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Calvin College earns number 1 ranking in college guide book

Western Michigan University lands at No. 194 in the ranking of "National Universities". "Our U.S. News ranking and high rankings from Washington Monthly, Forbes, Princeton Review, Money magazine and others add external, data-based validation for the strength of the Northwestern experience to what our graduates and students say".

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Driver identified in school bus tragedy

Uninjured students gathered with parents inside the airport, the Post reported . The female driver of the bus died when the vehicle collided with a pillar at Denver International Airport on Sunday. They were also inspecting the bus for mechanical problems. There were three students on the bus who were transported Lakeland Regional Health for medical treatment of minor injuries.

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Clinton Fires Off 20 Twitter Questions for Trump

She also said that Trump would place his business in a blind trust that his children would run. The Newsweek report raised a series of questions about how Trump would handle the countless conflicts of interests inherent in his overseas business interests.

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Mets Sign Former Jets Quarterback Tim Tebow To Baseball Contract

Alderson replied that that was not the case, although that will not quiet speculation that it is. The last time he played was in his junior year of high school where he played three sports including football and basketball. Tebow becomes the latest star from one sport to try to translate his athleticism to another. After all, Jordan got himself a contract with the Chicago White Sox in 1994 and moved straight to Double-A-no "instruction" necessary.

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Hillary Clinton recovering 'and fit to serve as president', doctor says

The Clinton campaign official said Dr. Baradack has since examined her several times, including on Wednesday, and the physician said Clinton "continues to improve". Video footage emerged of the Democratic presidential nominee in which her "knees buckled" as she left the commemorative event and was helped into a van by security staff.

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New York Attorney General opens investigation into Donald J Trump Foundation

Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) said during a conference call hosted by the DNC. The incident began when Pam Bondi personally solicited money from Trump for her campaign, according to The Associated Press . Jerry Nadler (D-NY) suggested that the timing of the Trump Foundation's $25,000 donation and the failure of Bondi's office to sue the now-defunct Trump University was highly suspicious.

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Steelers win in rout behind high-powered offense

Antonio Brown was Roethlisberger's favorite target, catching eight passes for 126 yards and two TDs. BIG MONEY WASTED: All-Pro cornerback Josh Norman spent most of the game on the opposite side from Brown, leaving Washington teammate Bashaud Breeland on him.

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Apple CEO Hints at Imminent MacBook Pro 2016 Launch

Latest reports now have it that the non-appearance of the 2016 Apple MacBook Pro on September 7 only proves that Apple will be having another launching event next month to finally unveil the latest device in its laptop line and also the next iteration of its iPad Pro, reports the MacWorld of UK.

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Coroners identify 3 men fatally shot inside Fort Wayne bar

Tuesday to Sports & Spirits in Fort Wayne and found several people inside and outside the bar. Witnesses told police they heard gunshots inside the bar and saw someone running from it. The owners of the trouble-prone bar have since announced they won't reopen. "We have voluntarily tendered our alcoholic beverage permit to the Indiana Alcohol & Tobacco Commission to be placed in escrow".

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Trump unveils plan for new childcare benefits

The deductions are capped at the average cost of child care in each state . And low-income parents would be eligible for an expanded earned-income tax credit in the form of a child-care rebate, he said. His supporters believe the Republican nominee will figure out a way to pay for it without raising the national debt. The Congressional Budget Office , which uses static scoring, does not recognized dynamic scoring.

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Driver Killed, Football Players Injured in School Bus Crash in Denver

All of the students who were hospitalized had been released by the afternoon of September 12. "A lot of folks thought, 'Maybe we forgot something, forgot a student, forgot some equipment.' But no one could tell me certainly why the bus driver made that turn", Farr said .

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ITT Students Strike, Refuse to Repay Loans

Gov. McAuliffe launched an online portal Wednesday to help students impacted by the closure of ITT Technical Institution by providing information about how they can continue their education at another institution or seek student loan forgiveness.

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Mexican finance minister resigns amid Trump scandal

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, also invited to visit by Pena Nieto, said this week that she won't be going to Mexico before Election Day. "I suppose it has to do with the fact that the political cost for the president has been very high", he said. Adding insult to injury, Trump later bragged during a televised forum that Videgaray's resignation proved his lightning visit on August 31 was a success.

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EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (ENLK), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

Taking the valuation part to reach the estimation of Cone Midstream Partners LP Comm, investors apply price-to-earnings ratio, which is shortened as P/E ratio. This number is using the average of the 10 brokers that are providing predictions. Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock.

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ITT Tech permanently closing campuses in Kansas, Missouri

ED took these steps not only because it was alarmed by ITT's financial condition, but because its accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) stated that ITT was not in compliance with its instructional criteria.

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Ohio Poll: Donald Trump has Narrow Lead Over Clinton

And no Republican has ever won the presidency without also winning the state. 50% believe that Clinton has provided false information about her personal health to the public; 37% say the same of Trump. Two polls earlier this month showed Trump with a lead in SC. But the poll causing the most aggravating headache for Brooklyn this morning might be the new Bloomberg poll out of OH - which has Trump leading Clinton by 5-points, 48% to 43%.

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Hernando School Board passes budget without cuts

The overall millage rate, which is mostly set by the state Legislature, dropped from 7.196 mills last fiscal year to 6.869 mills this year. Some schools see sugary soft drinks as a means to more revenue. The impact on taxpayers can vary by household. Last month, the same people received a letter from Cass County that outlined where property taxes would be going, Lemer said.

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Daesh fighters killed by Turkish airstrikes in Syria

The crackdown comes as Ankara also pushes ahead with a purge of tens of thousands of supporters of US -based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Turkey of orchestrating an attempted coup in July. Turkish officials say the moves are justified by the extent of the threat to the Turkish state, both from the coup attempt, in which more than 240 people were killed, and from the PKK, listed as a terrorist organisation by the United States and European Union as well as by Ankara .

