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1 hr ago | The Huffington Post

3 Ways to Get Into the Flow State at Work

Flow, the state where we feel in command of what we do, execute tasks effortlessly, and perform at our best, was discovered by researchers at the University of Chicago.


5 hrs ago |

Top 5 University Economics Departments

If you are looking for a graduate degree in economics and want to aim for the best, you may be wondering, "If I could write my own ticket, where would I go?" Or you may be wondering if the latest economic pundit you have been reading got his degree at a top notch school.


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9 hrs ago | New Media Journal

The High Cost of Liberalism

Thomas Sowell was born in North Carolina and grew up in Harlem. As with many others in his neighborhood, he left home early and did not finish high school.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Harvard University, Columbia University, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Rutgers University

13 hrs ago | ABC News

GOP's Sen. Rand Paul Promotes School Choice

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is taking his message of a more inclusive Republican Party to Chicago, where he promoted school choice for poor families and planned to meet students at University of Chicago.


Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Senator Rand Paul

14 hrs ago | The Courier Mailer

Oregon 47 crash; Bob Terry; Elizabeth Furse; live chat with Cornelius officials (Forest...

Two Pacific University students were killed April 7 when a box truck struck their car at the intersection of Oregon 47 and Verboort Road.


Related Topix: Cornelius, OR, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, Washington County, OR

19 hrs ago |

'Granddad's Dictionary' is Released

" Granddad's Dictionary: Reflections on life in America " is author Michael Moffitt 's attempt to get the American people thinking unconventionally.


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22 hrs ago | The Courier Mailer

Latino festival; two-way downtown streets; Washington County politics

Danza Azteca Ameyaltonal performed traditional dance and ceremony at the 10th annual Latino Cultural Festival Sunday, April 13, at the Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza.


Related Topix: Washington County, OR, Hillsboro, OR

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Telegraph

Politics of publishing: defending the tribe

Two episodes in the Indian publishing world have made many local publishers wonder what's going on, and how much worse things may get if things like these continue going on.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Opinion


It Is Time to Bury the "Honest Broker" Deception

Brokers of Deceit: How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East, Winner of the 2014 Lionel Trilling Book Award In John Ford's film, The Searchers , Ethan is talking with his bother Aaron.


Related Topix: Western, Drama Movies, The Searchers, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, John Wayne, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama, Israel, World News, Middle East

Barrel of Monkeys to Celebrate Summer With that's Weird, Grandma, 6/9-9/1

Barrel of Monkeys invites you to enjoy a summer full of brand new stories at its long-running, critically acclaimed revue THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA, directed by Artistic Director Molly Brennan , playing Mondays at 8 pm from June 9 - September 1, 2014 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Theater, Arts, Weird

Chicago Sun-Times

CPS to expand International Bacclaureate program to five more schools

Five Chicago Public schools are adding International Baccalaureate programs for elementary and middle schoolers in the fall, joining several dozen other Chicago schools that already offer the internationally recognized model.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Family, Kids

Bernardine Dohrn s Nomination ForThe First Circuit Court of Appeals

What are the chances that Bernardine Dohrn, the wife of Bill Ayres, and a principal signatory on the Weather UndergroundA s "Declaration of a State of War" in May 1970 could be appointed as a judge in a Federal Court? Dohrn graduated with honors with a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Chicago and subsequently graduated from the ... (more)


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Arkansas Times

Tuesday: Steve Weisenthal on the University of Chicago

Steve Weisenthal, senior vice president for facilities and university architect with the University of Chicago, will give a talk, "Architectural Heritage and Innovation," at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the Arkansas Arts Center.


USA Today

Central bankers roam the globe making deals

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Online Scene

"It's like someone from Real Madrid joining Hull City." Three...

"It's like someone from Real Madrid joining Hull City." Three major parties elect foreign Spin Doctors for 2015 Campaigns.


Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), Labour Party (UK), New York, South Africa, Africa, World News

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

In violent weekend, at least 7 dead, 31 wounded in...

Easter weekend was no holiday from violence, with shootings claiming the lives of seven across Chicago and leaving 31 wounded.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL

The Southtown Star

Paired prosperity for Tinley teens

So as the date for graduation draws closer, along with what for some would be the prospect of separating for the first time and going to different schools, they have made the decision to continue their educations as they have done all their lives - side by side.


Related Topix: Tinley Park, IL, Standardized Testing, Education

American Thinker

The vanishing urban middle class

America's big cities are moving in the direction of third world demographics. A smallish upper class lives comfortably, even glamorously, accompanied by a much larger underclass, the more energetic of whom serve the upper class as waiters, housekeepers, taxi drivers, and other service occupations.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Chicago, IL


Politics, the Constitution, and the Roberts Court

When I was a law student at the University of Chicago in the late 1960s, I had the great privilege as having Philip Kurland as one of my constitutional law professors.


Related Topix: US News, Activism, John G. Roberts

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Woman power - part four: Chicago's pioneers of the women's movement

Chicago has known some mischievous - or worse - women , but they are a tiny minority.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL