Posts Tagged Social affairs

Michigan regents reject football game fireworks

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel smiles before the start of his first Regents' Meeting at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Thursday, July 17, 2014. (AP Photo/The Ann Arbor News, Patrick Record)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan regents have rejected the athletic department’s proposal to light up the football field this fall with the help of fireworks displays.

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Bolivia on verge of legalizing work from age 10

In this July 7, 2014, photo, Lucas, 13, polishes shoes on a street in La Paz, Bolivia. While most of the rest of the world is trying to diminish child labor, Bolivia is on the verge of becoming the first nation legalize it from age 10. Congress has approved the proposal and all that’s now required is President Evo Morales’ signature. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

EL ALTO, Bolivia (AP) — Alicia weaves through El Alto’s stalled traffic under a blazing sun, hawking colorful woven flowers to grumpy drivers and lovers.

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AD wants more titles at Vandy, football included

In this July 16, 2014 photo, Vanderbilt athletic director David Williams is interviewed in his office in Nashville, Tenn. Vanderbilt has set the bar at a new height by winning the school's second national title last month at the College World Series. Now Williams says the challenge is which team is next, and he includes the football team as having a chance too with its recent success. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Baseball coach Tim Corbin and his Commodores have set a new bar at Vanderbilt by winning the school’s second national title last month at the College World Series.

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Fognini apologizes for ethnic slur during match

ROME (AP) — Italy’s Fabio Fognini has apologized for using an ethnic slur toward Serbian opponent Filip Krajinovic during a second-round loss at the Hamburg Open.

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Deion Sander’s charter school fights to stay open

DALLAS (AP) — The head of a charter school co-founded by former Dallas Cowboy Deion Sanders says he will appeal the state’s decision to revoke its charter.

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