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NCAA hosting women's hoops summit at Final Four

The NCAA is hosting a women's basketball summit Monday based on Big East commissioner Val Ackerman's paper she put together and submitted in June. The summit will hit three main areas , youth basketball, the business of basketball and the state of. (more…)

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Md. Woman Charged With Second-Degree Murder in Heroin Death

A Maryland woman charged with second-degree murder for allegedly injecting heroin into a man who died of an overdose in January also was connected to a heroin overdose from October, according to the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office. The suspect drove. (more…)

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Attorney for police union in ticket probe speaks out

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) – One day after Cranston Mayor Allan Fung called for the termination of a high ranking police captain, the lawyer for the city's police union is speaking out. Attorney for Cranston's police union, Joe Rodio, told Eyewitness News . (more…)

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Universities adding degrees in high-tech fields

The Board of Regents approved a doctoral degree in cyber security at Dakota State University along with a plan for DSU and South Dakota State University to jointly offer master's degrees in analytics and data science. Coursework for both degrees will . (more…)

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NJ Transit Worker Sent to Rehab Over Medical Marijuana Sues Agency

A New Jersey Transit clerk who was suspended for using medical marijuana to treat his end-stage renal failure has sued the agency. NorthJersey.com, which first reported the story, said the suit filed by Charlie Davis, 57, may be the first of its kind . (more…)

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REPORT: CBS Approached John Oliver About Hosting A Late Night Show

That said, the Hollywood Reporter reports today that the network approached former Daily Show correspondent and Jon Stewart fill-in John Oliver last year about potentially hosting a late night show. The pitch was for Oliver potentially to occupy the 12 . (more…)

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Nest halts sales of Nest Protect smoke alarm as it grapples with software glitch

With this in mind, Nest has issued a safety notice for users of its Internet-connected Protect smoke and carbon monoxide alarm after discovering a software glitch with its 'Wave' feature that could potentially delay the alarm's activation in the event . (more…)

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This week in 'that figures': payday loans

An attempt in the state Senate to rein in predatory payday lenders, which typically set up shop in low-income neighborhoods and charge interest rates as high as 500 percent for small, short-term loans , thus trapping “customers” in unmanageable debt. (more…)

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Don't trash my degree

As both a college student and a journalism student, there are discouraging comments that I constantly have to deal with. College students are subject to hear about how useless their degree is and how they are aggregating thousands in debt to end up . (more…)

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Authorities see increase in area credit card fraud

One of the men admitted to buying other people's credit card numbers from a contact outside of the country and making his own cards with the victim's accounts. Numerous people in the Hazleton area have turned to Facebook in the past few weeks to vent. (more…)

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