2 more women sue New Jersey university over alleged rapes

Two more women are suing a New Jersey university for being partly to blame for alleged sexual assaults after they say school officials turned a blind eye to an unsanctioned fraternity known for underage drinking and sexual misconduct
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2 women seek to hold university responsible in alleged rapes

Two women who allege they were raped after being given spiked drinks at an unsanctioned fraternity house at New Jersey's Stockton University are suing the school
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Atlantic City police partner with businesses in camera share

Police monitor 971 cameras throughout the city, Atlantic City police Deputy Chief James Sarkos said, only 178 of which are city-owned
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Basic income among young California mayor's bold ideas

The 27-year-old mayor of Stockton, California, is launching bold experiments including providing a monthly $500 check to some of the city's low-income residents
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California man pleads to unlawfully selling aviation data

Federal prosecutors say a California man has admitted to unlawfully selling copyrighted aviation data updates
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Details of governor's child welfare proposals unknown

Maine's Republican governor says lawmakers should get back to work and address his proposals to reform the state's struggling child welfare system
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EXCHANGE: Rare snake breeder finding feet in niche market

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Rare snake breeder finding feet in niche market
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Governor says child welfare reform shouldn't be politicized

Maine lawmakers are looking into ways to improve Maine's struggling child welfare system without resorting to legislation
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Idaho's first Latino judge: 'I contribute my grain of sand'

As he looks back over what he's accomplished in two-and-a-half decades as a judge, Idaho Court of Appeals Judge Sergio Gutierrez is modest.
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LePage administration set to testify on child welfare

A LePage administration official is set to testify before a legislative watchdog investigating Maine's struggling child welfare system
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Maine governor signs child welfare bills into law

Maine's Republican governor has signed into law a package of reforms to the state's struggling child welfare system
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Maine lawmakers approve 11th-hour child welfare reforms

Maine lawmakers have approved reforms to the state child welfare system in a rare session late in the summer
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Official says LePage's bill tackles child welfare system

Maine's top health and human services official says Maine's struggling child welfare system needs staffing, a new computer system and changes to family reunification and mandatory reporting policies
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Sermon from the mount

Though Todd Pierce is used to breaking horses as he preaches sermons, he didn't have to fight too hard with this one
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Stockton University to conduct study on environmental center

Stockton University will conduct a study on a proposed environmental center
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Stockton University to consider buying former casino

Stockton University is eyeing a purchase of a now-shuttered casino in New Jersey
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Stockton University to not require SAT scores for applicants

Stockton University will no longer require undergraduate applicants to submit ACT or SAT scores
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The Latest: Bill would OK San Francisco safe injection sites

A bill that's cleared the state Assembly would let San Francisco pilot safe injection sites
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Union: Child welfare system needs more staff, better tech

The Maine union representing child protective caseworkers says that the state must improve its child welfare system by hiring more staff and strengthening the foster care system
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University board OK's purchase of former casino near campus

Stockton University's board of trustees has given approval for the purchase of a former casino site near a campus slated to open next month in Atlantic City, New Jersey
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Woman in box killed as crew clears California homeless camp

California police say a homeless woman sleeping in a cardboard box was struck and killed by heavy machinery operated by a road crew clearing a homeless camp
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Woman sentenced for throwing dog off San Francisco building

A woman who threw a Chihuahua to its death from the seventh floor of a San Francisco parking garage has been sentenced to three years in jail
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WWII documents reveal importance of air raid wardens

Following a long day in the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard's electrical shop and a quick dinner, Dwight Carson would don a white helmet and head back out for a patrol around the block, his daughter recalled
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Young California mayor sees value in paying poor to rise up

The 27-year-old mayor of Stockton, California, is launching bold experiments including providing a monthly $500 check to some of the city's low-income residents
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