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12 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Environmental advocate to discuss potential dangers of denying climate change at Auburn

Choctawhatchee Riverkeeper Mike Mullen will present a free public lecture next week at Auburn University on the dangers of denying climate change.

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Related Topix: Auburn University, Science, Ecology

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Kos

Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy

Thanks to a $3.6 million gift from Manuel H. Johnson, the BB&T Charitable Foundation, and the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation , the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy was founded in 2010.

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Related Topix: Troy, AL, George Mason University, US News, Liberal Political News

Outside the Beltway

Escobar's Hippos

About Steven L. Taylor Steven L. Taylor is Professor and Chair of Political Science at Troy University.

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Related Topix: US News, Conservative Political News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Montgomery Advertiser

Slayings in Montgomery decline in first quarter of 2014

Three lives lost to homicide is still three too many for Montgomery's Mayor Todd Strange, but there is no question that it's far better than the 18 homicides Montgomery had this time last year -- on its way to a staggering 50 homicides for 2013.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Montgomery, AL

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Montgomery Advertiser

Gallery view

14, will offer several art classes in the upcoming months. Aimee Harbin will teach Advanced Perspective Drawing Class from 1-2 p.m. Mondays, which concentrates on using perspective in still lifes.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, AL, Auburn University Montgomery, Troy University Montgomery

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Accuracy In Academia

Why Economists Strike Out

An economist from Troy University offered an explanation for why so many of his peers failed to anticipate the 2008 recession that shows no sign of ending.

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Neighbors

Watson Joins Federation Communications Department

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Farmers Federation welcomes its newest staff member, A.J. Watson, who will serve as Agricultural Communications Specialist in the Department of Public Relations and Communications.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, AL, Gantt, AL

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Outside the Beltway

New President in Costa Rica

He had been expected to win after his rival - governing party candidate Johnny Araya - had stopped campaigning after opinion polls suggested Mr Solis had an unassailable lead.

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Related Topix: US News, Conservative Political News

Alabama Live

8 questions with authors of Troy University study challenging benefits of Medicaid expansion

Troy University professors Scott Beaulier, left, and Phillip Mixon argue that previous studies have overestimated the benefit of expanding Alabama's Medicaid program.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Alabama Government, Alabama

Alabama Live

Troy University to host free symphony band concert on April 21

The Troy University Symphony Band will present its final concert of the academic year at 7 p.m. on April 21 on the Troy Campus.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Entertainment

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Alabama Live

Troy University professors to discuss Obamacare Medicaid proposal here at

Troy University professors Scott Beaulier, left, and Phillip Mixon argue the previous studies have overestimated the benefit of expanding Alabama's Medicaid program.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Montgomery Advertiser

Happenings at area galleries

Gallery One, 423 Cloverdale Road, hosts "New Day," a spirited exhibition by artists Carol J. Barksdale and Pamela Wesley Copeland.

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Related Topix: Troy University Montgomery, Montgomery, AL

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Hernando Today

Rise of the Rotundas

Imagine sitting around a dinner table with people named Blackjack, I.R.S., one of the Four Horsemen and the self-proclaimed "Eater of Worlds."

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Related Topix: Games, Blackjack, Hernando County, FL

Outside the Beltway

Afghans to the Polls

Eight candidates are seeking to succeed Hamid Karzai, who is barred by the constitution from seeking a third consecutive term as president.

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Related Topix: Hamid Karzai, US News, Conservative Political News

Fri Apr 04, 2014

WTVM

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Johnny Williams, former athletics director at Troy University and former University of Alabama senior associate athletic director for external operations, has signed on to become the interim athletic dir Johnny Williams, former athletics director at Troy University and former University of Alabama senior associate athletic director for external ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Alabama, University of Georgia Columbus State, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Georgia

Alabama Live

Booker T. Washington Magnet High to host spring dance concert on Saturday

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Booker T. Washington Magnet High School's Dance Department will present their annual Spring Dance Concert this weekend.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, AL

Alabama Live

Key figure used in Troy study challenging Medicaid benefits appears to be wrong

"It would alter it. But I don't think it would alter it in that it would windfall-for the-state alter it.."

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Related Topix: Health, Medicaid, Alabama Government, Alabama

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Jay Sparks to leave CSU for head coaching job at Francis Marion

Jay Sparks was named Columbus State’s athletic director in April 2008 after spending nine years as the top assistant to former Athletic Director Herbert Greene.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama, University of Georgia Columbus State

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Jay Sparks to leave CSU for head coaching job at Francis Marion

Jay Sparks was named Columbus State’s athletic director in April 2008 after spending nine years as the top assistant to former Athletic Director Herbert Greene.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama, University of Georgia Columbus State, Columbus, GA

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Outside the Beltway

The Family Business

Larry Sabato notes: Dynasty Isn't Just for Monarchies Anymore and goes on to note, beyond the obvious examples, that "American politics is more of a family affair than you think."

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