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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Investigators combed through a collapsed theater stage at a Southern California high school Sunday, trying to determine why it buckled during a performance and sent 25 students to the hospital, some with broken bones but most with minor injuries like bruises and scrapes, authorities said Sunday.
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — The chaos at the University of Massachusetts over the weekend during a pre-St. Patrick's Day celebration brought new attention to an old problem affecting colleges across the country: How to deal with alcohol-fueled revelers during the March festivities.
The "Blarney Blowout” near the Amherst campus spiraled out of control, pitting police against thousands of drunken revelers.
National Youth Violence Prevention Week in April will give Boston school children the chance to flex their creative muscles on a serious topic. A hip-hop video contest will be held for high school students, and the grand prize includes four Red Sox tickets, with the video spotlighted on a local radio station. A poster contest is planned for kindergartners through fifth-graders. Middle school students are encouraged to write poems reflecting an antiviolence message. The week runs April 7 through 11, with the winners announced on April 10. Deadline for entries is March 10. The events have been organized by Boston police, the Suffolk district attorney’s office, Boston Centers for Youth and Families, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department, the US attorney’s office, and the Boston public schools.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Investigators combed through a collapsed theater stage at a Southern California high school Sunday, trying to determine why it buckled during a performance and sent 25 students to the hospital, some with broken bones but most with minor injuries like bruises and scrapes.
Caudill 1-2 1-2 3, Anderson 6-15 3-3 15, Hanlan 10-17 7-8 29, Rahon 3-8 1-1 8, Heckmann 0-4 1-2 1, Owens 2-2 1-2 5, Odio 0-0 0-0 0, Magarity 2-6 0-0 5, Jackson 0-3 2-2 2, Dragicevich 0-0 0-0 0, Rubin 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-57 16-20 68.
ANAHEIM, California (AP) — A stage at a Southern California high school collapsed during a performance, sending 25 students to the hospital with mainly minor injuries, authorities said.
Pollard 3-5 1-1 8, Walker 1-11 2-2 4, Williams 3-9 1-4 7, Stahl 3-8 2-3 8, Eatherton 7-13 4-4 20, Avenant 3-4 0-0 8, Marshall 0-1 0-0 0, Banegas-Flores 0-5 1-2 1, Spencer 5-6 8-8 18. Totals 25-62 19-24 74.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A resource fair will be held to help veterans with education, jobs, training, health care and other issues.
Evans 6-11 2-4 14, Barnett 1-4 0-0 3, Loe 3-7 2-2 8, Jett 6-13 5-8 17, McCall Jr. 5-10 1-3 12, Glaze 0-0 0-0 0, McBroom 1-6 0-0 2, Lancona 0-1 0-0 0, Manning 3-4 2-2 8. Totals 25-56 12-19 64.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two legislative committees will hold simultaneous public hearings on bills that would implement recommendations of a task force created after the Newtown school massacre to balance the privacy of crime victims with the public's right to know.
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Students at New Hampshire's Dartmouth College will see tuition go up nearly 3 percent for the next academic year.
ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — Vermont kids who've ever wanted to grow a giant pumpkin — here's your chance.
CASTLETON, Vt. (AP) — Former Vermont governor and presidential candidate Howard Dean will be speaking at Castleton State College at the end of this month.
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) —