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7 hrs ago | Quay County Sun

Teachers protest formula

The Tucumcari Education Association has added its voice to the growing outcry among educators to protest the use of "value-added models" for teacher evaluations.

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Related Topix: Tucumcari, NM, Standardized Testing, Education

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

17 hrs ago | NatureNews

Dust reveals ancient origin for Saturn's rings

Saturn's spectacular ring system may date back some 4.4 billion years to the time when the planet itself formed, new findings suggest.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Ithaca, NY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Business Journal

Charlie Sweet named vice chancellor at CU Boulder

Charles V. "Charlie" Sweet has been named as vice chancellor and managing senior associate university counsel for the University of Colorado Boulder campus, according to Philip DiStefano, CU-Boulder chancellor.

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Related Topix: Colorado, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Medical News Today

Study reveals high food allergy risks among inner-city kids

According to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Baltimore, MD, children who live in inner-city areas are more susceptible to food allergies.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Immunology, Biology, Science, Health

Thu Aug 14, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Incorporating nature into school reduces children's stress and improves learning

In today's public schools, psychotropic drugs like Ritalin and Adderall are now forced down kids' throats, as administrators and health officials try to modify the behavior of children.

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Related Topix: Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), Medicine, Family, Kids, Home Gardening, Home

Boulder Weekly

Greenhouse gas

About the only thing Boulderites like to flaunt as much as the city's plethora of microbreweries is its interest in sustainability.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Chemistry, Science

WNYC-AM New York

There's No Longer A Doubt About This Cutthroat Trout

The rare greenback cutthroat trout , for years on the receiving end of a well-meaning, but taxonomically misguided attempt to save it, now seems to be back on track .

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO

Newkerala.com

Do you lose happiness over friends' better sex life

Do you feel less happy when you learn that your friend is more sexually active than you and enjoying a better sex life? Do not go by what he/she preaches and be happy with your sex life instead.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality

The Memphis Flyer

Talking Drums

"It's true," admits Ghanaian drummer Paa Kow about playing with musicians from the U.S. "Somebody from home would actually understand what I'm doing more because we are speaking the same language.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, World News, Ghana, Africa

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Noozhawk

Samarkand Hosting Memory Talk by Educational Psychologist Linda Sasser

The Samarkand , a faith-based, not-for-profit continuing care retirement community administered by Covenant Retirement Communities, will host educational psychologist Linda Sasser, Ph.D., as she presents "Healthy Brain, Healthy Memory," on Aug. 28. Sasser will explore how memory works and typical age-related memory changes.

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National Public Radio

Beyond Braille: 3-D Printed Books For The Blind

Weekly Innovation series , in which we explore an interesting idea, design or product that you may not have heard of yet.

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Switched

Colorado's Marijuana Black Market Is More Complicated Than It Looks

Depending on whom you ask, Colorado's marijuana black market has either vanished or expanded since weed was legalized in the state.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Colorado, Colorado Government

Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Thomas H. Emmerson

Thomas H. Emmerson, 73, passed away Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at his home in Cape Coral.

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Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Modesto Bee

News & Notes

Modesto officials will speak today about the proposal to put a stretch of College Avenue on a "road diet," a traffic-calming technique used to slow and improve the flow of traffic, reduce crashes, and make streets friendlier for pedestrians and bicyclists.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Turlock, CA

LongmontFYI

Johnnie St. Vrain: Yes, we have no bananas; that's because it's a plantain

Hi Johnnie: With all the construction at the St. Vrain Complex on Coffman Street, I wondered about the banana tree.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Opinion

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Summit County Voice

Biodiversity: Can Colorado's native greenback cutthroat trout make a big comeback?

Colorado's native greenback cutthroat trout may be on their way to repopulating their historic habitat in the South Platte River Basin, thanks in part to a scientific sleuthing effort that helped trace the genetic roots of the colorful fish a couple of years ago.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Genetics, Medicine, Environment, Science, Colorado Springs, CO

Redlands Daily Facts

Glenn Miller Orchestra to play Redlands Bowl

The first record to receive a gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America, issued Feb. 10, 1942, was “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” first released as a single in 1941.

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Related Topix: The Glenn Miller Orchestra, The Orchestra, Jazz, Big-Band, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman

The Daily Caller

Colorado University Pays Big For Alleged Retaliation Against Sex-Assault Victim

A tenured professor at the University of Colorado-Boulder is being fired after a student claimed that he retaliated against her for reporting that she was sexually assaulted by another student.

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

CiteULike

Validation of a Conceptual Assessment Tool in E&M II

To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

SFGate

Two Top Alternatives For Student Debt Strapped Coloradans Revealed By ...

Need to know how Coloradans are doing with debt? Interested in how Coloradans' credit card debt ranks with the other 49 states? The simple answer is that Coloradans are having a problem with credit card debt, as the average resident owes $5,625, ranking it next to Alaska, which ranks first.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Credit Card Debt, Personal Finance, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, Colorado School of Mines

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