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December 7, 2018 1:39 AM Nebraska principal reportedly bans candy canes, says 'J shape' stands for Jesus

An elementary school principal in Nebraska was placed on leave after telling teachers to avoid decorating their classrooms with Christmas-themed ornamentations so as not to offend those who don't celebrate the holiday. The principal at Manchester Elementary School, identified by Fox affiliate KPTM as Jennifer Sinclair, sent out a memo earlier this week with guidelines 80

December 6, 2018 9:04 PM Domino's delivery driver installs fully lit Christmas tree in back of truck

A Domino's delivery driver in Virginia has a fully lit tree in the back of his truck for the holiday season. (Courtesy of Domino's) A Domino’s delivery driver in Virginia is bringing customers holiday cheer along with their pizzas. Dean Bryant drives around Lexington with a fully lit Christmas tree in the back of his truck when he’s on the job with the restaurant 120

December 6, 2018 6:57 AM Wrong-way truck hits bus carrying girls basketball team; 1 dead, 1 critical, authorities say

A bus crash in Illinois on Wednesday evening has left one adult, Charlie Crabtree, 72, dead, authorities say. (National Transportation Safety Board) At least one person died Wednesday evening when a truck traveling the wrong way on Interstate 74 in Illinois slammed head-on into a bus carrying a girls junior varsity basketball team, officials said. Charlie 108

December 5, 2018 11:33 PM For-profit college closes operations, surprising students

JACKSON, Miss. – A troubled chain of for-profit colleges has closed abruptly in dozens of locations nationwide, after its accrediting agency suspended approval. Birmingham, Alabama-based Education Corp. of America on Wednesday closed schools operating as Virginia College, Brightwood College, Brightwood Career Institute, Ecotech Institute and Golf Academy 66

December 5, 2018 9:05 AM Dean at North Carolina university refers to freshmen as 'freshmores': report

In an effort to make campus life at one North Carolina university more gender inclusive, some students are ditching the term freshman in favor of “freshmore” to describe first-year students. Jefford Vahlbusch, dean of the Honors College at Appalachian State University, introduced the term when he came to the school two years ago, The Appalachian student 87

December 5, 2018 3:00 AM Teacher placed on leave over KKK-themed holiday jingle

DOVER, N.H. – The teacher for a class in New Hampshire in which students were videotaped singing about the Ku Klux Klan to the tune of "Jingle Bells" has been placed on paid administrative leave. Dover Superintendent William Harbron told Foster's Daily Democrat Tuesday that putting John Carver on leave will allow school officials to fully investigate 82

December 4, 2018 9:33 PM Teacher says Catholic school fired her over her pregnancy

EDGEWOOD, Pa. – A Pennsylvania teacher who is pregnant said she was fired from her Catholic school job because the Harrisburg diocese was upset she wasn't married. Naiad Reich said she taught at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School in Edgewood for four years but was fired Friday after informing administrators she was expecting a child with her boyfriend 63

December 4, 2018 7:32 PM Clemson University students, visitors warned after confirmed mumps case

The timeframe includes when the Tigers played host to the South Carolina Gamecocks on Nov. 24 in a 56-35 home victory for Clemson. (iStock) Health officials are warning anyone who visited or was around Clemson University near the end of November to be on alert after a case of mumps was connected to campus. According to the South Carolina Department of Health 151

November 30, 2018 2:45 PM 5 middle-school students hospitalized after eating THC-laced candies during gym

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said the candies were brought to Mulberry Middle School by a 12-year-old 7th-grader. (Polk County Sheriff's Office; Google) Five students at Mulberry Middle School in Mulberry, Fla., were hospitalized on Thursday – and at least one other was retrieved from class by parents – after complaining of nausea, stomach aches 112

November 29, 2018 1:31 PM Reggae music gets UNESCO protected status

Tara John, CNN • Updated 29th November 2018 Reggae music nowadays seems as ubiquitous to the beaches of Southeast Asia and dorm rooms of Boston as it does to its Jamaican homeland. Now the genre that evolved in the 1960s has been added to the list of global cultural treasures by UNESCO, the United Nation's cultural and scientific agency. The sound, which 65