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2 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

APSU Professor Crow to compete in National Vocal Competition

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. Karen Crow, Austin Peay State University adjunct professor of voice, has been chosen to represent the Mid-South Region in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Award competition at the associations upcoming National Conference in Boston this July.

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Related Topix: Clarksville, TN, Austin Peay State University, Nashville, TN

6 hrs ago | Hattiesburg American

Voicing their concerns: Carey music students learn about throat ailments

It was quite the scare. William Carey University sophomore Emma Oberdick was studying opera in Italy last summer, when she came down with a flu-like bug and temporarily lost that most fragile instrument: her voice.

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Related Topix: Puccini, Opera, Medicine, Nursing

10 hrs ago | WTVF Nashville

1 Dead, 3 Injured In Explosion At Hickman County Plant

McEWEN, Tenn. Investigators will be back on the scene Thursday at a plant in McEwen where one person was killed and three others were injured in an explosion.

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Related Topix: Explosion, McEwen, TN, Hickman County, TN, US News, ATF

12 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

One dead, three injured in blast at Tennessee ammu...

One person has died and three others were injured on Wednesday after an explosion at an ammunition plant in central Tennessee that touched off small brush fires nearby, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Explosion, McEwen, TN

12 hrs ago | KFVS12

1 killed, 3 injured in explosion at McEwen ammo plant

One person was killed and three others were injured in an explosion at a factory that makes ammunition near the Hickman-Humphreys county lines.

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Related Topix: Explosion, McEwen, TN, Humphreys County, TN

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WHTC

One dead, three injured in blast at Tennessee ammu...

One person has died and three others were injured on Wednesday after an explosion at an ammunition plant in central Tennessee that touched off small brush fires nearby, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Explosion, McEwen, TN

KFVS12

1 killed, 3 injured in explosion at McEwen ammo plant

One person was killed and three others were injured in an explosion at a factory that makes ammunition near the Hickman-Humphreys county lines.

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Related Topix: Explosion, McEwen, TN, Humphreys County, TN

EurekAlert!

Vanderbilt researchers discover how intestinal cells build nutrient-absorbing surface

Thousands of finger-like projections form a 'brush border' on the surfaces of cultured epithelial cells.

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Newswise

Gregory Barnes Named Director of UofL Autism Center

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Gregory Barnes, M.D., Ph.D., is the inaugural permanent director of the University of Louisville Autism Center.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, University of Louisville, Genetics, Medicine, Duke University, University of Kentucky

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Newswise

Tennessee, Vanderbilt Launch Novel Autism Intervention Program

Newswise - Vanderbilt University's Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders and the Tennessee Department of Education are partnering to bring a novel intervention program to families of young children with autism in Middle Tennessee.

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Williamson Herald

Andy Warhol's Flowers exhibition opens at Cheekwood this summer

This summer, Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art will host an exhibition entitled Andy Warhol's Flowers, featuring nearly a dozen screen prints from the original Flowers series as well as paintings, studio photographs, and the artist's audacious floral proposal for the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Policy Digest

Teacher Effectiveness and Student Achievement

We need to get rid of bad teachers and reward and keep the good ones, says Eric Hanushek, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.

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WKRN

1 stabbed in chest at Springfield Walmart

One person was stabbed at a Springfield Walmart Monday. It happened at the retailer located at 3360 Tom Austin Highway.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Ohio

The Washington Post

Small U.S. Colleges Battle Death Spiral as Enrollment Drops

At a Dowling College campus on Long Island's south shore, a fleet of unused shuttle buses sits in an otherwise empty parking lot.

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Related Topix: Dowling College, Financial Services, Moodys, Non-Profit, Franklin Pierce University

Forbes.com

Chicago's Nifty Pilot Program To Fix Our Student-Loan Mess

Meet Alaric Blair, a 47-year-old elementary school teacher from Calumet City, Ill.

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Related Topix: Calumet City, IL, Dominican University, Education Etc.

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Dear Kitty

Spanish village changing anti-Jewish name?

Maureen Tobin Stanley, associate professor of Spanish language, literature, and culture at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, spoke at Vanderbilt University Oct. 23 as part of the Holocaust Lecture Series.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota Duluth, Spain, World News

ETaiwanNews.com

Professor Muhammad Yunus, Annette Lu on empowering women

Dr. Muhammad Yunus of Grameen Bank and former Vice President Annette Lu discussed their experiences in working for equal rights and equal opportunities for women in business and society during a dialogue Sunday evening in the Council Chamber of the Taipei City Council.

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Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News

Scientific American

The Race Is On to Protect Millions of People from Flooding

Salt-tolerant rice as well as flexible barriers to keep salty water away and later to allow sediment in could mitigate flooding, which is expected to climb globally With the GangesBrahmaputra delta sinking, the race is on to protect millions of people from future flooding.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Nashville, TN

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Business Journal

Southern Land finds buyer for Elliston 23 apartment project

Nashville can expect to witness a new record-high sales price for an apartment complex very soon - potentially by the end of this month.

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Tallahassee Democrat

Students express presidential opinions at forum

Bill Funk had one question to ask students who attended the Presidential Search Student Forum: "Why did you choose Florida State?" The answers varied from financial reasons to geographic location to academic standing to cultural reasons.

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Related Topix: Purdue University, University of Kansas

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