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    High school transgender wrestler wins Texas regional title

    ALLEN, Texas (AP) A 17-year-old Dallas-area high school transgender wrestler who is transitioning from female to male has won a girls regional championship after a female opponent forfeited the match.Mack Beggs, a Euless Trinity High School...

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  • Business

    Bob Jones U to get tax-exempt status back after 30 years

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) A conservative Christian university in South Carolina is getting its federal tax-exempt status back 30 years after losing it over a ban on interracial dating.Bob Jones University President Steve Pettit told The Greenville...

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    Men sentenced for fatal shooting at Seattle university

    SEATTLE (AP) A man who fatally shot a student at a Seattle university was sentenced Friday to 112 years in prison.In November, a jury found Aaron Ybarra guilty of first-degree murder, three counts of attempted murder and one count of assault...

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  • News

    Officials close Penn State frat where pledge had fatal fall

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) A Penn State fraternity where a pledge was fatally injured in a fall down the stairs earlier this month was shut down Friday, and the school said it was working to tighten anti-hazing measures. The...

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  • News

    Ex-student sues boarding school after grand jury sex probe

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) An alumna sued a Pennsylvania boarding school Friday, weeks after a grand jury report detailed a half-century of sexual abuse there, accusing the school of ignoring warnings the athletic director was sexually involved with...

    By Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press|

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    Columbia University accidentally sends acceptance notices

    NEW YORK (AP) Columbia University says it's strengthening its procedures after it accidentally sent acceptance notices to 277 prospective students and then recalled them.Columbia says the emails, sent Wednesday, "incorrectly implied" that the...

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  • News

    Teen shot at school says positive attitude helps him cope

    WEST LIBERTY, Ohio (AP) A 16-year-old boy who was shot at his school last month says a positive attitude has helped him cope as he continues a remarkable recovery from critical wounds.Logan Cole discussed his recovery in an interview this week...

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  • News

    Kentucky man accused of shooting at school bus with BB gun

    MONTICELLO, Ky. (AP) A Kentucky man has been charged after deputies say he shot at a school bus with a BB gun.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports (http://bit.ly/2m2fbby) that Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron says in a statement that 19-year-old...

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  • Health

    Tuberculosis case reported at California high school

    FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) A principal in Northern California says a case of active pulmonary tuberculosis has been reported at his high school.Eric Tretten, the principal of Fairfield's Armijo High School, said Thursday the health department will...

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  • Entertainment

    Dallas ex-teacher appeals after firing for porn-acting past

    DALLAS (AP) A Dallas teacher who was fired when her past as a pornographic actress was exposed on social media says she was a teenage victim of "sex slavery" and that she wants her teaching job back.The Dallas Morning News reports that Resa...

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