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  • Posted Analysis- data sets to Findings by Frederick
    For my data sets analysis, I used the following article http://fcir.org/2012/12/03/13th-grade-how-florida-schools-are-failing-to-prepare-graduates-for-college/. The author uses data sets from standardized placement tests given out by universities across the country. The article points out the high number of Florida high school students that...
  • Posted Mac production to return to U.S. to Findings by Frederick
    Apple will begin to produce Macintosh products in the U.S. again, starting in 2013, CEO Tim Cook said Thursday, the San Jose Mercury News reported. Complete production was taking place in China, Reuters said. It is unknown exactly which products...
  • Posted Minnesota Orchestra reports record deficit to Findings by Frederick
    The Minnesota Orchestra reported a $6 million operating deficit Thursday for the 2012 fiscal year, the largest deficit in its 110 year history, the Star Tribune reported. The losses doubled from the 2011 deficit, the Pioneer Press reported. The near...
  • Posted T-Mobile introduces Apple product plans to Findings by Frederick
    T-Mobile will begin carrying Iphone coverage in 2013, the company announced Thursday, the Huffington Post reported. "We are going to launch Apple products and we're going to do it in a very innovative way," T-Mobile USA CEO John Legere said,...
  • Posted Kobe Bryant reaches 30000 points to Findings by Frederick
    Kobe Bryant notched his 30,000th point on a short jump shot Wednesday night in New Orleans against the Hornets, the Huffington Post reported. Bryant is just the fifth player in NBA history to reach the plateau, ESPN said. "It's just...
  • Posted Ben Revere traded to Phillies to Findings by Frederick
    The Minnesota Twins traded outfielder Ben Revere to the Philadelphia Phillies Thursday, MLB.Com reported. The Twins received right-handed pitcher Vance Worley and another pitching prospect, the Pioneer Press said. The move comes just six days after the Twins traded outfielder...
  • Posted Itunes 11 now available to Findings by Frederick
    Apple released Itunes 11 Thursday, PC Magazine reported. Apple planned on releasing the newest version of Itunes in October, but delayed the release due to "engineering difficulties", CNN said. Since 2001, Itunes has added apps and television shows, as well...
  • Posted Minnesota Wild goalie diagnosed with MS to Findings by Frederick
    Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding contacted numerous teammates Wednesday to inform them of his diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, the Pioneer Press said. "I don't look at this like I've got to take a new path," said Harding, 28, drafted 10...
  • Posted Former President George HW Bush stable in hospital to Findings by Frederick
    President George HW Bush is in the hospital for Bronchitis-related complications and is in stable condition, the hospital said Thursday, Reuters reported. Bush, 88, has stayed at Houston's Methodist Hospital for the past six days. He has a "lingering cough",...
  • Posted Two winners in Powerball lottery drawing to Findings by Frederick
    Two people, one from Missouri and one from Arizona, are new multi-millionaires following Wednesday's Powerball drawing, the Associated Press reported. The two still unknown winners will split the record-breaking Powerball jackpot, valued at $587.5 million, CNN said. The winning numbers...
  • Posted B.J. Upton signs with Braves to Findings by Frederick
    Outfielder B.J. Upton agreed to a five-year contract Wednesday with the Atlanta Braves, MLB.Com said. The deal is worth $75.25 million, the Tampa Bay Times reported. Upton played for the Tampa Bay Rays organization since he was drafted second overall...
  • Posted Analysis- Culture to Findings by Frederick
    For my analysis on a feature of a different cultural group, I used the following article http://www.sacbee.com/2012/11/13/4980759/hmong-find-a-voice-on-school-board.html. This article does a nice job of pointing out the angle of the story, which is this Hmong man gaining representation for his...
  • Posted Mall of America to require parents accompanying teens on Black Friday to Findings by Frederick
    Mall of America will require supervision of teens under 16 wishing to shop at the mall on Black Friday, the Pioneer Press reported. The restriction stems from a chair-throwing brawl in the mall, sparked mostly by teens, the day after...
  • Posted Jamie Foxx to host Saturday Night Live to Findings by Frederick
    Actor Jamie Foxx will host the December 8 edition of Saturday Night Live, Entertainment Weekly reported. Foxx is currently promoting his upcoming movie, "Django Unchained", the Huffington Post said. Ne-Yo will perform as the show's primary musical guest, the Post...
  • Posted Notre Dame tops AP poll to Findings by Frederick
    For the first time since 1993, Notre Dame is atop the AP poll's college football rankings, the Chicago Daily Herald reported. The Fighting Irish overtook Kansas State and Oregon in the rankings, who both lost on Saturday in upsets, the...
