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Cowboy recalls years working Montana ranch bought by Murdoch

Jan. 15, 2022 10:28 AM EST

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Ray Marxer’s first day as a hired hand at the Matador Cattle Co. ranch south of Dillon began with two lessons in humility. As dawn approached, jitters struck. “I was so nervous, I threw up,” Marxer recalled. Next, he joined a...

Savannah high school student creates mentorship program

Jan. 09, 2022 00:10 AM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020, Savannah Arts Academy student Ava Dorminey decided she wanted to help students who might be struggling from the pandemic. She thought about a school supply drive or a mentorship program. “I wanted to create an...

Schools sticking with in-person learning scramble for subs

Jan. 06, 2022 17:05 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Principals, superintendents and counselors are filling in as substitutes in classrooms as the surge in coronavirus infections further strains schools that already had been struggling with staffing shortages. In Cincinnati, dozens of employees from the...

No deal, no school: Chicago cancels classes for a 2nd day

Jan. 05, 2022 23:40 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago school leaders canceled classes for a second straight day after failing to reach an agreement Wednesday with the teachers union over remote learning and other COVID-19 safety protocols in the nation's third-largest school district. The Chicago Teachers...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Jan. 03, 2022 09:02 AM EST

Traverse City Record-Eagle. Dec. 31, 2021. Editorial: $1B for Great Lakes Restoration calls for smarter spending On the behalf of our HOMES lakes — Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie and Superior — the hard work of political wrangling is done. The $1.2...

Michigan schools hiring hundreds of mental health staffers

Jan. 01, 2022 11:18 AM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Schools across Michigan are recruiting 562 mental and physical health professionals, the governor announced this week as experts said the increase is needed after years of understaffing and overburdening schools. The effort to bolster the number of counselors,...

4 more sentenced in health care scam using NJ state workers

Dec. 15, 2021 18:07 PM EST

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Three former pharmaceutical sales representatives and a school guidance counselor have become the latest people to be sentenced to prison for their roles in a multimillion-dollar health care fraud scheme involving expensive compound medications. The U.S....

Third party to probe Oxford High's actions ahead of shooting

Dec. 05, 2021 14:49 PM EST

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A third party will investigate events at Oxford High School that occurred before a school shooting that left four students dead and six other students and a teacher wounded, the Michigan district's superintendent said, with the Michigan attorney general responding...

Key moments surrounding Michigan high school shooting

Dec. 04, 2021 19:26 PM EST

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The parents of the 15-year-old suspect in the fatal shooting of four students at a Michigan high school have entered not guilty pleas to involuntary manslaughter charges. James and Jennifer Crumbley entered their pleas during a Zoom...

Michigan parents found in building; bond set at $500K apiece

Dec. 04, 2021 19:23 PM EST

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A judge imposed a combined $1 million bond Saturday for the parents of the Michigan teen charged with killing four students at Oxford High School, hours after police said they were caught hiding in a Detroit commercial building. James and Jennifer...