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Judge: Fired Ohio State band director’s lawsuit can proceed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the fired Ohio State University’s band director’s lawsuit against the school can proceed.

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Women held captive in Ohio home for decade release a memoir

In this May 6, 2014, file photo, kidnapping survivors Gina DeJesus, left, and Amanda Berry are honored at the annual National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's Hope Awards dinner in Washington. For years, the two women and a third, Michelle Knight, were held captive in a Cleveland home by Ariel Castro before finally escaping in 2013. They were bound with heavy chains and subjected to repeated rapes and other abuse. Now Berry and DeJesus have written a book about their experiences, “Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland,” which is scheduled to come out Monday, April 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — When Amanda Berry’s toddler daughter had night terrors and started screaming and running around the room, Berry couldn’t always get to her — because she was chained and couldn’t move that far.

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Ex-nanny for Penguins’ Kunitz charged with stealing jewelry

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The former nanny of Pittsburgh Penguins player Chris Kunitz has been charged with stealing $12,000 diamond earrings from his home, then selling them to jewelry stores, police said.

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University of Mary, BEK partner on campus broadcast studio

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The University of Mary is adding a broadcast studio with the help of BEK Communications Cooperative.

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Comcast deal may be dead, but cable consolidation will go on

This Feb. 11, 2011 file photo shows the Comcast logo on one of the company's vehicles, in Pittsburgh. Wall Street appears increasingly convinced Comcast’s $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable is dead.  telling indicator is the gap between the value Comcast’s all-stock bid assigned to each Time Warner Cable share and Time Warner Cable stock’s current price. That was at its widest point yet Thursday, April 23, 2015, a signal that investors are giving just 20 to 30 percent odds that the deal will go through, said Nomura analyst Adam Ilkowitz. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Even though Comcast’s $45.2 billion bid for Time Warner Cable is dead, consolidation among the companies that pipe in our TV, phone and Internet will carry on.

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