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Building explosion reported on Detroit's east side

A building explosion has been reported on Detroit's east side.

Savings plans may soon cover more college expenses

The rules governing 529 college savings plans may soon become more flexible.

Last week, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would expand the benefits offered by the college savings plans to include coverage of expenses like computers and I...

Parents receive letter warning children could...

Kids from Coleman A. Young Elementary in Detroit were sent home with a letter scolding parents for missing a meeting and saying their kids could be punished as a result.

Community colleges receive $50M for job training

Eighteen Michigan community colleges will receive $50 million to help train skilled workers.

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Olbermann suspended over Penn State tweets

ESPN has suspended anchor Keith Olbermann for the remainder of the week over a Twitter spat that the anchor had with fans of Penn State University.

Early Monday, a Penn State supporter tweeted at Olbermann with the university's trademark slogan: "We A...

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Arrests made in Wesleyan overdose cases

Police have arrested four students from Wesleyan University in connection with a drug overdose over the weekend. They are to appear in court next week.

Ten students and two visitors were hospitalized Sunday from complications arising from the use of t...

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Teacher of year fired over dirty diaper

A teacher of the year award winner in St. Louis, Missouri, is being fired over a dirty diaper, Fox News reports, to the chagrin of parents of children in her classroom.

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Historic U.S. battle brewing over AP standards

This year, high school students taking Advanced Placement U.S. history in some parts of the country are getting a lesson in current affairs. And in partisanship.


College lifts ban on Iranian science students

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has lifted a controversial ban barring Iranian students from graduate science and engineering programs.

The university faced heavy backlash after it announced February 12 that students from Iran couldn't enroll...

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Carnegie Mellon accepts, rejects 800 students

Carnegie Mellon University has one of the top computer science schools in the country.

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