures

Shine Academics graduates students Savannah Buckley, left and Chelsea Bundy, right, seated with Shine Academics founder Loran Morrison outside the Halifax North End Memorial Library on Gottingen Street.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

NOLA.com

Civil Rights Act started changing America a half-century ago

In the early 1960s, when Norman Francis and his son Michael were out for a drive, the youngster was dazzled when he saw the Martin Cinerama Theater being built on Tulane Avenue.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Tulane University

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

MacLeod weaving volume to be launched

For over 60 years, Eveline MacLeod's life has been woven into the art and craft of weaving in Cape Breton.

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UB Reporter

New Director of Assessment

Xiufeng Liu, professor and associate dean for interdisciplinary research in the Graduate School of Education, has been named the inaugural director of the new Office of Educational Innovation and Assessment , a unit within Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

CBC News

Sean Riley gives speech, hope to stroke patients

The outgoing president of St. Francis Xavier University, Sean Riley, is opening up about his experience as a stroke patient and the challenges of rehabilitation.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Examiner.com

Jesuit colleges tour Spokane, Part 3

A group of15 Jesuit colleges and universities visited Spokane in May as part of the Jesuit Excellence Tour Program.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara University, Seattle University, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, University of San Francisco

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