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53 min ago | Examiner.com

Kevin Hamedani dishes on his sleeper hit film 'Junk'

Back in November, we told you about the best film that film festivals didn't understand : Kevin Hamedani's Junk .

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5 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

Obesity deaths underestimated

Obesity may be the cause of death in one out of five adults, which is much higher than previously estimated.

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9 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Pulitzer Prizes inspire, reward great journalism

Journalism is what we do in the newsroom every day. We do our best to tell you what's going on in your community and introduce you to some interesting folks who live here.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Daily Mail

Man, 20, accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh Columbia University professor and

When George met George: Little prince is introduced to a bilby named in his honor on trip to the zoo with William and Kate The million dollar meth lab: Police raid high tech drug production base in luxury lake front mansion that was stacked with guns Caught! USPS worker who was in 'unspeakable pain' claimed $300k in disability checks for five years ... (more)

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Related Topix: Religion, Sikh

Fox News

Hate crime arrest in NY attack on Sikh professor

A man accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh professor before a group of young men who had called the professor "Osama" and a "terrorist" attacked him, has been arrested and charged with a hate crime, police said Saturday.

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Related Topix: Religion, Sikh

ABC News

Hate Crime Charge in NYC Attack on Sikh Professor

A man police say pulled the beard of a Sikh professor last year in New York City has been charged with a hate crime.

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Related Topix: Religion, Sikh

Prince George Citizen

Man accused of pulling beard of Sikh professor during NYC attack is charged with ...

A man accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh professor in an attack where young men called the professor "Osama" and a "terrorist" has been arrested and charged with a hate crime, police in New York City said Saturday.

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Related Topix: Religion, Sikh

El Paso Times

Burges High School journalism students bring silver and gold to the table

Part of Burges High School 2013 award winning newspaper and yearbook staff poses for a photo on Thursday at Burges High School.

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Related Topix: Journalism, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, Kansas State University

Columbia Spectator

DEES Thesis Proposal: Seismicity and Seismic Imaging of the Alaska Megathrust Fault

The Columbia University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences presents Seismicity and Seismic Imaging of the Alaska Megathrust Fault In this week's lead story, Suze Myers explores the pros and cons of studying visual arts at a school like Columbia or Barnard, and what an art degree from one This week in history in 1979, University ... (more)

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Huffington Post

Why Being Rejected By Your Dream School Isn't The End Of The World

Everyone's had nightmares about that classic thin envelope. It's something you dread from the time college is a mere blip on your radar, to the moment you wait with your own children to hear from the school of their dreams.

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Related Topix: New York University, Princeton University

HON

Nurses' Experience Key to Better Patient Care, Study Says

Patients may get the best care when treated in hospital units staffed by highly experienced nurses, a new study shows.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

Medical Daily

Is Parkinson's An Autoimmune Disease? Neurons May Die From Body's Faulty Immune System

Parkinson's may be a combination of neurological and autoimmune diseases, but the ultimate question of why remains a mystery.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Cellist Jay Campbell to Perform at Columbia University's Italian Academy, 5/7

Columbia University's Italian Academy for Advanced Studies presents the adventurous young cellist Jay Campbell, First Prize Winner of the 2012 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition, on its Spring 2014 concert series Wednesday evening, May 7th at 7:00 p.m. in the Teatro of the Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY.

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The Bulletin

Awful Allergies

The season of spring is here again. It's a bittersweet time of year with colorful blossoms and the annoying allergies we are all too familiar with.

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Related Topix: Opinion

SF Weekly

Rebel Music Author Hisham Aidi on the Relationship Between Hip-Hop and Islam

A decade or so ago, when Columbia University lecturer Hisham Aidi worked as a journalist covering youth culture in New York's Harlem and the Bronx, he discovered that Muslim kids from around the world were making pilgrimages to what Aidi calls "the Mecca of hip-hop": the Bronx, where the genre was arguably born.

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Related Topix: Religion, Islam, DJ Kool, Hip-Hop, African-American, UC Berkeley

The Macon Telegraph

Explore architecture of Neel Reid during annual ramble hosted by Federated Garden Club of Macon

The Neel House, which now houses the Federated Garden Clubs of Macon, was architect Neel Reid’s first job after graduation from Columbia University just after the turn of the 20th Century.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KUOW-FM Seattle

A Look At Russian President Putin's Strategy In Ukraine

Steve Scher talks with Columbia University Professor Stephen Sestanovich about today's meeting between U.S., Ukrainian, EU and Russian officials in Geneva.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

Post and Courier

Air Force leader to give 2014 commencement speech at the Citadel

The Citadel has tapped the Secretary of the U.S. Air Force to give the commencement address for the class of 2014.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, The Citadel, Duke University

Examiner.com

U.S. government climate control investments: Farce or no farce?

Did dinosaur gas launch global warming on our planet? Some British researchers believe it's possible, in a Current Biology report as noted by the Boston Herald.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology

Free Republic

College: The Sixty-Five Thousand Dollar Misunderstanding

Back in 1962, Robert Gover published a novel called the One Hundred Dollar Misunderstanding [2] whose premise Amazon describes this way: "A college sophomore spends a weekend with a pretty 14-year-old black prostitute under the manly misapprehension that she has invited him because she finds him irresistible."

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