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Protesters march against Chicago school closures

Hundreds of teachers, parents and opponents have marched through downtown Chicago, vowing to fight a plan to close 54 Chicago Public Schools. Wednesday’s march came as Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s insisted he’s done negotiating and the…

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Idaho boy detained after list, weapons found

Authorities have detained an Idaho junior high school student who compiled a list of students and police officers they believe he was planning to kill. Rigby Police Chief Keith Hammon says the boy’s parents called…

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Historic ship short on funds and time

The SS United States is sending out what may be its final distress call. The 990-foot-long ship could be sold for scrap within two months unless the grass-roots preservation group that’s working to secure a…