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Ginn family gives Clemson University $1 million

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:30am

Clemson University is getting a gift of $1 million from a family with three generations of graduates of the school.

Natchez school district to pay $127K to former principal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:20am

The Natchez-Adams School District will pay about $127,500 to a former principal, who successfully sued the district for wrongful termination. The district's insurance company will pay the remainder of the $625,000 settlement.

Drug drop off boxes now at each state police barracks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:10am

After a successful campaign placing prescription drug drop boxes across Connecticut yielded 23,000 pounds of unused pills last year, 11 more boxes have been added.

2 suburban Cleveland schools find high lead levels in water

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:10am

Two schools in a Cleveland suburb have shut off their drinking fountains after finding high levels of lead in the water.

Students upset over school paper's racially charged cartoon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:10am

Students at Wesley College in Delaware have expressed outrage over two racially charged cartoons that appeared in the student newspaper last week.

Board to review 15 conditions for Illinois medical marijuana

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:00am

Illinois patients who want to use medical marijuana legally will try again to expand the program to include chronic pain, diabetes, migraine and other health conditions.

Anonymous gift revitalizes Montreat College

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:00am

The president of Montreat College says an anonymous gift has revitalized the school in western North Carolina.

4 young girls run away from Florida foster home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:00am

Authorities are searching for four foster children who were discovered missing from their beds during head count at a private foster care home near Tampa.

CIAA will stay in North Carolina despite state's LGBT law

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 4:40am

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite the state's controversial new LGBT law.

Police: Boy, 13, in custody after taking gun into school

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 4:10am

A 13-year-old boy has been taken into custody after police say he took a loaded gun into a western Pennsylvania school.

California brothers arrested in parents' shooting deaths

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

Two brothers in California are under arrest for the shooting deaths of their parents.

5 indicted in Phoenix for marijuana growing scheme

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

Five people are accused of falsely gaining medical marijuana grower status to illegally sell cannabis in Phoenix.

NY educators to develop school curriculum on organ donation

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

New York education officials say they're working with lawmakers and organizations that promote organ donation to develop a model curriculum that will be made available for free to school districts statewide in September.

College teams compete for $500K in business plan competition

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

Dozens of teams of New York college students are competing to turn their business plans into reality.

Attorney general's office participating in Drug Take-Back

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 3:50am

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday with a dropoff site at the state Capitol.

Hawaii considers allowing psychologists to prescribe drugs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 3:50am

State lawmakers are looking to make Hawaii one of only a few states that allow psychologists to prescribe medication in an effort to increase access to mental health services.

Md. governor to outline Zika prevention efforts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 3:10am

Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to outline Zika virus prevention and awareness efforts in Maryland.

Preschoolers talk, dance, race collection of automatons

Olivia Covington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 3:10am

For many kids, robots are intriguing but make-believe creatures that only live on television, where sometimes they seem a little scary.

Sentencing of Colorado woman who cut baby from womb

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 3:10am

A judge is set to sentence a Colorado woman convicted of attempted murder after cutting a nearly 8-month-old fetus from a stranger's womb.