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UNR leaders want more guidelines for cheater punishments

Sally Ho, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 9:10am

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):

Woman, 4 grandchildren killed in East Texas flooding

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

A 64-year-old woman and four grandchildren were killed early Saturday after a creek overflowed its banks, flooding an East Texas neighborhood as many residents slept.

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.

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.

Jill Biden hosting USS Delaware keel-laying ceremony

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 6:40am

Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, will mark the beginning of construction on the future USS Delaware submarine.

Vermont to collect unused, expired prescription drugs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 6:30am

Vermonters are encouraged to get rid of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

Concord police collecting unwanted, expired prescribed drugs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 6:20am

The police department in New Hampshire's capital city is holding a prescription drug take back day.

Supreme Court trying to find its way after Scalia

Mark Sherman and Sam Hananel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 6:11am

Two months, 31 arguments and 18 decisions since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, is the Supreme Court hopelessly deadlocked or coping as a party of eight?

South County students take to unicycles for PE

Katherine Lacaze, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 1:10am

Unicycling probably does not come to mind when you think about physical education at elementary school. An exception is in the Seaside School District.

Youngest Planning Commission member does her homework

Mark Baker-Guard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 1:10am

"That was totally luck."