News archive from 31 March 2015

Schoology helps teachers personalize the classroom

Schoology helps teachers personalize the classroom

WILMINGTON, Del. -- When fifth-graders in Katy Corey's class at Carrie Downie Elementary School comb through math problems on their laptops, it looks at a glance like everybody is doing the same thing. But look closer and you'll find each student's...

 
Pharmacists' group opposes execution drugs

Pharmacists' group opposes execution drugs

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The American Pharmacists Association on Monday adopted a policy that discourages its members from providing death-penalty drugs. The new guidelines could make it tough for death penalty states, like Texas, that have been looking at...

 
Women coders good for business, documentarian says

Women coders good for business, documentarian says

SAN FRANCISCO – Like many parents, Robin Hauser Reynolds was spurred to action by her children. Specifically, a college-age daughter who had expressed a keen interest in computer science at Colgate University but suddenly was on the cusp of dropping...

 
Schweich spokesman left note before apparent suicide

Schweich spokesman left note before apparent suicide

The spokesman for the Missouri auditor's office left a note before he was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound late Sunday, about a month after his boss killed himself, police said Monday. (March 30) SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The spokesman...

 
9 CEOs call on Indiana to modify 'religious freedom' law

9 CEOs call on Indiana to modify 'religious freedom' law

What both sides are saying in Indiana's religous freedom law debate. INDIANAPOLIS — A Who's Who of central Indiana corporate leaders called on Gov. Mike Pence and legislative leaders to reform the newly passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act so it...

 

Tuesday's forecast: March goes out like a lamb for most

The last day of March will end on a quiet note for much of the country, with only a couple of minor trouble spots. East: Some accumulating snow is likely from the Great Lakes to interior portions of the Northeast, while some light rain pelts the...

 
McDonald's gives all-day breakfast a test try

McDonald's gives all-day breakfast a test try

NEW YORK — A McMuffin for dinner? It might happen, as McDonald's plans to test an all-day breakfast at some locations in the San Diego area starting next month. The company said in a statement that the test is in response to customers who have said...

 
Walt Disney rides with live-action 'Mulan'

Walt Disney rides with live-action 'Mulan'

Cinderella, make way for the live-action Mulan. Walt Disney Studios is looking into a retelling of the 1998 Oscar-nominated animated film Mulan, featuring a powerful Chinese heroine. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney bought a script by...

 
Relentless Russell Westbrook shakes up NBA MVP race

Relentless Russell Westbrook shakes up NBA MVP race

So just how loaded is the MVP race in the NBA this season? Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook is having the kind of overall impact that puts him in the same sentence with Oscar Robertson, Michael Jordan and LeBron James, all while leading...

Usa Today, 20:07 in Sport
 
50 states, 6 continents: Musician's quest at world's end

50 states, 6 continents: Musician's quest at world's end

ELMIRA, N.Y. -- All the world's a stage, and Mansfield University music professor Joseph Murphy is about to run out of fresh venues. Having performed in 50 states and on six continents, Murphy is planning a trip to Antarctica in December with the...

 
Bell: Patriots could be next team to be hammered by NFL

Bell: Patriots could be next team to be hammered by NFL

It's Hammer Time in the NFL. If you think the punishments revealed on Monday against the Atlanta Falcons, Cleveland Browns and a couple of their high-ranking executives sent a stern message in the name of the game's integrity, imagine what could be...

Usa Today, 20:34 in Sport
 
Adaptive sports give disabled vets chance to be free

Adaptive sports give disabled vets chance to be free

Former Marine Jake Hipps shows what he can do on the ski slopes at the annual National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic on Monday, March 30, 2015, in Snowmass, Colo. About 400 disabled veterans are participating in the clinic. SNOWMASS, Colo. —...

 
Ariz. governor vetoes bill shielding names of officers

Ariz. governor vetoes bill shielding names of officers

PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed legislation Monday requiring law enforcement agencies to keep the names of officers involved in shootings secret for two months, nixing a bill that was inspired by last year's events Ferguson, Missouri, and...

 
Salisbury University suspends Phi Beta Sigma fraternity

Salisbury University suspends Phi Beta Sigma fraternity

SALISBURY, Md. -- A Salisbury University fraternity has been suspended for two years following allegations of student hazing, officials announced Monday. Phi Beta Sigma will be suspended into the 2017 spring semester because of an undisclosed hazing...

 
Ariz. gov. signs abortion medication legislation

Ariz. gov. signs abortion medication legislation

PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday signed into law legislation that requires physicians to tell women they can potentially reverse the effects of medication-induced abortions. Senate Bill 1318 also bars insurance companies from providing...

 
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