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In the News – September 2011

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  • Reuters: Analysis: Time running out for a Reagan-style recovery
  • Associated Press: Athletes to get emergency training in Nashville
  • Jewish Daily Forward: Men protest panels excluding women
  • Tampa Tribune: Tampa woman determined to make a difference in Rwanda
  • Detroit News: How 9/11 changed America
  • National Review Online: Opinion: What I remember
  • Forbes: The Apothecary: Yet another Obamacare foul-up: Participants in federally-run insurance exchanges may be ineligible for subsidies
  • LiveScience: When researchers pursue policy and communications careers
  • The Tennessean: Accreditors visit as Fisk University’s rolls shrink
  • Nashville Scene: Where were you?
  • Nashville Business Journal: Goldberg leaving Vanderbilt Hospital for Loyola post
  • ABCNews.com: Political Punch: Obama parodied by impersonator in outside group political ad
  • National Law Journal: Plenty of Ph.D.s at elite law schools
  • El Pais (Uruguay): “La lactancia materna no protege igual a niños y niñas”
  • Associated Press: Vanderbilt creates sports concussion center
  • New York Times: The Choice: Seeking your back-to-school questions on admissions
  • Investor’s Business Daily: Opinion: Oops! No ObamaCare tax credit via federal exchanges?
  • USA Today: Digital era blurs line between multitasking and distractions
  • The Tennessean: New app brings TSU to students’ fingertips
  • The Tennessean: TN doctors have deep ties to drugmakers
  • CBS.com: Political Hotsheet: Left behind in America: Who’s to blame for the wealth divide?
  • ABCNews.com: This flu season may be ‘normal,’ but still deadly
  • New York Post: MTA sees something—says stop!
  • The Tennessean: Neuroscience causes court headaches
  • The Tennessean: Al Gore’s message about climate change grows in urgency
  • The Tennessean: Splitting Davidson County could hurt GOP
  • Nashville Scene: Pick of the Day: Musica Campesina (Country Music) at Vanderbilt’s Sarratt Cinema
  • Associated Press: Theology a hot issue in 2012 GOP campaign
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education: Let’s get serious about cultivating creativity
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education: With cheating only a click away, professors reduce the incentive
  • Associated Press: At BCS schools, players tend to pursue same major
  • Associated Press: Time for flu shots, and some may get a tiny needle
  • CNN: Two flu cases transmitted from pigs
  • Reuters: Space missions may damage eyes
  • New Scientist: Brain scans reduce murder sentence in Italian court
  • ABA Journal: Analysis: Center stage for the First Amendment: Protecting controversial speech shows a libertarian bent
  • Science News: Obesity can turn body fat toxic
  • Diverse: Family histories of ‘passing’ from black to white documented in book
  • USA Today: Think you’re efficient by talking and texting? Think again
  • Los Angeles Times: Obituary: Patrick Fischer dies at 75; target of Unabomber
  • Catholic Online: Unable to afford insurance, man dies from tooth infection
  • Memphis Commercial Appeal: ‘Healthiest’ campus or ‘happiest’?
  • The Tennessean: Jobless data tell just part of story
  • The Tennessean: Vanderbilt’s Space 204 highlights educator art
  • The Tennessean: Labor Day gathering thanks workers
  • The Tennessean: Recovery from Nashville flood comes slowly for Bordeaux community
  • The Tennessean: Victims of meth lab blasts fill burn unit, avoid prosecution
  • The Tennessean: Opinion: Move would tie budget to Constitution
  • Out & About: Safety in numbers?
