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NY in settlement with college group on sports eligibility

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s attorney general has announced a settlement with the National Junior College Athletic Association to eliminate a rule adopted in 2012 that limited sports eligibility mostly to students who attended at least three years of high school in the U.S.

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Bates announces honorary degree recipients

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Olympic gold medalist and two-time Boston Marathon champion Joan Benoit Samuelson is among four people scheduled to receive honorary degrees at the Bates College commencement.

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Martin Sheen to receive honorary degree from Ohio college

In this March 5, 2015 file photo, actor Martin Sheen poses for photographers on arrival at We Day UK at Wembley Arena, in west London. The University of Dayton will give actor Martin Sheen an honorary degree in recognition of his activism for peace, social justice and human rights. The school says the 74-year-old Sheen will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree at graduation ceremonies May 3 at the University of Dayton Arena. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The University of Dayton will give actor Martin Sheen an honorary degree in recognition of his activism for peace, social justice and human rights.

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