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94-year-old Navajo Code Talker's home gets major facelift

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 3:10am

A Navajo Code Talker who was forced out of the home he built 60 years ago when it fell into disrepair has moved back in after volunteers did extensive renovations.

Conference will highlight benefits of local food for schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 3:10am

A regional conference next month will focus on ways to encourage schools to get their food from local farmers and the benefits of that.

Suburban school district forms transgender access policy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 2:40am

A suburban Chicago high school district is considering a district-wide policy that would give transgender students access to school facilities.

University of Michigan announces temporary ban on drone use

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 2:10am

Officials at the University of Michigan are placing a temporary ban on drone use on the school's Ann Arbor campus until a final policy is created.

Former teachers union president pleads guilty to fraud

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 1:10am

A former Broward Teachers Union president has pleaded guilty to defrauding and stealing thousands of dollars from the school board and union.

Cleared after stabbing, ex-UW student wants his life back

Sara Jean Green, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 1:10am

In the weeks before Christmas, Jarred Ha agonized over his decision, filling three pages with charts outlining the pros and cons of accepting a plea deal or taking his chances at trial.

Mohawk High School, tribes discuss keeping Indians mascot

Alisha Roemeling-Guard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 1:10am

Officials at one Lane County high school are optimistic a recent change in state rules may let them keep the school's long-held Native American mascot name and image after all.

For Butte girl, no place like home to fight for her life

Kathleen J. Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 12:10am

Six-year-old Annalyn Halvorsen loves mermaids because they have super powers.

FBI: Washington boys located in Mexico in safe condition

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 10:51pm

The FBI says two brothers missing from Bellevue since August have been found in safe condition in Mexico.

Columbine shooter's mother says she thinks of victims daily

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 10:33pm

The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold says she didn't know anything was wrong with her son before the 1999 attack, and she prayed for his death when she heard he was involved and that the rampage might still be underway.

Police: Shooting at Phoenix-area school was a murder-suicide

Jacques Billeaud and Paul Davenport, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 9:51pm

A shooting at a suburban Phoenix high school that killed two 15-year-old girls and caused panic among parents was a murder-suicide, police said.

Police: Shooting at Phoenix-area school was a murder-suicide

Jacques Billeaud and Paul Davenport, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 9:20pm

A shooting at a suburban Phoenix high school that killed two 15-year-old girls and caused panic among parents was a murder-suicide, police said.

Texas A&M president decries reports of racial harassment

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 9:11pm

Texas A&M University is still trying to determine which students may have shouted a racial slur and referenced the Confederate flag to a group of black and Latino high school students touring the campus.

Hawaii declares emergency over mosquito-borne illnesses

Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 8:11pm

Hawaii Gov. David Ige declared a state of emergency to fight mosquito borne illnesses including dengue fever and the Zika virus.

Lawmakers postpone vote on adoption by gay couples bill

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 7:41pm

Utah lawmakers postponed a vote Friday night on a proposal to ensure married gay couples are treated equally as married heterosexual couples in adoptions and foster care placements.

Police called to home of 'affluenza' teen's dad, no charges

Emily Schmall, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 7:30pm

Police said they were called to the residence of "affluenza teen" Ethan Couch's father on Friday to investigate claims that Fred Couch attacked his girlfriend, but she wouldn't cooperate and no charges were filed.

South Dakota university president to lead Eastern Michigan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 6:41pm

Eastern Michigan University's board has selected a new president for the Ypsilanti school.

Texas OKs licensing path for immigrant detention centers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 6:20pm

Two of the nation's largest federal immigrant family detention centers can soon apply for residential child care licenses in Texas.

Alabama woman convicted in girl's running death dies

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 6:00pm

An Alabama woman convicted of capital murder in the running death of her 9-year-old granddaughter died Friday less than a year into her life-without-parole sentence for the killing.