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FSU-Oklahoma State headlines ACC opening weekend

  A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 1 of the season: GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 1 Florida State vs. Oklahoma State. The reigning national champion Seminoles and Heisman winner Jameis Winston face the Cowboys in the home of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys on Saturday night. The Seminoles [...]

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Father of student: fatal flight was to see sights

  CLEVELAND (AP) — A small rented airplane crashed and burned shortly after takeoff Monday, killing four college students who were taking a sightseeing flight around Cleveland after their first day of classes. The four men were students at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. Three were members of the varsity wrestling team. The wrestlers [...]

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Father of student: fatal flight was to see sights

  CLEVELAND (AP) — A small rented airplane crashed and burned shortly after takeoff Monday, killing four college students who were taking a sightseeing flight around Cleveland after their first day of classes. The four men were students at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. Three were members of the varsity wrestling team. The wrestlers were [...]

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John Sperling, University of Phoenix founder, dies

  PHOENIX (AP) — John G. Sperling, who overcame learning problems early in life and went on to found the for-profit University of Phoenix, has died, company officials said Sunday. He was 93. Mark Brenner, chief of staff of the Apollo Education Group, the parent company of the University of Phoenix, said Sperling died Friday [...]

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Sexual assault task force created for Va. colleges

  RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A task force to combat sexual assaults on Virginia’s college campuses has been created by Gov. Terry McAuliffe. McAuliffe signed an executive order Thursday creating the Governor’s Task Force on Combating Campus Sexual Violence. The task force will include campus administrators, advocates, law enforcement, higher education attorneys, health professionals and [...]

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