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Stanford's hybrid MOOC offers alternative
When Tina Seelig, executive director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program, taught "A Crash Course on Creativity" last spring, the 38 students in her graduate class worked on the same projects as the 25,000 people around the world who took the MOOC version of the course.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
People warned to buy Nutcracker tickets from authorized sellers
Organizers for the upcoming "Nutcracker" productions in Baton Rouge are urging patrons to buy tickets from authorized ticket sellers, not third-party websites where the prices can be several hundred dollars higher.
Globe and Mail
Are foreign workers the answer to B.C.'s skilled-labour shortage?
Glen Paul, 24, was connected to a job at the New Afton project near Kamloops through the B.C. Aboriginal Mine Training Association.
Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson outspent challenger Ken Lanci by $300K, but spent less per...
Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson spent about $923,000 on his re-election campaign - outspending his millionaire challenger Ken Lanci by more than $300,000, according to an analysis of campaign finance records from mid-2012 to the present.
On the Move
The Iowa Lakes Corridor held its fourth annual Business Recognition in Spencer, Iowa.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Mining labour crunch: Are foreign workers the solution?
Glen Paul, 24 poses in front New Gold's New Afton Mine project, Dec. 13, 2013, just outside of Kamloops, B.C. In many ways, Paul is a rare commodity: a young worker entering an industry that observers warn is on the verge of a critical shortage of skilled labour, with some estimates predicting B.C. alone will need more than 10,000 workers during ... (more)
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Down The Broom
Here's a set with this reel that was played by a band known as THE IRISH TRADITION They played CONGRESS REEL / DOWN THE BROOM / STAR OF MUNSTER.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Stretford cafe banned from operating after repeatedly ignoring council's hygiene warnings
THE owner of a Stretford cafe has been banned from operating a food business until further notice after pleading guilty to eight food hygiene offences.
Ian Edmondson declared 'unfit' to face phone-hacking trial
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Thu Dec 12, 2013
Senator DeSaulnier Launches Caucus to End Poverty and Inequality in California
Senator Mark DeSaulnier has announced the formation of a new legislative caucus focused on poverty and inequality in California.
Senior Sleuth: A supportive setting for weight loss
"There was joy and happiness at the scale today!" Thus began a recent Weight Watchers meeting at the Methodist Church The group dynamic was definitely in play as the leader, Melodee Mitchell, executive director of the Child Care Council, started the meeting.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Suffolk aims to keep young adults on LI college campuses
Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun McKay speaks beside Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker during a press conference regarding a study on the idea of creating affordable housing for young people on college campuses at SCCC in Brentwood.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Watts exit would leave scrambled race for Congress
U.S. Mel Watt's departure from Congress could trigger a complicated process to fill his seat for those who would replace him – a group that Monday grew by one.
The Paramus Post
Celebrity Food & Wine Show Featuring Food Network Judge and Author, Chef Maneet Chauhan,
Also includes"White House Chef Tours" producer, Chef Guy Mitchell and ABC Eyewitness News Anchor Lori Stokes Saturday, March 8th and Sunday March 9th Clinton Inn 145 Dean Street Tenafly, New Jersey To Purchase Tickets: www.giantsofgenerosity.org $75.00, $60.00, $55.00, $30.00 Food and Wine Grand Tasting, Cooking Competitions, Culinary Workshops to ... (more)
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Trish Clark named to permanent post at Woodford Theatre
The board of The Woodford Theatre in Versailles has removed the word interim from executive and artistic director Trish Clark’s title.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Parker School faces a long, slow slog to success
Jenny DiBlasi, vice president of Community, Child and Family Services; representatives of applicable state and local social service, health and child welfare agencies - chosen by state education commissioner.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Get the insider's tour of the Wisconsin Club with John Constantine
John Constantine has given plenty of tours of the Wisconsin Club in downtown Milwaukee over his nearly 24 years as general manager.
Parade settling into Keizer
For a third time, the Festival of Lights Holiday Parade takes to Keizer's River Road next Saturday night, Dec. 14. The parade, referred to as the largest lit parade west of the Mississippi River, started in Salem in 1990 before being moved to Keizer in 2011.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
98 Body products revealed to have cancer-causing chemical
According to the Center for Environmental Health, 98 shampoos, soaps and other personal care products you'll find on store shelves contain a cancer-causing chemical.
Kroger sees customers' favorite charities as the key to loyalty
Ward 4 3 11, Socia 1 0 2, Horn 2 0 4, Brown 6 4 16, Barge 2 5 9, Lefker 1 1 3,... Watching the news was unbearable.