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Santa Monica School District Welcomes 13 New Administrators

The Santa Monica-Malibu School District will start the new school year with 13 new faces at its campuses and headquarters, officials said.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Malibu, CA, Santa Monica, CA

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Chronicle

Duke to welcome renowned composer Frank Ticheli to Baldwin...

This November, the Duke University Wind Symphony will welcome renowned composer Frank Ticheli to guest conduct a concert of his own works in Baldwin Auditorium.


Related Topix: Symphony, Duke University

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Six more apply as deadline looms for FSU's top job

The search for Florida State University's next president has so far attracted six new hopefuls since getting tangled earlier this year over the desire of a powerful state senator for the job.


Related Topix: Florida State University, Penn State University Park, Rick Scott, US Governors, Tallahassee, FL

Medical News Today

E-cigarette secondhand smoke has 'increased levels of toxic metals'

Though previous research has found benefits of switching from traditional to electronic cigarettes, a new study from the University of Southern California finds that the secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes contains certain harmful metals that are significantly higher than those in secondhand smoke from traditional cigarettes.


Related Topix: Italy, World News, Health

Daily Kos

Can you still doubt plight of black men with police irrespective of socio-economic circumstances?

I am a father, a son, a husband, a brother, an engineer, a software developer, a host of several radio shows, an author, a blogger, a vlogger, a political activist, a business owner, an entrepreneur, a musician, and a black man.


Related Topix: Durham, NC, Harvard University, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Seoul Tops List of Homes of Foreign Students in U.S.

Seoul sends the most students to American universities of all cities outside of the U.S., a report shows.


Daily Kos

KosAbility: Lunch with Two People who Suffer from Schizophrenia

Some of you will remember my therapeutic diaries about my daughter Trina's mental illness .


Sat Aug 30, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Bipartisanship rules this year in Sacramento

The legislative session that ended in the wee hours of Saturday morning proved to be one of the most bipartisan and productive in years.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, US News

CBS News

Los Angeles police probe how USC football player sustained injury

It's opening weekend for college football, and one of the nation's top teams, the University of Southern California, is without its captain.


Star News

School district lauded for work with military children

The Chula Vista Elementary School District was honored for its work with students who come from military families.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Department of Defense, US News

The diverse talents of choral director and composer Julian Wachner

I first encountered Julian Wachner and his Choir of Trinity Wall Street in September of 2012 with their release of George Frideric Handel's HWV 54 oratorio Israel in Egypt .


Related Topix: Julian, CA, Classical, George Frideric Handel, Boston University, Symphony, Arts

Newcastle News

Newcastle native inspires PEMCO's newest Northwest Profile

PEMCO Insurance introduced audiences to Sandals & Socks Guy, Goat Renter Guy and First Snowflake Freakout Lady through its offbeat advertising campaign highlighting Northwest Profiles.


Related Topix: Bell, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

6 more apply to become FSU president

The search for Florida State University 's next president has so far attracted six new hopefuls since getting tangled earlier this year over a powerful state senator's desire for the job.


Related Topix: Florida State University, Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors


That's Right Charles Belk Sock it To the Authorities! It is Certain...

Bio: Charles Belk, a graduate of Hillside High School in Durham, North Carolina, completed his BS degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California and received an MBA from Indiana University and a Executive Management Certificate from Harvard University School of Business.


Related Topix: Durham, NC, Electrical Engineering, Science, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Harvard University

Conquest Chronicles

Marcus Allen Stars in Nissan Heisman House Commercials

The regular season buzz can be felt all throughout the nation, and USC football legend Marcus Allen led the charge in the Nissan Heisman House welcoming some of the newest members like Johnny Manziel to this esteemed group.


Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Southern California NCAA

Fox News

Study: Second-hand smoke from e-cigarettes contains toxic metals

Second-hand smoke from electronic cigarettes may be less harmful than their tobacco-laden cousins, but they still release toxins into the air, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Medicine, Smoking, Health

Humanoid robots proven to help autistic children learn

Robotics PhD student Luke Wood works on KASPAR, a robot built at the University of Hertfordshire to help autistic children, in the Robotville exhibition at the Science Museum on November 29, 2011, in London, England.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Greater London County, England, Lothian County, Scotland

Seehafer Stations Go From Father To Son; Virginia Tech Sells Translator

DONALD W. SEEHAFER is transferring his 100% interest in SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION to his son MARK SEEHAFER in a transaction that involves the elder SEEHAFER gifting his shares in equal portions to his four children, MARK SEEHAFER, SANDRA HALVERSON, KAREN STEVENSON, and DEBRA SEEHAFER, and then the shares being sold to MARK SEEHAFER for a ... (more)


Related Topix: Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Nekoosa, WI, Manitowoc, WI


Rensselaer Names New Vice President for Institute Advancement

Troy, NY - Graig R. Eastin, vice president of the CHOC Children's Hospital Foundation, has been named vice president for institute advancement at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by President Shirley Ann Jackson.


Related Topix: Rensselaer, NY, Troy, NY, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, UC San Diego

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Reporter

Suds, faith found at California laundromat

Over the long months that Victoria Mitchell lived in her car with her infant daughter, there was one bright spot in her life: doing laundry.


Related Topix: Ventura, CA