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Florida State University’s board voted 11 to 2 on Tuesday to hire State Senator John Thrasher as its next president despite significant campus opposition.
Several websites and apps are transforming the way that players and coaches practice, scout other teams and analyze their own performance.
When the demands of parenthood, career, and general midlife busy-ness made it tough to see friends as much as we wanted to, we moved away, and saw them more.
On Sept. 12th, Jennifer Whalen, a 39-year-old mother of three, went to jail to begin serving a 9-to-18-month sentence. Whalen’s crime was, in effect, ordering pills online that her older daughter took in the first several weeks of an unplanned pregnancy, when she was 16, to induce a miscarriage. The drugs have been available from a doctor with a prescription in the United States since 2000 and are used around the world to induce miscarriage. Read more.
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Has our society fully embraced geek culture? Can someone now declare, without shame or embarrassment, “I am a nerd”?
Below are the first seven paragraphs of a Sept. 19 article, “Making a Splash on Campus.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
After a series of high-profile episodes and calls from its student government for change, the university announced that its residential fraternities must all admit women as members and residents.
Darsh Patel, 22, and four friends were in the Apshawa Preserve in West Milford when the animal began to follow them, the authorities said.
Tennessee law forbids combining a mother and father’s surnames into a single name for baby — or giving an infant a mother’s last name without both parents’ “mutual assent.”
Adrian Peterson shouldn’t sell himself short. He is where he is today in spite of his father, not because of him, and what he learned from him now threatens his career and his family.
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Below are the first seven paragraphs of the Sept. 17 Dining article “If Desserts Could Wear Tattoos.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?
At least 124 colleges have acquired military equipment through a federal program that transfers military surplus to law-enforcement agencies across the country.