Becky Bohrer, Associated Press | Posted Feb 6th - 11:11am
Alaska lawmakers may revisit next week a marijuana bill that failed last year in the Senate. Also in the days ahead, lawmakers may discuss a bill that would require students who receive state-sponsored merit scholarships or financial aid grants to repay them if they don't complete their degrees or certification programs within six years. The chief justice of the Alaska Supreme Court also is set to deliver the annual State of the Judiciary address.
A task force of Clemson University trustees has several suggestions for the university to better tell the story of its history, but says it can't change the name of a main building on campus named for a segregationist governor.
The student newspaper at the University of Kansas has filed a federal lawsuit accusing university administrators of approving funding cuts to the newspaper that were enacted after an editorial critical of the student senate.
Classified employees in the financially troubled Hattiesburg Public School District will be subject to a 5 percent salary cut for the remainder of the 2015-16 school year. That's according to a letter sent Thursday by interim Superintendent Greg Ladner.
Michelle L. Price, Associated Press | Posted Feb 6th - 9:40am
In addition to passing hundreds of new laws every year, Utah legislators use their annual session to pass resolutions that highlight problems, urge Congress to act on certain issues and proclaim state opinions.
Sam Pimper, Associated Press | Posted Feb 6th - 9:10am
For the second time this month, students involved in SkillsUSA at Fremont High School spent a portion of their afterschool hours building ramps for disabled people in collaboration with nonprofit organization Rebuilding Together.