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3 min ago | TwinCities

Twinsights: J.O. Berrios leaves New Britain start with shoulder tightness

The 2014 season will be Mike Berardino's second as Twins beat writer for the Pioneer Press.


4 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

What it's like to be a doctor treating ebola

EBOLA DOCTOR: Billy Fischer at the Ebola treatment centre in Gueckedou, Guinea. "You lose about three to five litres of sweat, then you spend the next two hours hydrating before you go back in."


Related Topix: North Carolina

7 hrs ago |

Mayor Taylor begins to assemble City Hall staff

Leilah Powell, who worked at City Hall for Mayor Ed Garza before a four-year stretch in government relations at Bexar County, will advise Taylor on policy issues.


Related Topix: Taylor, TX, Bexar County, TX, Yale University, San Antonio, TX

11 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

First grade reading suffers in segregated schools

A groundbreaking study from the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute has found that African-American students in first grade experience smaller gains in reading when they attend segregated schools-but the students' backgrounds likely are not the cause of the differences.


Related Topix: North Carolina

15 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers discover how Hepatitis C virus persists for years

A cultured liver cancer cell infected with Hepatitis C. The virus, stained red, surrounds the blue-stained nucleus and is in the process of being reproduced by virus within the cytoplasm.


Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Liver Cancer, North Carolina

19 hrs ago | Chemistry World

Searching scientific literature directly with ChemDraw v14

ChemDraw provides chemists with a rich set of easy-to-use tools for creating publication-ready, scientifically meaningful drawings of molecules and reactions.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, North Carolina

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Star Online

Lawndale student earns credit union scholarship

The Local Government Federal Credit Union recently recognized Serena Hill, of Lawndale, with a LGFCU Scholarship Award.


Related Topix: Lawndale, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Merle Haggard, Tift Merritt to headline 3-day SFC Festival at UNC-Chapel Hill.

The SFC holds numerous recordings on the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry, including Dolly Parton's first recording "Puppy Love."


Related Topix: Tift Merritt, Country, Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton, The Collection, Techno

News Observer

NC mayor walks to DC to protest hospital closure

"The story of Belhaven is bigger than the trials of a single small town," Mayor Adam O'Neal said at a news conference Monday in Washington, D.C. The 45-year-old registered Republican started his two-week march of more than 200 miles to protest the closing of Vidant Pungo Hospital in Belhaven on July 1. Greenville-based Vidant agreed in April to ... (more)


Related Topix: Belhaven, NC, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Lincoln Times-News

Apple Queen crowned

Lincoln County is celebrating the reign of a new Apple Queen. Abby Jane Hord, a rising senior at North Lincoln High School, was crowned Lincoln County Apple Queen, a title which holds a $3,000 scholarship to further her education.


Related Topix: Lincoln County, NC, North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, Life, Food, Food Festival


From the Newsday archives: The War That Failed to End All Wars

Editor's note: Thirty years ago, Newsday published this article by a professor of history and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Related Topix: North Carolina, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Philanthropy Journal

Senior Executive Director for Development and...

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of only 41 NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers and the largest research entity at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is seeking to fill several key positions to complete our seasoned development team.


Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Michael Jaskolka, DDS, MD, joins NHRMC Physician Group

The NHRMC Physician Group is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Jaskolka, DDS, MD, to its maxillofacial surgery team.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Chapel Hill, NC, Wilmington, NC

Nature Neuroscience

Postdoctoral fellowship in neuroimmunology

Postdoctoral fellowship/research associate position in neuroimmunology is available immediately at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroimmunology.


Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Loretta (Lettie) Kathleen Albright Muckley

Heaven welcomed Loretta Kathleen Albright Muckley on July 22, 2014. She passed away at St. Paul University Hospital, UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.


Related Topix: Albright, WV, Saint Mary's College, Ohio University, Texas Woman's University

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Mr. and Mrs. Pinaki Santra

Hayleigh Tasha Stewart of Huntersville, N.C., and Pinaki Santra of Elkins were married April 26. The ceremony was at 5 p.m. at Governor Thomas Bennett House in Charleston, S.C. The bride's godmother, Franza Giffen, officiated.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, University of Virginia

News Observer

UNC-Chapel Hill takes refreshing steps to help athletes graduate

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has endured bad publicity for its problems with athletes and academics.


Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC

The Sampson Independent

Newton Grove student receives scholarship4:04 pm

The Local Government Federal Credit Union recently announced that Emily Harrison is the recipient of an LGFCU scholarship award.


Related Topix: Newton Grove, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

CDC announces the formation of an external laboratory safety workgroup

CDC announced today the formation of an external laboratory safety workgroup of the Advisory Committee to the Director of CDC.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Medicine, Influenza, Bird Flu, Health, Stanford University, Infectious Diseases

The Summerville Journal-Scene

Clara Murphy Bond Bell

Clara Murphy Bond Bell of Windsor and Edenhouse in Bertie County, North Carolina died Monday, July 21. The oldest of four children of Mary Elizabeth Murphy and Walter Holland Bond, she was born August 9, 1925.


Related Topix: Windsor, NC, Bertie County, NC, North Carolina, Wilmington, NC