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2 hrs ago | BrothersJudd Blog

60 IN '14:

The Odds of a GOP Wave Are Increasing : This year's political environment is shaping up to be nearly as bleak as 2010, and that's ominous news for Senate Democrats.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat

6 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Tulane names new vice president of student affairs

J. Davidson "Dusty" Porter has been named the new vice president for student affairs at Tulane University.

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Related Topix: Tulane University, University of Vermont, University of Maryland College Park, Maryland institute, College of Art

10 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Dover woman graduates from Emory University

Sofia Kouninis has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences with a minor in Journalism from Emory University in Atlanta, Ga.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

11 hrs ago | Aidsmap

Treatment as prevention may not work in Africa without couples counselling

Image taken from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Couples HIV Counseling and Testing Intervention and Training manual.

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Related Topix: Health, HIV/AIDS, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World News, Zambia

15 hrs ago | News Observer

Modern camp meetings build on rich heritage of faith, family

"I would have married him anyway," said the 85-year-old retired teacher from Covington.

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Related Topix: Georgia

Tue Jul 22, 2014

CBS Local

Doctor Claims That Dogs Understand What Humans Say To Them

Dr. Greg Berns of Emory University wants to prove that a dog really does understand what its owner is saying to them.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Long-dead Pillowtex reborn as unlikely issue in U.S. Senate race in Georgia

The iconic 200-foot-tall twin smokestacks at Pillowtex towered over downtown Kannapolis in 2005 And it wasn't unusual to see several generations of families work in the mills for Pillowtex and predecessor companies Cannon Mills and Fieldcrest Cannon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

CBS 3 Springfield

Do you know what your dog is thinking? New research may help

Dr. Greg Berns at Emory University says dogs really understand what we say to them and his one-of-a-kind dog project looks to prove it.

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Related Topix: Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Liberals see racial animus, is it really there? Also, the next Great Moderation

Racial or political animus? Last week, on ABC's "This Week," Attorney General Eric Holder told correspondent Pierre Thomas that he perceives "racial animus a [and] a certain level of vehemencea that's directed at me [and] directed at the President.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

KEPR CBS 19

HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Johns Hopkins University, Australia, World News, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Times

New minister brings nurturing outlook to Oakwood First United Methodist Church

"There's a lot of hurting people and a lot of people in need," Skinner said, "but no matter what the circumstances are, if they know God is bigger than circumstance, if they feel his love and feel valued throughout, I believe that's the message they need to hear."

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Related Topix: Methodist, Religion, Franklin County, GA, Carnesville, GA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

local graduates

Emily Deubler of Dallas received a Master of Science degree in public health from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, Atlanta, Ga., in May. James Fichter of Drums was awarded a diploma from the Massage Academy of the Poconos this year.

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Related Topix: Dallas, PA, Drums, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA, University of Rhode Island

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA Regenerative Bioscience Center to host lecture on cellular therapies

The University of Georgia Regenerative Bioscience Center will host a lecture by Emory University's Ian Copland July 30 at noon in Room 175 of the Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences as part of the center's continuing support in building a stronger regenerative medicine community in Georgia.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia

Evanston Review

Winnetka Club honors scholarship award winners

In total, $40,000 was divided amongst the recipients, which is more than $2,000 greater than last year's total scholarship amount.

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Related Topix: Evanston, IL, DePaul University, Winnetka, IL

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Harvard University

Berkman Center front page: Upcoming Events: Uncovering Algorithms:...

Tuesday, July 22 , 12:30pm ET, Berkman Center for Internet & Society, 23 Everett St, 2nd Floor.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

The Macon Telegraph

Medical Center ranked high by U.S. News & World Report

The Medical Center of Central Georgia has been ranked a top hospital in the country for cardiology treatment and heart surgery, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

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Related Topix: Geriatric Medicine, Medicine, Nephrology, Urology, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Fetch Your News

Susan G. Wells : Obituary

Susan G. Wells of Jasper, Georgia passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Emory University Hospital Midtown in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Related Topix: Pickens County, GA, Jasper, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Midtown (Atlanta, GA)

Free Republic

Business majors' job prospects are looking bright

For business graduates, job placement appears to be on par with last year, if not slightly better, and salaries are holding firm.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Item

Parsippany Life: Student News, July 16, 2014

Caldwell University has named these students to its dean's list for the spring semester: Melissa Fratella and Kristin Wagner of Morris Plains; Lindsay Hulin and Tiana Dionisio of Lake Hiawatha; and Jennifer Cory and Jessica Gabelmann of Parsippany.

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Related Topix: Parsippany, NJ, Morris Plains, NJ, Lake Hiawatha, NJ, Bucknell University, Marist College

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Arrington, Muhammad to face off in July 22 primary

The new Fulton County Commission District 5 seat is up for grabs in Tuesday's runoff between Democrats Marvin S. Arrington Jr. and Brenda J. Muhammad, both residents of Atlanta.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

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