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Saturday | Arkansas Times

Kochs: Buying influence from college to politicians. Just like some other billionaires we know.

PHILANTHROPY AT WORK: The Walmart logo would be a fitting addition to the display of the UA Education Reform Department, heavily financed by and attuned to the education agenda of Walton billionaires. The billionaire Koch brothers' effort to buy influence through the political system is well-known.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor, US Politics, Florida State University, State University, AR, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, University of Arkansas

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Boston.com

From TV to the big screen, Ann Dowd is everywhere

At some point midsummer, Twitter became an Ann Dowd fan club. With roles on two high-profile cable series - Showtime's "Masters of Sex" and HBO's "The Leftovers" - the Massachusetts-raised actress, who also appeared in the finale of HBO's "True Detective," was everywhere, stealing scenes and owning Sunday-night television.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Theater, Arts, Worcester, MA

Battle Creek Enquirer

Albion College inaugurates Ditzler as new presidentAlbion College...

Albion College inaugurates Ditzler as new president Mauri Ditzler was inaugurated Friday as Albion College's 16th president. Check out this story on battlecreekenquirer.com: http://bcene.ws/1rZZL8R The sky may have been overcast and gray Friday, but the mood was bright and upbeat as Albion College and community members welcomed Mauri A. Ditzler as the college's 16th president.

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Related Topix: Albion College, Monmouth College, Albion, MI

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Go Local

GoLocalWorcester | Lifestyle | Harvard Divinity Scholar Karen King To Lecture at Holy Cross

Karen King the first woman to be appointed as the Hollis Professor of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School will present a lecture at the College of the Holy Cross on Thursday September 18th in the Rehm library at 4:30pm. The lecture titled "Hallowed Pain: Representing the Slave Blandina and Jesus' Brother James as Martyrs" will use the stories of two martyrs to explore questions about justice and the nature of God, the self and norms, and how to deal with the isolation that pain and suffering brings.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

State Rep. Donahue tops Perro in 16th Worcester District

With less than a year on the job, incumbent state Rep. Daniel M. Donahue Tuesday night beat back a well-funded primary challenge from fellow Democrat Joshua J. Perro to win the 16th Worcester District race. With less than a year on the job, incumbent state Rep. Daniel M. Donahue Tuesday night beat back a well-funded primary challenge from fellow Democrat Joshua J. Perro to win the 16th Worcester District race.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Freshman state Rep. Donahue touts commitment to 16th Worcester District

If state Rep. Daniel M. Donahue is irritated he's facing a primary challenge less than a year on the job representing the 16th Worcester District, he doesn't show it.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Community Advocate Newspaper

Worcester: Fourth annual Skating for Hope to raise funds for cancer patients

The Fourth annual Skating for Hope will be held from Friday, Sept. 19, at 5 p.m. to Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Worcester, MA, Westborough, MA, Shrewsbury, MA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Cape Commerce

Robert A. Curtis, a resident of Mashpee, has been named executive chairman of the Trudeau Institute, a medical research institute in Saranac Lake, New York.

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Related Topix: Mashpee, MA, Woods Hole, MA, University of Missouri Kansas City, Worcester, MA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Item Extra

Dr. Frederick Herx

Dr. Frederick C. Herx, 87, retired professor of philosophy at the College of the Holy Cross, died suddenly Monday, Aug. 18, at Clinton Hospital in Clinton.

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Related Topix: Clinton, MA, University of Chicago, Worcestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Worcester, MA, Boylston, MA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester hearings on form of government are put on hold

A petition requesting the City Council to hold public hearings this fall on the city's form of government has been placed on hold and will not be taken up until mid-September at the earliest.

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