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Washington man arrested in Idaho after third police pursuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 5:00pm

A man from Olympia, Washington, was arrested Sunday in Idaho after three police pursuits in seven hours.

A rock slide on Sunday blocked road into Twin Springs resort

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 4:41pm

A rock slide on Sunday blocked the only road into and out of the Twin Springs resort near Atlanta, Idaho.

New England to get brunt of snowstorm heading east

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 4:40pm

Forecasters say parts of New England could get the brunt of a snowstorm that's heading for the east coast.

Police: 2 dead in shooting after parade in Mississippi

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 4:30pm

South Mississippi police say a shooting after a Mardi Gras parade in Pass Christian (kris-TYANH) has claimed two lives and left four wounded.

Nebraska suspends teacher's license for violating test rules

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 4:11pm

Nebraska officials suspended a former Crawford teacher's license for a year because she violated state testing rules last spring.

Police: college soccer player's body found in Ohio creek

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 4:11pm

Police are investigating the death of an Ohio Wesleyan University soccer player whose body was found in a creek in central Ohio.

Debate continues over high school's Gay-Straight Alliance

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 3:41pm

Supporters and critics of a Franklin County High School group that meets to talk about issues among gay and heterosexual students at the school will discuss the organization at the county school board's upcoming meeting.

Controversy over how to teach kids about 'comfort women'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 3:01pm

Guidelines for California educators on how to teach history students about the use of female sex slaves by Japanese soldiers during World War II have prompted debate in Japanese and Korean communities here and abroad.

Clark County district uses student feedback to improve meals

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 2:51pm

Feedback from students in the Clark County School District is helping improve lunches so that kids will actually eat them.

Mourners pay respects to Buddy Cianci for second day

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 2:51pm

Mourners for the second day in a row paid their respects to former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci (see-AN'-see) at the building where he worked for more than 21 years.

GWU medical school no longer accepting donated bodies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 2:31pm

George Washington University medical school officials say they've stopped accepting donated bodies for a program at the school because they're unable to identify some cadavers they already have.

1 dead, 7 hurt in shooting outside Rochester, New York, bar

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 2:11pm

Police say a dispute in a Rochester, New York, bar spilled outside and erupted into gunfire that left one man dead and seven other people injured.

The Latest: Kerry consults with Japan, SKorean counterparts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 1:30pm

The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local):

Kansas Children's Cabinet members criticize leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 1:10pm

Members of the Kansas Children's Cabinet have criticized the leader of their group for excluding them from recent funding recommendations for early childhood programs.

UW Union ranked No. 27 in nation for student involvement

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 1:10pm

The University of Wyoming Union has been recognized as ranking among the nation's top college student unions and campus centers.

Newark police report 48 percent crime drop since '06

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 12:50pm

The Newark Police Department says crime in the city has decreased by 48 percent since 2006.

Former Seattle IRS agent to face trial on bribery charge

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 12:50pm

A former IRS agent in Seattle is set to face trial this week on accusations that he solicited and received a $20,000 bribe from a medical marijuana dispensary.

Vet's three-year battle with Montana VA ends in victory

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 12:50pm

A Missoula veteran has won a victory in his three-year battle with the Veterans Administration over his traumatic brain injury.

3 killed after brief police chase in San Francisco streets

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 12:50pm

Three people died in a fiery crash after a car fleeing authorities crashed into a taxi in San Francisco streets, officials said Sunday.