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Natasha Trethewey's poetry collection 'Thrall' looks at the mixed-race experience

Natasha Trethewey's poetry collection 'Thrall' looks at the mixed-race experience | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Natasha Trethewey is at her most powerful and piercing in the 29 poems of her new book, "Thrall," when she is looking at art and photographs, representations of life that mix the imagined and the reported.
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State prepares to give teachers, state workers, more choice in...

More than 650,000 teachers, state employees and their dependents will be getting more health care options under a plan announced Tuesday by the Department of Community Health.
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More Cleveland students could attend private schools with vouchers under House plan | District Administration Magazine

The GOP-led House voted mostly along party lines Wednesday to allow students living within Cleveland city boundaries to obtain an EdChoice Scholarship if the Cleveland Scholarship Program is full.
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4/15 Mike Luckovich cartoon: View from a height | Mike Luckovich

4/15 Mike Luckovich cartoon: View from a height | Mike Luckovich | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Political cartoons from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Pulitzer Prize winner
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Emory’s death leaves a void all over metro area

Emory’s death leaves a void all over metro area | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
In a city that’s elevated the traffic jam to high art, Herb Emory exhibited a clear lack of appreciation for the stuff.
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Herbert Lee Emory, 61: ‘Herb made me a better person’

Herbert Lee Emory, 61: ‘Herb made me a better person’ | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
While family memorial services will be private for the man lovingly known as Captain Herb Emory, his wife wants metro Atlantans to know she feels their love.
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Behavior Data vs. Patron Privacy: Productive Discomfort | Peer to Peer Review

Behavior Data vs. Patron Privacy: Productive Discomfort | Peer to Peer Review | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
I’ve finally dumped Gmail forever. Though the process took quite some time—moving mailing-list subscriptions, changing profiles on websites that knew me by my Gmail address, extracting the messages I needed to keep, and similar chores—the relief of a little more freedom from Google’s privacy-invasive data mining has been well worth the trouble for me. I want as little as possible to do with a company that allegedly thinks trawling and keeping behavior-profile data from college students’ school-mandated, school-purchased email accounts without notice or consent is in some way ethical.
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Tau Therapeutics presents data of T-type calcium channel inhibitors in treatment of pancreatic cancer

Tau Therapeutics presents data of T-type calcium channel inhibitors in treatment of pancreatic cancer | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Tau Therapeutics LLC announced today that its academic collaborator, University of Virginia Professor Todd Bauer, MD, presented data at the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the premier cancer research event held in San Diego, California from April 5-9.
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In honor of Captain Herb

In honor of Captain Herb | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Captain Herb was the true definition of a server of the community. Two organizations that Herb held VERY close to his heart are listed below.
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Cleveland Clinic exports marquee Ohio brand to Abu Dhabi

Cleveland Clinic exports marquee Ohio brand to Abu Dhabi | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's late king, Khalid bin Abdul Aziz, went there for heart surgery. The late United Arab Emirates president, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, traveled 7,000 miles to get
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The New Age: Leaving Behind Everything, Or Nothing At All

The New Age: Leaving Behind Everything, Or Nothing At All | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Older generations might have left behind physical letters, photographs and journals. But much of that is digital now. Saving and organizing it all is a new challenge for librarians and writers alike.
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Schools Matter: K12NN: American Statistical Association has just released a very important document on Value Added Methodologies

Schools Matter: K12NN: American Statistical Association has just released a very important document on Value Added Methodologies | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Uber car service launching in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio with free rides for 2 weeks

Uber car service launching in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio with free rides for 2 weeks | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Uber, an app that connects people with drivers who can give them rides, is launching its Cleveland car service with free rides April 8 to April 23.
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Pancreatic Cancer “Dream Team” Tackles Baffling, Deadly Disease | ucsf.edu

Pancreatic Cancer “Dream Team” Tackles Baffling, Deadly Disease | ucsf.edu | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Data Driven Innovation: Starting with Community Needs

