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Stigall Show Log 2.3.12

Chris talks to Steve Cordasco about Facebook’s IPO, CBS 3′s Beasley Reece to preview the Super Bowl, and Congressman Pat Meehan, about the lastest Fast and Furious testimony from Eric Holder.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/03/2012

Stigall Show Log 1.30.12

Chris previews tomorrow’s Republican Primary vote in Florida. He talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronsteing on the Monday Morning Matchup about the Republican establishment’s assault on Newt Gingrich, Candidate for Senate, Steve Welch, about his endorsement from Governor Tom Corbett, and Kate Snow from NBC’s Rock Center.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/30/2012

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Volunteering, A Way To Help

The latest data from the Department of Labor Statistics shows volunteering is slightly down, yet more than 62 million Americans volunteer annually.

12/26/2011

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Keeping Kids In The Dark

A recent article in The Wall Street Journal criticized what were called “dark themes” in young adult literature and the National Coalition Against Censorship newsletter reported that a huge protest ensued.

12/12/2011

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My Teacher Is An App

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Allison Schnacky of Windermere, Florida, describes her former history teacher standing at the blackboard and making history “the most boring class ever.” Now, watching videos of ancient Egypt and writing an essay […]

11/30/2011

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Grading The Teachers

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Melinda and Bill gates, through their foundation are emphasizing the importance of teachers in educating kids. At Microsoft, they believe in giving their employees the best chances for success and making them […]

11/02/2011

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Academic Help For Family Businesses

With growing research on family companies, universities have added courses to their executive education programs. The Family Firm Institute lists 182 schools where such programs are available.

08/31/2011

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Pouring Five Billion Dollars Into Education

While Bill Gates’ philanthropic efforts support a core curriculum and he wants to make certain that multiplication in Alabama is the same as in New York, his major concern is effective teaching.

08/01/2011

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The Harry Potter Phenomenon

Twelve publishers turned down the first Harry Potter book; but the seventh volume sold an estimated 11 million copies in 24 hours — the fastest selling book on record.

07/18/2011

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Lincoln Worldwide

With the recent 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, an article in The Wall Street Journal titled “The Surprising Global Reach of Lincoln,” brings to light the importance of our 16th president internationally.

05/18/2011

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Women In The Economy

Women are graduating with advanced degrees in higher number but men still advance to higher positions in the workplace. Of Fortune 500 companies, there are only 11 female CEOs.

05/10/2011

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Kids Losing Interest In Baseball

From 2000 to 2009, the most recent figures available show that the number of kids playing baseball fell 24% and despite concerns about concussions, youth football has soared.

04/13/2011

Tinkering Brings Innovation

In this age of testing kids to gauge achievement, it’s good to remember that part of education is letting them explore and create. They are tinkerers by nature and their imaginations can soar.

10/25/2010

Finding Roommates Online

by KYW’s Dr. Marciene Mattleman Sam Brown will be entering the University of Colorado this fall and when he received his roommate assignment he immediately looked him up on Facebook. Online scouting, according to an […]

08/18/2010

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