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SD high school group considers transgender policy

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota High School Activities Association is considering a policy on transgender students.

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Jim Tressel among 3 finalists to lead Akron

In this Feb. 2, 2012, file photo, former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel speaks after being introduced as the new vice president for strategic engagement at the University of Akron in Akron, Ohio. Tressel is among three finalists in the University of Akron's search for a new president. Tressel has been an administrator there for two years. He took the job after being forced out at Ohio State following a scandal in which his players sold memorabilia for cash and tattoos. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel is among three finalists in the University of Akron’s search for a new president.

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Job market for college grads better but still weak

In this May 20, 2013 file photo, graduates pose for photographs during commencement at Yale University in New Haven, Conn.  The job market for new college graduates is brightening but remains weaker than before the Great Recession began. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — With college commencement ceremonies nearing, the government is offering a modest dose of good news for graduating seniors: The job market is brightening for new grads — a bit.

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ISU breaks ground on new track and field complex

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State University has broken ground on a $4.3 million track and field complex along the Wabash River that will become the school’s first new athletic facility in a quarter century.

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UNC reading specialist Willingham resigning

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes who were admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill says she’s resigning at the end of the semester.

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