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Young Chicago poet gives voice to his community
Malcolm London is a poet in a part of Chicago that does not usually inspire verse.
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South Florida Sun-Sentinel
2-year college program can bring big paycheck | Video
After Meghann Carter graduates from college this summer, she could make $46,000 a year or more at her first job.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Bay Village school district hires Sandusky schools' treasurer
Kevin Robertson, treasurer and chief financial officer of the Sandusky schools , was chosen Monday night as the treasurer of the Bay Village school district.
Evansville Courier & Press
10 things you didn't know about music acts at the iTunes Festival
Don't feel like springing for tickets or can't make it down south in time for the iTunes Festival? Rocking London since 2007, the iTunes Festival will make its South by Southwest stateside debut from March 11-15 at the music, film and interactive conference in Austin, Texas.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
The Orlando Sentinel
2 Republicans face off in primary to fill Precourt's House seat
Republican voters in southwest Orange County will pick a nominee Tuesday for a seat in the Florida House of Representatives - a choice that eventually could have implications for the rest of the state.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Times of Trenton
Roomful of Teeth performances wrap up Princeton Symphony Orchestra's Chamber series
The vocal octet Roomful of Teeth, which includes Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw, second from left in top row, will perform her "Partita for 8 Voices" Sunday at Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study and Monday at the Monroe Township Public Library.
Mediatwits #112: Unplugging
In a single day, the average American spends eleven hours with digital media. With so many ways to stay connected, it can be difficult to power down the screen and engage with the world beyond it.
Alabama by the Numbers: Where is income inequality the greatest?
Income inequality increasingly has become a hot-button political issue in the United States, as wages stagnate among the bottom half of earners and a super-charged stock market delivers new wealth to the top 20 percent.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
UT names School of Journalism director
R.B. Brenner, a former editor at The Washington Post now with Stanford University's journalism program, has been named director of the School of Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin Moody College of Communication.
Top 5 things to do in Muskegon this weekend: Symphony, circus and more
Violinist Chee-Yun will join the West Michigan Symphony for its annual Beethoven and Blue Jeans concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 7 and Saturday, March 8 at the Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts.
FAMU Alumnus Amir Windom is Man Behind the Music that Makes the World 'Happy'
If you've found yourself nodding your head and tapping your feet to the music in movies like "Despicable Me 2" or television shows like "Being Mary Jane" on BET, then you may have been listening to some of the music supervision work of FAMU alumnus Amir Windom.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Jewish Journal
Moving and shaking
UCLA Holocaust historian Saul Friedlander has been named one of the winners of the 2014 Dan David Prize.
Women's History Month: Entertainer Eartha Kitt
Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author of The Bully Pulpit, Doris Kearns Goodwin describes three fascinating women of the Progressive Era.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Scouts elect new council president
At the February executive board meeting of the Chief Cornplanter Council, the council nominating committee brought Mike Barrett's name for considetation to be the 38th Council President of the Chief Cornplanter Council, Boy Scouts of America, replacing Sean Ellsworth in that position.
Officials across Iron Range hopeful but worried about Essar project
Years ago, there was elation in the air. An area long gripped by high unemployment and dotted with abandoned mines was about to make a big comeback.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
HACC, California University of Pennsylvania, Elizabethtown College name graduates
Students at local universities have recently received degrees during fall and winter graduations.
The Globe and Mail
Before 12 Years a Slave: How Steve McQueen's visual-artist past...
Director Steve McQueen poses in the press room with the award for best picture for "12 Years a Slave" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles.
Family still looking for justice after Faye Carter died at QEH in 2008
Faye Carter enjoys a memorable moment with her two sons, Greg, left, and Jamie. Her family has been left with many questions following her sudden death at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in November 2008.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Speech therapy under threat as councils withdraw funding
SPEECH and language therapy services for children and adults in Scotland with learning difficulties are coming under "extraordinary stress", a report has warned, as some councils may have to axe their funding completely.
#XLDissent: Students Overtake DCto Demand Climate Action
Day of student-led action kicks off with a rally in Georgetown before over a thousand demonstrators march to the White House.