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Retail Expert: Black Friday Will See a More Leisurely Start This Year

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Deborah Fowler, interim associate chair of Hospitality and Retail Management at Texas Tech University, has tracked

Pioneering new course looks at business, tech, and law surrounding blockchain

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It’s easy enough to find a computer science class that covers the bits and bytes behind blockchain — the global digital ledger that’s linked and secured using cryptography. More difficult is finding a curriculum that tackles the potentially disruptive business, legal and regulatory implications of the complex new technology.

Beaches, bikes and bridges: Ohio State engages expert teams to re-imagine Olentangy River Corridor

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A sun-washed beach adjacent to Ohio Stadium. A braid of bridges and paths weaving from campus to downtown. Bicycles and modern trains zipping along a path once carved by a major highway.

UCPD turkey giveaway brightens student-parents holiday

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Sam, a UC Berkeley optometry student, accepts her turkey dinner from Terri Castaneda, a civilian police business clerk, while Captain Alex Yao watches.

DFI Announces SuperPile 18 June 27-29 in New York City

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During the conference, invited and selected presentations will highlight advancements, innovations and challenges in design and

AG Derek Schmidt: FCC approves rules to block robocalls from fake phone numbers

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TOPEKA – (November 17, 2017) – A new rule adopted yesterday by the Federal Communications Commission will allow telephone providers to block calls originating from certain fake phone numbers, a move aimed at reducing the amount of robocalls consumers receive, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

APSCUF faculties vote in favor of ratifying one-year agreement

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Faculty union members at state-owned universities voted this week to ratify their one-year tentative agreement. Of APSCUF faculty

CAIR Letter to GOP Leaders: Remove Survey Question Attacking Religious Principles of U.S. Muslims

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The term ‘Sharia’ refers to Islamic religious teachings, comparable to Catholic cannon law and Jewish Halacha.

CAIR-MN, Japanese American Group to Host St. Cloud Forum on WWII Incarceration, Islamophobia

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 11/17/17) - On Saturday, November 18, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) and the Twin Cities Japanese American Citizens League (TC JACL) will host a community forum in St Cloud, Minn., on the infamous presidential executive order 9066, which allowed the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II as it relates to today’s anti-immigration policies and the rise in Islamophobia.


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Following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC EXCLUSIVE interview with Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins on CNBC's "Squawk on the

States official Christmas tree harvested from General C.C. Andrews State Forest

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The tree will be set up at the governor’s residence, 1006 Summit Ave., St. Paul, around 9 a.m., Monday, Nov. 20. The tree will be

Philosophy Department, Socratic Society lecture

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t. Abstract: Is time an empirical concept? More specifically, what is the relation of temporal notions denoting temporal order, like

AFPAAS teams poised to help Air Force families in need

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When a natural disaster or real-world event impacts the Total Force, two branches at the Air Force’s Personnel Center come together to provide comprehensive support: the Airman and Family Support Branch and the Personnel Readiness Branch.

Evaluation of the Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Funds Small Watershed Grant Program Posted

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The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) seeks a qualified contractor to analyze and evaluate the Chesapeake Bay Stewardship

Haslam Reauthorizes Reward in Lorenzen Wright Homicide

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NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced the state will re-issue a $5,000 reward and match for information leading to the apprehension, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the homicide of Lorenzen Wright.


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Norfolk, VA – November 17, 2017) – IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, broke ground today on its second

Foodbank users report benefit delays, adverse life events

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A new UCL study surveyed who uses food banks in London, and for what reasons.

ACLU Comment on Introduction of Bipartisan Bill to Rein in Government Surveillance

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WASHINGTON — Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) introduced S. 2158, the Senate version of the USA Liberty Act of 2017

This is one of those occasions where a difference will be seen a jump start to the economy.

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WASHINGTON, DC – With the House approving legislation to reform the tax code and the Senate moving forward on a similar version of

Additional States Support Work-Based Learning to Expand Employment Opportunities

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The knowledge exchange is part of a broader policy academy announced by NGA last month that focuses on scaling high-quality work-based

Department of Chemistry Seminar Series: Ginger Shultz

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The Shultz group conducts educational research aimed at understanding the teaching and learning of college level chemistry.

USDA Invests More Than $1 Billion to Improve Health Care in Rural Areas

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2017 – U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that USDA provided more than $1 billion in Fiscal Year 2017 to help improve access to health care services for 2.5 million people in rural communities in 41 states.

PUC Chair Gladys Brown Named 2017 Government Lawyer of the Year by the Pennsylvania Bar Association

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HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) Chairman Gladys M. Brown has been named the “2017 Government Lawyer of

Working families call for tax bill that helps working families, doesnt rip away their healthcare

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WASHINGTON— Working people across the country are speaking out this week after Republicans on both sides of Capitol Hill moved

Fantasy Football Week 11 Waiver Wire: Last-Minute Adds, Drops For Your Lineup

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At this point in the fantasy football season, you know which players to target, and which to pass
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