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16 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Best practices in communication for the animal world

There are all sorts of signaling strategies in nature. Peacocks puff out their feathers and spread their colorful tails; satin bowbirds build specialized stick structures, called bowers, and decorate them with blue and shiny objects; and European bitterling males show off bright nuptial coloration during spawning season.

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22 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

Florida Constitutional Amendment on Medical Malpractice Caps Urged

Following a Florida Supreme Court decision that struck down caps on certain awards in medical malpractice lawsuits, the members of a 2002 task force that supported those caps are calling for a constitutional amendment that would place the caps on solid footing.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Jeb Bush, University of Central Florida

Yesterday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Stetson grads do best on Fla. Bar exam

Stetson University law school graduates had the highest passage rate on the Florida Bar's February exam for prospective attorneys.

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Related Topix: Stetson University

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Miami Hurricane

'Our Town' shows importance of life's little lessons

Junior Josh Jacobson plays Simon Stimson in the Ring Theatre's production of "Our Town" at a dress rehearsal Monday night.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Telemundo & State Farm to Honor Most Influential Latin Music Artists

Telemundo Media today announced State Farm as the title sponsor, for the sixth consecutive year, of the 2014 "Billboard Latin Music Awards Presented by State Farm."

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Related Topix: Marc Anthony, Latin, Jenni Rivera, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ricky Martin

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Miami's Community Newspapers

Naming gift of $2.5M to createCenter for Jewish Student Life

Following a tradition stretching over several generations, two of Miami's most distinguished families, the Bramans and the Millers, have joined forces to transform Jewish student life at the University of Miami with a lead naming gift to University of Miami Hillel.

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The Miami Herald

Q&A with commercial real estate broker and developer Michael Comras

Bachelor's degree in business administration and finance, University of Miami; master's degree in banking and finance, Pace University.

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Related Topix: Pace University, Broward County, FL, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Miami-Beach, FL

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

Balancing Act: The Secret Weapon behind Work-Life Balance

We all struggle for work life balance, but most of us don't realize that sometimes the path toward achieving might be something so simple.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Local10.com

UM graduate loses battle to brain cancer

After a long fight a University of Miami graduate has lost his battle with brain cancer.

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Related Topix: Health, Brain Cancer

BroadwayWorld.com

Koubek Center of Miami Dade College to Present Martha Marchena in Concert, 5/10

Martha Marchena has been inspiring audiences worldwide with her unique repertoire, captivating performances and innovative discography for decades.

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Related Topix: Classical, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Kean University

The Miami Herald

Miami Hurricanes forward James Kelly to transfer

University of Miami men's basketball coach Jim Larrañaga announced Friday that James Kelly has been granted a release and plans to transfer.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Miami Hurricane

Nap rooms would be a dream come true

Running around from classroom to classroom and from events to meetings, it's easy for students on this campus to tire themselves out by 3 p.m. Then, if we have an evening class or late-night meeting, that means we're drifting around on the brink of exhaustion until we can finally crawl into bed.

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Related Topix: University of Colorado Boulder

The Bennington Banner

SVC announces honorary degree recipients

Southern Vermont College has announced that it will be awarding two Honorary Degrees of Humane Letters at its commencement ceremony on May 10. The first will go to Dr. Jane Altes, former SVC vice president for academic affairs and interim president of Empire State College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The second will go to Daniel B. Ginsberg, former ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Southern Vermont College, Vermont, University of Chicago, Saint Louis University

The Miami Herald

5 Things to Know in Florida for April 17

Two nurses were honored by the Pasco County Sheriff's Office for trying to save the life of a man who was shot in a movie theater in January.

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Related Topix: Florida, Pasco County, FL, West Palm Beach, FL

The Miami Herald

Carver's Hall of Fame celebrates shared history

Nearly 60 years ago, May 17, 1954, in the landmark case of Brown v. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court declared that the segregation of white children from Negro children in the public schools solely on the bases of race was unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, US News, US Supreme Court, Miami, FL, University of Florida, Coconut Grove, FL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

UM law students dig into healthcare policy to help a patient get life-saving treatment

One day last January, Ariel Gonzalez was picking oranges in Okeechobee. The next, the 35-year old Mexican laborer was overcome with lower back pain from what would later be diagnosed as Stage 5 kidney disease.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Back Pain, Miami Dade County, FL

NBC2 News

New eye institute coming to Southwest Florida

"We had a daughter that had lots of dizziness, migraines and pains. Things that were kind of a mysterious for a fourth grader," said Naples resident Kim Etzel.

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Related Topix: Florida, Naples, FL, Cape Coral, FL

OregonLive.com

Syracuse football gets a Nike makeover

Nike on Wednesday introduced new football uniforms for Syracuse University, the private university in New York that competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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Related Topix: Syracuse University, Florida State University

Miami New Times

Is Steve-O Really Sober and Celibate? Jackass Star Brings Stand-Up to Improv Miami

When Steve-O, the most infamous member of MTV's Jackass , announced he was going to do stand-up, we worried it might be like the time Daffy Duck blows himself up to prove he has the best act ever.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, West Palm Beach, FL

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Balancing Act: The secret weapon behind work life balance

We all struggle for work life balance, but most of us don't realize that sometimes the path toward achieving might be something so simple.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News

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