The third annual Springboard Ideas Challenge hosted by ACU’s College of Business Administration is underway. More than 120 business ideas have been submitted, with approximately 55% coming from local college students and 45% from the Abilene community.{{more}} “To think that there are more than 120 ideas for new business ventures floating around Abilene today —…

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The namesakes of Dyess Air Force Base and the former Camp Barkeley in Abilene haven’t been forgotten. Lieutenant Colonel William Edwin Dyess, who was a combat pilot, infantry commander, prisoner of war, guerrilla fighter in the Philippines, and a survivor of the Bataan Death March; and Private David Bennes Barkeley, a Medal of Honor recipient…

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 Abilene, Texas, March 9, 2010 – According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s® 2010 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures, ….  Rising Prevalence ·         There are 5.3 million Americans living with the disease, including 340,000 living in Texas alone. ·         There are 340,000 people living with Alzheimer’s disease in Texas and that number is expected to rise to…

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Dr. Rob Fink, assistant professor of education, has a newly released book from the Texas Tech University Press. Playing in Shadows, Texas and Negro League Baseball is the untold story of black semiprofessional baseball in the Lone Star State. From the cover:“Fink adds significantly to our understanding of black baseball during the first half of…

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Christ’s BetrayalMatthew 26:31-35“Then Jesus told them, “This very night you will all fall away on account of me, for it is written: “‘I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.’But after I have risen, I will go ahead of you into Galilee.” Peter replied, “Even if all fall away…

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Allergy season bombards us with pollen and other allergens. But it’s not just the great outdoors that cause allergies. The Environmental Protection Agency reports that indoor organic air pollution levels can be two to five times higher than their outdoor equivalent. It’s time to learn how to fight back against allergies and the pollutants in…

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Between the computer, television and video games, it can be difficult motivating kids to partake in fun activities that don’t involve sitting and staring. But with a little direction and some good ideas, a child’s interest in more active, stimulating recreation can be heightened. And all the while, the bond between child and parent or…

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