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Penn State statement on Department of Education's Title IX announcement

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Penn State has released a statement following the Department of Education's Sept.

NIH commits $7 million to Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research and partners to study chiropractic

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Davenport, IOWA) -- Scientists at the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research (PCCR), along with partner organizations, received a

DNREC encourages awareness of mosquito-borne diseases as biting mosquito season extends into fall

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Concerns about mosquito-borne diseases could continue for several more weeks, with the peak period for transmission lasting into mid-October,” said Dr. William Meredith, Mosquito Control Section Administrator within the Division of Fish & Wildlife.

I-310 St. Charles Parish, Median Cable Barrier Installation State Project No. H.011925

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ST. CHARLES PARISH, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces the start of a $609,155 project to

STS Calls on Lawmakers to Make Patients a Priority

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Washington, DC (September 22, 2017) — The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) is once again urging members of the Senate to ensure

CUNA Releases 2Q Peer Profile Report

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We have long prided ourselves on providing our member credit unions with the information and data they need to stay competitive in the

McNulty Puts Pressure On In U23 Road Race

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Ian Garrison (white helmet) and Brandon McNulty ride in the main field of the U23 road race (photo by Casey B. Gibson).

Education Department Action Will Make Schools, Universities Less Safe; Put Justice Farther Out of Reach for Sexual Assault, Rape Survivors

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Today’s move by the U.S. Department of Education to rescind the guidance on school-based sexual violence is ill-conceived, dangerous

Equality Californias 2017 Legislative Wrap-Up: Two Resolutions Pass, Seven Bills to Governors Desk

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Sacramento— The California Legislature has sent seven Equality California-sponsored bills to Governor Jerry Brown for his signature.

Governor Haslam Proclaims Student Veterans Week

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NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder today announced September 24-30 as Student Veterans Week for their contributions to enrich campuses statewide.

Pacific Halibut all-depth fishery from Cape Falcon to Humbug Mountain ends for the year

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NEWPORT, Ore.—Oregon’s recreational summer all-depth halibut season in the Central Coast subarea has ended for the year because

Settlement approved in data breach lawsuit against Home Depot

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Washington, DC (September 22, 2017) - Judge Thomas W. Thrash Jr.

Travis AFB C-17 delivers response team to Mexico

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Members of a U.S. Agency for International Development elite disaster prepare to fly on a Travis Air Force Base C-17 Globemaster III at March Air Reserve Base, Calif., Sept.

Bashir Visit Highlights Abuses in Darfur

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Sudan’s security forces opened fire today on protesters in South Darfur’s largest camp for displaced people, killing at least 5 and wounding more than 20. The residents were protesting, for the third consecutive day, a planned visit by President Omar al-Bashir. They flooded the streets of the camp and chanted slogans, holding signs saying al-Bashir should not set foot in Kalma camp and instead be sent to the International Criminal Court (ICC) where he faces charges for war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide.

JANSSEN RECEIVES COMPLETE RESPONSE LETTER FROM U.S. FDA FOR SIRUKUMAB BIOLOGICS LICENSE APPLICATION

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HORSHAM, PA, September 22, 2017 – Janssen Biotech, Inc.

ACLU Comment on Trump Administrations Possible New Travel Ban Restrictions

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NEW YORK — The Trump administration is reportedly considering new travel ban restrictions.

Air Force leaders address aircrew crisis

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Maj. Gen. Lawrence Martin, assistant deputy under Secretary of the Air Force for Internal Affairs, listens as Capt. Michael Byrnes, Chief of Staff doctoral scholar, briefs attendees about pilot retention at the annual Air Crew Summit at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sept.

IBM, State Of Louisiana Announce Extension Of Major Baton Rouge Project

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BATON ROUGE, La. — Today, Louisiana Economic Development and IBM announced new contractual terms for the company’s Client

CBP Officers in Douglas Seize $156K in Marijuana

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TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry in Douglas, Arizona, arrested two Mexican nationals and seized more than 300 pounds of marijuana in separate smuggling attempts Wednesday.

Science Triumphs Over Disinformation in Initial Flame Retardant Victory

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In a stunning victory for consumer safety and a powerful display of the ability of independent science to spur policy change, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted this week to ban a class of additive, polymeric organhalogen flame retardants (OFRs) that are present in many consumer products. Last week, I was one of many individuals who testified before the CPSC urging the body to grant a petition to ban the class of organohalogen flame retardants from four classes of consumer products: mattresses, children’s products, furniture, and electronic casings.

Gift from Alan 66 and Jane Batkin establishes professorship in Jewish studies

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Nora Rubel, left, is the the inaugural holder of the Jane and Alan Batkin Endowed Professorship in Jewish Studies, established by Life

FEMA Continues Hurricane Maria Response and Relief Operations

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) top priority is to provide life-saving resources to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, while aggressively working to restore power and operability of ports to bring additional commodities and personnel into disaster-affected areas. Several airports have successfully been opened on the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to bring in commodities, personnel, and life-saving and life-safety resources.

Rice does well in multiple rankings

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In addition to rising to No. 14 among national universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 “Best Colleges” guidebook, as reported in the Sept.

CBP Seize Meth Worth More Than $1 Million and Undeclared Currency at the Laredo Port of Entry

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LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized a significant amount of alleged crystal methamphetamine with a value of more than $1,000,000 and unreported currency during two enforcement actions.

Five Alleged Members and Associates of Bloods Gang Indicted for Federal Racketeering and Other Related Offenses

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Five alleged members and associates of the Black Mob Gangstas/Donald Gee Family (BMG/DGF), a set of the Bloods street gang, have been indicted in a superseding indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Raleigh, North Carolina, for various gang-related crimes, including conspiracy to participate in racketeering, murder, witness tampering and related offenses.  Acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Blanco of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney John Stuart Bruce of the Eastern District of North Carolina, Special Agent in Charge John A. Strong of the FBI North Carolina Field Office and Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown of the Raleigh Police Department made the announcement.

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