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2 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Concert pianist is all smiles in his new career

VanBeck graduated from the Eastman School of Music and the University of Rochester with bachelor's degrees in piano performance and mathematics.

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Related Topix: Rice University, Symphony, Arts, Dentistry, Medicine, Benton Harbor, MI

2 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Summer loving: When the season ends, will a romance that sizzled fizzle?

It's no secret to anyone who lives or works in the city that Detroit has the highest tax rates in... Even if you'll be stuck in the office every weekday this summer, your mind clouded with daydreams of sailing Italy's Amalfi Coast or walking the festive streets of Barcelona, romance may find you or vice versa.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel, Cal State Los Angeles

21 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Men Are Attracted To Nice Girls, While Women...

While men tend to be attracted to ladies who seem nice on a first date , women seem to prefer guys who play hard to get, according to new research appearing in Friday's edition of Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin .

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Related Topix: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Sat Jul 26, 2014

301 Moved Permanently

Biz Notes: Public Communications Inc. name Oettel principal

The company was established in 1993 by Douglas and Janet McAllister and has two full service automotive service facilities, one in Barrington and another in Crystal Lake.

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Related Topix: Oak Park, IL

The Brattleboro Reformer

College News

Tanner Bailey Mitchell Degenkolb of Putney, Vt., graduated from the University of Rochester on May 18, 2014, with a bachelor of science degree in Computer Science.

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Related Topix: Putney, VT, Science, Computer Science, Brattleboro, VT, Maine Maritime Academy

The Raw Story

Why cold-blooded animals don't need to wrap up to keep warm

Animals have evolved to occupy almost all corners of the Earth. To survive, no matter the weather outside, they all need temperature-sensitive bodily reactions to work.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Cell Biology

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Rochester Business Journal

Class of 2014 set for fall induction in Hall of Fame

Five Rochester-area businesspeople have been selected for induction into the Rochester Business Hall of Fame this fall.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY

The Post-Standard

Achievers: State University College at Oswego students named to...

The following students at State University College at Oswego have been inducted into the Eta Gamma Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society: James Boonamnuaysuk , of Baldwinsville, a senior majoring in accounting; James Musial , of Liverpool, a senior majoring in English; and Kelly Manzi , of Nedrow, a senior majoring in information science.

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Related Topix: Baldwinsville, NY, Liverpool, NY, Nedrow, NY, Rochester, NY

Beckers ASC Review

University of Rochester Medicine to Open ASC in August

In August, University of Rochester Medicine will open an ambulatory surgery center and Strong West Emergency in Brockport, N.Y., according to a Democrat & Chronicle report.

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Related Topix: Brockport, NY

EurekAlert!

Why do men prefer nice women?

People's emotional reactions and desires in initial romantic encounters determine the fate of a potential relationship.

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Related Topix: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Wall Street Journal

J.P. Morgan's 'Camp' Is for Sale

John Pierpont "J.P." Morgan was a tall man. That's why, in the legendary financier's longtime Adirondacks home, there is an ornate bathtub about 6 feet long, according to the current owner of the property, Howard Kirschenbaum.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Mohegan Lake, NY, Raquette-Lake, NY

Wall Street Journal

Private Properties

A camp-style style in the Adironodacks formerly owned by banking tycoon J.P. Morgan is on the market for $3.25 million.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Mohegan Lake, NY, Raquette-Lake, NY

Rochester Business Journal

There's no question who's No. 1: UR

With 25,773 people on its payroll in the six-county area, the University of Rochester is the region's largest non-profit employer - and the No.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY

The Wichita Eagle

Fling or forever: Can summer romance last?

Even if you'll be stuck in the office every weekday this summer, your mind clouded with daydreams of sailing Italy's Amalfi Coast or walking the festive streets of Barcelona, romance may find you or vice versa.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel, us Travel, Cal State Los Angeles, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Business Journal

'Heartless SOB' discharged from hospital without a human heart

Ronald Fontana , a 64-year-old retiree in New York, was discharged from University of Rochester's Strong Memorial Hospital with SynCardia's Freedom portable driver.

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Related Topix: Camillus, NY

Business Journal

Glens Falls Hospital Foundation hires VP of development

The foundation is the philanthropic arm of the hospital, about an hour's drive north of Albany in Warren County.

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Related Topix: Warren County, NY, Ogdensburg, NY, Saint Lawrence University, Rochester, NY

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Antonie M. Langr Close

Antonie M. Langr Close, 77, of Mayfield, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 19, at St. Mary's Hospital, Amsterdam, with her family at her side.

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Related Topix: Mayfield, NY, Amsterdam, NY, Gloversville, NY, Northville, NY, Rochester, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

Washington might be the capital of unhappiness

Americans have a special obsession with happiness. It is written into our founding document: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."

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RedOrbit

Bend In Appalachian Mountain Chain Finally...

The 1500 mile Appalachian mountain chain runs along a nearly straight line from Alabama to Newfoundland-except for a curious bend in Pennsylvania and New York State.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania

WHEC-TV Rochester

Penfield CSD to name acting principal for high school

The Penfield Board of Education is expected to name Dr. Leslie Maloney as Acting Principal of Penfield High School at its next meeting on August 12. We're told Maloney will replace Dr. Thomas Putnam who was named Acting Superintendent.

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Related Topix: Penfield, NY, Niagara University

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