Primary and secondary education

August 30, 2019 - 11:23 pm
PREP FOOTBALL= A.C. Flora 40, Union County 21 Abbeville 35, Newberry 6 Andrew Jackson 69, St. John's 0 Andrews 53, Hemingway 0 Aynor 54, Waccamaw 13 Bamberg-Ehrhardt 17, Orangeburg-Wilkinson 13 Belton-Honea Path 49, Powdersville 9 Berkeley 40, Ashley Ridge 0 Bishop England 31, Baptist Hill 12...
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FILE - In this July 25, 2019, file photo, JUUL Labs co-founder and Chief Product Officer James Monsees testifies before a House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Juul Labs is facing mounting scrutiny from state law enforcement officials, with the attorneys general in Illinois and the District of Columbia investigating how the company’s blockbuster vaping device became so popular with underage teens. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
August 30, 2019 - 5:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarette giant Juul Labs is facing a mounting number of state and federal investigations into its marketing and sales practices, as a top Trump administration official pledged Friday to use all of the government's regulatory and enforcement power "to stop the epidemic of youth...
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Joshua K. Love sits in the living room of his home in Greenwood, Miss., Saturday, June 8, 2019. Love says he was sexually abused by two Franciscan friars at a local Catholic grade school. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
August 29, 2019 - 9:24 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Catholic sex abuse survivors in Mississippi and Wisconsin on Thursday demanded that federal authorities investigate allegations from three black Mississippi men who say they were molested by Franciscan friars during the mid-1990s, when they were as young as 9 years old. Mark...
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FILE- This June 14, 2018, file photo shows cartons of Marlboro cigarettes on the shelves at JR outlet in Burlington, N.C. Altria confirmed Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, that it is in talks to merge with Philip Morris International more than a decade after splitting itself into two companies. Altria has exclusively sold Marlboro and other cigarette brands in the U.S., while Philip Morris has handled international sales. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
August 27, 2019 - 12:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Altria confirmed Tuesday that it is in talks to merge with Philip Morris International more than a decade after splitting itself into two companies. Altria has exclusively sold Marlboro and other cigarette brands in the U.S., while Philip Morris has handled international sales. Both...
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August 26, 2019 - 4:25 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislators have reached a compromise on doing away with more standardized testing in public schools. The House and Senate hammered out an agreement between competing bills and scheduled final votes on the measure on Monday evening. If approved, the agreement...
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August 24, 2019 - 12:36 am
PREP FOOTBALL= Alexander Central 28, Lenoir Hibriten 19 Andrews 42, Trinity, Tenn. 36, 3OT Apex Middle Creek 27, Wake Forest Heritage 21 Asheville 34, Franklin 6 Bethel Christian Academy-Kinston 64, Pungo Christian 0 Boonville Starmount 27, Mount Airy 21 Burnsville Mountain Heritage 22, Brevard 13...
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August 24, 2019 - 12:11 am
PREP FOOTBALL= Abbeville, S.C. 10, Lincoln County 7 Athens Academy 35, Savannah Christian Prep 7 Atkinson County 34, Montgomery County 7 Augusta Christian 21, Augusta Prep 0 B.E.S.T. Academy 28, KIPP Atlanta 12 Bainbridge 47, Seminole County 7 Bleckley County 48, Hawkinsville 0 Blessed Trinity 28,...
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August 23, 2019 - 7:26 pm
Good evening! Here's a look at how AP’s news coverage is shaping up today in the Deep South. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to: The Atlanta AP Bureau at 404-522-8971 or apatlanta@ap.org The Columbia AP Bureau at 803-799-5510 or apcolumbia@ap.org The...
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August 23, 2019 - 4:53 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a bill designed to clean up a North Carolina student reading comprehension program championed for years by Republican Senate leader Phil Berger. Cooper said on Friday he vetoed the measure approved to retool the "Read to Achieve" program,...
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August 23, 2019 - 2:06 pm
JACKSON, Georgia (AP) — A Georgia sheriff says several students at a middle school became sick after eating an unknown substance that looked like candy. Henderson Middle School in Jackson said in a Friday statement that several students became ill after ingesting the substance earlier in the day...
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