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Scotty Bowman in 1968, on the way to leading the Blues to their second consecutive Stanley Cup final. AP photo


On Nov. 22, 1967, the expansion St. Louis Blues were in last place. They turned to rookie coach Scotty Bowman, who would lead them to the Stanley Cup Final three years in a row and become the winningest coach in NHL history. Here is our original coverage.

Lynn Patrick, who has doubled as general manager-coach of the Blues, turned over the coaching job to assistant Bill (Scotty) Bowman today. Patrick will continue as general manager.

The change in command, after 16 games in the Blues’ rookie season in the National Hockey League, came just a few hours before tonight’s 8 o’clock game here with the Montreal Canadiens, the club with which Bowman bad been identified until last year.

Bowman, 34 year old, was playing for

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How the 28-year-old son of one of hip hop’s biggest jewelers launched a $6 million education consulting firm with just $1,500 in startup capital



a person standing in front of a book shelf: Benjamin Arabov. Courtesy of Benjamin Arabov


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Benjamin Arabov. Courtesy of Benjamin Arabov

  • Benjamin Arabov, 28, is the son of Jacob Arabo, nicknamed “Jacob the jeweler” for his work adorning the biggest names in hip hop including Diddy, Biggie, and Jay Z. 
  • But Arabov has forged his own path, launching Grow Enrollments, an education firm that helps connect people with online courses, training, and coding boot camps. 
  • The firm is on track for $6 million in revenue this year, per documents reviewed by Business Insider.
  • Arabov called Grow’s course offerings “disruptive learning” and said they’re the future of education. He warns that traditional four-year colleges must find ways to stay competitive in a digital marketplace. 
  • Here’s how he built the business to this point from the startup capital of just $1,500 he had in his savings account five years ago. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Benjamin Arabov could have gone

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The George Floyd Memorial Foundation and a Texas university have launched an internship program for Black men

The George Floyd Memorial Foundation has teamed up with Texas A&M University-Commerce to launch an internship program for Black male students, the school announced this week.



a person standing in front of a graffiti wall: Visitors pay their respects to George Floyd in front of a mural in Houston, Texas. Texas A&M University-Commerce will begin an internship program in Floyd's name next January.


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Visitors pay their respects to George Floyd in front of a mural in Houston, Texas. Texas A&M University-Commerce will begin an internship program in Floyd’s name next January.

The Be His Legacy Internship Program will begin in January and is available to student members of the African American Male Mentorship Program at A&M-Commerce. According to a release from the school the school, AAMMP “encourages Black male students to actively engage in the university experience, develop leadership skills, and successfully graduate and become future industry leaders.”

The new program gives members additional opportunities for career and personal development, the school says.

“Interns will work on cutting-edge projects with real-world relevance while receiving mentorship from some of the brightest minds in

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Piedmont Lithium Announces Spodumene Concentrator Pilot Testwork Launched

  • Pilot testwork will be completed on a 50t sample of ore collected from Piedmont’s Core Property

  • SGS Canada will complete dense medium and flotation pilot work over the coming weeks

  • Concentrate produced will be used in internal and third-party lithium hydroxide pilot programs

  • Results will be used to support definitive feasibility and detailed design engineering

Piedmont Lithium Limited (“Piedmont” or “Company”) is pleased to announce that it will partner with SGS Canada, Inc. (“SGS”) in Lakefield, Ontario to complete a pilot-scale spodumene concentrator testwork program using a bulk sample collected from the Piedmont Lithium Project in North Carolina.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201111005204/en/

Pilot Plant Setup at SGS Canada (Photo: Business Wire)

The Company collected over 50 tonnes of mineralized pegmatite from 17 locations across the Company’s Core Property in February 2020. Samples were collected from near surface pegmatites located in areas

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Petition launched as concerns about winter semester grow among University of Michigan community members

ANN ARBOR, MI — A letter and petition addressed to University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel and Provost Susan Collins has more than 1,000 signatures from people concerned about the university’s plan for the winter 2021 semester.

The petition, which opened for signatures on Oct. 30, states those who have signed are concerned there has not been an open discussion with either the UM or Washtenaw County communities regarding next semester. The petition requests discussion s take place before any plan is made official.

The petition’s key issues include moving as much teaching as possible online, limiting student population density to those with academic or personal needs, mandatory COVID-19 testing for all students, on-demand COVID-19 self-testing for all members of the UM community and making a commitment to the public health of the surrounding community.

The petition notes that some of the issues, like mandatory COVID-19 testing for all students

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A British grocer launched a chicken nugget into space and filmed it

  • British frozen foods grocer Iceland Foods sent a chicken nugget 20.7 miles into space to celebrate the grocer’s 50th birthday.
  • The nugget took nearly two hours to reach its peak in the region known as near space, where temperatures can reach as low as -85 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • It spent around an hour “floating” at its destination, before returning to Earth in a gas-filled weather balloon. Its parachute opened around 12 miles above ground level.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

British frozen-foods grocer Iceland Foods sent a chicken nugget into space for the first time in history.

To celebrate its 50th anniversary last week, Iceland hired space marketing company Sent Into Space for the marketing stunt.

The company launched the nugget to an altitude of 110,000 feet, or 20.7 miles, into the region known as near space. This is the height of roughly 880,000 Iceland chicken nuggets, Iceland claims.

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Chicken nugget launched: A British supermarket put the food product into space

Scientists have launched plenty of people and things into space, but a British supermarket is the first to send up a piece of breaded protein.

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Iceland Foods Ltd., commonly known as Iceland, sent a chicken nugget into the cosmos.

In a video released by the chain, viewers can watch the nugget’s ascent into space.
The grocery store chain hired Sent Into Space to launch the chicken nugget into space. According to its website, Sent Into Space is the “world’s leading space marketing company, specialising in space-themed marketing campaigns and publicity stunts.”
“From a site in rural Wales, the nugget traveled through the Earth’s atmosphere to an altitude of 110,000 feet (that’s 33.5 km) where it floated in the region known as Near Space,” Sent Into Space wrote in a statement on its website. That would be 20.7 miles.

The nugget spent an hour “floating” in

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