  • Global Post: Irrefutable and nearly immediate proof of war crimes in Sudan
  • Philadelphia Inquirer: Patrick C. Fischer, computer scientist, 75
  • Tennessean: Halo braces connect this circle of friends
  • WikiPeers: Increase in the borrowing amount alleviates the United States
  • Tennessean: Chris Barbic leaps at chance to help Tennessee’s lowest-performing schools
  • Nashville Business Journal: NFL labor deal to boost ranks of sports bankers
  • Nashville Scene: A visiting Chilean filmmaker and literary figure goes looking for the Nashville that Robert Altman didn’t find
  • Sportsrageous: NHL and NHLPA says recent deaths cannot be ignored
  • Broadway World.com: Enrichment event slated for Tennessee Rep’s All My Sons
  • Nashville Ledger: Education, shopping to mix at Hickory Hollow mall
  • Nashville Post: Vanderbilt Eye Institute buys Wilson Co. practice
  • Week ending Friday, September 2

  • Nature: Neuroscience vs. philosophy: Taking aim at free will
  • Christian Science Monitor: Back to school: Are we leaving gifted students behind?
  • ABCNews.com: College football player dies; brain injury suspected
  • The Daily: Fear factor
  • U.S. News & World Report: Ten business schools that lead to the most debt
  • Greensboro (N.C.) News-Record: Page Turners: The past, Southern Style
  • The Morning News: Opinion: Tempest in an Inkpot
  • The Blaze: Author seeks to change America’s ‘ungodly’ direction
  • City Paper: TennCare Bureau to decide on smoking-related recommendation
  • Nashville Post: VU launches valuation master’s degree
  • Nashville Scene: Why musicals matter
  • Nashville Scene: ArtScene: Interview with Vesna Pavlovic, lecture and gallery talk at the Frist 2 p.m. today
  • CNN: Preparing clergy for war: army chaplains train by the hundred for the combat zone
  • The Economist: The endless campaign
  • New York Times: Obituary: Patrick C. Fischer, early Unabomber target, is dead at 75
  • ABCNews.com: Implant helps those with skin diseases, and gives them a tan too
  • ABCNews.com: New lung cancer pill highlights improved way of treating patients
  • Miller-McCune: Assessing cigarettes’ right to free speech
  • Fortune: Law grads take their job frustrations to court
  • Nashville Business Journal: Food trucks: The way government regulation works
  • New York Times: How the serve went over the top
  • Associated Press: Census: Fewer TN kids live with married parents
  • PBS: The Rundown: Drug prices soar as hospital suppliers are forced into ‘gray market’
  • The Guardian (U.K.): Opinion: Police brutality should be front-page news in Argentina
  • Volokh Conspiracy: Opinion: On-campus vs. off-campus
  • Texas Observer: Confederate plates: Free speech or hate speech?
  • Politico: The Arena on Rick Perry
  • Issaquah (Wa.) Press: Salmon Days lawsuit could hinge on public safety
  • The Tennessean: Mayor Dean, Rep. Cooper fear redistricting could divide Nashville
  • Associated Press: Campaigns find that some truths are inconvenient
  • New York Times: Opinion: Why Washington really likes itself
  • Associated Press: FDA approves gene-targeting lung cancer drug
  • CBS News: Healthpop: Vaccines don’t cause autism, but aren’t perfect
  • Wall Street Journal Health Blog: Report finds few health problems tied to vaccines
  • Chicago Sun-Times: Editorial: Put to rest false link of autism, vaccine
  • Associated Press: Tennesseans can borrow more from payday lenders
  • New York Times: Regulators focus eye on the sale of KUSF
  • Washington Monthly: A different kind of college ranking
  • The Tennessean: Patrick Fischer, VU computer pioneer, dies
  • The Tennessean: Shopping Diva: Wear your school colors without looking like one of the boys
  • The Tennessean: Five big education ideas headed TN’s way
  • The Tennessean: Fight stirs on popular vote
  • The Tennessean: Should wives submit? Debate resurges
  • The Tennessean: Middle TN hospitals take steps to halt ER violence
  • The Tennessean: School breakfast recipe: sugar, and lots of it
  • The Tennessean: Enjoy free music this fall
  • The Tennessean: Mass transit, don’t pass us by, East Nashville residents say
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