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North Carolina’s Assault on Teachers Is Working

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My son Ben’s language arts teacher emailed one morning this winter to tell me she is leaving Ben’s school. I feel sick, but I don’t blame her. Three of Ben’s middle school teachers have left in the past year.
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Australia | First Peoples | PBS

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First Peoples: Australia premieres July 8 at 10/9c on PBS. Learn how Homo sapiens, newly arrived in Australia — where they were truly alone for the first time, surrounded by wildly different flora and fauna — survived and populated a continent.
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How Luther Vandross Turned His "A House Is Not a Home" Into the Standard

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Today, July 1, marks the 1o-year anniversary of the death of Luther Vandross, who passed away in 2005 after suffering a heart attack. An unparalleled singer, songwriter, and producer, Vandross released 13 albums, recorded hundreds of songs, and won eight Grammy Awards in his lifetime. He was the rare artist who had it all: the voice, the stage presence, and countless hits. But whether you were Team Big Luther or Team Slim-Down Luther, we must all agree that no other song better captures the glor
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Ohio dumps the PARCC Common Core tests after woeful first year

Ohio dumps the PARCC Common Core tests after woeful first year | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Ohio pulled out of the PARCC Common Core testing consortium officially tonight as Gov. John Kasich signed the state's budget bill that bans any more spending on tests from PARCC.
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Isakson: ‘Incomprehensible’ that Georgia VA clinics turned...

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Georgia Republican U.
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Officials: Cutting Atlanta commute will take vision, funding

Officials: Cutting Atlanta commute will take vision, funding | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The sprawling Atlanta metro area’s commuters navigate some of the longest trips to work in large U.
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West Shoreway lane closes and speed limit drops starting Monday

West Shoreway lane closes and speed limit drops starting Monday | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
An inbound lane closes temporarily and the speed limit in both directions drops to 40 miles an hour Monday on the West Shoreway.
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June rainfall goes into record books

June rainfall goes into record books | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Both Cleveland and Akron-Canton are seeing one of the top ten wettest Junes on record so far.
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Lessons on End-of-Life Care From a Sister’s Death

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Personal experience teaches more than any expert can about caring for family members with terminal conditions.
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Study finds air pollution may age the brain

Researchers studied 1,403 women without dementia during a study from 1996 to 1998. Their brain volumes were reevaluated in 2005 and 2006.
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At Home, Many Seniors Are Imprisoned by Their Independence

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Almost two million Americans over age 65 rarely or never leave their homes. They are more likely to be minority women, and in poor health.
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WATCH | Cat scares bear from family home

Video of the moment is taking social media by storm!
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There Are Genetic Differences Between Early Risers and Night Owls

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Art Museum Teaching Mashup - Cleveland

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Do you want to try something fun while stepping outside of your comfort zone? Join us this summer for the first Northeast Ohio Museum Teaching Mash-up! Inspired by the NAEA Museum Teaching Mash-up ...
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A Possibly Lifesaving Guide to Heart Attacks

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Some signs that you may be having a heart attack, and what you should do.
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Ohio picks AIR to replace just-ousted PARCC for Common Core tests

Ohio picks AIR to replace just-ousted PARCC for Common Core tests | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The Ohio Department of Education moved quickly to replace PARCC as the state's Common Core testing provider, naming the American Institutes of Technology the day after PARCC was ousted.
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50 teens bent on destruction swarm Georgia Wal-Mart | News To Me Blog

50 teens bent on destruction swarm Georgia Wal-Mart | News To Me Blog | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
When I was growing up, kids spent their summers fishing, working in tobacco, visiting boring relatives or maybe even reading a book.



Much of that still happens, except for maybe the book thing.

What's new is the urge of youngsters to gather in large destructive swarms and make life miserable for the rest of humanity.

The Macon Telegraph reports a group of about 50 teens swarmed a...
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New compound shrinks pancreatic cancer tumours, according to new study | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

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New compound shrinks pancreatic cancer tumours, according to new study - Scientists have designed a new chemical compound that has reduced the growth of pancreatic cancer tumours by 80% in treated mice.
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New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer's

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Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men.
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What Diet Soda Does to Belly Fat

More evidence that diet soda contributes to weight gain, not weight loss
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Cancer cases among athletes playing on synthetic turf fields continue to grow

Cancer cases among athletes playing on synthetic turf fields continue to grow | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Cancer cases among athletes who have played on synthetic turf fields are being gathered in a ever lengthening list, reports Environment and Human Health, Inc., an organization of physicians and public health professionals.
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Characteristics of Rural Homebound Older Adults: A Community-Based Study - Ganguli - 2015 - Journal of the American Geriatrics Society - Wiley Online Library

Characteristics of Rural Homebound Older Adults: A Community-Based Study - Ganguli - 2015 - Journal of the American Geriatrics Society - Wiley Online Library | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Roberts sides with Supreme Court’s liberal wing to uphold Obamacare subsidies | Kyle Wingfield

Roberts sides with Supreme Court’s liberal wing to uphold Obamacare subsidies | Kyle Wingfield | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court has upheld Obamacare subsidies for people buying health insurance on the federal exchange. The vote was 6-3, with Chief Justice Roberts writing an opinion joined by the four justices on the court's "liberal wing" and Justice Anthony Kennedy.

The dispute in King v. Burwell was based on a single phrase: "established by the state." Here's...
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Cleveland tech companies search for creative ways to fill talent gap

Cleveland tech companies search for creative ways to fill talent gap | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Tech companies are struggling to find talented programmers, but creative tactics and college programs that train talent fast may help.
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