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Texas figuring out how to handle campus carry law

One of the most prominent opponents of the "campus carry" bill that passed in Texas this year was University of Texas System Chancellor William McRaven, a former Navy SEALs admiral responsible for directing the raid that killed Osama bin Laden.


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Deaths mar high school football season

Five high school football players have died in the past month, equaling the number for all of 2014.

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Teacher wears bodysuit for anatomy lesson

Students weren't sure what to expect when their teacher stood in front of the classroom and started to undress.

Health Beat: Top 3 best diets

As many as 45 million Americans diet every year and spend an estimated $33 billion in weight loss products, yet two-thirds of us are classified as overweight or obese. Finding a weight loss program that works is not easy, especially with so many out there, but a national panel of experts has identified some of the best plans for losing weight and improving health.

Theater teaches kids about electrical safety

Theater teaches kids about electrical safety

An important message about electrical safety took center stage at two local schools Wednesday.

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Brothel owner helps workers pay off student loans

The women who work at Moonlite Bunny Ranch Brothel may have unconventional jobs, but in one sense they're just like the rest of America's young adults: They've got student loans to pay off.

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Teen charged for using racial slur

A Berks County high school student faces criminal charges after uttering a racial slur in class.

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Former Chicago schools head to plead guilty to fraud

The former head of Chicago Public Schools intends to plead guilty to 20 charges that she used her power to channel to no-bid contracts worth more than $23 million to a prior employer, a federal prosecutor told reporters Thursday.

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Students from across the globe learn English at QCSD

One hundred and twenty students attending schools in Quakertown Community School District are learning English as a second language.

Health Beat: Paralyzed? No handicap

It has swept through 34 states and stricken almost 120 children. The Centers for Disease Control is investigating, but in the meantime, one young target of the disease is doing her best to fight back.

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Indiana frat shut down after sex vid surfaces

The charter of an Indiana University fraternity has been revoked after a video surfaced showing members cheering on a brother involved in a sexually explicit act with a woman.

The national organization of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity said it shut do...


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