Archive | January, 2016

Contributions to the Nation’s Colleges and Universities Reach Historic High of $40.30 Billion

January 29, 2016

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Contributions to the Nation’s Colleges and Universities Reach Historic High of $40.30 Billion Council for Aid to Education Contributions to the Nation’s Colleges and Universities Reach Historic High of $40.30 Billion Charitable contributions to colleges and universities in the United States increased 7.6 percent in 2015, according to the Voluntary Support of Education (VSE) survey, […]

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China’s Nuclear Emergency Preparedness 2016

January 27, 2016

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China’s Nuclear Emergency Preparedness 2016 CCTV News China publishes its first nuclear emergency guidelines on Wednesday outlining the actions to be taken in an event of a nuclear accident. The 12,000 Chinese character-long instructions, named “China’s Nuclear Emergency Preparedness”, have introduced the principles, measures, research and cooperation in relation to nuclear emergency management. They specify […]

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Remember Yesteryear: When Duke University relocated to Durham, North Carolina

January 17, 2016

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When Duke University relocated to Durham, North Carolina We are sharing these newspaper articles looking back on when Duke University (once known as Trinity College) moved to Durham, North Carolina. A schoolhouse in Randolph County, North Carolina opened in 1838 and launched an educational institution that grew to become today’s Duke University, one of the […]

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U.S. Media Markets rankings 2015-2016

January 13, 2016

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U.S. Media Markets Rankings- Television and Radio Nielsen 2015-2016 Designated Market Area (DMA) Ranks A DMA region is a group of counties that form an exclusive geographic area in which the home market television stations hold a dominance of total hours viewed. There are 210 DMA regions, covering the entire continental United States, Hawaii, and […]

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NFL: Rams will return to Los Angeles for 2016 season, history of NFL mergers and Super Bowl

January 13, 2016

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NFL: Rams will return to Los Angeles for 2016 season NFL owners voted 30-2 to allow the St. Louis Rams to move to Los Angeles for the 2016 season and to give the San Diego Chargers a one-year option to join the Rams in Inglewood. Source: NFL HOUSTON- NFL owners in Houston voted 30-2 to […]

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Rio de Janeiro 2016 to unveil 8 new Olympic venues during 25 test events

January 11, 2016

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Rio de Janeiro 2016 to unveil 8 new Olympic venues during 25 test events over next 5 months Source: Rio 2016 It may be more than six months until the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, but there will be plenty of Games-related sporting action in the city before then. Starting with basketball […]

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Historical Flashback: When Oregon became a state – African descent population

January 4, 2016

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Historical Flashback: When Oregon became a state – African descent population Below are historical newspaper articles on Oregon when it was admitted to the Union, as a state, on February 14, 1859. The newspaper articles speak to the issues of the African descent population. The Oregon Constitution was framed by a convention of 60 delegates […]

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