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Post White House, Joe Biden collaborating with 2 universities

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Now that he’s left the White House, former Vice President Joe Biden will split his time between programs at the University of Delaware and the University of Pennsylvania. Officials announced Tuesday that Biden will establish a new domestic policy institute at the University of Delaware and will head a foreign policy institute for the University of Pennsylvania. The foreign policy center will be located in Washington, D.C., but Biden also will have an office on the Penn campus in Philadelphia.…

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Brian Lamb selected chair of USF Board of Trustees

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Brian Lamb, whose name may be familiar to University of South Florida basketball fans, was elected chair of USF’s Board of Trustees earlier this month. “It’s a privilege to assume this leadership role during a transformational time in USF history,” Lamb said in a statement. “I will remain focused on the university’s primary goal of student success and preparing them for the competitive global workplace.” Lamb currently is regional president for Fifth Third Bank in the Tampa Bay region. He…

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As Florida Keys flood, property worries seep in

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Extreme high tides have turned streets into canal-like swamps in the Florida Keys, with armies of mosquitoes and the stench of stagnating water filling the air, and residents worried rising sea levels will put a damper on property values in the island chain. On Key Largo, a tropical isle famous for snorkeling and fishing, the floods began in late September. While people expected high tides due to the season and the influence of a super moon, they were taken by…

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