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Princeton hospital joining WVU Health System

Oct. 21, 2021 04:06 AM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Princeton Community Hospital is joining the West Virginia University Health System. The hospital's board of directors, the WVU Health System and the city of Princeton have signed a letter of intent for the hospital to be integrated into the WVU...

Victims of the 2018 Parkland, Florida, high school massacre

Oct. 20, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty to murder on Wednesday in the 2018 shooting massacre that left 17 people dead at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Here are the victims: ALYSSA ALHADEFF, 14 Alyssa excelled in math and Spanish, was...

WVa college to discipline president accused of plagiarism

Oct. 20, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. (AP) — The board of a small college in West Virginia decided Wednesday to take unspecified discipline against its president on allegations that he plagiarized some speeches. West Liberty University’s Board of Governors unanimously approved the...

Telescope protesters march to university president's home

Oct. 20, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — In the ongoing protest over a giant telescope planned for Hawaii's tallest mountain, a group marched to the state university system president's home. Tuesday's march of about 70 protesters marked 2,400 days since heavy equipment first arrived on Mauna...

Editorial Roundup: Alabama

Oct. 20, 2021 14:11 PM EDT

Dothan Eagle. October 16, 2021. Editorial: Crisis factory What is it about Alabama’s leaders that makes them ignore very real, critical challenges in our state while creating non-existent threats that they can decisively stamp out? ...

Missouri superintendent who voted to fight racism steps down

Oct. 20, 2021 07:54 AM EDT

PARK HILL, Mo. (AP) — The superintendent of a suburban Kansas City school district where a small group of students posted a petition online calling for the return of slavery has announced that she will step down next summer. The Park Hill, Missouri, school district...

WVa teachers union sues county over COVID-19 school policies

Oct. 19, 2021 17:13 PM EDT

WINFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia teachers union is suing a county board of education over its COVID-19 policies. The West Virginia Education Association filed the lawsuit Monday against the Putnam County Board of Education. The lawsuit, which seeks a preliminary...

Voting options expand in Albuquerque, Santa Fe elections

Oct. 19, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Nearly 13,000 absentee and early ballots have been cast in local elections that will determine the next mayors of New Mexico's largest city as well as its state capital, with two weeks remaining before Election Day. The secretary of state's office...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Oct. 19, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

Topeka Capital-Journal. October 15, 2021. Editorial: Seaman school board has a difficult decision ahead. We believe members must choose to change the name. The Seaman USD 345 School Board needs to do what’s right, not what’s popular. ...

Beshear urges schools to keep masking policies as cases drop

Oct. 18, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's governor strongly urged school boards Monday to maintain their pandemic-related mask mandates, warning that relaxing the requirements would jeopardize recent declines in statewide COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. “The first thing...