• Maryland PARCC scores show slight improvement in math

    Maryland PARCC scores show slight improvement in math

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    Preliminary results from the PARCC assessment show IL students need significant improvement in math, English language arts. "We're sure not seeing a heck of a rise on these results", said Chester E. County results for the 2016 PARCC tests will be released on September 27. Rhode Island is expected to do so Thursday, and others are expected to follow in coming weeks, she said.
  • African American senator defends Clinton on Klan video

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    She also notes that former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke has endorsed Trump. "She paints decent Americans as racists", he said to angry jeers. Clinton ran through a litany of controversial comments Trump has made throughout the campaign - from claiming that the Mexican government was sending "rapists" and killers across the border to his proposal to ban Muslims from entering the US and his attack on a federal judge with Mexican heritage.
  • Obama arrives in Baton Rouge to see flood damage

    Obama arrives in Baton Rouge to see flood damage

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    At least 13 people died as a result of the flooding. "I can tell you what the president has been focused on the response on the ground and the people whose lives in Louisiana have been turned upside down by this bad flooding event", said Earnest.
  • CEO Who Raised Prices on EpiPen Is Joe Manchin's Daughter

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    Members of the Senate Special Committee on Aging are calling for Mylan, the maker of the EpiPen , to brief members of Congress about the drastic price increase of the medication since 2007. The EpiPen controversy follows a similar controversy past year, when Martin Shkreli, chief executive of Turing Pharmaceuticals, drastically raised the price of a key cancer and AIDS drug .
  • Harassment suit vs. mayor 'political ploy'

    Harassment suit vs. mayor 'political ploy'

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    Kimberly V. Bracey says she has been subjected to sex discrimination, sexual harassment, a sexually hostile work place and has been unlawfully retaliated against in the terms and conditions of her employment with the city of Jackson. The Clarion-Ledger has reported on fundraisers held at Bicker's home in Jonesboro, Ga., that went unreported in Yarber's campaign finance reports. "Again, strippers wearing body paint greeted them at the door", the lawsuit said.
  • Man who fatally shot OH police dog gets 45 years behind bars

    Man who fatally shot OH police dog gets 45 years behind bars

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    Jethro's partner, Ryan Davis, said he is beginning to heal after Jethro's death. She defended her sentence by pointing out Jethro's death, Barefield's firing at police officers and the "terror" he inflicted via his crimes. Barefield was sentenced to 45 years after pleading guilty, reports WXIX. The city held a funeral for Jethro at the Canton Civic Center. "I have been torn with anger and vengence on my human side and struggling with forgiveness through my faith".
  • No Limit on Iran's Purchase of Russian Copters: MP

    No Limit on Iran's Purchase of Russian Copters: MP

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    Victor Mizin, a professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Russia's university for diplomats, said the symbolism of the air base deal had been important in Moscow. The U.S. State Department on August 22 said that "it's not clear" that Russian warplanes have stopped using an Iranian air base to carry out bombing runs in Syria.