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Red Sox activate rookie OF Benintendi from DL

So, how much or little can Red Sox fans expect the these super prospects to contribute down the stretch - and in the postseason, if it comes to that? Lacking location and facing a tight zone to boot, Pomeranz was hammered in the second inning, surrendering two walks, a single, and ultimately, loud homers to both J.J.

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Giants coach Ben McAdoo: We must improve in Week 2

Jackrabbit really shadowed him for most of the day. With 0:09 remaining in the game, wide receiver Terrance Williams caught a pass from quarterback Dak Prescott at the Giants 48-yard line. I was going oh, my God, is he going to get up? It may be a lot for a head coach to handle, but that offensive success is a huge part of why he got the job after Tom Coughlin was sacked.

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Gloucester Massachusetts Police Chief Placed on Leave Pending Investigation

Police Chief Leonard Campanello has hailed nationally for his innovations in the fight against opiod addiction. A MA police chief who was honored at the White House this past spring for his work in battling opiate addiction was placed on paid leave effective immediately.

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Ayotte, Hassan agree to six debates

Jack Flanagan 40 percent to 29 percent with 56 percent of precincts reporting. Ayotte will face Governor Maggie Hassan, a Democrat. A University of New Hampshire poll released two weeks ago showed 83 percent of likely Democratic voters said they didn't know yet for whom they would vote.

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Tropical Storm Julia Taking Aim at the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry Today

Through Thursday, 3 to 6 inches of rain could fall on the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry. A tropical storm warning was in effect Wednesday morning for Fernandina Beach to the Altamaha Sound in Georgia. The system is developing an area of heavy rain and thunderstorms, and there is some indication of tropical development. There could be severe afternoon storms.

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Local ITT Campuses Shut Down

The shutdown stems from the federal education department's sanctions issued in August that prohibited ITT Technical Institutes from enrolling students who relied on federal loans and grants in addition to other financial oversight limits.

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Local students named National Merit semifinalists

Here is a complete online list of National Merit semifinalists in California . He found out last week when he was called into the counselor's office. To ensure that academically talented young people from all parts of the United States are included in this talent pool, Semifinalists are designated on a state-representational basis.

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Former Ohio mayor says 4-year-old was 'willing participant' in sex

Hubbard's former mayor Richard Keenan appeared in court Monday for a pretrial on sexual assault charges. Keenan was later admitted to Trumbull Memorial Hospital's psychiatric ward in Warren, Ohio. Keenan previously worked as a Hubbard city councilman and as a probation officer. He also worked as a vehicle inspector for the CSX railroad company in New Castle, Pa.

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Ex-Ohio mayor admitted child rape, said 4yo was 'willing participant'

Keenan is now free on $75,000 bond. A former OH mayor has admitted to repeatedly raping a child, prosecutors said - but the self-described Christian blames the girl for her own sexual abuse. When his wife confronted him, Keenan allegedly admitted the abuse, the newspaper reported . A member of the clergy can not be forced to testify against someone about a confession or confidential discussion.

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Clinton could shoot somebody and not be arrested

In an televised national security forum on Wednesday night, the two sought to portray themselves as most fit to be commander in chief, with Trump arguing that Putin is a better leader than Obama. The former secretary of state briefly paused before shaking her head and returning to the podium to deliver searing criticism of Trump. "Every day that goes by - this just becomes more and more of a reality television show", she said.

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Steelers' Offense Exploded On Several Short-Yardage Opportunities Against Redskins

Rogers earned his first National Football League touchdown , as the potential touchdown to Sammie Coates went toward Rogers. Williams had everything working, including a backbreaking 15-yard touchdown run as he split two defenders like a point guard.

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Tropical Storm Juila forms along northeastern coast of Florida

The National Hurricane Center says that swirl off Florida's coast is now officially Tropical Storm Julia: winds sustained near 40 miles per hour. Heavy rainfall and gusty winds are the main threats from Tropical Storm Julia. We are seeing very strong winds. Along the Georgia coast, one of the state's largest school systems warned of possible school bus delays due to the storm.

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Trump ahead by double digits, says GOP poll

Donald Trump has claimed the lead in the battleground state of Ohio. Trump's ascendancy in ME is largely due to his dominance in the vast northern sector of the state - but analysts say it's also a reflection of how ME, like many other parts of the country, has become geographically more polarized.

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Obama to veto 9/11 victims' bill: White House

U.S. passes a law allowing families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia. Speaking on the Senate floor in advance of the White House meeting, McConnell confirmed that he expected action by week's end on a funding bill including Zika money.

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Eastern Gorilla on brink of extinction as Giant Panda makes comeback

Wild panda numbers have slowly rebounded as China cracked down on the skin trade and gradually expanded its protected forest areas to now cover 1.4 million hectares (5,400 square miles). An undated photo of a wild giant panda . Three species of antelope found in Africa - Bay Duiker, White-bellied Duiker and Yellow-backed Duiker - have moved from Least Concern to Near Threatened.

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NCAA Pullout Over Transgender Bathroom Law Could Cost North Carolina Millions

The most contentious part of the law requires people in publicly owned buildings to use restrooms that correspond with the gender listed on their birth certificate. "I had a conversation with John Swofford a few weeks ago and he mentioned and the NCAA mentioned they can't make exceptions for one city.", said Vaughan.

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Police search home for evidence in connection to missing Ladd, Illinois woman

The search for the whereabouts of Dewey has ended and is now considered a homicide investigation, police said. The family has yet to make a public statement. Putnam County Death Investigator Bob Cofoid was still on the scene and refused to comment on the case. Her auto was unlocked with her keys and purse inside.


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