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Minnesota bets fiscal future on osteopathic medical school

Jul. 13, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In December of 2014, Gaylord banker Philip Keithahn met with six leaders in this small Sibley County town to discuss an audacious question. A month earlier, voters in the Sibley East Public Schools district had agreed to build a new elementary school in Gaylord, a decision that would...

Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sex assaults

Jul. 1, 2019 4:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The attorney for the former University of Southern California campus gynecologist charged with sexual assault argued Monday his client is suffering from heart problems and diabetes and should be allowed to post bail. Dr. George Tyndall, 72, appeared in Los Angeles Superior Court on 29...

School officials deny strip search accusations in lawsuit

Jun. 28, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Court documents in a federal civil rights case say an upstate New York school district and its employees categorically deny allegations that four 12-year-old girls were illegally strip searched by a school nurse. Lawyers for the Binghamton City School District say the four students...

Ex-USC gynecologist charged in sex assaults of 16 patients

Jun. 26, 2019 9:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former longtime gynecologist at the University of Southern California was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting 16 women at the student health center, the first criminal counts in a case that already has seen USC offer to pay $215 million to settle potentially thousands of...

The Latest: Ex-USC gynecologist hospitalized after arrest

Jun. 26, 2019 8:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a former University of Southern California gynecologist charged with sexual assault (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Police say a former longtime gynecologist at the University of Southern California is in a hospital after he was arrested and charged with sexual assaults...

Indiana State U board approves tuition increases, health fee

Jun. 21, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana State University trustees have approved tuition increases the next two years that includes a new fee to boost student mental health services. The university says tuition for an in-state, full-time undergraduate student will increase 1.65% to $4,518 per semester in...

Maryland school safety training to soothe traumatized kids

Jun. 19, 2019 6:53 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — School safety is the subject of a conference drawing teachers, law enforcement officers and mental health service providers in Baltimore County, Maryland. The Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention is providing training on Wednesday in Baltimore on how to minimize the impact of...

3 Nebraska Medicaid providers honored for serving patients

Jun. 17, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is honoring three Nebraska health care providers for outstanding service to patients within the state's Medicaid program. Ricketts announced the winners Monday of the inaugural Nebraska Medicaid Provider Awards. The doctors recognized were Dr. Henry Sakowski, an...

University of Florida wants to embark on a growth spurt

Jun. 16, 2019 1:11 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The University of Florida wants to embark on a growth spurt. Florida's flagship university is hoping to spend around $2.2 billion in the next decade. The Gainesville Sun reports the university's capital improvement plans include a new honors college, athletic dorms, a new student...

5th woman accuses ex-UCLA gynecologist of sexual battery

Jun. 14, 2019 8:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fifth woman has accused a retired University of California, Los Angeles gynecologist of sexually abusing her. The lawsuit, filed Friday, accuses Dr. James Heaps of sexual battery, negligence and civil rights violations. "We're reviewing the lawsuit and we find the allegations against...