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10 hrs ago | American Reporter

MomentumA Drawn-Out Death

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 8, 2009 -- Halfway through the second act of an innovative Northern Arizona University production of "The Threepenny Opera" one demonstrator in a New York City crowd waves the sign: "AIG IS CRUEL !!!" Such is the topical and often humorous adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's play and Kurt Weill's songs, as the realities of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bertolt Brecht, Vocal, Classical, Kurt Weill, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Bobby Darin

15 hrs ago | Newswise

From Water to Land and Back, the Mosquitofish Is on a Roll

Some fish will leap out of water to escape a predator, but the dramatic exit doesn't do much good without an effective technique for returning.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Yahoo!

Home is Dever's Castle

Seamus Dever may only be 38 but the actor is already a screen veteran, having started acting at the age of just six.

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Related Topix: Castle, Entertainment, Television, Seamus Dever, Drama, Carnegie Mellon University

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KTAR

Northern Arizona University named one of 50 most LGBT-friendly colleges

Nonprofit organization Campus Pride has released a list of the 50 most LGBT-friendly higher education institutions in the U.S., and Arizona has one university in the field.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Brown University, UC Los Angeles

Las Cruces Sun-News

NMSU College of Education dean to retire

Morehead will retire July 31, 2015. He submitted his formal letter of retirement Aug. 1 and announced the decision in an email to colleagues earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, University of Missouri, Emporia State University, Salt Lake City, UT

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KTAR

GOP gubernatorial hopefuls to meet in Flagstaff for forum

Four of the six Republican candidates for governor will be gathering in Flagstaff for a forum focused on northern Arizona issues.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Barry Hess, Mesa, AZ, Jan Brewer

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Towleroad

Campus Pride Unveils List of Top 50 LGBT-Friendly Colleges

Campus Pride released its annual list of the top 50 LGBT-Friendly Colleges and Universities today, revealing that over 80% of participating colleges improved their ratings from the previous year.

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Related Topix: Amherst College, Augsburg College, Brown University, Harvard University, Macalester College

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Science

The real mountain lions of LA County

For years, a male mountain lion ruled the Santa Monica Mountains in southern California.

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Related Topix: Santa Monica, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, UC Los Angeles

Wed Aug 13, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumA Drawn-Out Death

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 8, 2009 -- Halfway through the second act of an innovative Northern Arizona University production of "The Threepenny Opera" one demonstrator in a New York City crowd waves the sign: "AIG IS CRUEL !!!" Such is the topical and often humorous adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's play and Kurt Weill's songs, as the realities of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bertolt Brecht, Vocal, Classical, Kurt Weill, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Bobby Darin

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Verde Independent

Clarkdale-Jerome prepares for administration shift

This academic year brings a new assistant principal into the Clarkdale-Jerome School office in preparation for Superintendent Kathleen Fleenor's May retirement.

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Related Topix: Clarkdale, AZ, Jerome, AZ, Family, Kids, Arizona State University, Globe, AZ

Fri Aug 08, 2014

American Reporter

Dungeons of DebtTHE Rowboat and the Destroyer: a Parable

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., April 8, 2009 -- Halfway through the second act of an innovative Northern Arizona University production of "The Threepenny Opera" one demonstrator in a New York City crowd waves the sign: "AIG IS CRUEL !!!" Such is the topical and often humorous adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's play and Kurt Weill's songs, as the realities of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bertolt Brecht, Vocal, Classical, Kurt Weill, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Bobby Darin

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Real Clear Politics

Immigration Paramount in Tight AZ Governor Race

As the Republican gubernatorial primary in Arizona enters its final weeks, immigration -- particularly, the ongoing border crisis -- has become the defining issue of the campaign.

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Related Topix: Jeff Flake, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John McCain, Immigration Reform, Senator Jeff Flake, US Governors, Jan Brewer

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Sonoran News

Monica Beal blends work as mom and pianist

Monica Beal is a local pianist and mom of two. Now, instead of using music as a career Beal uses it to help her ten year old son, who has Asperger syndrome, or simply Asperger's.

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Newswise

Study May Help Explain Link Between Uranium Exposure and Skin Cancer

After years of delving deep into DNA and researching ways in which metal damage may lead to cancer, a team of researchers is taking a step back to look at the surface where one answer may have been all along.

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Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health, Pharmacology

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Verde Independent

Editorial: Crandell leaves a mixed-bag legacy fitting for Arizona

Chester Crandell was an Arizona old-timer but he was a relative newcomer to state politics.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Navajo County, AZ, University of Arizona, Opinion

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Connect.educause.edu

Postsecondary Trending Now: Competency-Based Education

When the Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed both report on a development on the same day, you can bet it's "trending now."

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Related Topix: Southern New Hampshire University

The Kingman Daily Miner

Kingman Unified may put student records in state's data storage system

Local school district officials may ditch their in-house server program for storing basic information on all students and connect to the state's new cloud storage system that will enable it to share and receive information better.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Arizona Government, Arizona

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Tribune-News

Former Miss Arizona Launa Gardner Returns Home For Route 66 Festival

A hometown hero will be returning to Holbrook next week as part of the city's Route 66 Festival.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Route 66, Holbrook, AZ, Arts, Modern Dance

Tribune-News

Winslow And Holbrook Churches Welcome New Methodist Pastor

The United Methodist Churches in Holbrook and Winslow have welcomed a new pastor.

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Related Topix: Holbrook, AZ, Winslow, AZ

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Daily Dispatch

DSS board has new member

A Henderson minister has taken over Bill Scarlett's seat on the Vance County Department of Social Services Board of Directors.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NC, Vance County, NC, Brenau University, Union Theological Seminary

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