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Premier Distribution Center, Inc. a Nogales, Ariz. establishment, is recalling approximately 50,953 pounds of pork and beef products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food...
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2015/03/06 01:45
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Stanford is now on the list of 101 schools under federal investigation for the handling of sexual assault cases. On Feb. 27, Stanford received a letter from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office...
2015/03/06 01:33
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Thousands of students in the Buffalo Public Schools this month can request transfers out of failing schools and into good ones, but not into three of the most sought-after: City Honors and Olmsted 64...
2015/03/05 21:46
2015/03/05 21:46
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Longview ISD trustees have approved renovations and additions at the high school athletic complex, some of which fulfills a Title IX complaint. The board approved RPR Construction's bid of about...
2015/03/04 20:26
2015/03/04 20:26
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Last week we learned that federal prosecutors have charged Duke Energy for crimes related to Duke’s irresponsible storage of coal ash, which resulted in last year’s spill of 39,000 tons of the toxic...
2015/03/04 15:21
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The OCR has defended its request for more funding by saying that its caseload has doubled from 5,000 complaints in 2004 to more than 10,000, even though its staff has decreased during that time by...
2015/03/03 16:05
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Indiana University has adopted a comprehensive policy on sexual misconduct that describes the university's prohibition of all forms of sexual harassment and sex- and gender-based discrimination —...
2015/03/03 00:42
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From sensitivity training to bystander intervention programs, SMU is responding to a series of sexual assault allegations and warnings from the federal government that have plagued the university in...
2015/03/01 05:06
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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is already grappling with a federal investigation into its handling of a 2014 campus rape allegation. Now another complaint has been filed by more women who...
2015/03/01 00:29
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BEND, Ore. (AP) — A Central Oregon school district is evaluating two schools for Americans with Disabilities Act compliance after a complaint was filed with the U.S. Department of Education. The...
2015/02/27 19:51
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RALEIGH – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has decided to investigate whether lenient regulation by North Carolina's environmental agency of industrial hog operations harmed minority...
2015/02/27 19:13
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ProPublica launched an app Friday that allows consumers to easily see whether their health companies have been hacked since 2009. The new app comes a few days after Illinoisans learned their personal...
2015/02/27 00:33
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In December 2013, the Office of Civil Rights of the Federal Department of Health and Human Services, the agency charged with enforcing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996...
2015/02/26 03:48
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New York City must offer more sports opportunities for high school girls in order to comply with federal Title IX provisions, federal officials said in a ruling made public Tuesday. The ruling from...
2015/02/25 13:58
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Published: February 25, 2015 - 6:55 am Former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's lawyers asked a judge to throw out a bribery case against him. They said Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara...
2015/02/25 06:43
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On Feb. 18, nearly one-third of the Law School’s tenure or tenure-track faculty published an open letter criticizing the new sexual violence investigative procedures instituted by the University on...
2015/02/25 05:43
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In your “Open Letter”of last week, you set aside your own political disagreements to denigrate policies that could lead to safety and educational equality. By conflating the extensive procedural...
2015/02/24 21:23
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NEW YORK (AP) - Federal officials say New York City must offer more sports for high school girls in order to comply with federal Title IX provisions. The U.S. Department of Education's Office of...
2015/02/20 06:16
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St. Mary’s College of Maryland was added this month to a list of 97 higher education institutions with pending investigations by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights for possible...
2015/02/19 20:57
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The U.S. Department of Education has launched another investigation into the University of Connecticut after receiving a sexual violence complaint. Little information is available other than that a...
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