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Far out: Students talk with ISS astronauts
Sometimes, it can be hard enough getting people on Earth to return your calls. But a group of determined Temple University students recently scored an interview with astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
Professor says huge walls could stop tornadoes
Dr. Ronjia Tao says three walls spanning the tornado-prevalent region could stop the storms in their tracks.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Renaissance Academy College Scholarships Surpass 3 Million Dollars
PHOENIXVILLE, PA - Faye Tiger Conquest, High School Counselor for the Renaissance Academy Charter School, proudly announced today that the seniors of the Renaissance Academy Class of 2014 have passed the three million dollar mark in awarded college scholarship money.
Sullivan v. Temple Univ., PICS Case No. 14-0310 (E.D. Pa. Feb. 19, 2014) DuBois, J. (11 pages).
Where plaintiff moved in limine to exclude a summary of interviews and the notes of the hiring committee members taken during the interviews of candidates other than plaintiff.
Dr. Anthony Monteiro and the Assault on the Black Radical Tradition
Inside the dynamite new issue of CounterPunch magazine: John LaForge takes an unflinching survey of the state of the nuclear power industry in the wake of Fukushima: its ailing plants, leaking pipes, security threats, accumulating radioactive waste and escalating costs.
Sydney Weiss, principal of Kensington Girls' High
Sydney Weiss, 86, formerly of Melrose Park, longtime principal of Kensington High School for Girls, died Tuesday, March 4, of Type 1 diabetes at a nursing facility in Clearwater, Fla.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Alpha Center for Divorce Mediation Is Hosting a Workshop March 15th
Divorces will always involve some level of stress, but the real issues arise when the participants let emotions of pain, anger, and anxiety to run the show.
$4 Million Was Price Tag For Chunk Of Tennessee Temple Campus
The sale price for a chunk of the Tennessee Temple University campus was $4 million, according to the register of deeds office.
Uganda: Miniskirt Ban
Uganda President Yoweri Museveni signs an anti-homosexual bill into law at the state house in Entebbe, 36 km south west of capital Kampala February 24, 2014.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker Looks To Empower Survivors Of Rape
Aishah Shahidah Simmons will screen her film, NO! The Rape Documentary, at 7 p.m. in Freeman Auditorium inside the HUB-Robeson Center at Penn State University It took Aishah Shahidah Simmons eleven years to produce write, and direct her film -- a riveting look at rape and other forms of sexual assault.
Institute for Public Accuracy
Mumia Abu-Jamal and the Attacks on Obama's DOJ Nominee Debo Adegbile
Fox News reports: "The Senate has postponed a key vote Monday on the controversial nominee to head the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Workshop aimed at baby boomers
Experience, Inc. will hold a "Coming of Age, Explore Your Future" workshop focusing on baby boomers and exploring the next phase of their lives, particularly volunteerism.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Lazarus Takes Over as Judicial Conduct Board Chairwoman
Superior Court Judge Anne E. Lazarus' background and her work developing the new Judicial Code of Conduct make her a natural fit for her new position heading the Judicial Conduct Board, attorneys who spoke with the Law Weekly agreed.
Exit Interview: Adam McKay
When Malvern's Adam McKay left Temple University and moved to Chicago, he ran through the American Comedy All-Star Circuit - from Second City and Upright Citizens Brigade to writing for Saturday Night Live , where he met future collaborator Will Ferrell.
Bedroom TVs, video gaming linked to children's weight
Children's weight is influenced by whether they have active video games and if there is a television in the bedroom, according to the results of two new studies.
Philadelphia Public Record
Philadelphia Flower Show Preview Party Raises $750,000
CBS RADIO EXEC Marc Rayfield and his wife Nicole thank Tom Woodward, left, president of Bank of America, for loaning six of the bank's gorgeous Andy Warhol flower prints to Phila.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Tenure approved for nine MC faculty members
Marietta College's board of trustees recently approved tenure for nine faculty members, which will be implemented on July 1. The recently tenured professors are Sara Alway-Rosenstock , Nathan Anderson , Chaya Chandrasekhar , Andy Felt , Carole Hancock , Chris Klein , Katy Lustofin , Tomeka Robinson and Alane Sanders .
Lower Township Gazette
Annual taste of spring fuses art and horticulture
Orchids, sea grass and remnants of Hurricane Sandy combined with flowers, dance and great works of art at the Philadelphia Horticultural Society's 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show, which attracts horticulturalists the world over.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
African-American salons deal with cultural shifts
When high school prom season rolls in this year, the owner of Razzle Dazzle , an African-American hair salon in Teaneck, would love to see full appointment books and lines out the door, as he enjoyed years ago.
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Police said Goldman, 24, of Alden Street near Girard Avenue, was shot in the face, chest and neck on Pulaski Avenue near Logan Street about 6 p.m. Thursday.