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USC students capture voices of residents at Guantanamo

COLUMBIA - A dozen graduate students from the University of South Carolina are spending spring break documenting the daily lives of military and civilian residents at the Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba.
Charles Case II

GROVETOWN, Ga. - Charles Edson Case II died peacefully at his Grovetown home while having his morning coffee on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, his 69th birthday. Charlie was born to Elaine and Charles E. Case I in Manchester, CT, in 1945, where he
'Calculation and deliberation' seen in Colorado theater shooting

...academic achievement, "he was at the top of the top," recalled Timothy P. White, chancellor at the University of California, Riverside, where Holmes earned his undergraduate degree before attending the Denver school.Those who knew Holmes...
AP Source: Assault rifle jammed in Colorado attack at Batman movie

...the neurons of Zebra finches and studied the flight muscles of hummingbirds while an undergraduate at the University of California, Riverside.He also worked as a cabin counselor to underprivileged children at a summer camp in Los Angeles in 2008...
Tons of schools name cities

Somehow these universities managed not only to survive, but thrive.
Parents, kids want their summer back

...evidence that starting school earlier has any impact on learning. In fact, a comprehensive study out of the University of California, Riverside, found children on a schedule most like the traditional school year outperformed children forced to begin...
Mating scent of female cockroaches identified if the pheromone is used by pest control companies. Michael K. Rust, a cockroach expert at the University of California, Riverside, said the research by Roelofs and his co-authors was "an excellent study" but he is uncertain that...
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The week ahead

While the format for this column has always been a bit fuzzy, I've always tried to adhere to two simple guidelines: any event mentioned must be happening in the following week and each event must be verifiable as true.
Report: Radiation halo surrounds Milky Way

ESTES PARK, Colo. - A report of a previously unknown gamma-ray halo around the Milky Way has puzzled and excited scientists. The finding by NASA's Compton observatory, an orbiting satellite that carries a gamma ray telescope, was presented Tuesday at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society. "There is nothing out there that should obviously be making gamma rays," said Dave Dixon, a researcher at the University of California-Riverside who reported the halo's existence.
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Experts look for happiness solutions

NEW YORK - As a motivational speaker and executive coach, Caroline Adams Miller knows a few things about using mental exercises to achieve goals. But last year, one exercise she was asked to try took her by surprise.
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