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  1. The surprising downsides of being drop dead gorgeousRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Today.Az

    Can you be too beautiful ? It is hardly a problem that most of us have to contemplate - as much as we might like to dream that it were the case. Yet the blessings and curses of beauty have been a long-standing interest in psychology.


  2. Group study feasibility of Charlotte medical schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Robesonian

    ... group wants to create an independent school that could be under the auspices of the University of North Carolina Charlotte or in association with another university in the area. North Carolina already has medical schools at the University of North ...


  3. Golf Wraps Up Competition At NCAA RegionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Loyola Greyhounds

    Connor Flach shot a final-round 1-under par 71 on Saturday, and the Loyola University Maryland men's golf team finished 12th at the NCAA Regional. The Greyhounds, who shot a combined 10-over 298 on Saturday, finished with 891 strokes in the three rounds, 27-over par.


  4. PR firm defends county leaders on controversial resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Gaston Gazette

    A controversy over health insurance benefits for Gaston County commissioners took another turn when a political consultant paid for an advertisement in The Gazette that defends the elected leaders' recent actions. Christopher Dean said he alone decided to pay for the ad - which can be found on page 9A of Sunday's Gazette - because several members of the commission are good friends of his.


  5. Weddington resident nominated for Tony AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Union County Weekly

    Linda Watt received a nomination for the inagural Excellence in Theatre Education Award, presented by the TONY Awards. Photo courtesy of Danny Knaub Students from across Union County weren't surprised to learn their acting teacher, Linda Ann Watt, earned a nomination for the 2015 Tony Award honoring Excellence in Theatre Education.


  6. 45-Year-Old School Desegregation Case Closed In Mississippi DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | NewsOne

    A federal judge on Tuesday signed an order dismissing a 45-year-old racial desegregation case against a school district in Wayne County, Mississippi. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi approved the joint motion to remove oversight in the case filed by the Department of Justice and the Wayne County School District in Mississippi, according to a news release from the DOJ . 1 comment

  7. The lives that were lived, and now lostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 |

    His family is well-known in Ittiri, on Sardinia, an Italian island in the Mediterranean Sea. His father, Luigino, owns a cafe.


  8. Remarks by Dr. Jill Biden at Central Piedmont Community College Commencement AddressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The White House

    Teachers, families, graduates: I am so honored to be back in Charlotte for such an important day. Graduating from college is an extraordinary achievement, and I would like to congratulate all of you.


  9. QuickDraw provides art opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Many Haywood County residents are gearing up for QuickDraw this weekend - an annual event to raise funds for Haywood County schools' art programs. Over 30 artists from the county and, in fact, all over the Southeast, come together at Laurel Ridge Country Club and produce a work of art in one hour while the public watches.


  10. Safety Desmond Cooper goes from Jaguars fan to playerRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | WTLV

    Safety Desmond Cooper goes from Jaguars fan to player A Jacksonville native is playing for his hometown team. Check out this story on JACKSONVILLE, Fla.


  11. Havertys Announces Second Quarter Cash Dividend and PromotionRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 |

    Atlanta, Georgia, May 12, 2015 - HAVERTYS announced today that, on May 12, 2015, its board of directors declared a cash dividend to be paid on the outstanding shares of the two classes of $1 par value common stock of the company at a rate of $0.08 per share on the common stock and $0.075 per share on the Class A common stock. The dividend is payable Thursday, June 11, 2015 to stockholders of record at the close of business on Wednesday, May 27, 2015.


  12. Volvo locating to SC not sitting well with Charlotte leadersRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | WBTV

    Reaction in Charlotte regarding Monday's announcement that South Carolina will get a new Volvo plant is bringing criticism to North Carolina lawmakers in Raleigh. University of North Carolina-Charlotte economist Dr.John Connuaghton said that North Carolina doesn't have enough enticements to land big-time manufacturing opportunities.


  13. Notes: High draft picks bounce backRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Carolina Panthers

    Shaq Thompson, Devin Funchess return to practice field for conclusion of rookie minicamp; local tryout players state their case; undrafted signees shine. CHARLOTTE - The Panthers' top two draft choices suffered minor injuries during the second practice session Friday, but both were on the field to wrap up rookie minicamp on Saturday.


  14. 'Shrek JR' to hit stage this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Union County Weekly

    Kenidy Bell, Abbie Keenan and Kylie Brooks will portray the three Fionas in "Shrek JR." Josh Whitener/UCW photo MONROE - Dozens of small-scale fairytale and storybook characters will come to life in Union County this weekend, as students from Parkwood Middle School present their stage production of "Shrek The Musical JR."


  15. TrialCard Appoints Atchison to Chief Compliance Officer Post; Focus...Read the original story

    Thursday May 7 | PRWeb

    TrialCard announced this week that it has added Michele Atchison to its corporate legal team in the role of Chief Compliance Officer. Atchison brings over 15 years of legal experience in the healthcare industry to TrialCard, having previously held roles as Lead Legal Counsel, North American Privacy Officer, and Director of Compliance with various organizations.


  16. ...WAT? CNN's Cuomo Claims Constitution Says - Hate-Speech' Not Protected by 1st AmendmentaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 |

    On Wednesday morning, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo broke out a heapin' helpin' of legal know-how, explaining to ignoramuses on Twitter that Pamela Geller's event encouraging submissions of drawings of Mohammed amounted to "hate speech" apparently uncovered by the Constitution: it doesn't. hate speech is excluded from protection.


  17. Evening of Excellence: The finest in Gaston education honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Gaston Gazette

    Gaston public schools honored its top educators during the Evening of Excellence awards at the Gaston Country Club on Tuesday. Teacher of the Year South Point High's Bobbie Cavnar was named the Wells Fargo Bank Teacher of the Year.


  18. There Is No Distinction Between "Freedom Of Speech" And "Hate Speech"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Outside the Beltway

    As I noted in my initial post about the attempted attack on a community center in Texas by two men with apparent Islamic Jihadist sympathies, at least some members of the media felt the need to respond to the attack not by talking about the attackers, but by questioning the motives of the people holding the event they wanted to attack. The main argument appears to be that Pamela Gellar and those who took part in the event were not holding a free speech event, they were holding an anti-Islam event that was designed to mock the Muslim faith.


  19. After Texas shooting: If free speech is provocative, should there be limits?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Erie Times News

    They shelled out $10,000 for extra security to patrol the controversial event, which featured a speech by a Dutch politician who is on al-Qaida's "hit list" and a contest for the best cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad. When two gunmen opened fire outside the exhibit, the attack highlighted the tensions between protecting Americans' treasured right to freedom of expression and preserving public safety.


  20. Yet more journalists not grasping the First AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Hot Air

    I hit this topic earlier today , but unfortunately more examples of journalistic ignorance of free speech keep emerging. The latest example from McClatchy's Washington bureau shows that the limitation of education on free speech and the First Amendment goes beyond the confines of MSNBC.