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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.


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

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

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.


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.


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.


Fri Aug 15, 2014

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.


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.


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.


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.


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

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Daily Kos

It's Wrong To Pay For Sex

The Climate Wars Steve Curwood talks with Penn State climatologist and geophysicist Michael Mann , who was a target of these attacks and has now written a book about his experiences.


Loudoun Times

Report: Loudoun County driving the regiona s economy

With the Northern Virginia economy "stuck in neutral," Loudoun County is driving economic growth for the region, according to data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.


Related Topix: Loudoun County, VA, Fairfax County, VA, Alexandria, VA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Baseball partners falling $18 million short City Manager Bev Cameron...

City Manager Bev Cameron just told the City Council that the baseball partners are coming up $18 million short in their plans to buy the former U.S. National Slavery Museum land.


Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA

Live Science

Focus! Distractions Kill Both Time and Quality

Cyrus Foroughi is a doctoral student working with Deborah Boehm-Davis in the Applied Performance Research Lab at George Mason University.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Wall Street Journal

The Trouble With Diversity Initiatives

Twitter's workforce, seen here in 2009, is 59% white and 70% male, according to figures released by the company this year.


Mon Aug 11, 2014

Beach Carolina Magazine

The Edenton Ladies: Women, Tea, and Politics in Revolutionary North Carolina

Join the Museum of the Albemarle for a lecture and book signing for the upcoming exhibit "Steeped in Time" on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 10 a.m. Cynthia S. Kierner, Ph.D., History Professor and Ph.D. Program Director at George Mason University will present The Edenton Tea Ladies: Women, Tea, and Politics in Revolutionary North Carolina .


Related Topix: North Carolina, Edenton, NC, Elizabeth City, NC, Hertford, NC, Currituck, NC

Potomac Local

4th Annual IWALK for ACTS Set to Help Families in Need

ACTS of Prince William and Image Church are partnering with the Potomac Nationals to host the 4th Annual IWALK for ACTS on Saturday, October 18 at Pfitzner Stadium .


Related Topix: Woodbridge, VA, Prince William County, VA

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Town Talk

Koch: How to really turn the economy around - ColumnKoch: How to...

Koch: How to really turn the economy around - Column When it comes to creating opportunities for all, we can do much better.


Related Topix: Opinion

Loudoun Times

Va. college tuition increases by 5.2 percent

Heading into the new school year, state college students will find their wallets squeezed tighter than ever as tuition continues to climb.


Fri Aug 08, 2014

News Max

Walter Williams: US Military Must Be in Charge in Iraq

The U.S. war against ISIS must be fought by the nation's top military men and women, says syndicated columnist Walter Williams, an economist at George Mason University.


Alabama Live

Hi future: opinion

Louis Brandeis once said, "I abhor averages." After reading Average Is Over by Tyler Cowen of George Mason University, I'd concur with Brandeis: if the average American's future is anywhere close to Cowen's depiction, I'm abhorred! Drawing in part from some of his previous work about the "great stagnation," Cowen thinks the average American's ... (more)


Related Topix: Opinion

The Washington Post

Where We Live: In Arlington's Ballston neighborhood, variety is a fact of life

After graduating from Georgetown University two years ago, Samantha Baker found a home in Arlington County's Ballston community, a place decidedly different from Long Beach, Calif., where she grew up.


Related Topix: Arlington, VA, Georgetown University