- The Latest: Lawmakers leave Salem for 4th of July weekend Updated: Jul-04-15 12:17 am
SALEM, Oregon - The latest on the activities of the Oregon Legislature as lawmakers press closer to adjourning the 2015 legislative session:
- University students urge transit bus drivers to return Updated: Jul-02-15 11:39 am
MILWAUKEE - Student government leaders at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University are urging Milwaukee County bus drivers and the transit system to come to terms on a labor agreement.
- Reports: School bus driver fired after student dragging Updated: Jul-01-15 11:55 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A Louisville area school system has fired a bus driver who inadvertently dragged a 7-year-old girl about 500 feet when her backpack got caught in the door, reports say.
- Firm gives $10 million to new U of Illinois med school Updated: Jun-30-15 4:09 am
URBANA, Illinois - A Chicago-based financial firm is giving the University of Illinois $10 million to pay for a training center at the school's planned new medical school.
- Lincoln schools offering guaranteed hours to attract drivers Updated: Jun-29-15 7:41 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Lincoln school officials are increasing their transportation budget in an effort to attract more bus drivers.
- Marshall University adds 3 new engineering-based degrees Updated: Jun-29-15 7:38 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - Marshall University has three new degree programs that will go along with the university's new engineering facility, set to open this fall.
- Wyoming districts equipping school buses with cameras Updated: Jun-28-15 1:59 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Nearly 60 percent of the school buses in Wyoming now have cameras to help catch motorists who illegally pass a stopped bus, and there are indications that the cameras might be dissuading the practice.
- Task force being formed to address aging Terrebonne schools Updated: Jun-26-15 12:46 pm
HOUMA, Louisiana - The Terrebonne Parish school superintendent is forming an advisory committee to help evaluate the district's aging facilities.
- Numerous construction projects planned at Indiana University Updated: Jun-25-15 3:08 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - Work is almost complete on the $53 million School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University and it's just one of more than a dozen construction projects on the school's docket.
- Japan's secret navy bunker gives glimpse of war's final days Updated: Jun-24-15 11:27 am
YOKOHAMA, Japan - On a hillside overlooking an athletic field where high school students play volleyball, an inconspicuous entrance leads down a dusty, slippery slope - and seemingly back in time - to Japan's secret Imperial Navy headquarters in the final months of World War II.
- New training class starting for New Orleans police Updated: Jun-24-15 4:09 am
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans officials say a new police recruit class has begun.
- Purdue starting construction on materials research facility Updated: Jun-24-15 3:58 am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - Purdue University is starting construction on a new research facility aimed at developing energy-efficient materials.
- Oregon State University expansion construction to begin Updated: Jun-19-15 2:41 pm
BEND, Oregon - Construction on Oregon State University's four-year campus in Bend is set to start before July 4.
- Gee: report underscores WVU as region's 'economic engine' Updated: Jun-19-15 2:33 pm
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - West Virginia University says its main campus in Morgantown and regional medical facilities had an economic impact totaling $3.6 billion in 2014.
- University in Gary to build new 3-story facility for arts Updated: Jun-19-15 8:23 am
GARY, Indiana - Indiana University Northwest is building a new facility in Gary that will house the school's fine and performing arts programs.
- Portland, Maine, looking for solar projects around city Updated: Jun-19-15 4:08 am
PORTLAND, Maine - Maine's largest city is releasing a public bid that offers up rooftops in the city for projects that generate solar-powered electricity.
- Troopers move into new station located on NY school grounds Updated: Jun-19-15 3:09 am
ALDEN, New York - State troopers assigned to patrol a rural western New York town have gone back to school.
- Rutgers' athletic facility upgrades approved by board Updated: Jun-18-15 5:53 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey - Rutgers University's football team would get exclusive use of a refurbished Hale Center and a multi-use facility for men's and women's basketball would be built next to the Rutgers Athletic Center as part of a master plan approved by the university's board of governors Thursday.
- Tractor-trailer hits, kills boy, 13, on his way to school Updated: Jun-18-15 4:12 am
CRESSKILL, New Jersey - A 13-year-old boy is dead after he was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer on his way to school in northern New Jersey.
- University of Maryland, Baltimore, gets $3 million gift Updated: Jun-17-15 2:44 pm
BALTIMORE - The University of Maryland, Baltimore, will build a new interdisciplinary education facility thanks in part to a gift from a Baltimore construction company.
- Terrebonne School Board approves study of aging schools Updated: Jun-17-15 2:38 pm
HOUMA, Louisiana - For the third time in about two years, the Terrebonne Parish School Board has approved a study to address the district's aging and deteriorating facilities.
- $16 million high school STEM facility coming to Detroit Updated: Jun-16-15 9:29 pm
DETROIT - A $16 million science, technology, engineering and math facility for high school students is coming to Detroit.
- School bond issue on Neshoba County ballot Updated: Jun-15-15 4:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA, Mississippi - Neshoba County school patrons will vote Aug. 11 on a $14 million school bond issue.
- University of Minnesota will be regional Ebola center Updated: Jun-12-15 7:28 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The University of Minnesota Medical Center has been named a regional treatment center for patients with Ebola and other highly infectious diseases, the state Department of Health announced Friday.
- As Native schools struggle, grad rate soars at Jemez charter Updated: Jun-10-15 1:54 pm
JEMEZ PUEBLO, New Mexico - When Jemez Pueblo student Marley Perea entered Walatowa Charter High School in the ninth grade, she was reading at the seventh-grade level. Now, she prepares to enter her senior year with her reading on par with a college student.