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Geneva College picks alumnus, prof Calvin Troup as new head

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:40am

Geneva College has picked alumnus and communications professor Calvin Troup as its new president.

Judge approves mental health evaluation for ex-IU student

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:30am

A judge has approved a mental health evaluation for a former Indiana University student who allegedly attacked a Muslim woman.

Welder injured in blast at oil patch facility near Killdeer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:30am

An explosion and fire at an oil and gas facility north of Killdeer over the weekend sent one person to the hospital.

Woman, 3 kids rescued after falling through icy pond in Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:20am

Authorities say a group of kids and a woman fell into an icy pond while visiting a Salt Lake City park.

Autistic man charged with stabbing mom held without bail

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:20am

A 21-year-old autistic and developmentally disabled man charged with stabbing his mother has been ordered held without bail by a judge, despite pleas from his mother that he be freed and charges dropped.

Handmade coloring books for adults helps cancer patients

Sam Householder, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:20am

It started as a doodle.

Prosecutor who sent innocent man to death row is disbarred

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:10am

A former prosecutor who used false testimony and withheld evidence to send a now-exonerated man to Texas' death row has lost an appeal to overturn his disbarment.

Man accused of shooting 2 Washington school administrators

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:00am

Police have arrested a man who they say shot two public schools administrators in southeastern Washington last month.

William Jewell names Nebraska educator as new president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 5:40am

William Jewell College in suburban Kansas City has picked a Nebraska educator as its newest president.

Dozens gather at vigil to remember slain 13-year-old

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 5:40am

Organizers held a vigil in Blacksburg, Virginia, to remember a 13-year-old girl who was fatally stabbed last month.

Legislators consider funding for after-school program

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 5:30am

Hawaii lawmakers are looking to fund an educational program aimed at getting students, primarily those who come from low-income families, more involved in after-school activities.

Ohio submits new figures on state's failing charter schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 5:20am

Ohio's new superintendent has submitted significantly less rosy charter school performance data to federal regulators deciding whether to release a $71 million charter school grant awarded to the state.

USC-Upstate announces plans for Greenville operations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 5:20am

The University of South Carolina Upstate says it will create an undergraduate urban studies degree in Greenville that will serve, in part, as a feeder for Clemson University's master's program.

Woman wants charges after girl with injuries from 2010 dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 5:10am

A western Michigan woman who adopted a girl with severe brain injuries sustained as an infant wants charges after the 5-year-old girl's death.

Cyberattack disrupts instruction at Oxford School District

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 5:00am

A cyberattack by an unknown hacker has forced a school district to shut down all of its servers.

Officials approve purchase of former Burlington College land

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 5:00am

Burlington officials have signed off on purchasing a dozen acres of land formerly owned by Burlington College.

Police: 4 die in roll-over crash in central New Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 4:50am

Authorities say four people are dead including a young mother and her toddler after their vehicle was involved in a roll-over crash in central New Mexico.

House to consider restoring children's health insurance

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 3:10am

An Arizona House committee is set to consider a proposal restoring health insurance coverage to low-income children who used to get it from the state.

Assembly to vote on CPR training bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 3:10am

The state Assembly is poised to vote on a bill that would require Wisconsin schools to provide CPR training in seventh- and eighth-grade health classes.