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24 min ago | Kinston Free Press

Meet Me Monday: Dr. Antonowich was a sensation playing trumpet in New York

Many locals may know Dr. Fred Antonowich as a retired general surgeon, but they might not know him as Dr. Jazz.

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Related Topix: Europe, Belarus, World News, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, Symphony, Arts, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Kinston, NC

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Boomer wealth depressed by mortgages poses spending risk

Mortgage-burning parties in the U.S. may be going the way of home milk deliveries and polyester leisure suits.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Pension, Pennsylvania, Social Security

YourErie

Family Celebrates Naval Flight Officer Training

A local family celebrated one 2005 McDowell High School graduate on Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Pensacola, FL

Psychology Today

A Giving Spirit in Business and Love Spells Success

Many of us were raised with the charitable notion that "it is better to give than to receive."

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Related Topix: Give and Take, Books

Bangkok Post

The power brokers

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha announced his new cabinet line-up yesterday evening following its royal endorsement.

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The Horse

Nolen-Walston to Discuss Deworming Horses at Free Lecture

On Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 6:30 p.m., Rose Nolen-Walston, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, will discuss the latest views on deworming horses, as part of the First Tuesday Lecture Series at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine New Bolton Center.

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Related Topix: Kennett Square, PA

Common Dreams

Will the Ferguson Resistance Fade into History?

Adolph Reed, Jr., a professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania specializing in race and American politics, speaks with the Real News Network's Sharmini Peries about the potential historical context of the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US News, Liberal Political News

The Citizens' Voice

Blight poses challenges for distressed cities

WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE This vacant South Grant Street property in Wilkes-Barre sits boarded up.

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Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, Scranton, PA, Hazleton, PA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

CBS Local

1 Hurt After Crash Involving SEPTA Trolley

One person was taken to the hospital following a crash involving a Route 36 SEPTA Trolley early Saturday morning in Southwest Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

Art Daily

The Museum of Biblical Art appoints new museum leadership

The Museum of Biblical Art announces new appointments and promotions across the Museum, reflecting the growth and development of the institution under the leadership of Richard P. Townsend, who joined MOBIA as Director in the fall of 2013.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Chicago

Mental Help Net

Factors ID'd for Late Hospice Admission for Cancer Patients

For patients with cancer, factors associated with late admission to hospice have been identified, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Palliative Care, Oncology

NBC Philadelphia

New Philly Grads Get $150K for Special Projects

The University of Pennsylvania recently launched the President's Engagement Prizes, which will allow students to obtain up to $150,000 to take on local, national or global engagement projects the first year after they graduate.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

HON

Drug Gives 'New Hope' Against Heart Failure, Expert Says

In a head-to-head comparison, an experimental drug was more effective than standard treatment at preventing deaths and hospitalizations in heart failure patients.

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Related Topix: Vasotec, Enalapril (generic), Medicine, Pennsylvania

Philly.com

New heart failure drug cuts risk by a fifth

In a huge international study, an experimental drug for heart failure worked dramatically better than the current backbone of treatment, paving the way for the biggest therapeutic advance in decades.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology, Jessup, PA

The Detroit News

Detroit may sweeten bankruptcy deal with real estate to persuade creditor to settle

No assets are off the table in 11th-hour talks with bond insurer Syncora Guarantee Inc. and other parties, except for the Detroit Institute of Arts collection.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Detroit, MI

Philly.com

Death becomes him: Dr. David Casarett

LIKE THE BOY in "The Sixth Sense," Dr. David Casarett spends a lot of time seeing dead people.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Philly.com

Man shot six times in West Philadelphia

Police said three unknown men opened fire on the 49-year-old victim shortly after 2 p.m. on the 5000 block of Haverford Avenue.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA

The Washington Post

More workers, better government

John J. DiIulio Jr., a professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania and a member of the National Academy of Public Administration, served as the first director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives under President George W. Bush.

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Opinion

Cape Gazette

First Delaware Arts Alliance Conference Oct. 3 in Dover

Guillermina Gonzalez, executive director of the Delaware Arts Alliance, announced that DAA will hold its first arts advocacy conference, DEArts Lab: Standing Room Only: Face to Face with the Digital Divide, in collaboration with the University of Delaware, Delaware State University, and the Delaware Art Education Association Friday, Oct. 3, at the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dover, DE, Delaware State University, University of Delaware

Christian Science Monitor

No supermarkets, so 130 community gardens help to feed a city

Although Mike Devlin was trained as a lawyer, his love for gardening led him down an unexpected career path.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Philadelphia, PA, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science

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