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Mississippi editorial roundup

Nov. 6, 2019 2:49 PM EST

Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers: ___ Nov. 6 The (Tupelo) Daily Journal on Mississippi test scores: While the latest scores from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, (NAEP) don't reflect well for the country's young readers as a whole, Mississippi ranked No. 1 for score gains in reading...

University of New Mexico law student sues school over dust

Oct. 21, 2019 11:48 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A University of New Mexico law student is suing the school and a construction company for kicking up dust. KRQE-TV reports Zacary Wilson-Fetrow this month filed a lawsuit in Albuquerque District Court over public nuisance and negligence in connection with construction around the...

NTSB: Firm tied to collapsed Miami bridge wasn't qualified

Oct. 8, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The firm that reviewed the design of a Miami university bridge that collapsed and killed six people last year was mistakenly listed in a Florida state report as qualified for that type of project even when it wasn't, federal documents show. The National Transportation Safety Board released...

Arizona State University gets OK for 4 construction projects

Sep. 22, 2019 11:59 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State University has gotten approval for several large construction projects including a new dormitory in downtown Phoenix, a pedestrian bridge on the Tempe campus and renovations to a historic building in Los Angeles. The state Board of Regents also approved an additional $17...