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How a Highland cat is helping a boy with autism

Sat, 02/08/2014 - 14:06
Today's been a good day. Fraser has come home from school and is lying contentedly on the carpet telling his cat, Billy, all about it.
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Geoff is listed for award

Sat, 02/08/2014 - 13:46
A Castleford man who has dedicated his life to supporting people with autism has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.
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Friendly Robot ERWIN To Help Study Relationship...

Sat, 02/08/2014 - 09:54
Researchers from the University of Lincoln's School of Computer Science are developing a "friendly robot" in order to better learn how humans and androids can forge long-term relationships with one another.
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NH Dems Tell Scott Brown to Return Email Money from Sending Spam with Dangerous Medical Claims

Sat, 02/08/2014 - 09:08
Concord New Hampshire Democrats are calling on former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown to return the money he collected by spamming his email list with dangerous medical misinformation, ending what has already been a very bad week for Brown.
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Acting Gets Upstaged At Winnipesaukee Playhouse

Sat, 02/08/2014 - 08:55
When Kat Morris's eldest daughter asked to try out for a play at The Winnipesaukee Playhouse , she could not have guessed the effect community theater would have on her entire family.
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Infants Later Diagnosed With Autism Look Away From Speakers

Sat, 02/08/2014 - 08:37
A new study has found that 6-month-old infants who are later diagnosed with autism not only look at faces less often than other infants, but will divert their gaze from the face of someone who is speaking.
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How brain wires up for better social behaviour decoded

Sat, 02/08/2014 - 02:46
Summary Scientists have for the first time identified a way in which different parts of the brain don't talk to each other very well in many people... Scientists have for the first time identified a way in which different parts of the brain don't talk to each other very well in many people with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
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Rob Ford attempts ban of rainbow flag at Toronto City Hall: LGBT...

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 23:31
According to CBCnews , the rainbow flag flying at Toronto City Hall was not removed at Mayor Rob Ford's request.
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Stanford-affiliated StartX Unveils Startups, Announces Acquisitions,...

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 20:41
StartX , a nonprofit that runs an accelerator for Stanford-affiliated entrepreneurs, introduced eight new startups and several organizational updates during its Demo Day event held last night at Box headquarters in Los Altos, CA.
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Bay High student inspires special education teachers

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 20:19
They work closely with students that have learning challenges, and at times, give those children a voice when they can't communicate.
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@FGCU_XC Inks Three On National Signing Day

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 20:17
Riding the highs of the 2013 season, t he FGCU men's and women's cross country teams and head coach Cassandra Goodson will welcome three talented runners to The Nest this Fall as Troy Clark , Leonel Delacruz and Anita Munoz have all signed a National Letter of Intent, becoming official members of the Green and Blue.
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Around Town: The Resource Exchange: 50 years helping those with developmental disabilities

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 20:12
A "500-year flood" on the September day of the top fundraiser of the year and a freezing rain on the night of the first special event of the year in January couldn't wash away The Research Exchange's plans for a golden anniversary.
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Piper Jaffray Reiterates "Overweight" Rating for GW...

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 20:02
's stock had its "overweight" rating restated by Piper Jaffray in a research note issued on Friday, Analyst Ratings reports.
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Boycott Olympics, Watch Gold Medal-Quality Movies For Free

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 19:49
If you're looking for something to watch this week besides the Olympics , the D.C. area's free movie scene won't disappoint.
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Erlanger Celebrates Go Red Day

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 19:16
Thanks to the handy craft work of two Erlanger Health System cardiac rehabilitation nurses and the dedicated time of a cardiac survivor, babies at Erlanger East and Erlanger Baroness Campuses were able to send an important message to their mothers today.
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A hockey tournament with a big goal

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 19:06
Left to right, Jon Schwartz, Jesse Abrams and Zack Belzberg hope to raise $150,000 with this year's tournament, organized in memory of Mr. Schwartz's brother, Joel.
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CDC says many adults are missing important vaccines

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 18:10
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says many adults are missing key vaccinations to prevent dangerous and life-threatening diseases.
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Rush Limbaugh: Women On 'CBS This Morning' Are 'Stupid,' 'Ignorant,' 'Wrong'

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 18:07
Rush Limbaugh has made plenty of attacks on women before , but now he is coming down on an entire female news team.
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TerraMae Event Raises $5K For Siskin Children's Institute

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 17:42
Chattanooga Appalachian Bistro TerraMae celebrated its first anniversary with an event featuring guest chefs from across the region.
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650 jobs at risk as M&S pull out of Rogerstone bakery contract

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 17:42
Terrible news for many in the local community " @southwalesargus : Threat to 650 jobs at Newport bakery firm " @marksandspencer Would still using #Avana bakery mean 650 job losses for your company? Doubt it.
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