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Garberville Rotary Club honors student of the month

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Junior high spelling bee winners announced

SUBMITTED PHOTO The Southern Humboldt Regional Junior High Spelling Bee was held Wednesday, Feb. 25 at South Fork High School in Miranda. Finishing in first place was 7th grader Shaylaray Bilandzija of Alderpoint, and in second place was 8th gra...

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    Teacher jailed for showing high school class violent movie

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) A former substitute teacher convicted of showing a movie including graphic sex and violence to a high school class was sentenced on Wednesday to 90 days in jail.Sheila Kearns, who was convicted in January of four felony...

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    State pulls teens from rural Nevada juvenile camp after riot

    RENO, Nev. (AP) The state of Nevada has removed all youths in its custody from a rural juvenile rehabilitation center where a riot erupted over the weekend the fourth uprising there in four months, a state official said Wednesday.All four...

    By Scott Sonner, Associated Press|

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    Notre Dame's Hesburgh remembered for his acts of kindness

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, who transformed the University of Notre Dame into an academic power during his more than three decades as president, was memorialized Wednesday as a world leader in social issue but whose main...

    By Tom Coyne, Associated Press|

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    Teachers plead not guilty to having sex with students

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) Two Southern California teachers have pleaded not guilty to having sex with students and providing them with alcohol and drugs during a weekend beach trip.Thirty-eight-year-old Melody Lippert and 30-year-old Michelle...

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    NYC public schools to close on 2 Muslim holidays

    NEW YORK (AP) The nation's largest public school system will observe the two most important Muslim holidays starting next fall, a policy change hailed Wednesday by Islamic leaders in New York City.Under the new policy, the city's 1.1...

    By Karen Matthews, Associated Press|

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    LBJ linked Latinos, civil rights in 'Selma' speech

    Fifty-years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson asked a joint session of Congress to respond to the brutal beatings of protesters in Selma, Alabama, by passing a federal Voting Rights Act that would "open the city of hope to all people of all...

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    Sweet Briar College to close because of financial issues

    SWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) Sweet Briar College a small, private school for women near the Blue Ridge Mountains will shut down this summer because of financial issues.The college announced the Aug. 25 closure Tuesday. The college says its board...

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    School: Boy brings moonshine to class; teacher in trouble

    DE GRAFF, Ohio (AP) Officials say a 13-year-old Ohio boy was suspended for bringing moonshine to school, and a science teacher who knew he was making the illegal alcohol was reprimanded for not reporting that the boy brought it to class.The boy...

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    Boston picks new leader of city public schools

    BOSTON (AP) An educator with a track record of collaboration, innovation and working with students with disabilities has been selected as the new superintendent of Boston's public schools.The Boston School Committee on Tuesday night voted 5-2...

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    Teachers urge archbishop to remove handbook morality clauses

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Teachers and staff from four Catholic high schools in the San Francisco Bay Area are urging their archbishop to remove morality clauses from the faculty handbook.Teacher Jim Jordan said Tuesday a petition with 355 signatures...

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