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Ohio State marching band chief fired after probe - Chippewa Herald
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues," some involving rituals where students were pressured to march in their ...
Walsh campaign: Senator won't withdraw from race - Chippewa Herald
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid allegations he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor who appointed him to the Senate ...
National Guard recruiter charged with fraud - Chippewa Herald
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa Bay area National Guard recruiter is facing federal charges after authorities say he falsified sign-up numbers to earn about $78,000 in bonuses. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Tampa reported Thursday that 46-year-old Travis ...
Visa posts higher 3Q profit, revenue - Chippewa Herald
FOSTER CITY, Calif. (AP) — Visa Inc. said Thursday that its profit climbed 11 percent in its fiscal third quarter versus a year earlier, aided by solid growth in payments volume, service revenue and transactions. The payments processor's latest financial ...
Texas prosecutor seeks to clear convicted rapist - Chippewa Herald
DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas man who says he pleaded guilty to a 1990 rape because his attorney advised him to avoid trial may soon be exonerated. The Dallas County district attorney said Thursday that DNA testing shows Michael Phillips is innocent and ...
Stanley receives second DI scholarship offer - Chippewa Herald
Menomonie high school quarterback Nate Stanley received his second NCAA Division I Scholarship offer last week from the University of Iowa. The Hawkeyes offered Stanley the scholarship on a Junior Day visit to the Iowa City campus. Stanley will be a junior ...
Cruz demands answers on FAA flight ban to Israel - Chippewa Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz vowed Thursday to continue blocking confirmation of a series of ambassadorial and other diplomatic nominees despite the Federal Aviation Administration lifting a ban on U.S. airline flights to Israel. The State Department ...
Execution offers evidence against lethal injection - Chippewa Herald
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other opponents said Thursday.
House panel clears way for vote on Obama lawsuit - Chippewa Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) — Over Democratic objections, Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of failing to implement the 4-year-old health care law as it was written.
Police seek man who refused tuberculosis treatment - Chippewa Herald
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors in Northern California said Thursday they have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who is contagious and has refused treatment, putting those around him at risk. Eduardo Rosas Cruz, a 25-year-old ...