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Miles Elementary Earns Prestigious Blue Ribbon School Designation for 2016

Miles Elementary Earns Prestigious Blue Ribbon School Designation for 2016

Exemplary High Performing Schools are a state's highest-performing schools, as measured by state assessments or national tests, student subgroup performance and high school graduation rates. "When I started researching, when I heard that Ms. Walsh had claimed that she had won the national Blue Ribbon Award, we started looking into it". All of the Iowa honorees were named exemplary high performing schools . Read More

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Teacher, 1 child from shooting in good condition

Teacher, 1 child from shooting in good condition

Air 7 says they have airlifted one patient. According to Vox.com , the Townville Elementary School shooting is the 37th school shooting in 2016. The female teacher was wounded in a shoulder, Major said . Two medical helicopters are on the scene at the school. There are reports a man has been found dead near the school. It was not immediately clear precisely where in or around the school gunfire occurred, but local media reports said that at least three people were believed to be injured ... Read More

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Charlotte Protesters Hold Afternoon Rally Over Fatal Police Shooting

He falls to the ground after four shots are heard. Bowing to almost a week of intense public pressure, the Charlotte Police Department released video footage on Saturday of officers shooting Keith Lamont Scott. He said that and other evidence they were releasing would corroborate their account of how things unfolded, including that Keith Lamont Scott was holding a gun when he was shot. Read More

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Suspect in Dallas-area killing rampage arrested

Suspect in Dallas-area killing rampage arrested

Georgetown police said Franco-Luviano is not in custody as of 4 p.m. Monday, and that his whereabouts are not known. Dallas police and the sheriff's department are now helping Cedar Hill as they actively search for the suspect. Police in Georgetown are on the lookout for the suspect in an aggravated robbery and kidnapping. A third victim was found at a Texaco Station in the 200 block of South Highway 67. Read More

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Loras Poll: Clinton, Trump deadlocked in Iowa

Taking on Clinton first, Oliver discussed her email scandal and the Clinton Foundation. In a head-to-head matchup, Clinton gets 47 percent to Trump's 46 percent. During a 2000 race for a U.S. Senate seat in New York, Clinton rival Rick Lazio crossed the stage to confront her. Twenty-seven percent of Americans who have an unfavorable view of both Clinton and Trump said they could change their minds, versus only 13 percent of those who like at least one of them. Read More

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Suspect shot dead as nine injured in Texas shooting

The shooting involved "a lawyer" who was having unspecified issues with his law firm, Martha Montalvo, the interim Houston police chief, said during a briefing Monday morning. The man said he called his son after the shooting, but the call went to voicemail. The gunman, believed to be a lawyer, was shot dead by police at the scene. Read More

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Wells Fargo CEO calls bank's conduct "unacceptable" in note to customers

Mr. Stumpf said that those fired included bankers, managers and managers of managers, but declined to name the most senior executive let go. Wells Fargo (WFC) will eliminate the sales goals by January 1, according to a statement . Wells Fargo reported two months ago that Tolstedt had chose to retire at the end of this year, though she stepped down from her role overseeing the bank's branch network on July 31. Read More

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North Carolina governor declares state of emergency as Charlotte protests rage on

North Carolina governor declares state of emergency as Charlotte protests rage on

On Wednesday, presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton weighed in on the violence in Charlotte, which came on the heels of another fatal police shooting of a black man, Terence Crutcher, on Friday in Tulsa. In 2013, Charlotte police charged one of their own, Randall Kerrick, with voluntary manslaughter after the white officer shot an unarmed black man. He said the video supports the police account of what happened, but does not definitively show Scott pointing a gun at ... Read More

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National Football League quarterback Cam Newton's hat gets online memes humming Be Sharp

National Football League quarterback Cam Newton's hat gets online memes humming Be Sharp

Sports Illustrated's Jonathan Jones, formerly of The Charlotte Observer , wrote a compelling column on Cam Newton's history on race issues in advance of last week's game against the San Francisco 49ers. The San Francisco 49ers head coach added, "He's a second running back back there". As the season progresses, it seems that Grant will gain an increasing role on offense in both the air and ground game. Read More

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Toxin made famous by Erin Brockovich prevalent in NJ water

Toxin made famous by Erin Brockovich prevalent in NJ water

It concludes that 218 million people are drinking tap water at levels higher than those recommended by some scientists. Chromium-6, the cancer-causing chemical best known for its role in the Erin Brockovich story, has been found at higher-than-recommended levels in the tap water supplying two-thirds of all Americans, according to a report from the Environmental Working Group . Read More

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Masked man claiming to have bomb prompts school lockdown

Masked man claiming to have bomb prompts school lockdown

While the bomb threat to the school is at the top of Craig's blog post, the vast majority of the piece is dedicated to a racist rant that touches on Donald Trump, Colin Kaepernick, Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James. No injuries were reported in the incident. However, a precise motive is still being investigated and may be related to mental health issues, he said. Read More

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NJ bar owner found bombing suspect sleeping in doorway

LINDEN, New Jersey ( CNN ) - A bar owner in Linden, NJ. called police after he spotted bombing suspect Ahmad Rahami sleeping in the doorway of his establishment early Monday morning. In addition to the bombings in NY and New Jersey over the weekend the police also discovered several unexploded devices which led them to suspect that there was a terror cell at work in the two states. Read More

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