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1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Informal child care significantly impacts rural economies, study finds

The child care industry has grown significantly in recent years, contributing considerably to the national economy through job creation and increased opportunities for parents to work.


5 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Do You Still Need an Annual Doctor's Visit?

July 29, 2014 -- If it's true that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, then it seems like seeing the doctor for an annual physical exam ought to play a major role in keeping healthy people healthy.


Related Topix: University of Utah, Missouri

9 hrs ago | University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

UMass School of Law Launches Justice Bridge to connect new graduates...

UMass School of Law Launches Justice Bridge to connect new graduates with mentors and clients who have unmet legal needs The UMass School of Law at UMass Dartmouth announced today the launch of a law incubator focused on bringing quality, affordable legal services to clients with unmet legal needs.


Related Topix: UMass Dartmouth, Massachusetts

11 hrs ago | Poynter Online

Newspaper industry lost another 1,300 full-time editorial professionals in 2013

The American Society of News Editors annual newsroom census, released today , found a net loss of another 1,300 full-time professionals last year.


Related Topix: Temple University, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Jerry Lee Wade, Jan. 29, 1941 - July 26, 2014, of Columbia

Jerry Lee Wade, 73, of Columbia, died at home of cancer July 26, 2014. He was born in Mason City, IA, January 29, 1941, son of Ruth W. Liptrap Wade and Joseph Anderson Wade.


Related Topix: Columbia, MO, University of South Dakota, Missouri, Springfield, MO

Hay & Forage Grower

Striped Blister Beetles Hit Missouri In High Numbers

Hay growers and horse owners beware. High numbers of striped blister beetles are showing up in alfalfa in some areas of Missouri, warns University of Missouri Extension entomologist Wayne Bailey.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Business Journal

Ampel joins South Florida Business Journal

University of Missouri graduate Celia Ampel has joined the South Florida Business Journal as the venture reporter, covering technology, startups, venture capital and angel investment.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ

Commercial Dispatch

Hickman begins his first day as Columbus schools superintendent

Dr. Philip Hickman officially begins his duties as Columbus Municipal School District Superintendent of Schools today.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

Ag Professional

Drones draw interest to crop scouting and other new farm uses

Remote sensors can play a big part of farming in the future. Those sensors can be on a 10-foot pole or a satellite 250 miles out in space.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Deaton works on new development program

Brady Deaton has been leading his namesake institution that targets international development since his retirement last year as chancellor of the University of Missouri.


ABC News

5 Diseases Doctors Often Get Wrong

When you experience strange pains, mysterious digestive issues, or other unexplained symptoms, you'd hope a trip to the doctor would solve your health woes.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

Trenton Republican-Times

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Dave Patterson, University of Missouri Extension beef specialist, said heifers need management - and new breeding technology.


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Kansas City InfoZine

Courts Whittle Away at FAA's Drone Regulation Authority

By Daniel Wheaton - When Justin Kyser's DJI Phantom buzzed in the air near in Beatrice, Neb., a neighbor knocked on his door with a familiar threat: Washington, DC - infoZine - Scripps Howard Foundation Wire - "I'll shoot your drone down if it flies over my yard."


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Lincoln, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Texas

303 Magazine

The Friday Experience: Candace Bevier-Heredia - Photographer Flamenco

Through the Photographer eyes comes a gift of vision to their audience. Photographers are able to capture a moment in time with a single push of a button; flash of a bulb.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, University of Denver

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Tony's Kansas City

Shock!!! Mizzou Center for Terrorism and Disaster Studies Kansas City Violent Teen Flash Mobs

Read this KC Infozine article closely and realize that OUR KICK-ASS TKC BLOG COMMUNITY has inspired study among terrorism experts: New Perspectives on Violent Flash Mobs - "Originally, flash mobs were thought of as a type of public performance art or 'prankster action,'" J. Brian Houston, assistant professor in the Department of Communication and ... (more)


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The Arizona Republic

Chandler City Council hopeful Hartke man of many titles

Chandler City Council hopeful Hartke man of many titles Incumbent Council candidate Kevin Hartke: Pastor, non-profit director, community volunteer Check out this story on With by far the most cash among all candidates - he raised almost 15 times more than his next-closest competitor, according to the latest ... (more)


Related Topix: Fuller Theological Seminary, Chandler, AZ

Light Reading

Salary Survey Report 2014

In fact, 72% of those in the industry are satisfied with their current employer, and nearly 70% expect to make more money next year, according to Light Reading's latest global salary survey.


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U.S. Midwestern farmers fighting explosion of 'superweeds'

Farmers in important crop-growing states should consider the environmentally unfriendly practice of deeply tilling fields to fight a growing problem with invasive "superweeds" that resist herbicides and choke crop yields, agricultural experts said this week.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sedalia News Journal

Grasshopper numbers growing in Missouri

Farmers should scout and, if needed, spray for grasshoppers now, said University of Missouri Extension entomologist Wayne Bailey.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Agriculture

The Daily News

Develop Interests Before Retirement

Ray's take: Retirement success is not automatic. It takes planning and not just financial planning.