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FUNDS TO SUPPORT INNOVATIVE EFFORTS ADDRESSING A VARIETY OF ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES ANNOUNCED FOR 2013

By   /  October 28, 2013  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal ATHENS, GA, — State Conservationist, James E. Tillman, Sr., for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia today announced the proposals funded for the 2013 National Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG). Georgia awardees include: Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District for “Mobilizing Access to Low-Cost Irrigation Scheduling Technology and [...]

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Murrey wins SIAC cross country crown; Golden Rams finish third

By   /  October 28, 2013  /  Sports  /   Comments

Tweet Written by Stanley McCormick TUSKEGEE, ALABAMA- Freshmen Albert Murrey finished with a time of 26:42.1 to claim the top spot at the 2013 SIAC Cross Country Championship that was held in Tuskegee, Alabama. With Murrey’s, performance, the Golden Rams finished in third place at the meet.

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New repository of ‘tested’ health professions education tests now available

By   /  October 28, 2013  /  Health  /   Comments

Drs. Christie Palladino (left) and Lara Stepleman. (Photo Courtesy of GRU)

Tweet Special to the Journal Augusta, Ga. – Health profession educators can now quickly find tests that score well in measuring their students’ competency.

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Lawyers try to block Colorado’s 51st state initiative

By   /  October 28, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by Greg Campbell of the Daily Caller News Foundation The county that led the charge to break away from Colorado and form the 51st state may not be legally allowed to do so, a group of lawyers argued.

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The New Bubble

By   /  October 28, 2013  /  Charlie Harper  /   Comments

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Tweet There is a long held notion that one of the problems with Washington DC is that those who live there are trapped in a bubble of their own making.  The inhabitants within the beltway suffer from a group-think.  They do not interact enough with the rest of America, but instead limit their ideas to [...]

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Finally, some good news from DC

By   /  October 28, 2013  /  Buddy Carter  /   Comments

Tweet Finally, just when we thought it would never happen again, it does- we get some good news out of Washington, DC. Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Reform Development Act, an $8.2 billion water projects bill that, among other things, authorizes the deepening of the Savannah Harbor.

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