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  1. Rhode Island Supporters of Legal Pot Promote Economic BenefitsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The CPA Technology Advisor

    ... bill was backed by such speakers as David Lewis, founder of the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University; Andy Horwitz, director of the Criminal Defense Clinic at Roger William University School of Law; Beth Comery, a former ...

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  2. Broward Cultural Division to Host Two 2014 'Covenings' on...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... modern dances learned from collaborating with Laura Bennett of the American Dance Legacy Initiative from Brown University. Read More... For more information contact Grace Kewl-Durfey , at 954-357-7869, or visit the Broward Cultural Division website ...

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  3. Statement by Alan K. Cubbage, Vice President for University...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Northwestern University

    ... director improperly refused to apply the legal precedent established in the NLRB's 2004 decision in Brown University, in which the NLRB held that the graduate assistants were primarily students, not employees. In addition, the decision by the ...

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  4. Ancient life 'frozen' by space impactRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... out of the craters and, in these cases, it captures and traps shards of vegetation. Prof Pete Schultz, from Brown University in Rhode Island, US, presented the work at last month's Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) in The Woodlands, ...

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  5. Gov. Bobby Jindal to Give Keynote Address at 2014 Liberty University...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... hold dear," said President Jerry Falwell . Jindal graduated with honors in biology and public policy from Brown University and attended Oxford University in England as a Rhodes Scholar. He has worked as a consultant for Fortune 500 companies, as ...

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  6. Selling Ethical Fashion to the Whole Foods SetRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | BusinessWeek

    ... venture was planted in 2001, the week she arrived in the U.S. from her native Ecuador to attend Brown University. Amazed by the choices available to U.S. teens, she went on a $1,000 shopping binge at a Providence mall. She was embarrassed trying to ...

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  7. Brown to Recognize 9 Alumni with Honorary DegreesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Go Local

    Brown University will offer honorary degrees to nine distinguished alumni at the school's 246th Commencement on Sunday, May 25th.

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  8. Shakespeare 'myth' exploredRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Oracle

    Kahn, an English professor from Brown University, explained the "making" of Shakespeare and his legacy to about 50 students and faculty Tuesday evening in the C.W. Bill Young Hall.

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  9. Clinton, Bush and a Fast-Flying Shoe: Who Dodged It Best?Read the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | ABC News

    ... presence in Iraq, amid a costly war that would take at least 190,000 lives, according to a 2013 study by Brown University . When the Iraqi journalist threw his two shoes, he yelled that they were from the widows and the orphans of Bush's war. Bush ...

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  10. Painter Steve Cutney; Community Day at CCC; Mike Zapolski; BEN Column, April 18, update 2Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    ... the GED program, and how to earn a bachelor's or master's degree at the on-campus Shirlee and Bernard Brown University Center. Participants in the CCC Alumni Association 5K Run and Campus Walk will begin crossing the finish line and the top ...

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  11. Status ReportRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Clackamas Review

    ... Jeffrey Solomon, to the Orlando Predators on Monday for Kyle Rowley. The 6-0, 195-pound Rowley, 35, is from Brown University and Warwick, R.I., and has been playing arena football since 2003, including a stint in 2010 in Spokane with Portland coach ...

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  12. Gannon Women's Water Polo Team Ranked 10th in Latest CWPA Division I/II PollRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Gannon University Athletics

    ... of the top ranking for 12 consecutive weeks. Hartwick College (92), the University of Michigan (86) and Brown University (75) completed the top five. Bucknell University (73), Harvard University (73), George Washington University (66), Mercyhurst ...

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  13. Proteomics discovers link between muscle damage and cerebral malariaRead the original story

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    Malaria-related complications remain a major cause of death for children in many parts of the world.

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  14. Bringing Hearts Back To Life: New Improved DefibrillatorRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | WTVF Nashville

    ... ) Antony Chu, M.D., Director of Complex Ablation at the Rhode Island Miriam Hospital with Brown University School of Medicine, talks about a new kind of implantable defibrillator. This particular device is the newest technology that exists for ...

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  15. Northwestern releases statement on NLRB rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... director improperly refused to apply the legal precedent established in the NLRB's 2004 decision in Brown University, in which the NLRB held that the graduate assistants were primarily students, not employees. In addition, the decision by the ...

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  16. Leeches Help Save Woman's Ear After Pit Bull MaulingRead the original story

    Wednesday | MedlinePlus

    ... they do, which is sucking blood out." Sullivan, who's also an assistant professor of plastic surgery at Brown University, joined his colleague Dr. Helena Taylor to present their story in the April 17 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine . ...

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  17. Corporations must nurture innovation, says IMG Sports President George PyneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner.com

    ... member in 50 years to join its board of directors. Pyne grew up in Milford, Massachusetts and attended Brown University where he played football for the Brown Bears and majored in Political Science. While at Brown, he earned All-Ivy League and ...

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  18. Kansas Rowing Completes Day One at Lake Natoma InviteRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Kansas Jayhawks

    ... The First Varsity Eight began the day for KU as they earned a third-place finish (6:56.6) behind No. 6 Brown University and No. Stanford. Rowing for the Jayhawks were senior coxswain said. "Our Second Varsity Four and Novice boats rowed well, but as ...

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  19. NLRB Regional Director Rules College Scholarship Athletes Are 'Employees'Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | JD Supra

    ... whether payment was received for services. The regional director distinguished prior Board precedent in the Brown University case that held that graduate students receiving stipends were not employees under the Act. The regional director stated that ...

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  20. Game Changer: NLRB Approves Unionization Of Northwestern University Football PlayersRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | JD Supra

    ... determined that the players were "employees" under the NLRA. Ohr distinguished the NLRB's 2004 decision in Brown University , 342 N.L.R.B. 483 (2004), where it held that graduate assistants were not "employees" under the NLRA. In Brown University , ...

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