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Student campaigns to put assault violations on transcripts

- Associated Press

When a college student is found guilty of sexual assault, many schools won't note it on their academic transcripts. University of Vermont sophomore, Syd Ovitt, has launched a campaign to change this, and legislators are paying attention.

Military to study past chemical use at former Air Force base

- Associated Press

Veterans and families who lived and worked at the former Pease Air Force Base want the government to begin collecting data about their disease rates and possible ties to chemical exposures on the installation.

Wichita seeks Amtrak service, county shows hesitance

Associated Press

Wichita officials are pushing for Amtrak to restore rail service in the city that hasn't had a passenger train service for nearly 40 years, but Sedgwick County officials aren't ready to embrace the plan.

FILE -In this Feb. 23, 2012 file photo, self-styled spiritual healer Joao Teixeira de Faria uses scissors to perform a spiritual surgery on Rosangela Maria Benedeti's nose at the "Casa de Dom Inacio de Loyola" in Abadiania, Brazil. Police in Brazil say a special task force will investigate accusations by 10 women made on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, that they were sexually abused by Faria at his clinic in the central-western state of Goias. Faria has denied the accusations. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)

Brazil police to investigate spiritual healer

- Associated Press

A special task force will investigate accusations by 10 women that they were sexually abused by a self-styled spiritual healer at his clinic in Brazil's central-western state of Goias, police said Monday.

No jail time for Baylor fraternity president accused of rape

Associated Press

A Texas judge on Monday accepted a plea bargain allowing a former Baylor University fraternity president accused of rape to avoid serving jail time, prompting outrage from the former Baylor student who filed the complaint and her parents.

Community works to save historic property in Haverhill

- Associated Press

For the Wentworth-Brown House, an anchor building on the Haverhill Common spanning centuries and nearly the entire length of the common's south edge, the clock is ticking.

Vermont awarded $20 million to upgrade rail bridges

Associated Press

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott says the state has been awarded a $20 million federal grant to rehabilitate 31 rail bridges between Rutland and Hoosick, New York, improving access to freight service.