  • Posted Shabazz Muhammad eligible to play for UCLA to Findings by Frederick
    The NCAA reinstated UCLA freshman Shabazz Muhammad Friday, making him eligible for action immediately, the USA Today reported. Muhammad had previously been ruled ineligible for receiving improper benefits during his recruiting process, USA Today said. Muhammad's first game as a...
  • Posted Wal-Mart workers to strike Black Friday to Findings by Frederick
    Wal-Mart workers around the country are planning to walk out on Black Friday, The Examiner reported. An employee-led group called "Making Change at Wal-Mart" said protests are expected in cities such as Chicago, Dallas, Miami, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Milwaukee, Los Angeles,...
  • Posted Analysis- Numbers to Findings by Frederick
    For my numbers' analysis, I used the following link about tuition freezes http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2012/11/11/state-universities-tuition-freeze-budget-cuts/1698379/. The reporter in this story used numbers to show the rise in tuition over the past four years, as well as a comparison between the percentage rise...
  • Posted Henry Colman dead at age 89 to Findings by Frederick
    Love Boat producer Henry Colman died at the age of 89 Wednesday, the Pioneer Press said. Colman produced multiple television shows, including The Beverly Hillbillies, Green Acres and Hawaii-Five O the Hollywood Reporter said. Colman was born in 1923. He...
  • Posted Earthquake hits Myanmar to Findings by Frederick
    An Earthquake hit the shores of northern Myanmar Sunday morning, killing as many as 12 people, the Associated Press reported. The affects of the quake escalated when the Ayayawaddy-river-crossing bridge collapsed, injuring 15, Xinhuanet News said. Initial reports show damages...
  • Posted Donald Trump not sorry for post-election rant to Findings by Frederick
    Donald Trump stands behind his Twitter comments made Tuesday following Barack Obama's re-election. Trump's "tweets" criticized the electoral college, called the election a sham and even called for revolution, Syracuse.com reported. Trump is not concerned with his critics. "The fact...
  • Posted Kansas State takes over top spot in BCS to Findings by Frederick
    Kansas State is the newest number one team in the country, according to Sunday's BCS rankings. The Wildcats overtook Alabama following the Crimson Tide's 29-24 loss to Texas A&M Sunday, SBNation Denver reported. Alabama fell to fourth in the rankings....
  • Posted Vick goes down with injury in Eagles' loss to Findings by Frederick
    The Philadelphia Eagles suffered a 38-23 defeat at the hands of the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field Sunday as quarterback Michael Vick left the game with a concussion, USA Today said. Vick went down following a sack in the...
  • Posted Anaysis- Obituaries to Findings by Frederick
    For my obituary analysis, I used the following link, http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-08-07/news/chi-marvin-hamlisch-dies-20120807_1_special-music-schools-marvin-hamlisch-avant-garde-composers The sources used in the story are other newspapers and an interview the deceased performed with the paper from 15 years earlier. The obituary uses a standard lead, stating the...
  • Posted Hurricane Sandy Telethon raises $23 million to Findings by Frederick
    A Hurricane Sandy telethon raised $23 million Friday night, USA Today said. The telethon, put on by NBCUniversal and the Red Cross, featured performances by Jon Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen and Christina Aguilera, USA Today reported. The telethon took place...
  • Posted "Wreck it Ralph" opens strong to Findings by Frederick
    The animated film "Wreck it Ralph" had a strong opening weekend, earning profits of over $49 million, the LA Times reported. The weekend was a pleasant surprise for the film. Many projections estimated the film to make anywhere between $15...
  • Posted NHL cancels 2013 Winter Classic to Findings by Frederick
    The NHL cancelled the 2013 Winter Classic between the Detroit Redwings and the Toronto Maple Leafs, the league announced Friday, ESPN said. The game was scheduled to take place on New Year's day at the University of Michigan's football field...
  • Posted New York Marathon cancelled to Findings by Frederick
    Sunday's New York Marathon was cancelled Friday mayor Michael Bloomberg's office, the Huffington Post reported. "The Marathon has been an integral part of New York City's life for 40 years and is an event tens of thousands of New Yorkers...
  • Posted Ameridose recalls all drugs to Findings by Frederick
    Ameridose LLC agreed to recall all products Wednesday after federal investigators found flaws in the company's sterilization process, the Boston Globe reported. Ameridose is a sister company to the Framingham pharmacy linked to drugs that are suspected to have aided...
  • Posted Analysis- Media Content to Findings by Frederick
    For my media content analysis, I looked at http://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en/home.html and http://www.bk.com/. The corporations' websites feature their menus and the services they offer. Both also show health statistics about their products. The writing evident is a lot of public relations work...
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