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Michigan State general counsel retiring amid Nassar fallout

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State University has announced the departure of its longtime vice-president for legal affairs as it deals with fallout over a disgraced sports doctor who sexually assaulted female athletes. The East Lansing school announced Tuesday that Bob Noto was retiring, effective March 5. He had been …

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George Clooney Donates $500,000 to Gun Control Movement

George Clooney has put a lot of money where his outspoken voice is. Allow us to explain… Earlier this month, students who survived this month’s horrific shooting Marjory Stoneman Douglas in Parkland, Florida announced that they were organizing a march for Sunday, March 24. Set up by classmates Jacqueline Coren, Emma Gonzalez, Cameron …

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Republicans push to ban death penalty in conservative Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — The Republican leader of the Utah House of Representatives backed an effort Tuesday to ban the death penalty in the conservative state, coming three years after lawmakers voted to reinstate the firing squad as a backup method for executions. House Speaker Greg Hughes and Republican Rep. …

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Man who died in Yellowstone was looking for buried treasure

BILLINGS, Mont. — A 53-year-old Illinois man who fell to his death in Yellowstone National Park last year was looking for a supposed hidden cache of gold and jewels. KULR-TV reports that Jeff Murphy of Batavia, Illinois, was looking for the treasure that antiquities dealer Forrest Fenn says he stashed …

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