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    Tennessee campus carry becomes law without Haslam signature

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A bill allowing staff and faculty at Tennessee's public colleges and universities to be armed on campus became law Monday without the Republican governor's signature.Gov. Bill Haslam said in a statement that he disagreed...

    By Erik Schelzig, Associated Press|

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    Crossing guard manager hits, kills teen near school bus stop

    LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) Authorities say a central Florida crossing guard supervisor's vehicle has hit and killed a teen running across a street to catch a school bus.A Polk County Sheriff's Office news release says 17-year-old Kalen Kirk was...

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    Education secretary calls for repeal of 2 transgender laws

    BOSTON (AP) Laws in North Carolina and Mississippi that restrict the rights of transgender Americans are hateful and should be repealed, Education Secretary John B. King Jr. said Monday.Asked about the laws at the Education Writers Association...

    By Jennifer C. Kerr And Christine Armario, Associated Press|

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    NY student accepted at all 8 Ivy universities picks Harvard

    ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) A New York high school valedictorian accepted at all eight Ivy League universities has picked Harvard.Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna (OO-ah-man-zoo-nah) announced her decision Monday at Long Island's Elmont Memorial High School.Newsday...

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    Student killed during burglary at New Jersey college frat

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) A student was shot and killed Monday during a burglary at a fraternity house near the New Jersey Institute of Technology, the university president said in a statement.The burglary took place around 3:30 a.m. at Tau Kappa...

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    Duck leads ducklings on annual waddle through school's halls

    HARTLAND, Mich. (AP) A mother duck has grown attached to a Michigan elementary school's courtyard, returning each year to lay her eggs and then walk the hallways with her ducklings with the help of students and staff to safely get to a...

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    Bill allowing staff to be armed on Tennessee's public college campuses becomes law

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Bill allowing staff to be armed on Tennessee's public college campuses becomes law.

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    Detroit teachers to consider next move after mass sick-out

    DETROIT (AP) Teachers in Detroit are considering their next move after they effectively shut down the financially strapped school district on Monday, giving nearly 45,000 schoolchildren an unscheduled day off. The educators stopped short of...

    By Corey Williams, Associated Press|

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    Iowa dental school apologizes for laughing gas mix-up

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) More than 120 children may have received too much laughing gas during recent procedures at a University of Iowa clinic, the school said Monday.Patients who received treatment at the school's pediatric dentistry clinic in...

    By Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press|

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    The Latest: Student killed in frat house was in 2nd year

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The Latest on the fatal shooting of a student during a burglary at a frat house near New Jersey Institute of Technology (all times local):12:30 p.m.The New Jersey Institute of Technology student who was shot and killed during...

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