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9:24am

Thu May 14, 2015
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El Dorado group measures litter impact on streets, finds improvement

Alexis Alexander is executive director of Keep El Dorado Beautiful, an organization that is part of the city's administration.

Three years after the city of El Dorado launched a formal litter reduction program there’s a measurable improvement in the city’s appearance.

The group Keep El Dorado Beautiful, part of the Keep America Beautiful organization, carried out its annual litter index survey. Volunteers went ward by ward scanning street after street to count the amount of trash they saw and assigning it a numerical value. Keep El Dorado Beautiful executive director Alexis Alexander says the volunteers found little trash, but they noticed something else on the streets.

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Thu May 14, 2015

10:05am

Wed May 13, 2015
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Wiley College in Marshall lands National Science Foundation grant

Wiley College's Division of Sciences Dean Ruth Washington wrote a grant to enhance STEM offerings and improve outcomes.
Credit Wiley College submitted

Wiley College in Marshall, Texas, has received its first grant from the National Science Foundation. Now, a college administrator says it’s looking to fill a new position to oversee the $500,000 grant.

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Wed May 13, 2015

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Tue May 12, 2015

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