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Sunday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Rapid flooding stalls cars, dampens basements

A young man walks through flood waters on Austin Street at Bellevue in Worcester this afternoon.

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Related Topix: Worcester, MA, Worcester County, MA, Weather, Whitinsville, MA

Sunday | WTOP-FM Washington

Food Fight

Maria Arvarado, of Haverhill, Mass. finds empty produce bins as she shops Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Market Basket supermarket in Haverhill, Mass.

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Related Topix: Haverhill, MA, Massachusetts, Maggie Hassan, US Governors, West Bridgewater, MA, Bridgewater, MA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Updated: 2:24 p.m. Embattled grocery chain weighs proposal to buy it

Board members of the beleaguered Market Basket grocery store chain say they will "seriously consider" a proposal from its fired chief executive to buy the company as the chain faces a workers' revolt that has paralyzed the stores.

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Related Topix: West Bridgewater, MA, Bridgewater, MA, Maggie Hassan, US Governors

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Scarlet

New report finds LGB parents and their children faring well despite heterosexism

A new report co-authored by Clark University associate professor of psychology Abbie E. Goldberg finds that lesbian, gay and bisexual parents and their children are functioning quite well despite confronting heterosexism in a variety of social contexts, including healthcare, legal and school systems.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Psychology, Parenting

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain

It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures.

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Related Topix: West Bridgewater, MA, Bridgewater, MA, Maggie Hassan, US Governors

ABC News

Family Feud Sparks Revolt at Grocery Store Chain

It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures.

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Related Topix: West Bridgewater, MA, Bridgewater, MA, Maggie Hassan, US Governors

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

First impression: Admissions officials give tips on how to ace a college interview

If you want to make a good impression during your college interview, try not to kick anyone.

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Related Topix: College of the Holy Cross, Becker College

PanArmenian Network

Turkey to portray Diaspora Armenians as uncompromising 'sectarians': scholar

PanARMENIAN.Net - Seven years have passed since Hrant Dink's assassination and those who planned his murder remain free.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Beecher Herald

Beecher Women's Club Scholarship Winner

Amy Smith, left, presented Sarah Crews with a Beecher Women's Club $500 Scholarship during Honors Night at Beecher High School.

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Related Topix: Beecher, IL

The Scarlet

John Templeton Foundation awards $1.45M to Clark University

Clark University has been awarded a $1.45 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to study how universities around the world can help students find a strong sense of purpose.

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Related Topix: University, FL, University of South Florida, Harvard University, University of New Mexico, Stanford University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Groong

Identifying and honoring Muslim rescuers of Armenians

The Int'l Raoul Wallenberg Foundation July 18 2014 Identifying and honoring Muslim rescuers of Armenians Eurnekian: "This is an unchartered territory waiting to be discovered" The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation and Kaloosdian/Mugar Chair - Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University, join forces in a major ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Boston.com

Market Basket fight is a PR nightmare

The stores are running out of groceries, loyal customers are promising to shop the competition, and a group of longtime employees who were summarily fired by management are being made into martyrs by thousands of protesters.

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Related Topix: Public Relations

University Business

Colby names new vice president and secretary of the college

C. Andrew McGadney has been named vice president and secretary of the College, Colby College President David A. Greene announced July 21. McGadney will come from Clark University in Worcester, Mass., where he serves as vice president for university advancement, a position he has held for eight years.

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Related Topix: Colby College, Wesleyan University

The Scarlet

Clark U. to offer Professional Certificate in Youth Work Practice

In a world where racism, sexism, and homophobia exist, it is important for young people to have access to role models they can trust and respect-individuals who can help them develop knowledge, skills, and a sense of purpose.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

New Haven Independent

Teens On Bikes Sweep Newhallville

Neighbors shut their doors to avoid confrontation as a pack of teenage bikers set upon Newhallville, roving the streets armed with - pamphlets about going green and saving money.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Education Etc., Boston, MA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Patch.com

Chick-fil-A Coming to Westborough

The Chick-fil-A Cows have found the perfect "spot" to begin construction on Westborough's first stand-alone Chick-fil-A restaurant and will be hard at work at the construction site on July 15 as the countdown to the fall grand opening continues.

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Related Topix: Westborough, MA, Worcester, MA, Chicopee, MA, Peabody, MA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Filmmaker, a Clark grad, documents city council election post-Katrina

New Orleans Councilwoman Stacy Head and her friend and political adviser, Barbara Lacen-Keller, are the focus the documentary "Getting Back to Abnormal."

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, POV, Entertainment, Television

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Scarlet

Gurel APA-Clark University Workshop for High School Teachers celebrates 10 years

Above: APA-Clark High School Teachers' Workshop, July 2014. Front row: 1st from right, Dr. Nancy Budwig, Associate Provost and Dean of Research; 2nd from right, Dr. Lee Gurel, workshop sponsor In the past decade, more than 200 high school teachers from around the country have traveled to Clark during the summer to attend the annual Lee Gurel ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Missouri, Psychology, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Ball State University

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Principal let go from Wachusett district to take helm at Columbus Park school in Worcester

Siobhan Dennis has been named principal of the Columbus Park Preparatory Academy, effective Monday.

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Related Topix: Worcester, MA, Rutland, MA, Education Etc., Family, Kids

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Area police chiefs, civil liberties activists praise Supreme Court cellphone ruling

Local civil liberties advocates and several area police chiefs could share in the praise for a unanimous Supreme Court ruling this week that police must obtain warrants before searching the digital contents of cellphones taken from people who are placed under arrest.

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

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