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3 hrs ago | WKRN

Man killed in shooting outside Nashville apartment complex

A man that was shot outside his Edmondson Pike apartment Friday night has been identified as 20-year-old Jorge Carnica.


5 hrs ago | CDR Salamander

Lost Opportunities: WWI and the Birth of the Modern World, With James Holmes - on Midrats

A hundred years on, in 2014 what insights can we gain from the war that started 100 years ago in August of 2014? What are some of the lessons we need to remember in all four levers of national power; diplomatic, informational, military, and economic - in order to help steer our future course as a nation, and to better understand developing events? ... (more)


Related Topix: Naval War College, University of Georgia, US Military, US Navy, US News, Salve Regina University

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Christianity Today

The Wrong Kind of Christian

I'm not a fundamentalist. My friends and I enjoy art, alcohol, and cultural engagement.


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The Bennington Banner

Do you know your First Amendment rights?

The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution contains just 45 words and, since 1789, has guaranteed five fundamental rights to generations of Americans.


Related Topix: Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression

A combination of therapy and antidepressants appears to best help people with severe but short-term depression, a new study reports.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN

Science Daily

Clues to role of magnetism in iron-based superconductors uncovered

New measurements of atomic-scale magnetic behavior in iron-based superconductors by researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Vanderbilt University are challenging conventional wisdom about superconductivity and magnetism.


Related Topix: Department of Energy, Canton, ME

Business Journal

With hotel operator named, work set to begin on massive Midtown project

The developer of the massive Buckingham Midtown project announced today that Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants will serve as the development's hotel operator, paving the way for construction to begin.


PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers find that coronary arteries hold heart-regenerating cells

Endothelial cells residing in the coronary arteries can function as cardiac stem cells to produce new heart muscle tissue, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered.


Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology


Combined Drugs and Therapy Most Effective for Severe Nonchronic Depression

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The odds that a person who suffers from severe, nonchronic depression will recover are improved by as much as 30 percent if they are treated with a combination of cognitive therapy and antidepressant medicine rather than by antidepressants alone.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Nashville, TN

Wed Aug 20, 2014

CrimProf Blog

Slobogin on Scientizing Culpability

Christopher Slobogin has posted Scientizing Culpability: The Implications of Hall v.


Related Topix: Death Penalty

PhysOrg Weblog

Regular blood transfusions can stave off repeat strokes in children with sickle cell disease

The arrow points to evidence of a silent stroke. In patients with sickle cell anemia, such strokes often go undiagnosed because they do not cause immediate symptoms.


Bioscience Technology

Enzyme Holds the Door for Influenza

The enzyme phospholipase D helps the influenza virus escape the immune response.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Influenza

Cybercast News Service

Johns Hopkins Psychiatrist: Transgender is a - Mental Disorder' - "...

Dr. Paul R. McHugh, the former psychiatrist-in-chief for Johns Hopkins Hospital and its current Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry, said that transgenderism is a "mental disorder" that merits treatment, that sex change is "biologically impossible," and that people who promote sexual reassignment surgery are collaborating with and ... (more)


Related Topix: Transgender, Medicine, Psychiatry

KUGN-AM Eugene

Schoolkids Need to Be Extra Cautious in September

The end of summer means the start of school, and September is when most younger children head back to class.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

Lowell Sun

First Amendment dumb-down

The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution contains 45 words and, since 1789, has guaranteed five fundamental rights to generations of Americans.


Related Topix: Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Laguna Blanca Welcomes Rob Hereford as New Head of School

As the new school year approaches, Laguna Blanca School is pleased to announce its new head of school, Rob Hereford.


Related Topix: Montecito, CA, Santa Barbara, CA, University of Georgia, Teachers College, Columbia University, Columbia University

More Children Hit by Cars in September, Experts Say

More children are hit by cars during September than any other month of the year, according to Safe Kids Worldwide.


Related Topix: Cellphones


Man arrested for flashing gun-lighter on Ellington Pkwy.

A man was arrested in east Nashville Saturday afternoon after he flashed a lighter that appeared to be a small gun, at another driver on Ellington Parkway.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

CBS Local

Nurse Practitioners Have A Good Prognosis For Continued Job Growth In San Jose

San Jose is growing and thriving and demand for well-trained nursing professionals remains strong.


Related Topix: Nursing, Psychology, Science