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Cobb school’s 2013-14 budget to mean furloughs, fewer teachers

Cobb school’s 2013-14 budget to mean furloughs, fewer teachers | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Cobb County’s school board approved a 2013-14 budget Thursday night that will result in five furlough days for all employees, the loss of 182 teachers through attrition and a slimmer central administration staff.
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Delve Deeper This President’s Day: Comparing Perspectives to Explore Historical Figures - Heinemann

Delve Deeper This President’s Day: Comparing Perspectives to Explore Historical Figures - Heinemann | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
“There is often more than meets the eye regarding the actions and decisions of famous people, including the founding fathers, such as Washington, Jefferson, Franklin and others. They have untold stories, too…” —Anne Goudvis and Stephanie Harvey Delve Deeper This President's Day: Comparing Perspectives to Explore Historical Figures By Anne Goudvis and Stephanie Harvey We …
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The unwieldy Republican race for president heads South | Political Insider blog

The unwieldy Republican race for president heads South | Political Insider blog | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Concord, N.H. – The New Hampshire primary was supposed to narrow the crowded Republican field. Instead, it remains as jumbled as ever when it arrives Wednesday squarely in the South.
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Wild, wild Will: Shakespeare in the Old West

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In the southwest corner of New Mexico, three miles below the sleepy little city of Lordsburg, sits what remains of the town of Shakespeare. 
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Click here to support Sgt. Cain diagnosed with cancer by Shania Cain

Click here to support Sgt. Cain diagnosed with cancer by Shania Cain | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Sgt. Cain diagnosed with cancer by Shania Cain - My name is Shania Cain. My father was just diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and its really taking a toll on our lives... A few days before Christmas I got a phone call from my father telling me I needed to come home because he needed to talk to me.  When I got there he told me he had a very aggre...
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New Hampshire readies 2016 verdict | Jamie Dupree - WSB Radio

New Hampshire readies 2016 verdict | Jamie Dupree - WSB Radio | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
From Nashua, New Hampshire In a last series of rallies, Democrats and Republicans running for President issued final pleas for support in a snowy New Hampshire, as voters in the Granite State will take the second big step on the road to the White House in 2016.
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Study examines evolution of cancer

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A novel Yale study answers age-old questions about how cancers spread by applying tools from evolutionary biology. The new insights will help scientists better understand the genetic origins of tumor metastases, and lead ...
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Notes from New Hampshire, Day 4 | Jamie Dupree - WSB Radio

Notes from New Hampshire, Day 4 | Jamie Dupree - WSB Radio | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
From Henniker, New Hampshire - There are little moments on the campaign trail that sometimes make you wonder if you are seeing the seeds of something that will grow later into a bigger election story, and that was the case at two events that I covered on Saturday.
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Folio lowdown

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Of the 750 copies of Shakespeare’s First Folio printed in 1623, only 233 remain accounted for — a few dozen more than could be tracked down in 1902, when the existence of just 160 could be verified. Fourteen of those were subsequently stolen, and only two were recovered. Eric Rasmussen has dedicated a significant portion of his academic life to tracking them all down.
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School lockdowns now routine part of student life in Georgia

School lockdowns, and preparing for a possible intruder, have become a fact of life for many metro Atlanta schools.
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Loss and memory

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I have been fortunate enough in my life to have lived without significant loss.  With the exception of my grandfather when I was 8 years old, I lived most of my childhood and adulthood without any major deaths among my close family and friends.  My grandfather and grandmother on my father's side passed on much…
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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

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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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10th Grade English Students Take on the CRAAP Test Rumble

10th Grade English Students Take on the CRAAP Test Rumble | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, I did a new twist on the write-around written conversation strategies by using it as a learning structure for students to evaluate different sources of information. This entry, originally posted today on my media center blog, shares our learning experience with the CRAAP Test Rumble!
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Poor REM sleep may be linked to higher risk for anxiety, depression

Poor REM sleep may be linked to higher risk for anxiety, depression | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
(HealthDay)—REM (rapid eye movement) sleep is the phase when dreams are made, and a lack of good REM sleep has long been associated with chronic insomnia.
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Savannah-Chatham police sergeant who helped marathoner finish now facing cancer fight

Local news in Savannah, Ga.
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Police officer who helped bloodied marathon runner diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

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Stress could help activate brown fat

Stress could help activate brown fat | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Mild stress stimulates the activity and heat production by brown fat associated with raised cortisol, according to a study published today in Experimental Physiology.
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6 Things No One Told Us About Being a Caregiver

6 Things No One Told Us About Being a Caregiver | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
An honest look at the challenges of being a caregiver for an elderly parent....and, with the benefit of hindsight, what we could've done differently to make things easier.
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Shakespeare's First Folios come to Santa Fe

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The New Mexico Museum of Art hosts the First Folio from Friday, Feb. 5, through Feb. 28, as the centerpiece of a show titled "First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare."
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Reasons to take off the Prong Collar

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Prong collars are designed to inflict pain and cause discomfort. Numerous studies show that the use of prong collars can harm your relationship with your dog and have negative physical, behavioral and emotional consequences.
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Loss and memory

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I have been fortunate enough in my life to have lived without significant loss.  With the exception of my grandfather when I was 8 years old, I lived most of my childhood and adulthood without any major deaths among my close family and friends.  My grandfather and grandmother on my father's side passed on much…
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Museum 2.0: One Simple Question to Make Your Work More Participatory

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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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