Florida's only historically Black university names interim president

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s only public historically Black university has chosen an interim leader, after the school’s president announced this month that he intends to resign.

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Death row inmate in South Carolina resentenced to life in prison

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A man who spent nearly two decades on South Carolina’s death row for killing two people has been granted life in prison without parole two years after a federal court overturned his original sentence, news outlets…

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Feds were warned about setting 'significant precedent' with Ukraine visa program

Court documents show federal immigration officials warned that the government risked undermining the temporary immigration system with the design of the emergency visa program for war-displaced Ukrainians.

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Advocate warns of impending 'crisis' in B.C. child welfare staffing

VICTORIA – The representative for children in British Columbia says the provincial child welfare system is either in a state of crisis or close to it with understaffing and unmanageable workloads.

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Former US Army civilian employee sentenced to 15 years for stealing nearly $109 million

A Texas woman who was a civilian employee of the U.S. Army at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for stealing nearly $109 million from a youth development program for children of…

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Judge asked to block slave descendants' effort to force a vote on zoning of their Georgia community

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia county has asked a judge to block a referendum sought by residents of one of the South’s last remaining Gullah-Geechee communities of slave descendants, who are fighting to overturn zoning changes they fear could…

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Nashville grapples with lingering neo-Nazi presence in tourist-friendly city

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Among the throngs of tourists in cowboy attire who flock to Nashville’s famed downtown honky-tonks, a small but unsettling group has distracted locals and visitors from the neon lights lately with Nazi salutes and white supremacist…

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