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Clive Learning 4th-graders get therapy dog to keep in class

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 2:31pm

Fourth-graders at Clive Learning Academy are getting a new addition to their classroom — and this one has four legs.

Manhunt continues for suspect in stabbing of woman, 3 kids

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 2:30pm

Police plastered wanted posters on telephone poles, combed through surveillance footage and searched for any trace of a man suspected of stabbing his girlfriend and all three of her small children with a kitchen knife in a brutal attack at a hotel used as homeless housing.

University of Minnesota considers nonresident tuition hike

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 2:21pm

Regents at the University of Minnesota are considering a sharp increase in tuition for nonresidents who don't come from states with reciprocity agreements.

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

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 2:21pm

A Navajo Code Talker who was forced out of the home he built 60 years ago when it fell into disrepair is settling back in thanks to some extensive renovations done by volunteers.

2 charged in robbery gone wrong where arm was severed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 2:20pm

Both people involved in bizarre botched robbery over pricey sneakers have been arrested after the victim rammed the teenage robber with his SUV, severing his arm, police said Saturday.

Nebraska student's rodeo poster rejected by school

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 2:11pm

Auburn High School in southeast Nebraska has a tradition of honoring its student athletes by hanging posters of them in the school's gymnasium. But this year, the school has refused to hang a poster made by one athlete because his sport of choice — rodeo competition — isn't school sponsored.

Williston school officials seeking solutions after bond vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 2:11pm

Education officials in Williston are headed back to the drawing board after voters in the oil boomtown once again rejected a proposal to build a new school.

5.1 and 3.9 magnitude earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma

Ken Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 2:01pm

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook northwest Oklahoma and was felt in seven other states on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, the third-strongest temblor ever recorded in the state where the power and frequency of earthquakes has dramatically increased in recent years.

Gunman sought after 1 killed, 2 injured at college party

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 1:41pm

Police were searching Saturday for a man who they say fatally shot one college student and left two others seriously wounded at a party in Daytona Beach.

Baton Rouge police say 2 officers, 1 suspect shot

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 1:41pm

A Baton Rouge neighborhood was awakened before dawn Saturday by a barrage of gunfire, with police saying two officers were wounded as they traded shots with a man they had been chasing.

Columbine shooter's mother says she thinks of victims daily

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 1:38pm

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.

Counselors on hand at Phoenix-area school day after shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 1:31pm

Social workers offered counsel to students at a suburban Phoenix high school Saturday, a day after two 15-year-old girls died there in a murder-suicide shooting.

The Latest: State police say 3 killed in big I-78 pileup

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 1:31pm

The Latest on a deadly pileup on Interstate 78 in Pennsylvania (all times local):

School cancels classes after suspected norovirus outbreak

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 1:21pm

Classes at a boys' boarding school have been cancelled after a suspected norovirus outbreak left about 60 students sick.

Indiana to launch plan to help adults finish college

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

Indiana will launch an initiative next week to give residents who haven't finished a college degree some help to get back into the classroom.

Former Seattle IRS agent convicted of bribery charge

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

Jurors have convicted a former Internal Revenue Service agent of taking a $20,000 bribe from a medical marijuana dispensary owner.

Time capsule opened on Eastern Kentucky University president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 1:01pm

Eastern Kentucky University officials have opened a more than half-century-old time capsule whose discovery on campus came as a surprise.

Court cases challenge 'Shaken Baby' diagnosis

By Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 12:51pm

A California jury convicted Alan Gimenez of killing his infant daughter Priscilla after medical testimony revealed what some doctors say is a tell-tale sign she had been shaken: brain swelling and bleeding inside her skull and behind her eyes.

Idaho hiking reopens, with hikers warned not to feed goats

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 12:51pm

A hiking trail in northern Idaho reopened Saturday, but with an admonishment to hikers: don't feed the goats.