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Conservative leader says GOP must broaden appeal

OXON HILL, Md.— As the GOP struggles to broaden its appeal, the head of the American Conservative Union declared Thursday that the Republican Party is not a home for everyone, as prominent voices in Republican politics gather with thousands of conservatives and tea party activists outside Washington. The Conservative Political ...

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Amputee veteran helps train troops for war

SAN DIEGO — The sailor had been back from war for just over a year when friends invited him to watch an unusually emotional training exercise for troops preparing to deploy. The drill happened not on a military base but at a film studio, where Marine and Navy medics role-played ...

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Monitoring your kids on Facebook? That’s so 2009.

WASHINGTON — After Friendster came MySpace. By the time Facebook dominated social media, parents had joined the party, too. But the online scene has changed – dramatically, as it turns out – and these days even if you’re friends with your own kids on Facebook, it doesn’t mean you know ...

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Nursing professors tell importance of checkups

–shamilton10@my.apsu.edu While a common belief is that women’s wellness exams are only necessary for those who are sexually active, medical professionals beg to differ. “I think it’s extremely important for your health to get regular exams and routine care, not just for your current health status, but for things you ...

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We Can Do It! Women’s and gender studies department celebrating diversity since 1970s

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu The APSU women’s and gender studies department helps prepare students for the negotiation of conflicts which may arise in either their personal lives or workplaces. According to Jill Eichhorn, associate professor of English and coordinator of women’s and gender studies, “The power dynamics between women and their role in ...

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Congress spares military’s tuition aid program

ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Congress has spared a program that provides tuition aid to active duty military from the budget knife. The House cleared a massive spending bill on Thursday that includes a provision restoring the program for the Army, Air Force and Marine Corps. The legislation, passed on a ...

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