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Peter Collins
NY Times Crosswords / xwordinfo.com

Are you someone who claims to do the Sunday crossword puzzle in ink?  That’s impressive, but how about constructing it in the first place?  Meet Peter Collins, a crossword constructor who has had more than 200 crosswords published – 100 in the New York Times.  He joins David Fair and Deb Polich to talk about the creative art of puzzle making on this week’s edition of "creative:impact."


Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University is trying to get grade school students interested in mathematics.


Math
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Hundreds of grade school students are gathered on Eastern Michigan University's campus today, learning about mathematics and show what they already know through competition. 

Math
Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org

A competition challenging hundreds of students on their basic math skills is taking place today on the Eastern Michigan University campus.  


Eastern Michigan Unversity

400 students from a dozen schools came to Eastern Michigan University's campus last Thursday for the second annual "Math facts challenge"  sponsored by the EMU Charter schools office.