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Daily Herald
How the odds are stacked against East Aurora studentsstairs, sardined five and six across -- navigating a school built in 1957 for a
How the odds are stacked against East Aurora students
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
stairs, sardined five and six across -- navigating a school built in 1957 for a much smaller student body. Passing walls of lockers and faded murals, the chatter, most of it in Spanish, is cheerfully deafening. One girl darts into a classroom to... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Springfield adding gym time to improve public healthgetting as little as one session a month. The state has no requirements for ho
Springfield adding gym time to improve public health
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 2 days ago
getting as little as one session a month. The state has no requirements for how much time students must spend in physical education, leading to wide variations between districts. Some students in Clark County attend gym as much as every three days... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Transgender Student Resource Launched for Pennsylvania SchoolsThe resource and model policy can be accessed at http://dignityforall.payouthco
Transgender Student Resource Launched for Pennsylvania Schools
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 3 days ago
The resource and model policy can be accessed at http://dignityforall.payouthcongress.org. The United States’ Department of Education and Department of Justice released landmark guidance on Friday, May 13, clarifying federal protections for... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Springfield district rededicates plaquesBy Emily ChesnicPolice department also recognizedFrom left, Springfield High Sc
Springfield district rededicates plaques
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
By Emily ChesnicPolice department also recognizedFrom left, Springfield High School Principal Shaun Morgan and Springfield Local Schools Board of Education President Dave Hofer participate in the rededication of the memorial plaques that once hung in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois Senate approves automatic voter registration billwould prevent voter fraud and keep illegal immigrants from voting — arguments D
Illinois Senate approves automatic voter registration bill
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
would prevent voter fraud and keep illegal immigrants from voting — arguments Democrats said were solutions in search of a problem. "The notion that voter fraud is rampant in Illinois is just unproven and undocumented," said Sen. Don Harmon,... Read more
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Business Wire
Cradles to Crayons® Backpack-Thon® at Staples stuffs 20,000 backpacksvolunteers at their Framingham Headquarters and loaded onto trucks for distribu
Cradles to Crayons® Backpack-Thon® at Staples stuffs 20,000 backpacks
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
volunteers at their Framingham Headquarters and loaded onto trucks for distribution to children in Framingham, Lynn, Springfield, and Worcester. In partnership with school districts and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metrowest, Cradles to Crayons... Read more
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NJ.com
Former Newark mayors share their life and times in the citypeople that he worked for got jealous because we had an indoor bathroom and the
Former Newark mayors share their life and times in the city
NJ.com / Posted 7 days ago
people that he worked for got jealous because we had an indoor bathroom and they didn't,'' Gibson said. Because of that, his father's pay was cut, forcing him to leave and find work elsewhere. When he settled in Newark, Gibson said, the... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Springfield board OKs contract with teachers Pact includes raises in 1st, 2nd years The Springfield Local Schools Board of
Springfield board OKs contract with teachers
The Toledo Blade / Posted 7 days ago
Pact includes raises in 1st, 2nd years The Springfield Local Schools Board of Education approved a new contract Monday for the Springfield Education Association, which represents 240 teachers. The new... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Illinois public schools risk closing with limited funding and no state budgetVALLEY, Ill. -- Some Illinois public schools will not open in the fall if lawma
Illinois public schools risk closing with limited funding and no state budget
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 7 days ago
VALLEY, Ill. -- Some Illinois public schools will not open in the fall if lawmakers can't pass a state budget soon. Local educators held a news conference at Illinois Valley Community College, Monday, urging the governor and lawmakers to... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Springfield schools, county program awarded literacy grantsThe Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Springfield City Schools Board o
Springfield schools, county program awarded literacy grants
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Springfield City Schools Board of Education and Clark County Literacy Coalition grants in the amount of $12,000 and $10,399, respectively to support local literacy programs. These local grants are part... Read more
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The Times Leader
White: Serving up dedication to OVAC, youth70 teams that captured championships this school year while also selecting the
White: Serving up dedication to OVAC, youth
The Times Leader / Posted 7 days ago
70 teams that captured championships this school year while also selecting the Bill Van Horne/Wheeling News-Register Coach of The Year Award. In addition, some $30,000 in scholarships will be presented. Amazingly, the 31-year-old banquet runs it... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
White: Serving Up Dedication To OVAC Youth70 teams that captured championships this school year while also selecting the
White: Serving Up Dedication To OVAC Youth
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 8 days ago
70 teams that captured championships this school year while also selecting the Bill Van Horne/Wheeling News-Register Coach of The Year Award. In addition, some $30,000 in scholarships will be presented. Amazingly, the 31-year-old banquet runs it... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Move, May 15, 2016Bayada Home Health Care Mike Sokoloski of Jermyn was recognized at a celebrato
People on the Move, May 15, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Bayada Home Health Care Mike Sokoloski of Jermyn was recognized at a celebratory dinner in Washington, D.C., as the Bayada Government Affairs Pennsylvania Ambassador of the Year, for his dedication to legislative advocacy on behalf of clients and... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Is mental health agency a well-kept secret?many people don’t think about mental health unless they are forced to by some u
Is mental health agency a well-kept secret?
