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20 hrs ago | District Administration

Kaplan EdTech Accelerator and Techstars launch startup program

Kaplan, Inc. , the global education company and largest subsidiary of the Graham Holdings Company , and Techstars , the global startup accelerator, announced today the 12 education-technology startups selected to participate in the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator , powered by Techstars, their three-month immersive mentorship and business development ... (more)


Related Topix: Education, TechStars, Internet, Science / Technology, Grockit

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Cupcake chain to auction assets

A New Jersey bankruptcy judge on Thursday gave Crumbs Bake Shop Inc. the go-ahead to auction off its assets next month, with a minimum bid set at $6.8 million, Crumb's Hackensack lawyer Michael D. Siroto said Friday.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Hackensack, NJ, Education, Ridgewood, NJ, Paramus, NJ

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Jerusalem Post

US court finds Iran, North Korea liable for damages for 2006 rocket attacks

Federal judge rules rogue states responsible for providing "material support and assistance to the Hezbollah terrorists who fired the rockets at Israel that caused the plaintiffs' injuries."


Related Topix: Asia, North Korea, World News, Education, Terrorism

Baltimore Jewish Times

Boys' Night Out

The grills were fired up and the strong smell of Scotch filled the air on a recent Sunday, as approximately 150 Jewish men spent the evening with the Etz Chaim Center for Jewish Living and Learning to "raise the steaks."


Related Topix: Education, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Wine, Drink, Owings Mills, MD

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Regions Bank Expands Multifamily Real Estate Banking Capabilities by Obtaining Fannie Mae Delegated Underwriting and Servicing Approval and $1 Billion Servicing Portfolio )--Regions Bank, the primary banking subsidiary of Regions Financial Corporation , today announced that it has been approved as a Fannie Mae Delegated Under... )--SimCorp ... (more)


Related Topix: Education, Non-Profit, Marketing

The Post-Standard

NY Minute: Could Moreland fallout close gap between Cuomo and Astorino?

In this combination of two file photos, Westchester County executive Rob Astorino, left, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo are shown.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Westchester County, NY, Onondaga County, NY, Education

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cape Cod Times

'Red' explores challenges, conflicts of the artist

"What do you see?" The question is posed - and often repeated - by the abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko throughout "Red," an award-winning bio-drama at North Truro's Payomet Performing Arts Center.


Related Topix: North Truro, MA, Education

The Baltimore Sun

Libyan al Qaeda suspect's legal defense financed by foreign government

A foreign government is paying for the criminal defense of alleged senior al Qaeda militant Anas al-Liby, his defense lawyer told a U.S. judge on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Prison, Terrorism, Education

The Planning Report

Moses and the Future of the LA River

Sam Hall Kaplan joins recent conversations about Robert Moses and Frederick Law Olmsted-offering a rich overview of Moses's work accompanied by personal anecdote.


Related Topix: Education, Publishing, Media, New Times, Art Center College of Design

States Help New Mothers Get Birth Control Through Medicaid

A woman is about to give birth. It will be her second child, and she's not looking to have a third anytime soon.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Control Group, Education, Women's Health


ItCH: A Moreland Mess for Governor Cuomo

The New York Times today has produced a bombshell of a report , looking at how Governor Cuomo's administration repeatedly interfered with its own anti-corruption commission whenever its investigators got too close to the governor or his political allies.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Publishing, Media, New Times, Education

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Media Life Magazine

Ken Jeong starring in MTV comedy pilotThe - Community' actor will...

Actor Ken Jeong has joined MTV to star in a comedy pilot called "Ken Jeong Made Me Do It."


Related Topix: Community, Entertainment, Television, Ken Jeong, Swank, Apparel, Public Relations, Education, New York

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The New York Observer

New to the Neighborhood: TriBeCa's Community Vibe

"New to the Neighborhood" is a recurring series in which we profile New Yorkers who have recently relocated to a new part of the city to get the scoop on their new neighborhood's hidden gems.


Related Topix: Tribeca (New York, NY), New York, NY, Manhattan, NY, Education

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Town Talk

Justices' cellphone privacy ruling may have broad impact

When it comes to same-sex marriage, last year's Supreme Court ruling that the federal government must recognize legally married gay and lesbian couples has led to a string of lower court decisions striking down state marriage bans.


Related Topix: US News, Wedding, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Education, Privacy, New York

The Arizona Republic

Justices' cellphone privacy ruling may have big impact

The justices' 9-0 ruling that police need a warrant to search a cellphone was arguably the most significant of the 2013-14 term.


Related Topix: Wedding, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Education, Privacy, John G. Roberts

USA Today

Justices' cellphone privacy ruling may have broad impact

The Supreme Court's unanimous ruling last month that police cannot search through cellphones without a warrant could have a broad impact on the clash between privacy and technology.


Related Topix: US News, Wedding, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Education, Privacy, John G. Roberts

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

A living record of Beatlemania

Sreaming teenagers wave a banner welcoming the Beatles outside the Plaza Hotel in New York on Feb. 7, 1964, two days before they appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Education

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Big percentage of NH job seekers look for work out of state

New Hampshire is home to the fifth highest percentage of job seekers looking for a job outside their home state, according to a website study released Tuesday.


Related Topix: New Hampshire, Nashua, NH, Education, Durham, NH

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Project Rushmore Theatre Presents World of Sinatras and Exquisite Potential in Rep, Beg. Tonight

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.


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

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Media Life Magazine

Christopher Walken joins NBCa s a Peter Pana The actor will play Captain ...

NBC has found its Captain Hook for the upcoming live special "Peter Pan." The network has signed Christopher Walken to star as the famous villain, alongside actress Kristen Bell , who will play Peter Pan.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Christopher Walken, Marketing, Public Relations, Education


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