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1 hr ago | KTEN-TV Denison

Obama to Europe: NATO to oppose Russian aggression

A Justice Department lawyer has told a federal judge that a tough new Texas voter ID law was motivated by racial discrimination and should be struck down.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Europe, Estonia,

5 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Revel casino follows Showboat, closes its doors

1, 2014, in Atlantic City, N.J. . A lone man is playing slots at Revel Casino Hotel Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Turnersville, NJ, Berlin, NJ, Atlantic City, NJ, Marijuana

9 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Princeton worker told to choose medical pot or job

A Princeton University employee and marijuana legalization activist said Tuesday he has been told by his employer to choose between medical marijuana and his job.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, New Jersey Government, New Jersey

9 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial begins

California regulatory judges have issued a $1.4 billion penalty against the state's largest utility for a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that engulfed a suburban San Francisco neighborhood in fire, killing eight... California regulatory judges issued a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday against the state's largest utility for a 2010 gas pipeline ... (more)

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Explosion, Marijuana, Chris Christie, US Governors

10 hrs ago | The Times of Trenton

Princeton University incoming freshman work under a program sponsored ...

Incoming freshmen from Princeton University working under a program sponsored by The Pace Center for Civic Engagement, help out at the Crisis Ministry of Mercer County in Trenton unpacking boxes of donated canned goods to be sorted and distributed to area needy.

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Related Topix: Mercer County, NJ, Trenton, NJ

13 hrs ago | Environmental Leader

Study: Calculating the True Cost of CO2 Emissions

Taking into account the full amount of carbon dioxide that power plants generate during their lifetime instead of tracking annual emissions could be a more helpful way to look at the impact of power plant emissions, according to a paper by researchers at University of California-Irvine and Princeton University.

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Related Topix: UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

17 hrs ago | The Hill

When Congress was popular

The institution is so unpopular that voters were more positive about brussels sprouts, head lice and root canals in one recent survey.

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Related Topix: George Bush

17 hrs ago | The McGill Daily

A statement of solidarity

The following letter was written by a group of gravely concerned students of the Faculty of Law at McGill University while the violence being committed against Palestinians in Gaza by the Israeli military continued unabated.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, North America, Canada

20 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Chris Christie heading to MexicoChris Christie heading to...

Chris Christie heading to Mexico Christie is heading to Mexico to focus on trade, but it has 2016 political implications.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Freshnews

Laptops May Do More Harm than Good in the Classroom, according to new research.

A series of studies from Princeton University and the University of California found that students retain less information taking lecture notes on laptops, rather than by hand.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

Podcast: Ferguson, Class Divisions & Why Community May Reject Voting as Key Answer to Injustice

The stark reality is police in America have gunned down black youth in the streets many, many times prior to Michael Brown's death.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Murfreesboro Post

The Pioneer School:Readin', ritin', rithmetic

Early pioneers were too busy clearing the land and merely surviving to be concerned with educating their children.

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Related Topix: Rutherford County, TN, Lascassas, TN

Express India

The best jobs in the world

Summary A survey by American website CareerCast found that with a median income of $101,360 and a 23% projected job growth rate by 2022, mathematicians topped the site's round-up of the most desirable jobs.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science

AME Info

Existing power plants on path to pour 300 billion tons of carbon dioxide into atmosphere

Environmental Research Letters revealed that the desire to meet the world's ever-growing energy demand means that global power sector commitments - the projected lifetime carbon emissions of currently working power plants - have not declined in a single year since 1950.

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Related Topix: UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Hits and Misses: Great Adventure's new 'Looping...

HIT: The Rutgers football team found a way to win its season opener 41-38, against Washington State, a team that, when Vegas set the betting line, was more than a two-touchdown favorite.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Cristobal, Plainsboro, NJ, Atlantic City, NJ, Opinion

The Jersey Journal

Medical marijuana ultimatum: Princeton University employee says he must choose between...

PRINCETON - A former Libertarian candidate for Congress says his employer, Princeton University, has told him must choose between keeping his job or participating in New Jersey's medical marijuana program.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, New Jersey

Lincoln Daily News

In God We Trust

For the most part generations before the current 21st Century generation thought that anchoring oneself in the faith of the God of the universe was not only the right thing to do, but was necessary in keeping with the purpose of the actions of our forefathers and their principles.

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Medical News Today

Saving children's lives by expanding the age of eligibility for measles vaccination in Africa

Expanding the age of eligibility for measles vaccination from 12 to 15 months could have potentially large effects on coverage in Africa, according to a new report published by Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Kids, Mumps

Thu Aug 28, 2014

CiteULike

Framing Democracy: A Behavioral Approach to Democratic Theory by...

Framing Democracy: A Behavioral Approach to Democratic Theory by Jamie Terence Kelly.

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Switched

Princeton Mom Doesn't Want 'Sugar Babies' To Sully The Good Ivy League Name

Susan Patton, better known as "Princeton Mom," appeared on NBC's "Today" show. When Susan Patton, better known as the "Princeton Mom," is not writing books or telling ladies how best to live their lives, she's apparently protecting the name of her alma mater, Princeton University.

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