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A special delivery, a life-saving offer and a gorgeous view

Life is one big journey, so depending on how you look at it, the end of one phase is really just the beginning of another. Around this time of year, we tend to think of graduation, which marks the end of one school era and the beginning of the next step along the winding, no-speed-limit-signs…MORE

Flour sold at Aldi recalled after 17 people in 8 states get sick

The discount supermarket chain Aldi recalled 5-pound bags of its Baker’s Corner All-Purpose Flour on Thursday because they may be contaminated with E. coli. Seventeen people have been reported being sick in eight states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Three of those people have been hospitalized. People interviewed by the CDC…MORE

Colorado man accused of beating fiancée to death pleads not guilty

A Colorado man accused of beating the mother of his child to death with a baseball bat pleaded not guilty to murder charges Friday. Patrick Frazee, 32, was arrested after his fiancée, Kelsey Berreth, went missing last Thanksgiving Day near Woodland Park, a city between Denver and Colorado Springs. Authorities have said they believe Frazee…MORE

Navajo Code Talker, longtime New Mexico Sen. John Pinto dies at 94

New Mexico Sen. John D. Pinto, a former World War II Navajo Code Talker, died Friday morning, according to a statement from his family. Pinto was 94 and was the longest-serving senator in New Mexico, where he had been serving since 1977, according to New Mexico’s Senate website. “He dedicated his life to public service.…MORE

Mother of student given free food tells newspaper her child is not needy

The mother of a New Hampshire high school student who received free food from a lunchroom worker told a local newspaper that her son is not a needy child. Speaking anonymously to the Union Leader earlier this week, the mother said, “I have three children, and they are all well-cared for and well-fed. “She did…MORE

Honor students complain of racial incidents at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts

“No food, no drink, no watermelon.” That’s what one staffer at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts allegedly told a group of black students on a field trip to the arts institution. About 30 seventh-grade honor students from the Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy were visiting the museum last week as a reward for high academic…MORE

Another three plead guilty in college admissions scandal

Three more parents, including one CEO who has written books on parenting, pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the college admission scandal in federal court in Boston on Friday. Jane Buckingham, Robert Flaxman, and Marjorie Klapper all pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud. And much…MORE

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