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The $37,000 Scholarship You Can Win With A Tweet

In other news about prestigious things you can win just by tweeting sometimes, the University of Iowa Tippie MBA announced a $37,000 scholarship you c…

Read more: Univerisity of Iowa Twitter Scholarship, Tweeting, Twitter, Twitter Scholarship, The Midwest, Tippie School of Management, College News

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Joel Epstein: Carmageddon, Out East, And America Fast Forward

For me, leaving LA doesn’t mean losing touch with the progress of America Fast Forward. In fact, I find these regular outings give me some helpful perspective on what Angelenos are trying to achieve transit-wise.

Read more: Manhattan, Richmond Hill, St. Louis, Tifia, Bollywood, Queens, U.S. Department of Transportation, Mta, Metro, New York, Q10 Bus, […]

Deadlocked Debt Talks to Resume as Clock Ticks – Fox News

CTV.ca Deadlocked Debt Talks to Resume as Clock TicksFox NewsAP July 10: President Barack Obama meets with congressional leadership in the Cabinet Room of the White House. Sticking to a $4 trillion plan for tackling the nation's debt, President Obama expects to see congressional leaders back in the White House …Boehner's 'grand bargain' with […]

Abdi Assadi: The Electronic Sabbath Challenge

The past couple of years have been brutal on all of us — and it is only partly to blame on the economy. In our ever-shifting world, when all else fails, how do we heal ourselves?

Read more: Wisdom, Unplugging, Centering Ourselves, Economy, Healing Ourselves, Technology Overload, Rewinding, Slowing Down, Recession, Healthy Living News

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Village Voice Strike Averted

On Tuesday, we reported that the Village Voice was set to strike. An agreement was reached late Thursday night (two hours before the midnight deadline…

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Notre Dame Making Changes To Sex Assault Response

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The University of Notre Dame has agreed to changes in how it handles allegations of sexual assault and misconduct, including …

Read more: St. Mary's College, Notre Dame Department of Education, The Midwest, Notre Dame Sexual Assault, Notre Dame, Lizzy Seeberg, College News

Matthew DeBord: Young People Are Losing Interest in Cars, But That Doesn’t Mean the End of the Road for Automakers

Lightning McQueen may as well take his place next to Thomas the Tank Engine: The reign of the car as the central fetish of American life is drawing to a close.

Read more: Automakers, Demotorizing, Chevy Volt, Car Sharing, Asia, China, Cars 2, Lightning McQueen, Transportation, Ownership, Business News

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Details emerge of woman’s jailhouse call as media pursue Strauss-Kahn – CNN International

ABC News Details emerge of woman's jailhouse call as media pursue Strauss-KahnCNN InternationalBy the CNN Wire Staff New York (CNN) — One day after a stunning court revelation about an accuser's lack of honesty in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexual assault case, media across New York descended on the freed financier with a renewed sense […]

Jared Bernstein: The Budget Debate, and What Should Be Obvious

I found myself on TV recently arguing once again for a budget deal that balanced spending cuts and new revenues. Only later did it occur to me that I had neglected to say why that’s so important. Maybe it’s obvious, but my experience is that in debates like this with two starkly opposing views, there’s […]

Whitey Bulger Arrest: Boston Media Scrambles To Flood The Zone

The arrest of Whitey Bulger in Santa Monica, California on Thursday touched off a celebration for media outlets in Boston and elsewhere–in part, because the media had a hand in his capture.

The Boston Globe ripped up its front page when the news of Bulger’s arrest broke late last night. The paper also created a […]