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Speaker John BoehnerA s top immigration aide was at the center of a heated dispute between the speaker and Rep. Louie Gohmert at a closed-door conference meeting Tuesday, according to several people who witnessed the altercation.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Thu Jul 31, 2014


2 Americans with Ebola virus to be flown to U.S.

Officials at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta announced Thursday there are plans to transfer at least one patient infected with the Ebola virus to their special facility.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Nursing


Source: Flight leaves for Liberia to evacuate Americans infected with Ebola

Actor Rob Lowe is lending his comedic talents to the Discovery channel. In a new promo for Shark Week he throws up chum while riding two sharks.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WLUK-TV Green Bay

W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

The death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa as security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone's capital Thursday looking for patients and others exposed to the disease.


Related Topix: World News, Kenya, North Carolina

WIS-TV Columbia

Emory Hospital to receive Ebola patient in Atlanta

Emory University Hospital has been told that a patient with the Ebola virus will be transferred to its hospital in Atlanta.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Emory psychologist researches ' high sensation seeking' people

Ken Carter, psychology professor at Emory University's Oxford College, is studying high-sensation seeking people for an upcoming book on this personality trait.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, University of Delaware

Coastal Observer

Churches: Female minister one of only two in area

Becoming the first woman to be named minister of St. Paul Waccamaw United Methodist Church has been an easy one, she said.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

The Times-Herald

Effort seeks support for 'Common Law Grand Jury'

Citizens from across Georgia will be gathering in Ringgold today in an effort to have "Common Law Grand Juries" in each county.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

Alliance Theatre to Premiere Natasha Trethewey's Native Guard, 9/26-10/19

The Alliance Theatre has announced the world premiere of NATIVE GUARD. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey's NATIVE GUARD will be brought to the stage with actors, music, imagery, and visual art in a complete theatrical staging.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, African-American, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Theater

Daily Herald

Civil War battle sites: There's an app for that

Last week marked the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Nature Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Fellow

Langone Medical Center invites applications for a post-doctoral fellow with strong training in task-based fMRI and structural brain imaging to join our research team.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Stanford University, Rutgers University

PhysOrg Weblog

Socialization relative strength in fragile X longitudinal study

Standard scores measuring "adaptive behavior" in boys with fragile X syndrome tend to decline during childhood and adolescence, the largest longitudinal study of the inherited disorder to date has found.


Related Topix: Autism, Health, Stanford University

New Yorker

The Digital Life of Salman Rushdie

The collection included the usual papers and letters along with a trove of Rushdie's digital materials, including his personal computers , and an agreement to donate all his subsequent digital effects to the library.


Related Topix: Computers, Libraries

Foster's Daily Democrat

Honorable mentions

Courtesy photo Lucas Schroeder, an 8th grader at Oyster River Middle School, was one of the Top Ten winners in the New York Times/Learning Network Persuasive Essay contest.


Related Topix: Rochester Institute of Technology, Science, Computer Science, Eliot, ME

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Universe Today

Annual Atlanta Star Party Coming Soon

If you happen to be attending DragonCon or just live near Atlanta, come and listen to some fantastic speakers and help do astronomy research and education at the Annual Atlanta Star Party! Where: The Emory University Math and Physics Department hosts the celebration at The Emory Math & Science Center, 400 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322.


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

The Washington Post

America really is two different political countries these days

I wrote my newspaper column today on a theme I started exploring in the Fix last week: The idea that America -- and American politics -- are fundamentally adrift, caught between an old way of doing things that they know is broken and an uncertain future that feels too far away to grasp right now.


Related Topix: US News, Sports

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Civil War Battle Sites Get Mobile App

The Battle of Atlanta mobile app aims to provide a 21st century version of the historical markers that mark sites of the Battle of Atlanta and other Civil War landmarks.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

GHCC to host health care reform update Aug. 12

It seems there's something new regarding the new health care law every week, either from the White House or the courts.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Georgia

Sat Jul 26, 2014

National Public Radio

Volunteer Recap: A Summer With Her Mind On The Toilet

Dionna Fry, a 2014 graduate from Emory University , spent last summer in Ethiopia devoting herself to toiletry.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Detroit News

Modern camp meetings build on heritage of faith, family

Camp attendees pray before the evening service at camp meetings last month of the Smyrna Presbyterian Church in Conyers, Ga.


Related Topix: Conyers, GA, Rockdale County, GA