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School bus driver shortage forces parents, students to adapt

Dec. 04, 2021 01:16 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Monisha Walters had worked it all out. Her two kids would take the bus to school in the morning. Then, when classes were over, they would bus from Minneapolis to an after-school care program near their home. But that plan...

Judge orders Michigan boy charged in Oxford High School shooting moved from juvenile facility to county jail, no bond

Dec. 01, 2021 16:51 PM EST
OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Judge orders Michigan boy charged in Oxford High School shooting moved from juvenile facility to county jail, no bond.

VCU Health’s new tower expand Massey Cancer, join services

Nov. 28, 2021 09:04 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The newest facility in Virginia Commonwealth University Health’s sprawling enterprise is a 17-story, $384 million outpatient tower in downtown Richmond. It opens Dec. 6, consolidates at least seven other buildings’ worth of services into one, and expands the...

Southern University Law Center adds Shreveport site

Nov. 27, 2021 13:25 PM EST

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — The Shreveport campus of the Southern University Law Center will begin classes in a renovated library in January. The inaugural class will be comprised of eight Southern University Law students who will be in their last semester, The Shreveport...

Connecticut school district turns to limo service for help

Nov. 26, 2021 16:11 PM EST

TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut school district is turning to a limousine service company to help transport students to school because of a bus driver shortage that's been exacerbated by the pandemic. The Torrington Public Schools district plans to use some of...

Lawsuit accuses doctors of taking data to rival hospital

Nov. 26, 2021 14:01 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A group of cancer doctors at the Medical University of South Carolina took confidential information to a competitor in an effort to establish a new treatment facility, according to a lawsuit filed this week. MUSC filed the lawsuit in state court...

Sununu issues executive order to boost hospital capacity

Nov. 23, 2021 16:44 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Gov. Chris Sununu issued an executive order Tuesday designed to help boost capacity at hospitals across New Hampshire that are struggling with a record number of COVID-19 patients. The state has been averaging nearly 1,000 new COVID-19 infections...

WVa classroom added for commercial driver's license training

Nov. 22, 2021 04:05 AM EST

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Highways has added a classroom in Parkersburg to its Equipment Training Academy in Buckhannon. The expansion gives the facility three classrooms, two in Buckhannon and one in Parkersburg. The academy can run three...

Jennifer Snowpez? Kids get creative with snowplow names

Nov. 19, 2021 13:43 PM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Captain Snowpants; Yo Bro, No Snow; and Jennifer Snowpez are among the names that will be on some of Vermont's snowplows this winter. Vermont school students participated in the state transportation department's Name a Plow contest to come up...

Vermont officials change rule for PCBs in school buildings

Nov. 19, 2021 13:36 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont health officials are changing guidelines on safe levels of PCBs in schools after learning that a certain amount of the toxic chemical is common in indoor environments. This week health officials announced that polychlorinated biphenyls can...