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  1. Obese Kids May Be Ostracized By 1st Grade, More Likely to be DepressedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PsychCentral

    A new study has found that as early as first grade, severely obese children are more likely to be withdrawn and show signs of depression . They are also less liked by their peers, and more often picked on, teased, and made fun of than their classmates of healthy weights, according to researchers at Oklahoma State University, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, and West Virginia University.

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  2. Courcoux Joins Carolina OneRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Goose Creek Gazette

    Mount Pleasant native Lauren DeLuca Courcoux has decided to adapt the management and personnel skills she acquired in the food and beverage industry to a career in real estate. Courcoux has recently placed her license with the Mount Pleasant Highway 17 North office of Carolina One Real Estate near Brickyard Plantation.

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  3. As early as first grade, children with severe obesity are more likely to be ostracizedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Childhood obesity has almost quadrupled among 6- to 11-year-olds since 1980. Today, approximately one in 20 children in the United States is severely obese and this public health threat costs the U.S. government billions of dollars annually.

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  4. Diminished Arpeggios: Using Small Arpeggio Shapes and InversionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Guitar World

    As a long-time and avid reader of Guitar World , writing this column is very exciting and a great honor for me! Over the next few months, I'll go over a variety of ideas for developing technique as well as making solos more musical and expressive. Sweep picking has become the new gold standard technique for rock and metal guitarists in recent years.

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  5. Better leveraging higher education institutions in cities and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

    For more than one year, I've been meaning to write about Greensboro, North Carolina , and how one of the planks of their economic development and urban revitalization planning is to better leverage opportunities present within the myriad of higher education institutions in their community, ranging from two public universities, the University of North Carolina Greensboro and North Carolina Agriculture & Technical State University--an HBCU land grant college, a community college system, and six private schools. The range of programs attracts students not just from North Carolina, but from across the US and many foreign countries, adding a level of cosmopolitanism and a research thrust that likely wouldn't be present otherwise.

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  6. Cedar Grove resident strives for better environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | The Item

    Mount St. Dominic students Catherine Morrissey '17, Natalie Hall '17, and Kristen Oehm '16; of Cedar Grove, sitting, Genevieve Duran '16, Rachel Martini '16, Paris LaPorta '16, and Tyler Moorer '16. Kristen Oehm, a Cedar Grove resident and senior student at Mount St. Dominic Academy, collected donations to benefit a special project, and helped spread awareness to Earth Day through a variety of activities.

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  7. Grape polyphenols help counter negative effects of high fat dietRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | NewsTarget.com

    Grape polyphenols may help protect the body from the effects of a diet high in fat, according to two studies conducted by researchers from the University of North Carolina Greensboro, and published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry . "These two studies suggest that grapes and grape polyphenols may help offset a number of the adverse effects of consuming a high fat diet and trigger improvements in intestinal or systemic health," lead researcher Michael McIntosh said.

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  8. Ex-a teacher of the yeara charged in 1973 prep-school sex assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Arthur Peekel, a former Illinois teacher of the year, is accused of sexually assaulting a prospective student while he worked at a New Hampshire prep school in 1973. A former Illinois "Teacher of the Year" has been charged with sexually assaulting a prospective student back in 1973 when he worked in the admissions office of Phillips Exeter Academy, an exclusive New Hamplshire prep school.

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  9. Former Phillips Exeter faculty member charged with sexually assaulting teen 43 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | UnionLeader.com

    A shelter-in-place order for parts of the West Side after two officers were shot early Friday.

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  10. Study Finds Nationality Is Not a Good Indicator of Work-Related Cultural ValuesRead the original story

    Friday May 13 | Newswise

    Researchers and businesses have often operated under the idea that work-related cultural values are defined by country - just think of stereotypes about countries that are known to have hard workers or are team-oriented. A new study finds that nationality is actually a bad proxy for work-related cultural values, and points to other groupings - such as occupation - as more reliable indicators.

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  11. Bob R. Callicutt Joins HomeTrust Bank as Davidson County Market PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | GlobeNewswire

    HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. , the holding company for HomeTrust Bank , announced today that the Bank has hired Bob R. Callicutt as Market President for the Bank's Davidson County Market. Callicutt reports to Jonathan Jobe, Senior Vice President and Regional President.

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  12. 8 RCC students awarded Golden Leaf scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Eight Richmond Community College students intending to transfer to a four-year college or university were recently awarded scholarships from the Golden Leaf Foundation. The 2016 scholarship recipients are Chelsea Covington, Amber Daniels, Jessie Daniels, Sandra Huneycutt, Jessica Penny, James Rierson, Jordan Smith and Diamond Sargent.

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  13. Sharing his voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... currently resides in Greensboro, where he is a retired English professor from the University of North Carolina Greensboro. Having grown up on his grandparents' farm in Canton, Chappell said he always looks forward to coming back home to Haywood ...

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  14. Fred Chappell to Present His New Fantasy NovelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Poet and novelist, Fred Chappell will return to City Lights Bookstore on Friday, May 13th at 6:30 p.m. to read from and sign his new fantasy novel. In A Shadow All of Light, a young man sets off on a journey to become the apprentice of a master shadow thief.

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  15. SUNY Brockport names business school deanRead the original story

    Thursday May 5 | Rochester Business Journal

    A new leader is being announced today for the School of Business Administration and Economics at SUNY College at Brockport. Joyendu Bhadury takes his post as dean effective Aug. 1. He replaces Susan Stites-Doe, who has been serving as interim dean since January.

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  16. John Hood: N.C. cities set standard in treating domestic violenceRead the original story

    Saturday May 7 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The city of High Point is making national headlines for its innovative approach to combating the scourge of domestic violence. Nearby Lexington has adopted the same model.

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  17. Memorial for Actor David Compton Set for Today at Nashville Children's TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 6 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... event starting at 2:30 pm. After being born in Badin, North Carolina and attending University of North Carolina Greensboro, David made his way to Nashville. David's remarkable career spanned over thirty years in Nashville theatre, including eight ...

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  18. The Weird Way Social Media Is Messing With Your BrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 6 | Allure

    On a balmy summer evening in San Francisco, Bridget and her husband were out to dinner at a fancy restaurant. Absorbed in the intimate conversation of married people, they didn't notice the pretty young woman walk in the door behind them until they heard her exclaim, "Bridget!" Bridget looked up, tried to smile, but couldn't overcome the confusion in her expression.

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  19. Anti-Trans I-1515 could cost state $4.5 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 6 | Seattle Gay News

    The Williams Institute researches the economic effects of anti-LGBT discrimination, and in its latest report it analyzes the fiscal impact of I-1515. 'The non-discrimination requirements in [Title VII and Title IX] protect transgender people from discrimination, including by allowing them to use restrooms and other facilities that correspond to their gender identity,' said Amira Hasenbush, a research fellow at the Williams Institute.

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  20. Memorial for Actor David Compton Set for Saturday at Nashville Children's TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 5 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... event starting at 2:30 pm. After being born in Badin, North Carolina and attending University of North Carolina Greensboro, David made his way to Nashville. David's remarkable career spanned over thirty years in Nashville theatre, including eight ...

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