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McGuire secures $5 million for rural district school bus replacement

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CR student awarded scholarship

College of the Redwoods announced in a press release that CR honors student Christoper Pitts has been awarded the fifth annual Dickens Universe scholarship. Open to all California community college students, the scholarship pays for a California comm...

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    Washington Legislature cuts state tuition by 15-20 percent

    SEATTLE (AP) A decision this week to cut tuition for Washington state's public universities by 15 to 20 percent over the next two years is a rare move that national experts believe could influence other states as they come out from under the...

    By Donna Gordon Blankinship, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Washington Legislature cuts state tuition by 15-20 percent

    SEATTLE (AP) A decision this week to cut tuition for Washington state's public universities by 15 to 20 percent over the next two years is a rare move that national experts believe could influence other states as they come out from under the...

    By Donna Gordon Blankinship, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Justices take up dispute over union fees

    WASHINGTON (AP) The Supreme Court will consider limiting the power of government employee unions to collect fees from non-members in a case that labor officials say could threaten membership and further weaken union clout.The justices said...

    By Sam Hananel, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Patterson announces first round of grants to schools

    NEW YORK (AP) James Patterson is announcing the first round of school libraries to receive grants from an initiative he and Scholastic Reading Club launched in March, and he continues to raise the amount of money he will donate.The best-selling...

    By Hillel Italie, AP National Writer|

  • Science

    3 UC researchers win national young scientist award

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Three University of California researchers are the winners of a national young scientist award that carry a cash prize of $250,000 each.The awards are given annually by the Blavatnik Family Foundation and administered by the...

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  • Politics

    California Legislature passes strict school vaccine bill

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a recent measles outbreak at Disneyland.The Senate...

    By Julia Horowitz, Associated Press|

  • News

    Jury rejects conservative's bias suit against U. Iowa dean

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) The former dean of the University of Iowa law school didn't commit illegal political discrimination when she passed over a conservative lawyer for teaching jobs, a jury ruled Monday.After a six-day trial, a federal jury in...

    By Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press|

  • News

    University of California sued over sex assault claims

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Three current and former University of California, Berkeley students sued the school on Monday, accusing administrators of not doing enough to investigate their sexual assault claims and hand out punishment.The three women...

    By Paul Elias, Associated Press|

  • News

    Colorado's high court blocks school voucher program

    DENVER (AP) A school voucher program in suburban Denver violates the state constitution because it provides funding for students to attend religious schools, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday.The ruling reverses a 2013 Colorado Court of...

    By Ivan Moreno, Associated Press|

  • Business

    High schoolers' experiment lost again on launch failure

    Three high school students were going to get the science lesson of a lifetime by flying their experiment in space.Instead they got a life lesson about loss, but more importantly about determination, as they watched their experiment get wiped out...

    By Seth Borenstein, AP Science Writer|

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