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  • Schools fear lawsuits by stocking medication 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:58 pm
  • ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A new law taking effect this summer requiring New Mexico schools stockpile medicine to treat students for severe allergic reactions or asthma attacks has officials concerned, the Albuquerque Journal reported ( ).

  • Firefighters union supports Abercrombie for gov 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:20 pm
  • HONOLULU - The Hawaii Firefighters Association has announced it supports Gov. Neil Abercrombie in his bid for re-election.

  • Illinois gas station owners oppose fuel tax hike 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:50 pm
  • SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Increasing fuel taxes to pay for Illinois road construction will hurt businesses - and hit consumers at the pump, gas station owners said Monday.

  • USM hosts memorial service 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 4:05 am
  • HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - The University of Southern Mississippi is hosting the annual Golden Eagle Memorial Service on Tuesday.

  • Washington State University considers med school 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 11:32 am
  • SPOKANE, Washington - Medical officials predict an aging population and expanded health coverage under the Affordable Care Act will contribute to doctor shortages across the nation. In response to the projected need, Washington State University has begun exploring the feasibility of opening a medical school on its Spokane campus.

  • Va. college 'free-speech zones' latest to fall 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 11:49 am
  • RICHMOND, Virginia - The latest in a string of successful court challenges to college "free speech zones" is unfolding in Virginia, where lawyers are negotiating a settlement in the case of a student who was barred from preaching on campus.

  • NJ Bar Association calls for judge protection 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 5:25 pm
  • NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey - The New Jersey Bar Association is calling for a change to the state constitution that would make it harder for the governor to oust judges.

  • SD Newspaper Association honors longtime reporter 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 9:52 am
  • PIERRE, South Dakota - The South Dakota Newspaper Association is honoring longtime Associated Press correspondent Chet Brokaw.

  • Student Virginia Education Association meeting set 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 5:52 am
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - The Student Virginia Education Association is holding its annual convention in Virginia Beach.

  • Community health fair set in Richmond 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 2:34 am
  • RICHMOND, Virginia - A community health fair in Richmond will provide free screenings, wellness education and follow-up resources to local residents.

  • Boy's 1964 death inspired Burlington Hill cross 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 12:44 pm
  • BURLINGTON, Washington - It's been 50 years since 4-year-old Marc Beaton fell out of a tree while playing in the yard of his Burlington home, but for his parents, who now live out of state, his memory remains.

  • Catholic teacher contract gets exact on behavior 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 6:11 pm
  • CINCINNATI - The doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church is so complex the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is giving teachers a cheat sheet on some of the things that can get them fired.

  • Wind insurer sued over post-Ike policyholder costs 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 3:43 pm
  • AUSTIN, Texas - A Corpus Christi man is suing the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association for hundreds of millions of dollars because he says it improperly passed on costs to policyholders like him after Hurricane Ike in 2008.

  • Fremont High School seniors going on retreat 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 2:02 pm
  • FREMONT, Nebraska - Fremont High School seniors will be on a retreat next week to focus on the transition into the next phase of their lives.

  • Pharmacists urged not to assist US executions 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 4:59 pm
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio - Several human rights and anti-death penalty groups have asked the American Pharmacists Association to prohibit members from participating in executions, a request that comes as states increasingly turn to pharmacists for lethal injection drugs.