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Spring Luncheon & Membership Meeting
The event will be held at the MidPointe Library West Chester, 9363 Centre Ponte Drive, West Chester, OH 45069. See the link below for directions.
10:00 - 12-00 Meetings for the Academic and School Librarian Special Interest Groups 12:00 - 12:45 Lunch12:45 - 3:15 Data Driven Innovation: Starting with Community Needs Talk 3:15 - 4:00 Membership Meeting
Data Driven Innovation: Starting with Community Needs with Tim Diamond and Anastassia Diamond Ortiz
How does a library decidewhen to offer something new? What about tweaking existing collections and services? Can a library have it all figured out? Join us as we discuss data driven innovation processes and decision-making informed by design thinking and how these ideas can benefit your libraries communities. Bring a burning question about your library's services or community for discussion. Presenters Tim Diamond is part of the Knowledge Office team at Cleveland Public Library where he has worked for the past 24 years. Necessary and mundane tasks aside, the Knowledge Office advises the Director on strategy formation and innovative practices to advance the Library’s mission. While at Kent State’s library school, he took a part-time job at CPL, fell in love with the work and never left. He lives on the west side of Cleveland with his partner of sixteen years, a yellow lab, and 100,000 honey bees (give or take). Anastasia Diamond-Ortiz is the Knowledge Manager at Cleveland Public Library. She is pleased to have been involved in many innovative projects at Cleveland Public Library, especially those focused on community engagement and staff ideation and implementation. Her current areas of focus include GIS and data visualization. She received her MLIS from Kent State University in 2003.
Cost per person$25.00 (includes lunch)
You may pay by credit card, invoice or check. To pay by credit card, call SWON at (513) 751-4422. To request an invoice, please write to melanie@swonlibraries.org. Checks should be made out to SWON Libraries and mailed to the following address:SWON Libraries Consortium10250 Alliance Rd., Suite 225Cincinnati, OH 45242
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Ga. 400 - I-85 memorial suggested for Captain Herb Emory

Ga. 400 - I-85 memorial suggested for Captain Herb Emory | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A state lawmaker said he will pre-file legislation for the 2015 General Assembly to name the new Ga.
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Merchants, phone carriers want to shape how you pay

Merchants, phone carriers want to shape how you pay | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
It’s the closest many of us have ever come to mobile payments: Watching the person ahead of us at Starbucks buy a latte with a smartphone.
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Emory’s death leaves a void all over metro area

Emory’s death leaves a void all over metro area | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
In a city that’s elevated the traffic jam to high art, Herb Emory exhibited a clear lack of appreciation for the stuff.
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O' CAPTAIN! OUR Captain!

O' CAPTAIN! OUR Captain! | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A tribute to an Atlanta legend, a public servant, a Georgia titan, and my WSB dad.
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Good, clean fun? 'Captain Underpants' tops list of books criticized by parents, educators

The potty humor of Captain Underpants children's books and the mature exploration of race and family violence by Nobel laureate Toni Morrison in The Bluest Eye would seem to have little in common.
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Remembering Captain Herb Emory

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Remembering Captain Herb Emory
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Capt. Herb Emory dies

Capt. Herb Emory dies | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Douglas County coroner Randy Daniel told Channel 2 Action News that Emory suffered a massive heart attack. He was pronounced dead at 3:30 p.m.
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Emory's Trethewey explores power of words to move a nation

Emory's Trethewey explores power of words to move a nation | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
U.S. Poet Laureate and Emory University professor Natasha Trethewey and PBS NewsHour chief correspondent Jeffrey Brown will explore the power of words to move a nation on the show's "Where Poetry Lives" segment, airing Friday, April 11.
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Expecting Balance – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Expecting Balance – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Jacqueline Middleton, head of Cleveland anti-poverty agency, quits in wake of FBI investigation

Jacqueline Middleton, head of Cleveland anti-poverty agency, quits in wake of FBI investigation | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Jacqueline Middleton, president and CEO of the Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland, has resigned amid an FBI investigation into questionable financial transactions at the anti-poverty agency.
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New SU2C-Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Convergence Dream Team Announced -- SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

New SU2C-Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Convergence Dream Team Announced -- SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New SU2C-Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Convergence Dream Team Announced. Fox Family Cancer Research Funding Trust Is Contributing to Support Team$8 million grant over three years will fund research focusing on novel immunotherapies for pancreatic cancer.
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