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 11 days ago
many people don’t think about mental health unless they are forced to by some unfortunate circumstance. Maybe you think of a family member or loved one who has struggled with mental illness or substance abuse who won the battle. Maybe you think... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CPS: School budget cuts next year could top 20 percent, absent state actionhas warned principals to expect deep cuts to school budgets for the coming scho
CPS: School budget cuts next year could top 20 percent, absent state action
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
has warned principals to expect deep cuts to school budgets for the coming school year. The district said Thursday that officials have discussed the prospect of budget cuts "in excess of 20 percent" as part of an effort to "prepare school... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner shares 'frustration' of social service providers suing him to get paidStreet: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on
Rauner shares 'frustration' of social service providers suing him to get paid
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. Gov. Bruce Rauner thinks it's "terrific" that he's being sued by 64 service providers who contend his... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Phlling Franz's Shoes: Philharmonic Searches for New Music DirectorIn January, Robert Franz announced the 2015-16 season would be his last as musi
Phlling Franz's Shoes: Philharmonic Searches for New Music Director
Boise Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
In January, Robert Franz announced the 2015-16 season would be his last as music director of the Boise Philharmonic. For the eight years he headed up the orchestra, Franz did more than direct. He beefed up the group's repertoire, forged partnerships... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria District 150's threat to cut sports, activities catches many off guardPEORIA — Teachers’ union President Jeff Adkins-Dutro was caught off guard when
Peoria District 150's threat to cut sports, activities catches many off guard
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
PEORIA — Teachers’ union President Jeff Adkins-Dutro was caught off guard when Peoria School District 150’s comptroller mentioned the district might be forced to cut all after-school activities in the fall if state lawmakers don’t get around to... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
'This is not OK'conversation. Nothing perverted. He was a friend." He eventually lured Luebber
'This is not OK'
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
conversation. Nothing perverted. He was a friend." He eventually lured Luebbert into sex slavery under false pretenses of a modeling career by building up a friendship over time. She was drugged, raped and beaten in a villa for three days in... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: The Current State of the Illinois BudgetAmanda Vinicky, Patti Bellock, Daniel Biss, Andy Manar and David McSweeney duri
City Club of Chicago: The Current State of the Illinois Budget
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 14 days ago
Amanda Vinicky, Patti Bellock, Daniel Biss, Andy Manar and David McSweeney during the Current State of the Illinois Budget panel at the City Club of Chicago, May 9, 2016 (City Club of Chicago) May 9, 2016 Moderated by Amanda Vinicky – Featuring... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
State Tech awards 1st honorary degree to ClaycombLINN, Mo. -- State Technical College of Missouri graduates this weekend heard a
State Tech awards 1st honorary degree to Claycomb
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
LINN, Mo. -- State Technical College of Missouri graduates this weekend heard a commencement message from the man who’s led the Linn-based school for 23-years — and who also is leaving at the end of June. Donald Claycomb has guided the school... Read more
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Daily Mail
Massachusetts student forced to remove tiny house on wheels from towntaking 2.5 years. The home measures 27ft in length and 8.5ft in width -- and w
Massachusetts student forced to remove tiny house on wheels from town
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
taking 2.5 years. The home measures 27ft in length and 8.5ft in width -- and weighs 13,000lbs total, it says. As part of her building process, Hastings got a trailer off Craigslist and met with other tiny home builders, the page says. Photos... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
State Universities Annuitants Association begins pro-higher ed campaignat 9:35 PM MACOMB – Macomb and several other communities across the state with
State Universities Annuitants Association begins pro-higher ed campaign
McDonough County Voice / Posted 18 days ago
at 9:35 PM MACOMB – Macomb and several other communities across the state with universities are about to see an influx of signs promoting the value of higher education.The signs, done with black and yellow lettering, read “Higher education... Read more
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Daily Herald
Will questions about auditor affect College of DuPage probe?A suburban Republican lawmaker cast doubt on a high-profile, ongoing audit into
Will questions about auditor affect College of DuPage probe?
