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Researchers study primates to learn how they restore social harmony

By John Published: December 28, 2010

By John Higgins
Beacon Journal staff writer

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Area schools committed to bullying prevention

By John Published: December 28, 2010

By John Higgins
Beacon Journal staff writer

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British schoolchildren publish bee study in peer-reviewed journal

By John Published: December 22, 2010

How would you like to tape this on the refridgerator door?

From Wired Science:

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Norton band lines up Fiesta Bowl gig

By John Published: December 21, 2010

By Marilyn Miller
Beacon Journal staff writer

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Academy cleans slate

By John Published: December 21, 2010

By John Higgins
Beacon Journal staff writer

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Bowling for scholarships

By John Published: December 21, 2010

Bowl a strike for college scholarships tomorrow (Dec. 22) at Midway Lanes, which is holding a fundraiser for Akron Council PTA.

Here's the deal: pay $8 for three games (shoes included) between 9 a.m and 11 p.m. and Midway will give $4 to the PTA's scholarship fund for APS seniors. Same goes for Dec. 29, same hours.

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KSU freezing hiring

By John Published: December 16, 2010

By John Higgins
Beacon Journal staff writer

Kent State University won't be hiring for a few months except for a new football coach, police and other ''mission critical'' employees.

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Akron OKs next phase of school construction

By John Published: December 14, 2010

By John Higgins
Beacon Journal staff writer

The Akron school board on Monday approved the next phase of the school construction program a new facility for Firestone High School and Litchfield Middle School.

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Ohio Pre-K in trouble

By John Published: December 9, 2010

Someone from the Pew Center on the States read my story today on arts funding for preschoolers and suggested I take a look at Pew's new 50-state survey on preschool funding. Ohio's investment in early education has been up and down and it appears to be in need of an infusion.  But the state is about to tackle an $8 billion deficit, so it's not the best time to be scrounging for new money.

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Two Ohio poets, in their own voices

By John Published: December 9, 2010

National Poetry Month (April) is still long off, but here are two newly-added recordings on http://www.poets.org (Academy of American Poets) from two of Ohio's greatest poets.

From Akron's own Rita Dove: Under the Viaduct, 1932

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Kids get Head Start on the arts

By John Published: December 9, 2010

By John Higgins
Beacon Journal staff writer

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Akron STEM school's open house rescheduled

By John Published: December 6, 2010

Beacon Journal staff

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Green school leaders to discuss levy attempt

By John Published: December 6, 2010

Special to the Beacon Journal

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Blood drives earn scholarship money

By John Published: December 4, 2010

By John Higgins
Beacon Journal staff writer

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