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Wiley College and USC Will Repeat Famous 1935 Debate Match

Little Wiley College in Marshall, Texas made history in 1935, when its debate team dethroned the powerful and formidable debate team from the University of Southern California and won the national championship.

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DA Who Never Prosecuted Penn State Ass’t Coach Has Been Missing for 6 Years

It's been learned that the Pennsylvania District Attorney who decided against prosecuting a former Penn State assistant football coach on child rape charges has been missing without a trace since 2005.

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via flickr/Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com
via flickr/Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com
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Updated GI Bill Expands Veterans’ College and Job Training Benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs -- VA -- is spreading the word about new updates to the Post 9/11 GI Bill that now covers vocational, on-the-job training, apprenticeship training, and correspondence schools.

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State’s Fastest Growing Community College is Panola, in Carthage

Panola College in Carthage is growing faster than any other community college system in Texas, according to the Texas Association of Community Colleges.  Panola's enrollment is a little over 2550 students, which is 10.1 percent higher than last year.

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Which College Is the Best for Military Veterans?

A recent survey conducted by Military Times Edge ranks which colleges are best for military veterans.

Most of the schools making the list were public, including 51 of the 59 highest ranking four-year schools. The top five four-year schools included Concord University, taking the number one spot, Eastern Kentucky University at number two, Rutgers in third, California University of Pennsylvania at number four and University of South Florida coming in fifth.

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Rattlesnakes Will Get You if You Don’t Watch Out

It's not just football season, and it's not just hunting season.  It's also "rattlesnake season."  State wildlife experts say the Fall, with its cool weather, is the favorite time of year for the venomous and deadly Texas rattlesnake, and that means you need to be very careful in areas where they live and breed.

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Bathroom Visits Limited for Some Students at Illinois High School

Students at Evergreen Park High School in Illinois may be well-advised to avoid excessive water intake — or find themselves with longer school days.

Some teachers there have implemented a policy of allowing each student only three bathroom visits during class each semester. Any subsequent visits require students to make up the class time later in the day.

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DPS Reminder: Don’t Drive Around that School Bus

Motorists stuck in traffic, behind a school bus that's loading or unloading children,  and in such a big hurry they're thinking about going around that bus, would be wise to take a deep breath, count to ten and think again.  A Department of Public Safety officer may be watching.

This initiative is part of National School Bus Safety Week, which runs through Friday Oct 21.

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