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12 hrs ago | The Memphis Flyer

From 1925-2010: Four-Year Anniversary of Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks' Passing

Today marks the fourth anniversary of Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks' passing. He was a staple within the Memphis community and strong advocate for racial, social, and economic justice.

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Related Topix: African-American

13 hrs ago | WMC-TV Memphis

Elderly woman beaten in home invasion

Tuition fees could soon be slashed for some out of state students looking to enroll at the University of Memphis.

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Related Topix: West Memphis, AR, Marijuana, Bill Haslam, US Governors

21 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Physiologically relevant cell-based models enable study of circadian misalignment

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Genetics, Medicine, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Teachers embracing technology

Deborah Watlington and Renee Murley, two faculty members at the University of Memphis Lambuth Campus, did a study on the impact iPads would have on lesson design in education courses.

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Business Journal

University of Memphis proposes 43 percent tuition break for out-of-state students

In a proposal submitted to the Tennessee Board of Regents late last week, the University of Memphis requested fee reductions of 43 percent for full-time undergraduate students from within a 250-mile radius of Memphis and 13.7 percent reduction for students outside of a 250-mile radius of Memphis.

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Related Topix: Tennessee

The Daily News

New Media Explosion

One of the defining features of a traditional newspaper is the content bundle, a broad selection of topics and stories meant to appeal to the widest group of readers possible.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Bluff City, TN, Journalism

The Smithfield Herald

Clayton lawyer David Ford vies for Johnston County clerk of court

On an office door at 442-B E. Main St. in Clayton, white letters spell "The Ford Firm, PLLC." That's where attorney David Ford handles dozens of cases each month in real estate, election law and small- business matters.

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Related Topix: Clayton, NC, Johnston County, NC, University of Mississippi, Raleigh, NC, Fayetteville, NC

Sun Apr 13, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 4/13/2014

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Youth Empowerment Through Arts and Humanities 4/4-4/20/2014 It seems especially fitting that the first rock opera, created as a concept album at the end of the turbulent '60s, should have at its center a social and political rebel.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical, Andrew Lloyd Webber

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Science Daily

Development of new cell models that report circadian clock function

The development of robust new liver and fat cell models that report circadian clock function have been developed by scientists.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Medicine, Pharmacology, Genetics

The Daily News

This week in Memphis history: April 11-17

Archaeologists from the University of Memphis dated some of the material to 500 years before Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto came into the area in the 16th century.

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Archaeology, Science, Comedy Movies, Camelot, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Missouri

Stars and Stripes

Saturday marks 150th anniversary of Battle of Fort Pillow, near Memphis

Saturday marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Pillow - a battle that, for some, now rages on in a war of words.

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Related Topix: Rhodes College, Henning, TN

Q-Notes

Our People: Q&A with Lainey Millen

For 13 years, Lainey Millen has worked with qnotes , directing its production and graphic design.

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Related Topix: Graphic Design, Arts, Charlotte, House, Memphis, TN, Journalism

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Recruiting Insider: Anthony Allen, 'a big-time shot blocker,' to visit University of Memphis

Anthony Allen, a 7-foot center in the Class of 2014 who led the junior-college ranks in blocks, will officially visit the University of Memphis this weekend, Lamar State assistant coach Chad Kish said Thursday.

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EurekAlert!

New cell models for tracking body clock gene function will help find novel meds

The consequences of modern life -- shift work, cell phone addiction, and travel across time zones -- all disturb internal clocks.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Business Journal

Peddler Bike renovation wrapping up with $189K permit

The renovation of the Peddler Bike Shop's new space in the former Mason YMCA is nearing the finish line.

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN

WMC-TV Memphis

University of Memphis has lowest crime rate in the state

The University of Memphis has the lowest crime rate of the ten largest public and private universities in Tennessee, according the recent TBI campus crime report.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Tennessee Government, James Hellwig

WMC-TV Memphis

Ultimate Warrior made wrestling debut in Memphis

The University of Memphis has the lowest crime rate of the ten largest public and private universities in Tennessee, according the recent TBI campus crime report.

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Related Topix: James Hellwig, Tennessee

PhysOrg Weblog

New cell models for tracking body clock gene function

The consequences of modern life-shift work, cell phone addiction, and travel across time zones-all disturb internal clocks.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Collierville Town Administrator given public servant award

Collierville Town Administrator James Lewellen was selected to receive the 11th annual public service award from the Rotary Club.

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Related Topix: Collierville, TN

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Daily News

Craft Follows 36-Year Path to Bench

The path of Criminal Court Judge Chris Craft to the bench has been the result of seeing possibilities in other positions.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

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