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    Derailed train bursts into flames in southwest Indiana

    PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) A freight train derailed and several train cars caught fire in southwest Indiana, forcing the mandatory evacuation of nearby homes and businesses.The Gibson County Sheriff's Office says in a statement the train derailed...

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    Parkland students, activists registering voters in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) Anti-violence activists and a group of Florida high school shooting survivors fanned out across Chicago's South Side, knocking on doors and registering people to vote.It's part of an effort spearheaded by the students to build...

    By Brian Slodysko And Annie Rice|

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    Parkland students begin nationwide tour at Chicago rally

    CHICAGO (AP) A group of Florida high school shooting survivors started their nationwide bus tour registering young voters to help accomplish their vision for stricter gun laws at a rally on Chicago's South Side.Kyrah Simon from Marjory Stoneman...

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    Kansas court upholds law ending teachers' guaranteed tenure

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) A Kansas law that stripped public school teachers of guaranteed tenure doesn't violate the state or federal constitution because legislators had the power to modify or end the policy, the state Supreme Court declared...

    By John Hanna, AP Political Writer|

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    Professor resigns over inaction on alleged sex misconduct

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) A professor who was named one of Time magazine's 2017 Persons of the Year for outing a colleague accused of sexual misconduct has resigned from the University of Rochester over the university's handling of complaints...

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    District could delay Lee School name change for new options

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) A Tulsa school district wants to delay renaming a school whose namesake is Confederate General Robert E. Lee amid pushback that the new name isn't so new.Tulsa Public Schools voted last month to rename the elementary school...

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    Wisconsin high school censors student's graduation speech

    TOMAHAWK, Wis. (AP) A Wisconsin high school valedictorian decided against speaking at commencement after school administrators required she not reference discrimination, school shootings and gender inequality. Instead, a local newspaper...

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    Victim's family suing for school shooting suspect's records

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) The family of one of the 17 people killed in the Valentine's Day massacre at a Florida high school is suing to obtain mental health records of shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz.The lawsuit is being filed Friday by the...

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    Connecticut school to be named after former President Obama

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) A new Connecticut elementary school will be named after former President Barack Obama.New Haven Public Schools administrators, civic leaders and officials gathered Thursday at the Southern Connecticut State University...

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    Michigan State trustee calls for school president to resign

    DETROIT (AP) Michigan State University board trustee Brian Mosallam is asking interim school president John Engler to resign immediately.Mosallam released a statement Friday morning, saying the crisis on campus related to Larry Nassar will not...

    By Larry Lage, AP Sports Writer|

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