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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks about campus sexual assault and enforcement of Title IX, the federal law that bars discrimination in education on the basis of gender, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at George Mason University Arlington, Va., campus. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
September 07, 2017 - 1:27 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday declared that "the era or 'rule by letter' is over" as she announced plans to change the way colleges and university handle allegations of sexual violence on campus. She said Obama administration rules established in 2011 to guide...
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos shakes hands with Henry Butler, dean of the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, before speaking about proposed changes to Title IX, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at George Mason University Arlington, Va., campus. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
September 07, 2017 - 12:40 pm
The Latest on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' policy announcement about campus sexual assault and enforcement of Title IX, the federal law that bars discrimination in education on the basis of gender (all times local): 1:14 p.m. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos (dih-VAHS') says any new policy on...
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Motorists head north of Tavernier, Fla., on US 1, in anticipation of Hurricane Irma, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Keys officials announced a mandatory evacuation Wednesday for visitors, with residents being told to leave the next day. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
September 06, 2017 - 2:01 pm
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Hurricanes decided to take the weekend off, the Miami Dolphins were given the weekend off, and many other teams around the state of Florida kept a very cautious eye Wednesday on powerful and destructive Hurricane Irma as it churned across the Atlantic on a path...
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Liberty quarterback Stephen Calvert, left, smiles after his touchdown run with wide receiver DJ Stubbs, right, in the first second half of an NCAA college football gameagainst Baylor, Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Waco, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald, via AP)
September 02, 2017 - 10:53 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Stephen Calvert threw for 447 yards and three touchdowns and Liberty spoiled Matt Rhule's coaching debut at Baylor, stunning the Bears with just their second-ever loss to a lower-division team in a 48-45 victory Saturday night. The Bears lost their seventh straight regular-season...
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Liberty quarterback Stephen Calvert, left, smiles after his touchdown run with wide receiver DJ Stubbs, right, in the first second half of an NCAA college football gameagainst Baylor, Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, in Waco, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald, via AP)
September 02, 2017 - 10:07 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Stephen Calvert threw for 447 yards and three touchdowns and Liberty spoiled Matt Rhule's coaching debut at Baylor, stunning the Bears with just their second-ever loss to a lower-division team in a 48-45 victory Saturday night. The Bears lost their seventh straight regular-season...
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August 25, 2017 - 8:54 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on videos showing high school cheerleaders in Denver forced into doing splits (all times local): 7:15 p.m. A Colorado school district official says educators should have gone to the police in June when they learned of videos showing a high school cheerleading coach pushing...
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August 25, 2017 - 7:44 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on videos showing high school cheerleaders in Denver forced into doing splits (all times local): 6:35 p.m. A Colorado high school cheerleading coach has been fired amid videos showing him pushing cheerleaders down in splits. Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2016, file photo, Ozell Williams performs a somersault as part of pre-game ceremonies before Colorado hosts Arizona State in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Boulder, Colo. Williams, a coach who was shown on video pushing cheerleaders down in splits, was fired from another Colorado high school last year because of concerns about his techniques. Williams is among five school workers who were placed on leave from Denver East High School after the videos were made public and police opened an investigation. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, file)
August 25, 2017 - 4:46 pm
DENVER (AP) — A coach shown pushing cheerleaders down into splits on video in Denver was fired from another Colorado high school last year because of concerns about his techniques. Ozell Williams is one of five school workers who have been placed on leave after the videos from East High School were...
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August 25, 2017 - 3:42 pm
DENVER (AP) — A coach shown pushing cheerleaders down into splits on video in Denver was fired from another Colorado high school last year because of concerns about his techniques. Ozell Williams is one of five school workers who have been placed on leave after the videos from East High School were...
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File-This July 13, 2017, file photo shows Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney speaking to the media during the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college football media day in Charlotte, N.C. Swinney is getting a hefty raise after winning the national championship. The university announced Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, its Board of Trustees approved a new 8-year, $54 million contract for Swinney. The deal pays Swinney $6 million this season, has $3.2 million in signing bonuses in three installments and includes a $6 million buyout until the end of 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
August 25, 2017 - 11:42 am
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach is getting a hefty raise after winning the national championship. The university announced Friday its Board of Trustees approved a new 8-year, $54 million contract for Swinney. The deal pays Swinney $6 million this season, has $3.2 million in signing bonuses in...
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