Archive | April 22nd, 2013

MCDILL: Boston Globe free articles just one act of kindness after bombing

April 22, 2013

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After a horrific week that included a terrorist bombing, multiple gun battles and a historic manhunt, the city of Boston, Mass. is slowly, painfully getting back to business as usual. Little acts of kindness are starting to emerge in the wake of last week’s Boston Marathon bombing and police shootouts that killed four and injured […]

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Belhaven University to break ground on international center

April 22, 2013

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Belhaven University officials will break ground Friday, April 26 at 1:30 p.m. to celebrate the addition of a new international center. The Dr. Billy Kim International Center will be an 18,000 square foot facility located in the center of campus and is projected to cost $4 million. Dr. Roger Parrott, President of Belhaven University, said, […]

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Tech blogger wants Verizon to scrap wireless service contracts

April 22, 2013

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Mike Beauchamp wants mega-telecom Verizon to get rid of contracts for their wireless services. The freelance blogger and self-described techie has started an online petition at Change.org claiming that Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam, “has already expressed his willingness to do away with” wireless service contracts. Beauchamp writes: Getting rid of carrier contracts is a win for […]

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What Do William Faulkner’s Nobel Prize and Farmland Have in Common? Auctions

April 22, 2013

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  By Debra Ferguson Last week, I blogged about a farmland auction in the Mississippi Delta. This week, I find myself writing about an auction of a different kind. There is still a connection to the land, just not in the way you might expect. In 1950, when Mississippi author William Faulkner received a call […]

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