Home HomeNewsEducationHealthTechManufacturing & LogisticsLife SciencesAg INnovationINPower INnovatorsBigWigs & New GigsVideoPurchase Gerry DickGerry's ViewSpeaking Engagement RequestSubscribeNewslettersPODCASTAppRSSOn-AirTV & Radio Listings ContactAbout IIBMeet the TeamContact UsIntern with IIBFlagship Stations Indiana Schools Receive Grants Posted: Monday, July 23, 2018 10:48 AM EDTUpdated: Monday, July 23, 2018 11:02 AM EDTBy Reed Parker, Writer/[email protected] Peterson is CEO of Regional Opportunity Initiatives. BLOOMINGTON - Eleven Indiana school districts have been awarded Ready Schools grants from Regional Opportunity Initiatives. Six schools received development grants and five others were given implementation grants, totaling more than $2.3 million.The initiative helps districts within the Indiana Uplands, an 11-county area including Brown, Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Greene, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Orange, Owen and … [Read more...] about Indiana Schools Receive Grants
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San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford (35) throws to first for an out on a grounder hit by Chicago Cubs' Jason Heyward (22) in the fourth inning at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif., on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford (35) hits the game winning home run to make the score 1-0 against the Colorado Rockies in the ninth inning at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford (35) fields a ground ball hit by St. Louis Cardinals' Harrison Bader (48) and than makes the throw to first base for the out in the fifth inning of a MLB game at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, July 6, 2018. (Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group) San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford (35) makes the play to first base during the eighth inning of their MLB game against the … [Read more...] about Brandon Crawford is the Giants’ best shortstop since …
Sarah Crawford Shreveport Times Published 8:33 p.m. UTC Jun 22, 2018 Researchers are excited about a treatment that could potentially improve the viability of organs for patients in need of a transplant. Marine pharmaceutical “Bryostatin-1” is the key to a “Transplantation Therapies” patent recently granted to the LSU Health Shreveport Department of Molecular & Cellular Physiology and commercial partner Aphios Corporation. The goal is for the drug to be used as an additive to organ transport and storage solutions, helping organs survive longer so they can successfully be used for transplants. "The approach is nothing less than revolutionary, and before very long we hope that it will be widely used as a main transplant solution,” said J. Steven Alexander, a professor of molecular and cellular physiology at LSU Health Shreveport. Bryostatin is derived from Bugula neritina, a sea moss that grows in the ocean off the coast of … [Read more...] about ‘Revolutionary’ patent for organ transplants granted to LSU Health Shreveport
GRANT CALLEN Earlier this week, columnist Bill Crawford penned a piece arguing that school choice proposals authored in recent legislative sessions are not conservative because they represent a “new entitlement.” Instead, Crawford favors publicly funded Pre-K as the best fix for Mississippi’s education woes. Here’s why he’s wrong. To be a new entitlement the Legislature would have to appropriate more money for school choice than it already does for K-12 education. Yet school choice does not require more money – it simply proposes that taxpayers get more bang for their buck with existing funds. Choice proposals transfer decision-making power to parents and subscribe to the conservative principle that people closest to a problem are the best people to fix it. Many happily choose traditional public schools, but that choice is largely reserved for those who can afford it. Low-income families who lack the resources to move to neighborhoods with … [Read more...] about GRANT CALLEN — School choice is not a new entitlement. But Pre-K is.
Sunday May 6, 2018 09:57 AM The Enid News & Eagle and The Journal Record in Oklahoma City have won the general excellence categories in the 2017 Associated Press-Oklahoma News Executives contest Written by The Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Enid News & Eagle and The Journal Record in Oklahoma City have won the general excellence categories in the 2017 Associated Press-Oklahoma News Executives contest. The best new journalist of the year was Jordan Bishop of the Stillwater News Press.The winners were announced Friday.The Stillwater newspaper took second place in the general excellence category for medium-sized newspapers, while the Norman Transcript was third. Among smaller newspapers, the Tahlequah Daily Press finished second and the Altus Times was third.There was no competition among larger newspapers in this year's round of judging.TODAY'S SPONSOR:A list of winners can be found at http://discover.ap.org/contests/oklahoma-newspaper___The entire list … [Read more...] about Enid, Journal Record win general excellence nod from AP-ONE