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  1. New JeffCo superintendent wants to give more spending power to principals

    With principals having more flexibility to spend education dollars comes a question: how to ensure equality of educational opportunity?
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  2. Heavier Teen Pot Smoking Linked To Problems In Young Adults

    Daily smokers are less likely to graduate from high school or college and are at higher risk of suicide, according to an analysis of three long-term studies of teenagers in Australia and New Zealand.
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  3. What Policing Looks Like To A Former Investigator Of Misconduct

    Monica Potts reflects on her time reviewing civilian complaints about encounters with the NYPD, in light of several high-profile, videotaped confrontations this summer between officers and civilians.
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  4. Study: Americans Less Fearful Of Storms Named After Women

    People are less likely to seek shelter or otherwise prepare for storms given female names, researchers say. As a result, such storms result in nearly twice as many deaths as those with male names.
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  5. Bishop Allen, 'Why I Had To Go"

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  6. How Could A Doctor's Death From Ebola Possibly Be 'Good'?

    He giggled, he swore, he was afraid of Ebola. This summer, he was infected by a patient he treated. Two colleagues remember Dr. Samuel Brisbane's good life — and reflect on the idea of a good death.
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  7. Behind every good whisky is a trusty distillery cat

    Whisky requires grain, which attracts mice and birds, which is why we have distillery cats. These days, though, public relations is also a key part of the job.
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  8. Young Coloradans fueling drop in driving, study finds

    The Colorado Public Research Interest Group analyzed federal highway data to conclude Coloradans are driving about 11 percent per person less than a decade ago.
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  9. Perdue Says Its Hatching Chicks Are Off Antibiotics

    Perdue Farms, one of the country's largest suppliers of chicken meat, says its hatcheries are working better now without antibiotics. Public health advocates call it "a big step" forward.
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  10. Why Food Pilgrims Will Wait Four Hours For A Taste Of The Sublime

    Psychology tells us that waiting for an experience can boost our happiness, as can talking about the experience afterwards. That's one reason food pilgrims seem to be queuing up and Instagramming it.
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