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N.J. governor asks teacher what she and her colleagues want...

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As a New Jersey native, I read everything about the Garden State and its charismatic governor Chris Christie.
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7 Photo Editing Apps to Use With Instagram

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These tools will help make some necessary adjustments to your photos before you start adding effects to enhance them.
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Sticker shock often follows insurance cancellation

Sticker shock often follows insurance cancellation | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Dean Griffin liked the health insurance he purchased for himself and his wife three years ago and thought he'd be able to keep the plan even after the federal Affordable Care Act took effect.
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Generic drugs don't necessarily mean low prices | PBS NewsHour | Nov. 2, 2013

Generic drugs don't necessarily mean low prices | PBS NewsHour | Nov. 2, 2013 | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports on the surprising disparity in pricing for generic drugs. Generics, generally thought to be cheap, can actually vary widely in price from pharmacy to pharmacy, causing some to skip medications altogether.
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Those People

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The last time I got groceries at our local food shelf was this past February. Eight months ago.
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Pasta may contribute to depression in women

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A newly published study says inflammation linked to diet may contribute to clinical depression in women.
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TEDxPeachtree focuses on ideas worth spreading

TEDxPeachtree focuses on ideas worth spreading | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
If you hear someone talking about spending time with TED, they’re not necessarily plopping on a bar stool alongside a drinking buddy or cuddling with a stuffed bear.
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New Algorithm Assesses the Quality of Wikipedia Articles

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An algorithm that assesses the quality of Wikipedia articles could reassure visitors and help focus editors on entries that need improving.
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Man arrested for overdue library book | News To Me with George Mathis

Man arrested for overdue library book | News To Me with George Mathis | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Reading put the fun in fundamental, but failure to return library books can put people in jail. A Texas man had the book thrown at him by Copperas Cove
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Developer pulls out of Jones Building deal - CANTON — The Atlanta-based developer purchasing the historic Jones Building in downtown Canton said Thursday they are pulling out of the deal. Chris Fau...

Developer pulls out of Jones Building deal - CANTON — The Atlanta-based developer purchasing the historic Jones Building in downtown Canton said Thursday they are pulling out of the deal. Chris Fau... | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Developer pulls out of Jones Building deal - CANTON — The Atlanta-based developer purchasing the historic Jones Building in downtown Canton said Thursday they are pulling out of the deal. Chris Faussemagne founder of Westbridge Partners said Thurs...
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All News 106.7 shifting focus with additions of the Braves,...

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I wrote about Kim
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Henry A. Giroux | Public Intellectuals Against the Neoliberal University

Henry A. Giroux | Public Intellectuals Against the Neoliberal University | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
To the extent that universities do not fight to be safely ensconced at the
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4 Myths About User Experience — And How to Bust Them

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While the concept of user experience and the term UX have become ubiquitous in the workplace, most non-UX people still have the wrong idea about what it is.
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As President Obama pushed for a new health law in 2009, he made a simple pledge: If you like your insurance plan, you can keep it. Behind the scenes, officials discussed whether that was a promise ...

As President Obama pushed for a new health law in 2009, he made a simple pledge: If you like your insurance plan, you can keep it. Behind the scenes, officials discussed whether that was a promise ... | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
As President Obama pushed for a new federal health law in 2009, he made a simple pledge: If you like your insurance plan, you can keep your plan. But behind the scenes, White House officials discussed whether that was a promise they could keep.
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Fall Colors Peaking in North Georgia

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The tree color in north Georgia is peaking this weekend. We are getting some great pictures from viewers of the beautiful leaves with plenty of bright colors! The rain from Friday and today's wind knocked a few of the leaves off of the ...
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Oregon exchange works with only one browser

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The state of Oregon continues to struggle with problems on its
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Poll: Traffic, economy biggest worries for region

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Metro Atlantans see the economy and traffic as the biggest issues facing the region – much moreso than crime, education or taxes, according to a new Atlanta Regional Commission poll.
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Cleveland graffiti problems growing, volunteers paint over the vandalism

Cleveland graffiti problems growing, volunteers paint over the vandalism | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Volunteer experts with HandsOn Northeast Ohio report graffiti issues are on the rise. NewsChannel5 volunteers help with the clean-up.
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Residents sue complex over venomous snakes

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A Gwinnett County family admittedly doesn’t have the money needed to find a new home. But it doesn’t want to share an apartment with venomous snakes either.
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2 million Georgians on food stamps

More than four years after the official end of the recession, job growth is still weak, unemployment still high and nearly 2 million Georgians are receiving government help in buying food.
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What your dog's wagging tail really means

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Some of the greatest mysteries in the world — dark matter, Stonehenge, what the fox says — still remain mostly unanswerable questions.
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Web issues not limited to federal health exchange

As a U.S. House committee on Thursday released some of the first details about how few people signed up for the Obama health law in early October - just a half dozen on the first day - web site troubles are not only occuring on healthcare.
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Gasp! There's a worldwide wine shortage

Gasp! There's a worldwide wine shortage | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Statistics put together by Morgan Stanley Research show a shortage last year of nearly 300 million cases with the problem only getting worse
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The Hard Truth About Following Your Passion to Do Work You Love

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You’ve heard “follow your passion” plenty of times, but it’s not good advice. Here’s how to really make money from doing what you love.
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Segregating English learners in schools

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Segregating young children for whom English is a new language according to their fluency levels produces the best academic results, according to most research. So the Los Angeles Unified School District has little choice in the matter.
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