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3 hrs ago | FLW Outdoors

4.17.14: Winter's impact still lingers

Editor's note: Veteran outdoor writer Jeff Samsel lives just a short drive from Lake Murray and spent his college years at the University of South Carolina, studying Murray's bass population in lieu of his textbooks.

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7 hrs ago | The Times Leader

A Pittston connection to newest saint

When it was announced that Pope John Paul II would be coming to Columbia, South Carolina, in September, 1987, 10-year-old Jennie Elizabeth Clark was as anxious as anyone to see the Holy Father, never foreseeing a handshake or a personal blessing.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Columbia, SC, Pope Benedict XVI

11 hrs ago | Switched

Is It Possible To Erase Memories That Trigger Addictive Behaviors?

There are, undoubtedly, many memories that addicts would love to forget. For most recovering addicts and alcoholics, encountering the so-called "people, places, and things" that remind them of using bring on the strongest cravings.

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Related Topix: Medical University of South Carolina

16 hrs ago | NBC Connecticut

Top 2014 HS Player Signs With USC

The news is only surprising in that the Huskies didn't land the best player in college basketball.

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Related Topix: Storrs, CT

20 hrs ago | Post and Courier

MUSC's leadership leader

Among the advantages Dr. David Cole will bring to his new job as president of the Medical University of South Carolina: He already knows the institution well, having worked there for two decades.

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Related Topix: Medical University of South Carolina

Fri Apr 18, 2014

CNN

The Shearin Group Outstanding Leaders on 3 Tips for Practicing...

Neurologist Dr. Romie Mushtaq says that there's science that supports the benefits of being focused and "in the moment."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Claremont Graduate University, Orlando, FL, Medical University of South Carolina

Washington Times

Critics rail against liberal bias for commencement speakers

This year's Democratic commencement speakers outnumber their Republicans counterparts by more than 2 to 1, according to a survey by Campus Reform .

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Related Topix: US News, Yale University, University of Delaware, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Clover Herald

Parker, Brewer to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Britt Parker Jr. of Edgemoor are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Kay Parker, to John Walker Brewer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Thomas Brewer of Columbia.

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Related Topix: Edgemoor, SC, Parker, SC, University of South Carolina Upstate, York, SC

Deseret News

Why daydreaming may be the next childhood psychiatric target

Parents who dodged the bullet on hyperactivity may want to duck as the psychiatric profession comes around for another pass, this time targeting kids who are daydreamy with what they are calling "Slow Cognitive Tempo" disorder.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, ADHD, Health, Psychiatry, Psychology, Science, Medical University of South Carolina

hosted Revolution Health | Revolution Health

Use Different Tests to Gauge Kids' Fitness

THURSDAY, Sept. 27, 2012 - Schools' fitness testing and national fitness surveys should include measurements of skinfolds, waist circumference, and body mass index to determine body composition, a report stated.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, South Carolina, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Charleston Business Journal

MUSC president vote cana t be done in secret, attorney says

If the Medical University of South Carolina's board of trustees goes through with a recent bylaw change, it will violate the state's open meeting laws and could jeopardize the hiring of a new president, according to S.C. Press Association Attorney Jay Bender.

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Related Topix: Medical University of South Carolina

Law.com

Higher Ed's Trademark Track

Colleges and universities have been amassing a trove of registered trademarks in recent years-and not just for the traditional marks that represent their names and athletic team insignias.

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Related Topix: Patent / Trademark Law, Law, University, FL, Duquesne University, University of South Florida, Cornell College

The Moultrie News

Go Red For Women Luncheon April 23

Lowcountry women are standing together to fight heart disease at the third annual Charleston Go Red For Women Luncheon, which will take place at Memminger Auditorium from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23. Heart disease is the No.

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Related Topix: Medical University of South Carolina

WLTX-TV Columbia

Tiger Paw Painted on USC Football Field

University of South Carolina police are investigating after someone spray-painted the field of Williams-Brice Stadium with a Clemson Tiger logo.

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Related Topix: Columbia, SC

Free Republic

Muzzled by Monsanto

After nearly 30 years studying how plants use their genes to defend against viruses, Vicki Vance, a professor at the University of South Carolina, doesn't see genetically modifying plants as a malevolent or arrogantly God-like endeavor.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Supplement, RNA, Agriculture, Science, Entomology

Free Times

New and Selected Poems by Marjory Wentworth; Deep-Rooted Wisdom by Jenks Farmer

New and Selected Poems Author: Marjory Wentworth Publisher: University of South Carolina Press This collection of more than 50 previously published poems and 28 new ones is described by the publisher as "a capstone to Wentworth's tenure as South Carolina poet laureate, a title she has held since 2003."

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Home Gardening, Home, Columbia, SC, Ninety Six, SC

WBTV

USC honors Don Fowler's 50 years of teaching

The former chairman of the Democratic National Committee and former chairman of South Carolina's Democratic Party is being honored for 50 years of teaching.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

ESPN.com

Top women's recruit Wilson picks S. Carolina

A'ja Wilson, the No. 1 women's basketball prospect in the country, announces that she will play for the University of South Carolina.

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WIS-TV Columbia

A'ja Wilson selects USC: 'There's no place like home'

National High School Player of the Year and Heathwood Hall senior A'ja Wilson has elected to play college basketball with the University of South Carolina.

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Free Times

Disneya s Rockina Ever After

If you're ancient, when you think of the song "All of Me," you think of the 1931 jazz standard - you know, the one you've heard Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong and Frank Sinatra sing.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Billie Holiday, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Celebrities, Frank Sinatra

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