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High-speed Internet on its way to more schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission agreed Thursday to dramatically boost spending to bring high-speed Internet access to schools and libraries in poor or rural areas, a move that would likely increase Americans' phone bills by about $2 a year.

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

WASHINGTON (AP) — Only a fraction of campus sexual assault victims go to police. Senators on Tuesday grappled with the thorny issue of why some just let their college handle it — or don't report it at all.

December 09, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Peg Langhammer, Executive Director, Day One in Rhode Island, center, and Police Chief Kathy Zoner, left, listen as Angela Fleischer, assistant director of Student Support and Intervention for Confidential Advising at the Southern Oregon University, right, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washing…

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Day One Executive Director Peg Langhammer, Providence, R.I., testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, before the Senate Crime and Terrorism subcommittee hearing: "Campus Sexual Assault: the Roles and Responsibilities of Law Enforcement." It's estimated that only a frac…

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, before the Senate Crime and Terrorism subcommittee hearing: "Campus Sexual Assault: the Roles and Responsibilities of Law Enforcement." It's estimated that only a fraction of campus sexual assault…

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Cornell University Police Chief Kathy Zoner testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, before the Senate Crime and Terrorism subcommittee hearing: "Campus Sexual Assault: the Roles and Responsibilities of Law Enforcement." It's estimated that only a fraction of campus se…

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Angela Fleischer, assistant director of Student Support and Intervention for Confidential Advising at the Southern Oregon University, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, before the Senate Crime and Terrorism subcommittee hearing: "Campus Sexual Assault: the Roles …

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Senate Crime and Terrorism Chairman Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., presides over the subcommittee's hearing: "Campus Sexual Assault: the Roles and Responsibilities of Law Enforcement." on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. It's estimated that only a fraction of campus sexua…

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, before the Senate Crime and Terrorism subcommittee hearing: "Campus Sexual Assault: the Roles and Responsibilities of Law Enforcement." It's estimated that only a fraction of campus sexual assault vi…

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for Sept. 28

Advice from Carolyn Hax for Sept. 28

Risky hobby makes potential guardian anxious.

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Lesson learned in the discovery of a worm

Lesson learned in the discovery of a worm

Letting kids explore is a valuable, difficult part of parenting.

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Advice from Carolyn Hax

Advice from Carolyn Hax

Stop tiptoeing around issues with high-school friend, children. 

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Parenting Q and A

Angela Chintis teaches the nurturing parenting series at Casa de los Niños. Previously she trained prospective foster and adoptive parents for Arizona’s Children Association.

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Dear Abby for Oct. 29

DEAR ABBY: I managed a retail store for 10 years, and I can relate to the shop owner who signed herself “Had It With Overindulged Kids” (June 28). She could turn things around by creating a designated play area and market to the children by taking any opened items and placing them there for …

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Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I are about to welcome our first child and we are overjoyed. However, as her due date nears and we start talking about the birth, hospital, etc., I’m getting nervous and anxious. I’m worried, I guess, that something will happen to my wife and I won’t be able to cope wi…

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Dear Abby for Oct. 7

DEAR ABBY: My son and his wife, “Carole,” have been married for two years. I was recently introduced to her father, “Ted,” who has been alone for 13 years. Carole told me later in no uncertain terms that I cannot have a romantic relationship with her father. Then she repeated the same thing to him.

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Dear Abby for Oct. 2

DEAR ABBY: I have been dating Mr. Right for two years. “Phil” is the man I want to spend my life with. When we are together privately, everything is perfect.

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Tips for raising a happy adult

Parents know that one of their jobs is to protect their child from pain. Some misguided parents morph this laudable goal into attempts to foster continuous happiness upon their children. Not a good idea.

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Young moms find shared time

Young moms find shared time

When stay-at-home mom Jessica Krassow moved here from Colorado with her husband and 1-year-old daughter, she needed to find a support network quickly.

January 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Young moms find shared time

Young moms find shared time

Charlene DeWitt shares some family time at the Continental Ranch park playground. She was with, from left, Ryan, her husband; daughter Elizabeth; and sons Dominic and Alexander.

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