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University of New Mexico starts Chicano Studies online plan

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 4:00am

The University of New Mexico is launching an online degree program in Chicana and Chicano Studies beginning this fall.

US, nonprofit work with landowners to reduce wildfire risk

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 4:00am

The federal government and a nonprofit group say they'll work with private property owners to reduce the risk of major wildfires and protect rivers in the West.

Sentencing day for man convicted in 'nanny cam' beating

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 3:40am

A New Jersey man faces sentencing Wednesday for a brutal home invasion beating that was caught on a home surveillance camera.

EXCHANGE: Rood pantries users taught to grow own vegetables

Chris Mordi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 3:10am

Lee Jennings looked through his office window and over the 3 acres of well-mowed grass and forest land outside.

West Virginia clothing voucher applications start July 1

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 2:00am

West Virginia residents can begin applying for school clothing vouchers for eligible children on July 1.

Anne Arundel County is hosting 'Big Truck Day'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 1:50am

A library in Anne Arundel County is hosting a "Big Truck Day."

Quotations in the News

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 1:10am

Hevin Zini, 12, who had just arrived with her family from Germany moments after suicide attackers killed dozens at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport.

University of Michigan begins water testing in Ann Arbor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 12:20am

The University of Michigan has begun testing drinking water for levels of lead and copper in all of the Ann Arbor campus' buildings.

Records: City lawyers weak link in police accountability

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 12:20am

When a federal judge concluded that a lawyer employed by the city of Chicago concealed audio evidence in a civil trial, the court issued a sharp rebuke, saying the recordings showed police lied about the events that led officers to shoot and kill a black motorist.

Heavy metal: Teens, college students pair up for welding

Patrick Filbin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 12:10am

Chance Knighten's hands are filthy.

Feds: WWII plane had engine damage during fatal Hudson crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:31pm

Federal investigators say an engine cylinder was damaged on a vintage World War II plane that crashed last month into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, killing its pilot.

Timpanogos Cave sees increase in visitors this year

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:20pm

Officials say the number of visitors to the Timpanogos Cave National Monument in Utah County is on the rise this year.

Allegiant Air to begin service from Provo to San Diego

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:00pm

Allegiant Air has announced it will start offering nonstop flights from Provo to San Diego.

College students take to social media to take on terrorism

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:31pm

Students at one New York college are taking to social media to tackle terrorism.

Ohio State band trainer to be sentenced for sexual battery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:31pm

A former Ohio State University drum major instructor who pleaded guilty to a sexual battery charge over an encounter with a student is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday in Columbus.

Brother of pastor competent to stand trial in his slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:31pm

An Ohio man charged with fatally shooting his pastor brother in a church office as Sunday services were ending has been found mentally competent to stand trial.

Father, son charged with murder in killing of UTA worker

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:26pm

A father and son accused of kidnapping a Clinton woman and her four daughters now face murder charges in Wyoming in the kidnapping and killing of a Utah Transit Authority employee.

Reno pays to settle excessive force case against officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 10:00pm

The city of Reno has agreed to pay nearly $23,000 to settle an excessive force lawsuit against an officer accused of assaulting a man during a traffic stop.

Berkeley police investigate threats against middle school

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 9:50pm

Berkeley police are investigating threats made against a middle school after one of its teachers took part in a weekend protest in Sacramento against a white nationalist group that turned violent.