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The Marijuana Industry And Its First Crossroads

Marijuana has come a long way in the United States since California launched its first-in-the-nation medical program 19 years ago. Today, 23 states and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis to some degree, and public perception of the plant is clearly shifting. Show More Summary

Sunday Show Ratings: April 19

CBS’ “Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer” was the top rated Sunday public affairs program in both total viewers and the key A25-54 demo on April 19. Interviews with Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), and former Gov. Martin...Show More Summary

Coalition Calls on Libraries to Plan Now to Secure E-rate funding

Libraries now have an extraordinary opportunity to upgrade their broadband following the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote to modernize the E-rate program and address the broadband capacity gap facing many public libraries. Show More Summary

AAMD highlights innovative digital initiatives in museum field with new publication

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Association of Art Museum Directors today released the second edition of its Next Practices series?resources designed to share information about AAMD member museums? innovative programs in a range of focus areas. This latest publication,...Show More Summary

Certain Lumia 640s Can’t Run Windows 10 For Phones Preview

Microsoft is running a public preview program for its next operating system. It recently released a new Windows 10 for Phones build which brings support for many existing Lumia devices. When the beta program started only a handful of Lumia devices were compatible with Windows 10 for Phones. Show More Summary

Etsy Goes Public, Encourages Sellers to Invest in Site

Many social networks, like YouTube and Tsu, have engaged in revenue sharing programs with their users. Indeed, these companies realize that a great deal of their value is derived from user-generated content. It seems that Etsy, the online...Show More Summary

BET Enters The Boxing Arena With Roc Nation Sports Alliance

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

NEW YORK (AP) — BET is storming out of its corner with its first-ever rounds of professional boxing. The network, which has traditionally programmed entertainment, music, news and public affairs for the African-American audience,, told...Show More Summary

PBS, Nat Geo, Fox and HBO Among the Latest Peabody Winners

The Peabody Awards program at the University of Georgia today announced winners of the 74th annual Peabody Awards in the documentary, education and public service categories. Among the winners are HBO’s “Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown,” National Geographic...

'Face the Nation' is the #1 Sunday Morning Public Affairs Program

CBS News’ “Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer” Finishes First in Viewers and Adults 25-54 on April 19

74th Annual Peabody Award Winners — Announcing Documentary, Educational, Children’s and Public Service Programming Winners

Announcement from the Peabody Awards, April 23, 2015 (Noel Holston): An out-of-sight biography of James Brown and an out-of-this-world tour of the heavens were among the diverse documentary, education and public service winners of the 74th annual Peabody Awards announced...

On Earth Day, Congress Targets America’s Public Lands and Waters

Efforts from Senate Republicans are threatening the very program that helped protect Everglades National Park and hundreds of others across the country. The post On Earth Day, Congress Targets America’s Public Lands and Waters appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Defending the Iran nuclear deal from Israel and its supporters

Within days of President Obama's framework agreement on the Iran nuclear program polls showed that the American public supported the framework by almost 2-to-1, but the support weakened as opposition to the deal emerged from the Israeli government, AIPAC, other members of the Israel lobby. Show More Summary

Learning the Hard Way in Maine

Joe Sudbay, guest-hosting Michelangelo Signorile’s left-wing talk-radio program on Sirius Progress (yes, yes, for my sins) today interviewed reporter Whit Richardson of the Maine Press Herald, who performed a public service with hisShow More Summary

After-School Worker Arrested For Raping 14-Yr-Old PS 191 Student

A man employed by an after school program at a Manhattan public school turned himself in to face charges that he allegedly raped a 14-year-old student. [ more › ]

All Opinions Are Local: What school wait list data tell us

Charter and traditional public schools with the longest wait lists for the coming school year are clustered west of the Anacostia River, with bilingual programs generally leading the pack. But there’s also a marked difference in demand...Show More Summary

'Kerbal Space Program' finally launches on April 27th

Squad's Kerbal Space Program has often seemed like a never-ending experiment. The first public version of the spacecraft building game was released in 2011, and it's been in a rough state ever since. At last, though, it's officially ready for action -- the developer has revealed that KSP 1.0 will be available on April 27th. Show More Summary

A Day In The Life Of A Welfare Recipient, According To GOP Legislation

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

How do people who benefit from the government's safety net programs spend their money? If you based your understanding on some of the recent Republican proposals to reform those programs, you might think being on public assistance is a righteous party. However onerous the reality of being on welfare may be, Republicans in the U.S. Show More Summary

UVA Basketball: Replacing Justin Anderson

The UVA basketball program was dealt tough news last week as junior wing Justin Anderson declared for the 2015 NBA Draft. Once pegged as the top team in country in early rankings by many publications, Virginia will now have a tough time contending for a national championship. Show More Summary

Will the U.S. Miss the Boat of Sustainable Dietary Guidelines?

Every five years the United States issues dietary guidelines that provide practical advice on healthy eating for the public and form the bedrock of Federal food and nutrition programs. The latest version will come out at the end of this year. Show More Summary

The Future of a More Public Byzantium

I had a lovely weekend in Boston at the Mary Jaharis Center at Hellenic College Holy Cross and quite enjoyed a range of graduate student papers on Byzantine related topics. The program, hospitality, and conversations with colleagues was first class, and it provided a window into the next generation of Byzantine studies professionals as well… Read More ?

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