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    University of Minnesota to review handling of assault case

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) The University of Minnesota has ordered a review of how it handled allegations of sexual assault involving football players last fall.Board of Regents chairman Dean Johnson announced at the board's meeting in Duluth on Friday...

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  • Record setting events

    Girls Division V: Eastside College Prep 63, Rolling Hills 40

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) In a record-setting performance, Zion Gabriel had 26 points, two rebounds, two assists and three steals Friday to lead Eastside College Prep 63-40 over Rolling Hills Prep in the CIF Girls Division V state...

    By Antonio R. Harvey, Associated Press|

  • News

    Lawyer: Man charged in Detroit cop shootings is 'delusional'

    DETROIT (AP) A lawyer is raising questions about the mental health of a man charged with shooting two Detroit police officers and suspected of killing a college officer.A judge on Friday granted a request to have Raymond Durham evaluated to...

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  • Business

    Advocates seek better awareness of Safe Haven baby laws

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) After the discovery this week of an infant's body in a Connecticut reservoir, some lawmakers and advocates are questioning whether enough is being done to publicize a law that allows parents to drop off newborns at a...

    By Susan Haigh, Associated Press|

  • News

    Heimlich hero: Video captures student saving friend's life

    LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) A Wisconsin high school student is being called a hero for using the Heimlich maneuver to rescue a choking friend in the school cafeteria. Video of the incident shows several students at La Crosse's Central...

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  • Social affairs

    UC president to send 'strong' message on Mexico trip

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) University of California President Janet Napolitano is crossing the border next week with a message of friendship for Mexico: That America should not isolate its neighbor. She clearly hopes it will resonate in Washington,...

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  • Politics

    Arkansas reconsiders letting guns in stadiums, arenas

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Arkansas lawmakers voted Thursday to exempt college sporting events from a new state law that greatly expands where concealed handguns are allowed, moving quickly to address concerns about the sweeping gun rights measure...

    By Andrew Demillo, Associated Press|

  • News

    Braves, warriors, chieftains: Oregon takes on tribal mascots

    BANKS, Ore. (AP) This fall, the football team in the tiny Oregon logging town of Banks will once again take the field as the Braves. But this time, they hope to have the approval of the tribe that originally inhabited the area.It's one of many...

    Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press|

  • Business

    South Texas school board gives Exxon $1.2 billion tax break

    PORTLAND, Texas (AP) A South Texas school board has approved an estimated $1.2 billion in tax breaks to entice Exxon Mobil Corp. and its Saudi partner to build a $9.3 billion petrochemical plant within its district along the Texas Gulf...

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  • News

    Police look for Tennessee teacher, missing teen in Texas

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Police in Corpus Christi, Texas, are looking for a Tennessee school teacher and a student he's accused of kidnapping.Senior Officer Travis Pace says authorities in Tennessee shared a tip with the Corpus Christi Police that...

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