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Eight JFK News Conferences Now Available Online in Digital Format, Thanks to University of North Dakota

Using audio tapes preserved by the University of North Dakota, eight John F. Kennedy news conferences from the early 60s have been digitized and placed online. These recordings, previously unavailable in digital format, will be featured by Apple iTunes on Jan. 20.

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Research Suggests New, Updated Laws Needed to Fight Texting

States might be better off combating teen sexting with new laws that directly address the issue rather than adapting existing obscenity or pornography laws, a University of Iowa law student and researcher suggests.

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Campbell Soup Company Mobilizes Moms to Support Commitment to Heart Health

Parenthood’s Monica Potter and NFL Mom Deborah Johnson share their stories and urge others to address their hearts.

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Experts Offer Tips and Thoughts for Anyone Playing Cupid This Valentine's Day

Binghamton University faculty offer thoughts on kissing and cuddling; dealing with the Valentine’s Day complainers aka cheapskates; and tips for making Valentine’s Day fun for the whole family.

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Will You Be Mine? The Early Valentine

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We exchanged them with our school classmates as children, and as adults we send them to those we love most – but did you know the American tradition of sending valentines originated with a young Mount Holyoke College graduate?

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Matters of the Heart: Ryerson University Experts Weigh in on Love, Romance, Chocolate on Valentine’s Day

Various Ryerson University faculty experts available to comment on Valentine's Day themes including love in literature, philosophy of love and intimate relationships.

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Study Explores How Partners Perceive Each Other’s Emotion During A Relationship Fight

Some of the most intense emotions people feel occur during a conflict in a romantic relationship. Now, new research from Baylor University psychologists shows that how each person perceives the other partner’s emotion during a conflict greatly influences different types of thoughts, feelings and reactions in themselves.

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UCSC to Present Major West Coast ‘Paul Bowles Centennial Celebration’

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The seventh and last international centennial event celebrating the birth of renowned American writer and composer Paul Bowles will take place at UC Santa Cruz, Feb. 4–6. Conceived by a UCSC music lecturer and inheritor of Bowles' musical estate, the 3-day event will include rare music, film, art, and academic conference.

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Website Follows Johns Hopkins Archaeologists in Egypt

Follow along online as Johns Hopkins University Egyptologist Betsy Bryan and her team of students, artists, conservators and photographers return to their investigation of Mut Temple this month, focusing their attention to the area south of the temple's Sacred Lake. Bryan and her crew are resuming their excavation in Luxor, Egypt, and are sharing their work via "Hopkins in Egypt Today," their popular digital diary offering a virtual window into day-to-day life on an archaeological dig.

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Women Less Interested in Jobs Where Competition Determines Pay

Men are more likely than women to seek jobs in which competition with coworkers affects pay rates, a preference that might help explain persistent pay differences between men and women. But in cities where local wages are generally lower, women tend to want jobs in which competition determines wages, the study showed.







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