No. 9 Penn State's offensive line now powering Nittany Lions

No. 9 Penn State's offensive line now powering Nittany Lions a few short years after lacking experience and scholarship players
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California official wants probe of pension chief's education

California state Treasurer John Chiang is calling for an independent investigation after critics raised questions about the educational background of the head of the nation's largest public pension system
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Ole Miss seeks fast removal of donor's name after flap

The University of Mississippi is trying to speed up the process of removing a donor's name from its journalism school after his Facebook post that drew backlash as being racist
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College system trustees to interview 4 chancellor finalists

The Nebraska State College System trustees intend this coming Sunday and Monday to interview the four finalists to be the next system chancellor
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AP-AR--Arkansas News Digest 1:30 pm,1st Ld-Writethru, AR

AP-AR--Arkansas News Digest 1:30 pm,1st Ld-Writethru, AR
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Report: Arkansas sees continued drop in college enrollment

Data released by Arkansas education officials show that the state's college enrollment continued to decline in the 2018-19 school year
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Solar entrepreneur to bring jobs, training to Minneapolis

A 39-year-old solar entrepreneur is working to reopen a shuttered workforce center as a clean energy job training hub in an area of Minneapolis that's long been isolated from such opportunities
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Ole Miss faculty ask donor to remove name after racial post

Journalism faculty members at the University of Mississippi on Friday asked a donor to voluntarily remove his name from the journalism school following a social media post criticized for an "unjustified racial overtone."
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Ole Miss could remove donor's name after 'racial' post

University of Mississippi Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter said Friday that the university could consider removing a donor's name from its journalism school following a social media post that Vitter criticized for an "unjustified racial overtone."
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US House candidates debate gun control, age of Earth

The first debate of the tight U.S. House race in eastern Washington state Wednesday night produced differences over campaign finance, gun control and even the age of the Earth
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Rapid City trolley service sees steady ridership

Rapid City's trolley service sees steady ridership through the summer with minimal impact to the city's budget
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South Dakota to raise turkey for White House Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving turkey to either be served to President Donald Trump or pardoned this year will be raised in South Dakota
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MSU researcher fights against deadly deer disease

Researchers from Michigan State University and the state Department of Natural Resources are using technology and old-fashioned observation to track Michigan deer in hopes of curbing the deadly disease
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Minot brothers find success in mushroom farming

Minot brothers Jeff and Dan Coggins have found success in their second year harvesting mushrooms and selling their product at local farmers markets
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Michigan metal drummer recovers from 2015 bus crash

A Michigan metal drummer is recovering from a 2015 bus crash that caused him to lose his right leg
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Oklahoma case remains unsolved 34 years later

The disappearance of Sandy Pathresa Rea 34 years ago is still one of the biggest crime mysteries in the Shawnee area, but a new set of local investigators are putting a fresh set of eyes on the unsolved cold case
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Bentonville designer showcases work at New York Fashion Week

Bentonville fashion designer Alyssa Graves showcased six pieces in a show for emerging designers at New York Fashion Week
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Father-daughter duo broadcasts Arkansas high school football

Buzz Sawyer and his daughter Sarah Sawyer are calling play-by-play for Northside High School football games in the Grizzlies' revamped broadcast
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Wisconsin church's garden gives produce, sense of community

A Wisconsin church's garden doesn't just provide produce, it also provides a sense of community
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Minnesota fire department marks 125 years

This year marks the Virginia Fire Department's 125th anniversary
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Oklahoma Boy Scout Explorers reunite in New Mexico

A group of Boy Scout Explores reunited in New Mexico more than 50 years after a Boy Scouts trip
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Wisconsin students organize mental health festival

Three Wisconsin students organized a mental health festival at their school to erase mental health stigma
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Duluth beer makers say the area's water boosts products

Duluth beer makers have long said that the quality of Minnesota's water helps boost the quality of their products
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Efforts continue to save, support, secure Texas horny toads

A dozen conservationists clad in khaki and forest green marched into the Texas Hill Country brush in a continuing effort to save horny toads
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More cruise options coming to the Great Lakes

Michigan has started a new initiative to bring more cruise ships to the Great Lakes
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Outdoor art project to get new headquarters in Detroit

An outdoor art project is getting a new headquarters in Detroit
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Students learn about Oklahoma City bombing through new tech

The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum recently launched the Augmented Reality experience to teach students about the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing
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Nebraska senator to participate in world sniper competition

Nebraska Sen. Tom Brewer is headed for the International Sniper Cup event in Bulgaria after having competed in a series of sniper shooting championships
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Arkansas sees growing urgent care industry

Health care providers are planning to open up more urgent care centers across Arkansas
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Inmate group caters to spiritual needs at Iowa prison

At the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility, an unusual group is catering to the spiritual needs of those who have no religion at all
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