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Brown's endowment grows to about $6.9B

Oct. 14, 2021 13:31 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University's endowment generated a more than 50% return during the most recently completed fiscal year to increase to $6.9 billion, the Ivy league school announced Thursday. Strong financial markets that boosted results for many...

Mexican government charges against academics criticized

Sep. 22, 2021 21:47 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has so many drug lords to deal with that critics openly wondered Wednesday why the government has instead sought to lock up 31 academics, professors and scientists in the country’s harshest maximum security prison. The government of...

St. Johnsbury approves $5.4 million bond to renovate armory

Sep. 15, 2021 08:49 AM EDT

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — Voters in St. Johnsbury have approved a proposal to borrow $5.4 million to turn a long-shuttered armory into the community’s new public safety building. Voters approved the proposal Tuesday by a vote of 255-170. The...

St. Johnsbury votes on $5.4 million bond to renovate armory

Sep. 14, 2021 09:58 AM EDT

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — Voters in St. Johnsbury are deciding Tuesday whether to authorize town officials to borrow $5.4 million to turn an old armory into the community's new public safety building. The polls are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the St. Johnsbury...

Research group to pay $1.1M to settle probe of ties to China

Sep. 02, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A biomedical research center in Grand Rapids has agreed to pay $1.1 million to settle a federal investigation that began when authorities in 2020 discovered research samples in the luggage of a Chinese scientist arriving at the Detroit airport. ...

St. Johnsbury asks voters for $5.4M to renovate armory

Aug. 01, 2021 10:02 AM EDT

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — The St. Johnsbury select board is asking town voters to authorize them to borrow $5.4 million dollars to pay for the renovation of the long-shuttered St. Johnsbury Armory. If the bond is approved during the Sept. 14 vote, the Main Street...

Alabama high school student wins acclaim for cancer research

Aug. 01, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — When you think “dual enrollment,” it usually that means a high schooler can get some core college courses out of the way early so they can dive more deeply into their major when they enroll at the university. Kailyn Grant, a rising senior at...