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Police Search Home in Murder of Teen Whose Phone Was Used to Text 'OMG I'm Being Kidnapped'

Police have searched a house in connection with the murder of a 14-year-old Michigan girl who was killed while walking her dog on a wooded hiking path, authorities said. 491 more words

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The Fastball

We have a great room in our house so while we are making dinner we frequently are listening to Spotify over Apple TV. The Apple TV screen saver is linked to my computer where we have at least 5000 images that march across the screen while we cook. 63 more words

Travel

Surfing The Pass

Along sunset’s coast the fraternity gather for last rides, surfboards atop car racks and under arms. In black wetsuits, boardshorts and bikini-clad they gather to worship the curve of the wave, to seek nirvana inside a hollowed cheek, below the lip. 536 more words

Microfiction

More Bits and Bytes

Continuing the theme I started last week, here are a few stories I noted relating to the global health business and my comments.

Unlike the subtle pressure being put on drug prices in the US by insurers that I mentioned last week, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority of India announced recently that it was reducing the allowed retail price of 50 generic cardiovascular and diabetes drugs so no brand is priced at more than 25% above the average price of that category ( 411 more words

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Following Up and Following Down: July 2014 Edition

It’s the end of July, which means it is time for one of WC’s nearly futile efforts at due diligence. We’ll attempt here to follow up on topics WC has discussed in the past, and neglected since. 931 more words

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Interning At the Smithsonian

I couldn’t thank the American Anthropological Association’s member donations enough for this experience. At the Smithsonian Institution-National Museum of African Art I am just finishing up the research for the project creativity of work assigned to me by my coordinator, Dr. 554 more words

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