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
A suburban Republican lawmaker cast doubt on a high-profile, ongoing audit into the College of DuPage's operations because of the campaign spending questions dogging Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino. Republicans led by state Rep. Grant Wehrli... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side News & NotesBy Staff WriterJane’s Walk weekend offering neighbors opportunity to connect G
West Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 18 days ago
By Staff WriterJane’s Walk weekend offering neighbors opportunity to connect GREATER AKRON — Akron area walkers are invited to join thousands of others across six continents May 6-8 for Jane’s Walk. According to event organizers, Jane’s Walk is a... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
House backs Ammons bill on prison call costsSPRINGFIELD — A bill aimed at lowering the cost of phone calls for people incar
House backs Ammons bill on prison call costs
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
SPRINGFIELD — A bill aimed at lowering the cost of phone calls for people incarcerated in Illinois and prohibiting the state from profiting on such calls cleared the Illinois House on Wednesday. The measure, HB 6200, is sponsored by Rep. Carol... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
LAUNCH Executive Director Hal Bowling Awarded Economy Fellowship, Joins North American Leadership Networkcommunity and economic development solutions in 29 U.S. and Canadian cities hav
LAUNCH Executive Director Hal Bowling Awarded Economy Fellowship, Joins North American Leadership Network
The Chattanoogan / Posted 20 days ago
community and economic development solutions in 29 U.S. and Canadian cities have been selected to the Business Alliance for Local Living Economy’s (BALLE) fourth cohort of Local Economy Fellows. These are leaders with fierce love for their... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 4Leashes help keep dog walkers responsible Paula Neese (Sounding off, May 2) is
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 4
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 20 days ago
Leashes help keep dog walkers responsible Paula Neese (Sounding off, May 2) is partly correct about those who complain about leash-law restrictions, but a further incentive to keep dog walkers near their dogs has to do with the responsibility for... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Monday Musings: Scoreboard needed at PalmerI think it’s a lemon. “It” is the on-again, off-again contraption known as the
Monday Musings: Scoreboard needed at Palmer
The Middletown Press / Posted 22 days ago
I think it’s a lemon. “It” is the on-again, off-again contraption known as the Palmer Field scoreboard. Writing about a serially malfunctioning scoreboard isn’t something I would normally do, but this is an exception. Middletown rightly takes pride... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Top paid employees in Clark and Champaign countiesThe list of the top-paid public employees in the area, including nearly 50 gove
Top paid employees in Clark and Champaign counties
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 23 days ago
The list of the top-paid public employees in the area, including nearly 50 government workers in Clark and Champaign counties who took home six-figures in 2015, is peppered with individuals who boosted their paychecks with large retirement payouts... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Illinois tax blunder means Freeport School District must repay Illinois $205Kfor Freeport School District, but the sunshine may be clouded by a $168 million
Illinois tax blunder means Freeport School District must repay Illinois $205K
The Journal-Standard / Posted 24 days ago
for Freeport School District, but the sunshine may be clouded by a $168 million tax miscalculation the Illinois Department of Revenue made statewide dating back to 2014.Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration said on April 20 that the Department of... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
Sidney, Cabela's partnership may remain, residents hopeThe worst fears of Sidney, Nebraska, could soon come to pass if Bass Pro Shops
Sidney, Cabela's partnership may remain, residents hope
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
The worst fears of Sidney, Nebraska, could soon come to pass if Bass Pro Shops buys Cabela's, the local retailer that employs 2,000 people in the town of 6,800. Bass Pro is one step closer to purchasing Cabela's now that it has teamed up with New... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Mental health issues before county boardthe Families First Children's Collaborative report from coordinator Barb Bertra
Mental health issues before county board
The New Ulm Journal / Posted a month ago
the Families First Children's Collaborative report from coordinator Barb Bertrand on Tuesday, April 26. The collaborative board includes representatives from Brown County Human Services, Public Health and Probation agencies, New Ulm, Sleepy Eye... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Sunday CalendarCLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and fr
Sunday Calendar
Springfield News-Sun / Posted a month ago
CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 6 p.m.: Al-Anon, a 12-step program for families and friends of alcoholics, will meet at the Alano Club, 1557 E. Main St. Entrance in back. Handicap accessible. For more information, call 937-342-2218 or visit... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Russian Professorwould’ve gone to Morocco as a soldier.”Credit Photograph by VLADIMIR NABOKOV AR
The Russian Professor
The New Yorker / Posted a month ago
would’ve gone to Morocco as a soldier.”Credit Photograph by VLADIMIR NABOKOV ARCHIVE / BERG COLLECTION / NYPL In the fall of 1942, Vladimir Nabokov, unable to secure a teaching position at Wellesley College, where he had held a creative-writing... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Springfield super outlines cuts if August levy failsBy Connie Williams SPRINGFIELD — At the April 19 Springfield Local Schools Boa
Springfield super outlines cuts if August levy fails
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted a month ago
By Connie Williams SPRINGFIELD — At the April 19 Springfield Local Schools Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Chuck Sincere addressed cuts that would be necessary if voters reject the five-year, $1.5 million emergency levy on the Aug. 2... Read more
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Yellow Springs News
Forty years of making connections in Yellow SpringsLarry Gerthoffer, better known as Larry Electric, has been a “fixture” of Yello
Forty years of making connections in Yellow Springs
Yellow Springs News / Posted 1 months ago
Larry Gerthoffer, better known as Larry Electric, has been a “fixture” of Yellow Springs for more than 40 years. Known equally for his wry sense of humor and his way with wiring, he’s been plying both trades in the village since starting his electric... Read more

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