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Gene Interacts with Stress and Leads to Heart Disease in Some People

Gene Interacts with Stress and Leads to Heart Disease in Some People

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  DURHAM, N.C. – A new genetic finding from Duke Medicine suggests that some people who are prone to hostility, anxiety and depression might also be hard-wired to gain weight when exposed to chronic stress.

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Voter Suppression:  One More Round The Ground Game - Getting Out the Vote

Voter Suppression: One More Round The Ground Game - Getting Out the Vote

By Peter Grear

Educate, organize and mobilize -- Around 30 days and counting, this election season is in the home stretch.  The highest profile race is for US Senate between Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis.  

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Voter Suppression: JUDGES MATTER Mobilize! Mobilize! Mobilize!

Voter Suppression: JUDGES MATTER Mobilize! Mobilize! Mobilize!

by Peter Grear

As we draw nearer to D-day, November 4, 2014, the political parties, candidates and pressure groups are identifying their issues, slates and strategies to win.  My title to this week’s commentary makes a gross understatement, judges matter. 

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Investors and Ideas Will Meet at U.Va. Venture Summit

Written by University of Virginia on Friday, 12 March 2010 13:23.

The University of Virginia, which last year hosted a summit that brought together venture capitalists representing nearly $20 billion in active capital funds, will hold its Second Annual Venture Summit on March 25 and 26.

Preventing AIDS Deaths in Blacks

Written by Rebecca Nuttall on Friday, 12 March 2010 12:30.

(NNPA) – Although the number of HIV infections is growing at an alarming rate throughout the Black community, African-American women are the group most disproportionately affected. While representing only 12 percent of the U.S. female population, they account for 61 percent of all new HIV infections among women.

CFW/DVC Conducts Information Sessions for Grant Applicants

Written by North Carolina Council for Women/Domestic Violence Commission on Sunday, 07 March 2010 22:15.

The N.C. Council for Women/Domestic Violence Commission will present a series of information sessions this month to assist agencies interested in applying for future grant funding. All sessions will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sessions are free and open to the public, but advance registration is requested.

DISPLACED HOMEMAKER/DIVORCE FILING FEE GRANT APPLICATION
Registration for the first session, to be held Thursday at Catawba County Community College in Hickory, has met capacity and is closed. Remaining sessions include:

Date: March 17
Location: Craven Community College, 800 College Court, New Bern. Session will be held in Training Room 102.

Date: March 19
Location: 313 Chapanoake Road, Suite 201, Raleigh. (Look for the “pink” building and enter from the left side of the building.)

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/MARRIAGE LICENSE FEE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT GRANT APPLICATION

Date: March 24
Location: 313 Chapanoake Road, Suite 201, Raleigh. (Look for the “pink” building and enter from the left side of the building.)

For information, visit the CFW/DVC website <http://www.nccfwdvc.com/> or call 919-733-2455.

The Savage Side of Schoolmates

Written by Southern Poverty Law Center on Friday, 05 March 2010 04:50.

William Rivers PittMost of us have a story about being bullied back in school. Thankfully, most of us did not go through the childhood that William Rivers Pitt endured. This bestselling author faced years of torment by classmates. Switching schools only made things worse. Teachers and administrators either looked the other way or took ineffectual action.

“Many Faces of Poverty” Conference at NCCU

Written by NCCU Department of Public Administration on Tuesday, 02 March 2010 13:54.

NCCU Department of Public AdministrationThe NCCU Department of Public Administration will host a conference titled “The Many Faces of Poverty” on March 5, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the H.M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education Building. The purpose is to generate vigorous thought and discussion on ways to address the global plague
of poverty.  Panel discussions and Q&A sessions will round out the event.

The Teaching Diverse Students Initiative

Written by Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) on Tuesday, 02 March 2010 23:27.

Teaching Diverse Students The most significant educational challenge facing the United States is the tragically low academic achievement of many students of color. The Teaching Diverse Students Initiative (TDSi) helps educators meet this challenge by providing research-based resources for improving the teaching of racially and ethnically diverse students.

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