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Smart Gets High Marks From MSU Board, Salary Increase

Missouri State University’s Board of Governors is commending President Clif Smart for his service this past fiscal year. Smart presented a self-assessment to the board during its June meeting. The board then completed an electronic survey evaluating Smart in nine major categories, including strategic leadership, fundraising, and internal relations. In a statement, Board Chair Peter Hofherr said, “He [Smart] faced many challenges on campus this year; however, his dedication and commitment...
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FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton's Speech To The Democratic Convention, Annotated

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNEIQ8olnro Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for president Thursday night, delivering a speech that lays out her plan to address terrorist threats and create jobs.NPR's politics team annotated Clinton's speech below. Portions commented on are highlighted, followed by analysis, context and fact check in italics.(Editor's note: You can read our fact check of Donald Trump's speech at the Republican National Convention last week here.)Thank you....
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History was made at the Democratic National Convention this past week. Hillary Clinton, as the first female presidential candidate of a major U.S. party, is officially embarking an unprecedented American political campaign.

We asked women — as young as 4 and as old 77 — how much the weight of history factored into their decision. Listen:

In Rwanda, some consider feminism a dirty word, says NPR's Gregory Warner in his Invisibilia podcast. It's shorthand for too aggressive, too liberated, too selfish. Yet women in Rwanda hold 64 percent of the seats in parliament — more than any other country.

Larry the Lobster was poised to be an inspirational tale.

The 15-pound lobster was at least in his 60s, according to scientists who spoke to the Portland Press Herald and ABC News, when he found his way from the sea to a seafood supplier.

Jeff Melluso, a chef and owner of a restaurant in Sunrise, Fla., pulled him out and propelled him to fame.

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The United Nations suspended food and relief aid to dangerous and hard-to-access areas in northeastern Nigeria, amid a catastrophic humanitarian crisis affecting half a million people. The move comes after Boko Haram ambushed a humanitarian convoy.

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You know the TV game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Typically, winners get big money — like $1 million — but it's a little different in the version played in Venezuela.

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