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PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University has begun vaccinating nearly 6,000 students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United States.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education has agreed to investigate the civil rights complaint filed by seven women who allege the University of Connecticut responded to sexual assaults on campus with deliberate indifference or worse.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Two Vermont teacher unions Monday offered plans for the upcoming session of the state Legislature that included efforts to unionize early childhood educators and recruit highly qualified people into the teaching profession.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy superintendent said Monday that he decided to court-martial two midshipmen in a sexual assault case against a military judge's recommendation because it is his duty to make sure the charges are fully examined.
STRASBURG, Pa. (AP) — Once a week, Terri Roberts spends time with a 13-year-old Amish girl named Rosanna who sits in a wheelchair and eats through a tube. Roberts bathes her, sings to her, reads stories. She can only guess what's going on inside Rosanna's mind because the girl can't talk.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The comparisons are perhaps inevitable. President Barack Obama and former South African leader Nelson Mandela each served as their nation's first black president, living symbols of struggles to overcome deep-seated racial tensions. Each was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Newtown officials asked for privacy and joined victims' families Monday in calling for people to mark the upcoming anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting by performing acts of kindness or volunteering with charities.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Prosecutors say the former chief operating officer of a county school district in Georgia, her ex-husband and the district's ex-superintendent have been sentenced in a racketeering and theft scheme.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Burlington police say a man is dead after the vehicle he was driving collided with a school bus being driven the other way on a major commuting artery in the Vermont city.
NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) — Scientists at the University of Rhode Island are studying microbes that live deep below the surface of the earth.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Light snow falling in much of New Hampshire has made for some slick roads and some school delays.
Odio 2-5 0-0 5, Anderson 5-11 2-5 13, Jackson 3-10 0-0 9, Dragicevich 0-4 0-0 0, Rahon 5-12 0-0 11, Owens 0-0 0-0 0, Caudill 3-5 5-8 11, Magarity 1-2 2-2 4, Hanlan 2-5 0-0 6, Rubin 1-3 0-0 3, Heckmann 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 22-59 9-15 62.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — A student accused of setting off a lockdown and massive police response at Central Connecticut State University by wearing a ninja-like costume on campus is set to face a judge for the first time.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut has awarded the first two scholarships under a program launched to help those affected by last year's massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian police fired tear gas Sunday in an attempt to disperse supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president protesting at the dormitories of an Islamic university in Cairo.