Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer's remorse....
Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin
DETROIT (AP) -- Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved....
Waldo suspends 2 police chiefs after quota claims
WALDO, Fla. (AP) -- The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55 mph; 55 becomes 45; then goes back to 55; then back down to 45; to 55 again and eventually, 35 mph....
9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone....
School to begin in Chicago with more safety guards
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago children will walk past even more guards on their first day of school than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day....
U.S. General Martin Dempsey, The Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff insists the Islamic State terror group formerly known as ISIS...... is a regional threat. Dempsey says he would not recommend U.S. airstrikes in Syria until he determines that they have become a direct threat to the United States.
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