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Study: Twice as much trash put in landfills than estimated

...trash was heading into the dumps, as part of an effort to lower heat-trapping methane emissions. Researchers at Yale University looked at the records for more than 1,200 landfills and calculated amounts, predominantly based on weights.They...
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Sitka program top draw for Yale students

SITKA - No, it's not your imagination: a lot of Yale University students are in Sitka.The Bulldogs on Baranof program started the summer of 2011 as an "alternative to Wall Street," with...
Power plant rules spark climate fight

...change, compared with 49 percent of those over 65. However, an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs and Yale University poll late last year found that younger Americans didn't hold significantly different views from older Americans...
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To rename or not? Reconsidering honors for racists

...colleges and streets that have come to be seen in a new light in places far outside the South.A petition is calling for Yale University in Connecticut to change the name of its residential Calhoun College, which honors 1804 alumnus John C. Calhoun...
Study: Scant evidence medical marijuana helps many illnesses

...start to get a good science base" for the potential medical uses of marijuana.RECOMMENDATIONSThe editorial by two Yale University psychiatrists suggests enthusiasm for medical marijuana has outpaced rigorous research and says widespread use should...
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JDHS senior receives the Bill Ruddy Memorial Scholarship

...Rotary Club President from 1994 to 1995. Rudy achieved numerous successes in his life. Not only did he graduate from Yale University in 1959 and Yale Law School in 1962, he also served in the U.S. Army in its intelligence branch, spent a summer...
Fall Arts Preview

...Forum's Crystal Award; election to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences; an honorary doctorate in music from Yale University; and a Messenger of Peace award from U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. She is Distinguished Professor of...
Small-city constraints spur design innovation, cooperation

...wearing the same sweater and pants for two weeks," he laughed.Spadone, who has a masters in costume and sets from Yale University's School of Drama, said he focused on a folkloric feel for "Bennu," drawing inspiration from Bavarian and Nordic...
Law firm's shareholder members retire

...Harrison grew up in Juneau and graduated from Juneau Douglas High School. She received her undergraduate degree from Yale University and received her law degree from University of Washington. Harrison joined Faulkner Banfield in 2009 after spending...
Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

...sentenced last week to 5 years to 15 years in prison.A prosecutor blamed the crash on "speed and weed," but a Yale University Medical School expert on drug abuse who testified at the trial said studies of marijuana and crash risk are "highly...


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