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Cosby philanthropy shadowed by sexual allegations

Cosby philanthropy shadowed by sexual allegations

Bill Cosby’s biggest act of philanthropy was a $20 million donation to Spelman College in 1988. Above, he and Spelman President Beverly Tatum talked before the start of commencement at the Atlanta school in 2006.

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Cosby's beneficiaries keep their distance (and his gifts)

Cosby's beneficiaries keep their distance (and his gifts)

LOS ANGELES — Bill Cosby’s record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image. But even his generosity can’t stand apart from the rising tide of allegations made by women accusing him of sexual assault.

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Report of fraternity rape sparks call for reform

Report of fraternity rape sparks call for reform

Alleged assault at University of Virginia is latest in disturbing nationwide trend.

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School lunches packed at home get failing grade in new report

School lunches packed at home get failing grade in new report

What could be more wholesome for elementary and middle-school students than a lunch packed at home? A lunch purchased from the school cafeteria.

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Yuck! Students not eating nutrition program's healthy lunches

Yuck! Students not eating nutrition program's healthy lunches

BOSTON — Schoolchildren aren’t exactly gobbling up the healthy lunches they were meant to eat under a national nutrition program, two new studies suggest.

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University president quits amid rape remark furor

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa. (AP) — The embattled president of a historically black university in Philadelphia's suburbs quit Monday, ending a tumultuous semester of sharp criticism and administrative introspection following remarks in which upset parents said he appeared to be blaming women for rape.

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Real estate deal gives Chicago churchgoers $500 to share

CHICAGO — On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone.

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Thinking too highly of higher education

What if higher education is really just the final stage of a competitive tournament?

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Why it matters that modern tech culture lacks 'humanity'

Start-up culture seems to be suffering a particularly strong bout of poor judgment this week.

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UA creating a members-only club at hotel

UA creating a members-only club at hotel

No public money will be used for gathering spot project.

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Will: DOJ takes tyrant's club to Wisconsin vouchers

Will: DOJ takes tyrant's club to Wisconsin vouchers

Administration happy to sacrifice low-income children to please teachers unions.

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UA biz dean named UNLV president

UA biz dean named UNLV president

Len Jessup will start work there in January.

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Ariz. teacher wanted in student-sex probe arrested in Hawaii

Ariz. teacher wanted in student-sex probe arrested in Hawaii

U.S. Marshals arrested Deborah Hoshiyama, 45, early Tuesday.

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Why some women reject feminism

Why some women reject feminism

We believe no one requires a political label to help women succeed.

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Election 2014: List of winners in Arizona

Election 2014: List of winners in Arizona

Winners of races in Arizona.

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Secretary of state, school jobs up in the air

Secretary of state, school jobs up in the air

GOP's Reagan has early elections post lead; education race tight.

November 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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New high school graduation test coming this spring

New high school graduation test coming this spring

Exam differs from AIMS and is based on Common Core Standards. 

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Neto's Tucson: Contest ends, but a corrido archive is created

Neto's Tucson: Contest ends, but a corrido archive is created

University of Arizona Poetry Center says competition had run its course.

November 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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National education leader in Tucson: Politicians hurting children

National education leader in Tucson: Politicians hurting children

Says profiteering is also harmful to the state's educational system.

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