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In training with the Raleigh Skeeball Leaguenew

Although Skee-Ball's life as a competitive and social sport in the bar world is still in its infancy, the game itself has been around for more than a century.
INDY Week  |  Alison Saltz  |  04-02-2012  |  Sports

Is a College Education for Everyone?new

A university education is a great thing, a combination of experience and achievement that brings with it the promise of tremendous rewards. But is it something everyone should strive for? The question can be troubling.
The Athens NEWS  |  Matt Zuefle  |  03-06-2010  |  Education

Protesters Decry UVM's Use of Live Pigs in Surgeons' Training Programnew

Advanced Trauma Operative Management offers practicing surgeonsa quick yet intense refresher in basic trauma-surgery techniques. But animal-rights advocates, as well as medical students and faculty around the country, believe live-animal training sessions have no place on college campuses.
Seven Days  |  Mike Ives  |  05-27-2008  |  Animal Issues

To Avoid Red Tape at Fort Carson, Soldiers Head to Private 'Baghdad Village'new

The squad commander suggests off-base training is an efficient way to polish needed skills with minimal hassle.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Anthony Lane  |  04-29-2008  |  War

Playing Armynew

Developers are making a killing on Full Spectrum Warrior, the latest U.S. Army-commissioned video game. As a training tool, though, it blows.
Seven Days  |  Ken Picard  |  10-12-2005  |  War

Clueless in

"George doesn't have a clue what it's like to try to sleep like my son does -- if he even sleeps -- to the sounds of bombs all night," writes the mayor of Darby Borough, Pa.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Paula M. Brown  |  10-26-2004  |  Commentary

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