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  • Classes resume at Louisiana State after bomb scare

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University officials say classes have resumed a day after a bomb threat evacuated the Baton Rouge campus. University spokesman Herb Vincent said Tuesday …


  • LSU reopens campus after bomb threat, evacuation

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University said late Monday it has reopened its Baton Rouge campus and classes will resume Tuesday, a day after a bomb threat sparked …


  • LSU students returning to dorms after bomb threat

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The thousands of students who live on the Louisiana State University campus have begun returning to their dormitories after bomb-sniffing dogs and police methodically swept …


  • Louisiana State evacuates following bomb threat

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Thousands of students, professors and workers were evacuated from Louisiana State University’s main campus Monday following a bomb threat, school officials said. Chancellor William Jenkins …


  • Bomb threats prompt evacuations at 3 campuses

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Thousands of people streamed off three college campuses Friday after bomb threats prompted officials to issue evacuation orders for schools in Texas, North Dakota and Ohio. …


  • Telephoned bomb threats send 3 campuses scrambling

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Thousands of people streamed off three college campuses Friday after bomb threats prompted officials to issue evacuation orders for schools in Texas, North Dakota and Ohio. …


  • All-clears after bomb threats evacuate campuses

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tens of thousands of people streamed off university campuses in Texas and North Dakota on Friday after telephoned bomb threats prompted officials to warn students and …


  • North Dakota State U. lifts evacuation order

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota State University has lifted its evacuation order. The university ordered all students and employees to leave campus Monday morning after it received a bomb …


  • Valparaiso University in Indiana reports threat

    VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Valparaiso University in Indiana has increased security and posted a warning to students on its website after receiving a vague threat through some graffiti. The school …


  • Bomb threats evacuate Texas, N. Dakota campuses

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Thousands of people streamed off university campuses in Texas and North Dakota on Friday after phoned-in bomb threats prompted evacuations and officials warned students and faculty …


  • U. of Texas orders evacuation after bomb threats

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A bomb threat phoned in to the University of Texas at Austin campus Friday sent thousands of people streaming off campus as administrators warned students and …


  • NDSU orders campus evacuated due to bomb threat

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota State University officials are ordering the campus evacuated after receiving a bomb threat. NDSU issued a statement shortly before 10 a.m. Friday telling all …


  • Attorney: Teen in Md. school shooting remorseful

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A teenager charged with wounding a fellow student at his Maryland high school has expressed remorse and was on a suicide watch while being treated at …


  • Ex-prof pleads guilty to killing Ala. colleagues

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A former biology professor accused of pulling a gun from her purse and opening fire at a faculty meeting pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing three colleagues …


  • Plea hearing set for ex-prof charged in shootings

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A judge has scheduled a hearing to change the plea of a former professor accused of fatally shooting three colleagues and wounding three others at the …


  • Chicago teachers say latest offer disappointing

    CHICAGO (AP) — The vice president of the Chicago Teachers Union said Saturday the city school district’s latest offer in contract negotiations was disappointing and that the wrangling would continue …


  • Student: School gunman had gun, hatchet in pack

    NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — A student who was in an Illinois classroom where shots were fired says his teacher seized the opportunity to tackle the shooter while he set his …


  • Ryan supports prayer in schools if states agree

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan said Wednesday that he supports prayer in public schools. The Wisconsin congressman addressed the issue during a brief stop inside …


  • Can an honor code prevent cheating at Harvard?

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University, whose motto “Veritas” means “truth,” has never had a student honor code in its nearly 400-year history — as far as it knows. But …


  • Imam: Lindh can pray alone under religious rules

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An imam disputes American Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh’s claim that Islam requires him to do his ritual daily prayers as part of a group, even though …


  • Lawyer: Md. school shooting suspect was bullied

    PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — At 6:27 a.m. on his first day as a sophomore at Perry Hall High School in the Baltimore suburbs, Robert Wayne Gladden Jr. updated his …