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Mapping Media to the Common Core (Feb 2013)

As 21st century educators, we should to provide opportunities for students to demonstrate mastery and understanding of the curriculum not only with text but als
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Some photographers bristle over Flickr's selling of photos - CNET

Some photographers bristle over Flickr's selling of photos - CNET | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
According to the Wall Street Journal, some photographers are upset the Yahoo-owned site is selling prints of photos they meant to give away for free.
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Lewis Grizzard 's Obituary on The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Lewis Grizzard 's Obituary on The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Read the Obituary and view the Guest Book, leave condolences or send flowers. | Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Lewis Grizzard died ten years ago,
yet he still lives in the hearts of his legions of fans. To mark this
anniversary, the AJC presents this obituary from
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Captain Herb Emory’s giving spirit lives on this Christmas season

Captain Herb Emory left us far too soon earlier this year when he died of a heart attack at 61, but his giving spirit lives on.
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Cleveland business owners anxious to have W. 117 Street resurfacing completed

Cleveland business owners anxious to have W. 117 Street resurfacing completed | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Cleveland business owners and motorists are wonder when the W. 117 resurfacing project will finally be completed.
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My grandpa gardened until pancreatic cancer pushed him to use Oregon's Death with Dignity law: Your end-of-life stories

Meghan McGuire tells the story of caring for her grandfather, who lived in Ashland, as he dealt with pancreatic cancer. He eventually used Oregon's Death with Dignity law after a bad fall.
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Private Oncologists Being Forced Out, Leaving Patients to Face Higher Bills

Private Oncologists Being Forced Out, Leaving Patients to Face Higher Bills | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Oncologists say they are being forced to sell or close their practices because insurers have reduced payments to them and because drugs are so expensive.
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Georgia kindergartners will get ‘profile’ upon entry

The Georgia Board of Education moved ahead this week with plans to develop a “Kindergarten Entry Profile,” which will be used to size up a child’s skill level when he or she enters school.
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Attorney requests refunds for Amber Vinson's bridesmaids, owner of Akron store is shocked & insulted

Attorney requests refunds for Amber Vinson's bridesmaids, owner of Akron store is shocked & insulted | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
When bridal shop owner Anna Younker opened a letter from an attorney representing Amber Vinson, she expected an apology for the major inconvenience delivered to her from the Ebola scare.
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Merrimack to begin application for approval of pancreatic cancer drug - Boston Business Journal

Merrimack to begin application for approval of pancreatic cancer drug - Boston Business Journal | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The news this week out of the Cambridge biotech helped spur a 9 percent share hike over the course of the week to $9.12 as of 2 p.m., just shy of the company’s recent high last month.
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Citizen Sociolinguistics

Citizen Sociolinguistics is a response to the need for a new sociolinguistic methodology that accounts for and partakes of the social demands and affordances of massive mobility and connectivity in today’s world. Drawing from contemporary theories
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The numbers or an ode to power tools

The numbers or an ode to power tools | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Back in the late spring and all throughout the summer, there was a home improvement project.  It involved painting, some landscaping, and other things here and there.  My little house went from whi...
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Watch Michael Symon's 'Ode to Cleveland' (video)

Watch Michael Symon's 'Ode to Cleveland' (video) | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Michael Symon stars in the 'Ode to Cleveland' video, produced for the Trade Show News Network Awards breakfast in Cleveland on Sunday, Nov. 16.
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72 Marietta — I still love you

72 Marietta — I still love you | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Friday, April 23, 2010, was one of the saddest, most spirit-withering days of my life. I had driven to the place in downtown Atlanta where I had worked faithfully, loyally, proudly for 35 years before retiring in 2005 — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The old tan-colored 72 Marietta Street building, my safe haven for so many years, sat lonely, forlorn, abandoned, like a moth-balled old ship that had bore us safely through the howling storms but now had no purpose. Somehow, if I had been
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I Survive in L.A. Because of Cleveland, And You Can Too

I Survive in L.A. Because of Cleveland, And You Can Too | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Hello. My name is Colleen Doyle and I recently moved to L.A. (that's what everyone calls it out here; Los Angeles takes too long to...
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The most wonderful time of the year can be the most difficult for those who are grieving

The most wonderful time of the year can be the most difficult for those who are grieving | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Images of twinkling lights, happy families and parties can amplify feelings of loss in people who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Children, especially, need support and ways to express their emotions.
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Releasing Expectations: It’s Okay to Be Right Where You Are

Releasing Expectations: It’s Okay to Be Right Where You Are | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Life not meeting your expectations? In the end, it won’t matter what we owned or achieved. It will matter that we appreciated this one precious life.
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From 'death sentence' to recovery, pancreatic cancer patient finds new meaning in Thanksgiving — NewsWorks

From 'death sentence' to recovery, pancreatic cancer patient finds new meaning in Thanksgiving  — NewsWorks | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Sometimes it takes a brush with death to remind us what it means to be thankful That may just be David Silverstone s opinion but the soft spoken 54 year old from Oak Park California speaks from
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New rules require Georgia to rate teacher-prep programs

Georgia and states across the nation will be required to develop a system to measure teacher-training programs in the latest attempt by the Obama administration to address teacher quality.
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GEMA director Charley English to step down

GEMA director Charley English to step down | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Embattled Georgia Emergency Management Agency Director Charley English is stepping down. Sources told Channel 2 investigative reporter Mark Winne that English has been reassigned as deputy director at GEMA.
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Police Report: Johnny Manziel Involved In Massive Fight Late Friday Night at The 9 in Downtown Cleveland

Police Report: Johnny Manziel Involved In Massive Fight Late Friday Night at The 9 in Downtown Cleveland | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
An eager Cleveland Browns fan sparked a massive fight at The 9 when he approached Johnny Manziel and his "entourage" late Friday night, according to...
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93-year-old woman marks 75 years with same company

Frances Moore was hired to help out for the holidays at an Alabama jewelry store in 1939, and she's still there.
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Chris Bourg named director of MIT Libraries

Chris Bourg named director of MIT Libraries | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Longtime libraries administrator at Stanford tapped to lead MIT’s libraries and the MIT Press.
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Michael Symon “Ode to Cleveland” - YouTube

This video was produced for the Trade Show News Network (TSNN) Awards breakfast during the Fabulous Food Show on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at Cleveland, Ohio...
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