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When it comes to brainpower, several cities have Nashville beat – Nashville Business Journal (blog)

When it comes to brainpower, several cities have Nashville beatNashville Business Journal (blog)According to the data, 87.2 percent of adults 25 or older in the Nashville area have a high school diploma, ranking at No. 66. Just under 31 percent of Nashville-area adults have a bachelor’s degree, ranking at No. 42, and 10.6 percent have […]

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Oakland

Science classroom gas leak forces closure of Oakland high school – KTVU San Francisco

KTVU San FranciscoOAKLAND, Calif. —. A gas odor that prompted the evacuation of Skyline High School in Oakland Tuesday morning was believed to have originated from science equipment and not a PG&E gas line, a utility spokeswoman said. It was the second time in as …Oakland: Possible natural gas leak forces evacuation of Skyline High […]

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Oakland School District considering new parcel tax « Oakland Local – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)Oakland’s school board is considering putting a parcel tax on the November ballot to fund improvement in its high schools. Although it’s made progress lowering the high school drop out rate and adding more rigor to its curriculum, Oakland Unified …Oakland School District considering new parcel taxOakland Local all 2 news articles […]

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Gov. Chris Christie has new childhood pal to shove into ‘Bridgegate’ traffic – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsLike Wildstein, who was canned by Christie in the fallout of GWB fiasco, Michaels grew up with the governor Livingston, N.J.. RELATED: SARAH PALIN SAYS ‘CERTAINLY’ CHRIS CHRISTIE KNEW. While Wildstein and Christie went to high school together, …Bridge scandal: Cop who toured lane closures with Wildstein knew Chris …NJ.comAnother Christie childhood […]

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Oakland

From Oakland to Ogden to Oregon, Lillard has had helping hands – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comLillard was back home in Oakland, visiting his old high school team and coach Orlando Watkins. The team was going through a drill called, “100 touches,” in which players had to run to different spots on the court, tapping the ball up as Watkins …Lillard to tackle 5 events on All-Star weekendSan Francisco Chronicle all […]

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2014 NFL Draft: Blake Bortles the No. 1 pick? It’s a matter of trust – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comClearly, part of his football past bothers Bortles as the NFL draft combine nears. Coming out of high school, apparently only UCF and Colorado State legitimately thought of him as a quarterback. Clearly, his football future now resonates. Here at EXOS …NFL Draft 2014: UCF head coach George O’Leary doesn’t think Blake Bortles is …FanSidedBridgewater […]

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FBI: Kids 13 to 17 rescued from Super Bowl prostitution – USA TODAY

USA TODAYHigh school students, teens 13 years old and minors reported missing by their families were among 16 juveniles rescued from forced prostitution during Super Bowl festivities in and around New Jersey, the FBI said Tuesday. Authorities arrested more than …FBI: Kids Forced Into Prostitution for Super BowlABC NewsMissing children rescued from Super Bowl sex […]

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A-11 Offense Spring Football League Kicks Off Thursday: The New XFL

A-11 Offense Spring Football League – based on the The A-11 Offense that was created by Cal-Berkeley grad Steve Humphries and his Piedmont High School (Piedmont, CA) coaching partner Kurt Bryan – will be officially kicked off with a press conference this Thursday in San Francisco and the big news is they’ve got a television […]

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Chris Christie: David Wildstein Says He Knew Of Bridge Closure

Chris Christie, the New Jersey Governor and would-be hope for the Republican Party, is running for legal cover after David Wildstein, the now-former Port Authority official responsible, along with now-former Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Kelley, for the lane closures done as political payback to the Democratic mayor of Fort Lee, NJ., said that Christie […]

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New York

Christie Knew About Lane Closings, Ex-Port Authority Official Says – New York Times

New York TimesIn a letter released by his lawyer, the former official, David Wildstein, a high school friend of Mr. Christie’s who was appointed with the governor’s blessing at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which controls the bridge, described the …Christie Knew of George Washington Bridge Lane Closures, Ex-Ally’s Lawyer SaysNBC […]

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Garrett Gilbert, SMU QB, Leigh Steinberg’s Client

Garrett Gilbert, SMU QB, once the Texas Longhorns starting quarterback, and member of the 2014 NFL Draft class, is Leigh Steinberg’s first NFL client since being reinstated to represent players. For Leigh Steiberg, who’s represented some of the NFL’s best signal callers, like Steve Young, Garrett Gilbert is perfect. He’s 6-4, 220, ran one of […]

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Las Vegas

CCSD makes strides in quest to increase graduation rate – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunSilverado High School graduate Bogart Banteurt celebrates as his name is announced during the Clark County School District’s second annual summer high school graduation ceremony for summer school graduates and at-risk students at the Las Vegas …CCSD graduation rate up nearly 10 percent from 2012MyNews3 Las Vegas KSNVCCSD bolsters graduation rate by correcting […]

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Oakland

Teen accused of Oakland bus fire attack will be tried as adult – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesA high school student who allegedly set fire to another teenager’s skirt on a bus in Oakland will be tried as an adult. An Alameda County Superior Court judge on Thursday rejected arguments from defense attorneys that 16-year-old Richard Thomas should …Case against Oakland boy accused of arson attack against agender teen stays […]

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Pinewood Studios Atlanta, Fayetteville, GA Makes First Political Error

Pinewood Studios Atlanta Fayetteville, Georgia – the near-300-acre movie studio complex slated to open this month as production of MARVEL’s Ant-Man with Michael Douglas and Paul Rudd gets underway – has already got off on the wrong political foot with the Fayetteville and Peachtree City community. And considering the excitement as reflected by the comments […]

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Student in custody after bomb scare at Houston-area school – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneHOUSTON (Reuters) – A Houston-area high school was evacuated on Monday and a student taken into custody after police found a suspicious device initially thought to be a bomb but later determined to be a homemade weapon. There were no injuries at …Student held after bomb threat at Katy schoolHouston ChronicleStudent in custody after […]

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Atlanta

Atlanta football star cleared to play at Georgia Tech – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Atlanta football star cleared to play at Georgia TechAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)One of Atlanta’s top high school football players began classes at Georgia Tech on Tuesday after being approved by the NCAA Clearinghouse. Travis Custis is an All-State running back from Lovejoy High School who initially signed with Georgia Tech last … …read more Source: […]

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Gus Malzahn, Jimbo Fisher in line for major BCS bonuses – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSure, Monday night’s Bowl Championship Series national title game is about the crystal football trophy, rings and the chance to say, “We’re No. 1.” But as with everything in major-college sports, it’s also about the money. And for the Florida State and Auburn …The Road to the National ChampionshipNew York TimesAuburn hoping for sustained […]