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New Catholic schools for girls opening in Wenham

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 8:31am

A new Catholic high school for girls is opening on the North Shore this fall.

Brantley teen overwhelmed with support before cancer fight

A. Stacy Long, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 8:30am

Alex Wilcox passively stands, eyes darting around at the scene, her shy nature overwhelmed.

Lee County Library begins yearlong 75th anniversary

Joe Rutherford, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 8:21am

Lee County Library begins a yearlong 75th anniversary celebration at its monthly Lunching With Books event, featuring a scholarly lecture and dedicatory remarks for two major collections and rededication of the Helen Foster Auditorium.

Football coach inspires team to boost academic performance

Terry L. Jones, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 8:10am

Port Allen High wide receiver Sean Garner started his junior year in August with a 1.7 GPA and an apathetic outlook about college.

Mention of NYC officers' shooting is barred at cop's trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 7:50am

This week's shooting of two New York City police officers in a public housing stairwell has become an issue in another officer's manslaughter trial.

Former Mayor Cianci to lie in repose at Providence City Hall

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 7:30am

Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci (see-AN'-see) will lie in repose at City Hall outside the office he occupied for more than 21 years.

Worcester schools get grant to help reduce suspension rates

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 7:20am

The Worcester public school system has received a $400,000 grant to help reduce suspension rates.

Colby College wins support for construction of downtown dorm

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 7:20am

Colby College's planned construction of a downtown dormitory for students, faculty and staff is poised for final approval by the City Council.

City asking for mental health records of fired city attorney

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 7:20am

The city of Minot is asking a federal judge to require a fired city employee to turn over mental health records since 1994 as part of an ongoing legal battle.

Dunn Center library shuttering; books to be donated

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 7:20am

The Dunn Center Public Library is closing due to lack of use.

Upstate NY college dealing with racially motivated robbery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 7:10am

Authorities are investigating a robbery at an upstate New York college that's being called racially motivated.

Museum hosts talk on Frederick Douglass 1845 trip to Ireland

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 4:20am

A western New York college professor is giving a talk at an Albany museum on the trip the black abolitionist Frederick Douglass made to Ireland more than 170 years ago.

Tampa police: 1 dead, 7 injured in shooting at club

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 3:40am

Tampa police say a shooting at a strip club has left one person dead and seven others injured.

Lincoln museum sets Dinosaurs and Disasters event

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 3:10am

The annual Dinosaurs and Disasters event has been scheduled for Saturday at the University of Nebraska State Museum in Lincoln.

Tampa police say 1 person is dead after shooting at a club in which seven others were injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 3:00am

Tampa police say 1 person is dead after shooting at a club in which seven others were injured.

Tampa police: Shooting at club involves seven victims, no information on any fatalities

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 2:20am

Tampa police: Shooting at club involves seven victims, no information on any fatalities.

$10 million gift will build new center at DePauw University

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 2:10am

DePauw University officials say the private school has received a $10 million donation to be used to build a new technology center.

Indiana University raises housing costs for next school year

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 2:10am

Indiana University's board of trustees committee has raised the cost of on-campus housing for the next school year.

IU South Bend part of effort to improve student performance

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 1:10am

Indiana University South Bend is one of 44 schools across the country participating in a new program aimed at improving the performance of first-year college students.

Bigfork husband donates kidney to wife

Lynnette Hintze, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 12:10am

Tyson Niewoehner simply smiles when asked how he and his wife, Shelley, will celebrate Valentine's Day this year.