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13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Local digest

Former congressman Thomas M. Davis III will become the next leader of the governing board of George Mason University, officials announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Drugs

17 hrs ago | Independent Women's Forum

Behind President Obama's Claim that Raising the Minimum Creates Jobs

President Obama said in June that since he first "asked" Congress to raise the minimum wage, thirteen states have done so, even though Congress has not.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science

21 hrs ago | WRAL.com

Some US colleges calling students back from Israel

Colleges say security was the top concern, citing advisories about hazardous travel from the U.S. State Department and from insurance companies that cover students for health, accidents, security and even the cost of evacuation.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, us Travel, UMass Amherst, Saint Lawrence University

21 hrs ago | ABC News

Some US Colleges Calling Students Back From Israel

Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, though the relative calm beyond the immediate battle areas is raising questions in some quarters about why they had to leave.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, UMass Amherst, Saint Lawrence University, Lawrence University

22 hrs ago | National Mortgage News

Minority-Majority State a Preview of Things to Come for Lenders

Community Builder or Divider? Homeownership's Pluses and Minuses The benefits of homeownership are often cited in policy debates, though it has some downsides.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Yesterday | Business Journal

Stephen Fuller paints Greater Washington's economy with a dark brush

Stephen S. Fuller, head of the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University, says Greater Washington needs to do more to attract high-paying jobs.

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Yesterday | National Center for Public Policy Res...

More on Ferguson, Michael Smith and Jay Nixon...

Legal Scholar Horace Cooper Slams Missouri Governor's Rush to Justice in Michael Brown Shooting Death "A Rush to Judgment... Demeans the Justice System and the Rule of Law" Washington, D.C. / Ferguson, MO - Legal scholar Horace Cooper of the Project 21 black leadership network is condemning a statement by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon that appears to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Buck, Kline get new titles at West Virginia University

Buck's promotion is among a number of faculty promotions at the West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Eastern Division.

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Related Topix: West Virginia University, Medicine, Nursing, University of Virginia, University of Pennsylvania

WHAS11

Consumer Watch: Dorm decorating registries

It's a whole new game when it comes to stocking up for going back to school. Social media and online registries have made the modern-day student much more equipped for higher education.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Ferguson, Mo.'s truth: We have a human-rights problem

A few years ago, I spoke at a human-rights conference at George Mason University .

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Prison, University of Central Florida, Opinion

ABA Journal

Which students should go to law school? And which should not?

This week, George Mason University law professor Michael Krauss laid out plainly which students he thinks belong in law school - and which do not.

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Loudoun Times

George Mason comes to Loudoun; provides more education options

Loudoun County joins the George Mason family with the university's new location officially opening in Sterling on Aug. 18. The expansion means more in-county upper education options for residents.

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Related Topix: Loudoun County, VA, Sterling, VA

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

At The Theater: Dailey and Vincent

Dailey and Vincent, three-time International Bluegrass Music Association Entertainers of the Year and Vocal Group of the Year, Dove award winners and two-time Grammy nominees, flew into Franklin on a fast track Friday night.

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Related Topix: Dailey & Vincent, Theater, Arts, Cleveland, GA, White County, GA, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Social media dorm room outfitting

Kathryn Rodriguez and Courtney Simmons are campus move-in pros. "Bins are your best friends.

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New Media Journal

Tuition Pays for This

Born in Philadelphia in 1936, Walter E. Williams holds a bachelor's degree in economics from California State University and a Master's degree and doctorate in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Temple University, Los Angeles County, CA, Columbia University, George Washington University

Business Journal

Job growth is mostly at the low end

Earlier this year, George Mason University economist Stephen Fuller predicted that low-wage job growth would lead employment gains in the Washington area.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Does Obama Need Congressional OK to Continue Air Strikes in Iraq?

Constitutional law experts disagree on whether the president must get congressional authorization at all, under either his constitutional authority or under the War Powers Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer

The Press On-Line

Outspoken economist leaves ChCh

On the first day of his last week in Christchurch, economist Eric Crampton perches on a stool at Black Betty cafe, orders two espressos and passes one over to his interviewer.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Michigan Radio

Why are we not taking climate change seriously?

Climate scientists have issued a steady drumbeat of warnings and data pointing to profound changes that have already begun because of climate change.

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Related Topix: Fairfax, VA

Fairfax Times

Fairfax movie theater wants to save your butt

A beloved Fairfax movie theater is holding a month-long crowdfunding drive in an effort to give their customers a more comfortable movie-going experience.

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Related Topix: Fairfax, VA, Theater, Arts, Reston, VA, Fairfax County, VA

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