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Wednesday | US News & World Report

Beagles 'Lobby' Against Taxpayer-Funded Animal Experiments

He's a beagle who spouts off a bark or two, but then greets strangers with a wag of the tail.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tom Coburn, US Politics, John McCain, Education

Wednesday | Silicon Alley Insider

Greenpeace Rips Apart Lego's Partnership With Shell In a New Psa [the Brief]

Greenpeace created a new PSA made entirely out of Legos to protest the toy company's decision to include a Shell logo on some of its products.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Education

Tue Jul 08, 2014

FindLaw

Donziger Appeals Chevron RICO Verdict, Briefs Filed in 2nd Cir

Just call it the case that keeps going, and going. And going. Over two decades strong, what started out as a case to protect the indigenous people of the Amazon basin in Ecuador from the destruction resulting from oil exploration, has devolved into a RICO battle that will test the limits and applicability of the civil provisions of the statute.

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Related Topix: Education

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Daily Record

When law firms go bankrupt

When a law firm throws in the towel, what happens to its lawyers? They move on, that's what.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Education

Wed Jul 02, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Jamie Ross & Jonathan C. Kaplan Star in TriArts Sharon...

TriArts Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, presents Mitch Albom 's Tuesdays with Morrie from July 3-6 on Stage 2 in the Bok Gallery.

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Related Topix: Education, Drama Movies, Tuesdays with Morrie, Mitch Albom, Kentucky, Journalism

Mon Jun 30, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

The Project Rushmore Theatre Company Presents World of Sinatras and Exquisite Potential in Rep

WORLD OF SINATRAS takes place in suburban New Jersey during the 1960s. Vietnam, civil rights, the assassinations, and sex, drugs, and rock n' roll burn up the American streets, mirroring the turmoil inside the Murdoch home.

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Related Topix: New York, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Education

Washington Post

In the Loop: Obama's judicial nominees racing to the bench after Reid went nuclear

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid 's triggering last year of the "nuclear option" - which eliminated filibusters on most nominees - has resulted in a sharp increase in the number of Obama-picked judges on the federal bench.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US News, Education, Minnesota, Tax

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Daily Texan

Rare baseball collection comes to Texas campus

For the most avid baseball fans, it's a dream to get a ball autographed by their favorite player.

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Related Topix: Education, Collecting, Life, Hobbies

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Washington Examiner

Obama again scoffs at 'phony scandals' most Americans think are real

President Obama is back on the road complaining that Republican lawmakers offer nothing but "cynicism and fear and frustration," as they focus more on "phony scandals" than the needs of the American people.

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Related Topix: Education

Salt Lake Tribune

Kaplan: It's not our war

WASHINGTON a Despite prodding from the United States and others, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki doesn't want to share power, the Kurds don't want to give up a shot at independence, and the Sunnis would rather stick with murderous jihadist protectors than trust a Shiite government that shuns their demands and persecutes their leaders.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Education, Opinion

Thu Jun 26, 2014

San Francisco Magazine

Why Can't San Francisco Pride Attract Any Decent Celebrities?

It's Pride weekend, and people up and down the West Coast and around the world have flocked to San Francisco for our 44th annual San Francisco Pride Parade on Sunday.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Education, Transgender

The New York Observer

Daniel Boulud and Andrew Rannells Remind Us Why Jollity Outdoors Is Paramount

There's something about social leisure en plein air for harried urbanites. Despite the cruelty of New York summers, we relish time outside, from grubby curbside brunches in the East Village to endless pours of rose on a twilit Lincoln Center terrace.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Education

Columbia Journalism Review

Brick by brick

In April, six months after her family sold the newspaper it had controlled for eight decades to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Washington Post publisher Katharine Weymouth walked onstage in the paper's auditorium to reverse what had been the signature strategy of her six years at the helm.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Amazon, Jeff Bezos, The Washington Post Company, University Media, Education

Wed Jun 25, 2014

TechCrunch

Investments Decline As Education Technology Grows Up

School may be out for summer, but the nation's education-focused technology startups are still hitting the books, drumming up new business and new investments to capitalize on overwhelming demand for innovation from primary and secondary schools and colleges.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education, New York, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Colorado State University

Reuters

After a decade, Parmalat lawsuit vs Grant Thornton in U.S. is back

A federal appeals court in Chicago said auditor Grant Thornton LLP must again face a lawsuit over its alleged role in the collapse of Italian dairy company Parmalat SpA, while lamenting that its decision puts the nearly 10-year-old case on the brink of starting anew.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Accounting, Grant Thornton, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Cook County, IL, Education

Business Wire

Kaplan Acquires Dev Bootcamp, Founder and Leader of the Software Developer Bootcamp Industry

With this acquisition, Kaplan becomes not only the largest provider of test prep worldwide but also one of the largest players in the emerging market of coding bootcamps.

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Related Topix: Education

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Kaplan to Buy Dev Bootcamp

In a sign that coding schools may become bigger players in higher education, Kaplan Inc. plans to announce on Wednesday that it is buying Dev Bootcamp, a two-year-old school that offers nine-week crash courses to aspiring software developers.

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Related Topix: Education

The Leaf-Chronicle

For same-sex marriage pioneer, a very busy year

It is a line I have used to open speeches on the lecture circuit for years and it never fails to... Edie Windsor after introducing President Obama at a Democratic National Committee LGBT Gala in New York last week.

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Related Topix: Greenwich Village (New York, NY), New York, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US News, Gay/Lesbian, Education

Mon Jun 23, 2014

District Administration

Kaplan and Microsoft partner on math practice app

Educational services industry leader Kaplan has teamed up with Microsoft Corp. to create Core Score, a free educational app for Windows devices that provides students in grades three through eight with grade-appropriate math practice questions created for the Common Core State Standards.

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Related Topix: Education, Microsoft, Startups

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Wall Street Journal

What You Need to Know About Social Security

You sit down with your boss, who begins as follows: "Actually, our payroll system is impossibly complicated.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Education

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