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Georgia 6th in foreclosure rate

Georgia 6th in foreclosure rate | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Georgia ranked sixth in the nation in foreclosure rate in September, according to RealtyTrac’s U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, with one in 532 housing units in the state affected.
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Topics I want to dwell in that reflect my interests as a librarian, teacher, and learner
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Museum 2.0: One Simple Question to Make Your Work More Participatory

Museum 2.0: One Simple Question to Make Your Work More Participatory | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Researchers making progress on understanding why people lose their hair as they age

Researchers making progress on understanding why people lose their hair as they age | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress)—Two groups of researchers working on two different projects have made inroads into understanding the cause of alopecia—the gradual loss of hair during aging. One team, with members from Japan, the U.S. ...
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15th Annual Photo Contest Winners - New Mexico Magazine

15th Annual Photo Contest Winners - New Mexico Magazine | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
New Mexico Magazine. maps,stories and recipes about Native America, Food, Music and Art.
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Tangible information literacy

Tangible information literacy | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
One of the professors I work with a lot on campus has me join her American Studies Methods course a couple of times each term she teaches the course. The first time centers around three main questi…
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Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Rihanna Songs

Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Rihanna Songs | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
We asked our readers to vote for Rihanna's best songs. Here are the results.
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Maurice White, Founder of Earth, Wind and Fire, Dies at 74

Maurice White, Founder of Earth, Wind and Fire, Dies at 74 | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Mr. White and his band were award-winning hit makers for much of the 1970s.
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Ken Stabler, a Magnetic N.F.L. Star, Was Sapped of Spirit by a Disease of the Brain

Ken Stabler, a Magnetic N.F.L. Star, Was Sapped of Spirit by a Disease of the Brain | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Stabler, a former Raiders quarterback known for his charisma, had high Stage 3 chronic traumatic encephalopathy when he died at 69 in July, researchers said.
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Low participation raises concern for cancer clinical trials

Low participation raises concern for cancer clinical trials | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Research centers in Pittsburgh and nationwide hope to reverse the low sign-up rate in clinical trials for cancer, especially breast cancer.
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With island dig halted, Lone Woman still a stinging mystery

With island dig halted, Lone Woman still a stinging mystery | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
For months they worked together to reveal details of the cave where the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island may have lived, painstakingly removing bucket after bucket of sand — 40,000 in all.
Navy archaeologist Steve Schwartz, who was helping lead the project, was impressed by one of the Cal State...
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Museums and the Salary Conundrum

Museums and the Salary Conundrum | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Since we spent our last post talking about new leaders, here's another big elephant in the room: paychecks. How little is too little? This week, among the job announcements that float across Museum-L were two from a state museum system. That's important because state jobs--unlike private employers--list their salaries. They were, broadly defined, educator's positions, which…
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Amazon To Open Hundreds Of Brick-And-Mortar Bookstores

Amazon To Open Hundreds Of Brick-And-Mortar Bookstores | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
After putting booksellers out of business, Amazon is set to open its own retail chain.
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Loneliness is song fodder but also a public health issue, UGA researchers say

OnlineAthens.com is the daily online edition of The Athens (GA) Banner-Herald.
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First-of-its-kind study explains why rest is critical after a concussion

First-of-its-kind study explains why rest is critical after a concussion | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Doctors who order several days of rest after a person suffers a concussion are giving sound advice, say researchers, and new data from animal models explains why.
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Fun with Library and Literary Conversation Hearts at the Hooch Learning Studio

Fun with Library and Literary Conversation Hearts at the Hooch Learning Studio | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
  What better way to celebrate all things literary in the month of love and Valentine's Day than with library/literary related conversation hearts?  We hope you'll stop by and enjoy our witty collection of conversation hearts!  Some of the expressions are Ms. Hamilton's original ideas, but she is in debt to the Pinterest and library…
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Maurice White, Earth, Wind & Fire Singer and Co-Founder, Dead at 74

Maurice White, Earth, Wind & Fire Singer and Co-Founder, Dead at 74 | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Maurice White, founder and co-lead singer of seminal funk-soul group Earth, Wind & Fire, has died at age 74.
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A quick keyword activity for middle schoolers

A quick keyword activity for middle schoolers | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
I'll start by saying I did a few of the activities in this lesson on the fly. I can't be the only one who does that, right? Plan a lesson and then make a quick mid-course correction? When you primarily work with high schoolers, 6th grade can often require some quick thinking. Sixth graders are highly…
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Mother, daughter reunite after 82 years apart

Mother, daughter reunite after 82 years apart | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Lena Pierce’s daughter Betty Morrell grew up in Long Island as an only child.
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The True Story of Juana Maria | JSTOR Daily

The True Story of Juana Maria | JSTOR Daily | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Juana Maria, the lost woman of San Nicolas island, is as famous for her namelessness as for the lonely adventure she endured.
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Architectural Feature: Schmidt-McDonald Ranch House

Architectural Feature: Schmidt-McDonald Ranch House | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Jornada del Muerto.
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Culture Convener | Best Small Library in America 2016

Culture Convener | Best Small Library in America 2016 | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Once quaint, the Albert Wisner Public Library galvanized support for a new library that narrows the digital divide and powers a roster of nonstop programs
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