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Hassan starts study of health care worker shortage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 9:50am

Gov. Maggie Hassan is creating a commission to study New Hampshire's shortage of health care workers.

University of Minnesota again bumps traveling drum show

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 9:50am

A traveling drum and bugle corps has been bumped from TCF Bank Stadium at the University of Minnesota.

Bryant student facing drug charges after dorm raid

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 9:50am

A Bryant University student is facing drug charges after police say they found marijuana, cocaine, LSD and cash in a dorm room.

Health officials reach settlement with Seattle hookah lounge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 9:50am

Public health officials have reached a settlement of their case against a Seattle hookah lounge. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray had been trying to shut down Seattle's 11 hookah lounges for violating a ban on indoor smoking.

Secretary of State heads to Switzerland for talks on Syria

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 9:50am

Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Switzerland this weekend for urgent talks on Syria. His trip comes amid escalating violations of a fragile truce around the city of Aleppo.

Transparency questions arise in search for new USU president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 9:30am

As Utah State University gears up for a new president, critics are questioning whether the state is transparent enough in choosing its higher education leaders.

UNR leaders want more guidelines for cheater punishments

Sally Ho, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 9:30am

Leaders at the two major universities in Nevada don't seem to agree on how to dish out punishment equally and consistently among cheating students.

DEA, local law enforcement taking back prescription drugs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 9:10am

The DEA is working with local law enforcement agencies to collect unused, unwanted and expired prescription medicines on Saturday.

The Latest: Woman, 4 grandchildren killed in Texas flooding

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 8:40am

The Latest on Texas flooding (all times local):

Closing arguments slated in trial in college dorm death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 8:20am

Closing arguments are expected Monday in the trial of a man accused of beating and strangling his college freshman girlfriend in her central Pennsylvania dormitory

Woman's body found on Grand Rapids Community College campus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 8:10am

A woman's body has been found on the campus of a western Michigan community college after a witness reported seeing a man dragging what appeared to be a body near a main building and parking ramp.

Probe of NYC mayor casts harsh light on lax campaign laws

Michael Virtanen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 8:01am

A probe swirling around New York City's mayor has cast a harsh light on some of the nation's most lax campaign finance laws, with contribution limits so easy to get around that even government watchdogs acknowledge a ring of truth to the familiar excuse: Hey, everybody's doing it.

NIU faculty to form union, seeks voice in school decisions

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 8:00am

Northern Illinois University faculty members plan to form a union.

Ohio invests in opening recovery houses for heroin addicts

Chris Stewart, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 8:00am

When residents of the Ome Garden neighborhood got word of plans for moving recovering drug addicts into a vacant house, they didn't like what they were hearing.

University cafe closed for cleaning after reports of illness

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 7:50am

A cafe on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University in western Pennsylvania has been closed for cleaning after more than 40 people reported becoming ill after eating there last week.

Silver Alerts tested for Alzheimer's patients lost on foot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 7:40am

Three Florida counties will test a new way to alert authorities when Alzheimer's patients walk away from caretakers.

60,000-pound whale carcass removed from California beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 7:40am

It literally was a whale of a job.

Drug-detecting spit test bill passes House, despite science

Dave Gram, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 7:30am

Vermont lawmakers are considering allowing police to use a saliva test to check for the presence in a person's body of marijuana and other drugs.

DC police join in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 7:10am

Police in Washington are participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.