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Ohio State makes offer to Creighton coach Greg McDermott

Big East coach contracts aren't made public, but per this USA Today infographic , McDermott was the second-lowest paid head coach of the seven Big East NCAA Tournament teams this past offseason. June 8, 2017Creighton coach Greg McDermott has been offered the head coaching job at Ohio State. And according to Jardy's report , the search remains on-going as of early Thursday morning.

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Cuomo unveils clean energy jobs program following Paris accord decision

Earlier in the day, Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed Kosciuszko Bridge and One World Trade Center to be lit green in support of the Paris Agreement. The 2015 State Energy Plan calls for a forty-percent reduction in the state's greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 to 2030, a commitment to source fifty percent of New York's electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030, and a 23 percent increase in energy efficiency by 2030.

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Kansas governor promises to veto budget-fixing tax hike

Kansas legislators are tying a plan to increase income taxes to another measure that would increase spending on public schools. After the Senate's passage, the House approved the bill by a vote of 91 to 33. "I can not support a school finance plan that is in clear violation of the court order on equity and adequacy", Trimmer said. Supporters did not have the two-thirds majorities necessary to override a veto on either bill in either chamber.

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Harvard Rescinds Acceptance for Students Who Posted Offensive Memes on Facebook

When the university discovered the content, it rescinded their admission. But that's the wrong way to look at the controversy. "I'm happy to see that the institution is doing everything in its power to ensure that students on campus are safe and not surrounded by individuals who perpetuate and promote violence", she said.

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies before Senate subcommittee

When it comes to protecting students with disabilities from discrimination, schools take their cues from three separate federal laws: the Americans With Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act.

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Would-be shoplifter jammed 15 quarts of oil in trousers, deputies say

A rotund Floridian shoplifter was busted with 15 bottles of engine oil and dozens of DVDs stuffed into his baggy jeans last week. The whole incident was caught on security cameras. By the way, he allegedly did all this while a sheriff's office detective was sitting in a patrol auto in the parking lot. The detective says the man then proceeded to put several discounted DVDs down his trousers as well.