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  • Concussion study says NCAA needs improvement

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    BOSTON (AP) — Colleges remain inconsistent in the way they handle athletes' concussions, according to a Harvard University study that comes more than four years after the NCAA began requiring schools to educate their players about the risks of head trauma and develop plans to keep...

  • Republicans worry Missouri not prepared for Ebola

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    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Some Republican lawmakers questioned Wednesday whether emergency responders have the training and resources to handle a potential Ebola outbreak in Missouri. There are no cases of Ebola in the state, but senators during a public forum at the Capitol drilled...

  • Reporter resigns following Rauner complaint

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    CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois political reporter who says he was put on temporary leave after Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner's campaign accused him of a conflict of interest resigned Wednesday, saying he believes the newspaper's owners improperly influenced newsroom...

  • Candidate Falchuk sues to be included in debate

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    BOSTON (AP) — Independent candidate for Massachusetts governor Evan Falchuk has gone to court to try to force the organizers of an Oct. 27 gubernatorial debate to include him. Falchuk said he was asked to participate in the debate, but then was told by NECN that he was no longer...

  • Judge nixes Teresa Giudice's halfway house bid

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    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge won't recommend that prison officials allow "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice to serve most of her prison sentence in a halfway house. A lawyer for Giudice had filed a letter with a judge in Newark this week, asking for a...

  • US journalist leaves hospital after Ebola recovery

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    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola at an Omaha hospital left the facility Wednesday afternoon and is heading home to Rhode Island, a hospital spokesman said. Ashoka Mukpo, who contracted the virus while working in Liberia as a freelance cameraman...

  • Probe: UNC academic fraud was 'shadow curriculum'

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    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A's and B's over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released...

  • Tillis invokes Reagan, 1970s to rally students

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    WINGATE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis appealed to a group of college students Wednesday to back his bid for the U.S. Senate by referring to a time before any of them was born. Tillis, the N.C. House Speaker, appeared with Wisconsin U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan...

  • Palestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station

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    JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded train station in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a three-month-old baby girl and wounding eight people in what police called a terror attack. The girl and her parents, who...

  • Canada PM: attacks against soldiers are terrorism

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    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada's prime minister says Wednesday's fatal shooting of a Canadian soldier in Ottawa and a hit-and-run that killed another earlier this week are grim reminders that Canada is not immune to terrorism. "But let there be no misunderstanding, we will not be...

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