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Probe: Up to 10 students, staff harassed at UW-Whitewater

MADISON — An investigation into the husband of former University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper found that at least seven students or staff reported being sexually harassed by him, records released Friday showed.

Pope during Easter vigil: Reject the 'glitter of wealth'

VATICAN CITY — During an Easter vigil in St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis on Saturday encouraged people to resist cynicism or pursuing the “glitter of wealth,” and to avoid seeking life’s meaning in “things that pass away.”

Quest for food stamp data lands newspaper at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — In the summer of 2010, reporters at South Dakota’s Argus Leader newspaper decided to request data about the government’s food assistance program, previously known as food stamps. They thought the information could lead to a series of stories…

BREAKING: Drake Relays area qualifiers announced

The Drake Relays announced its high school start list for its 2019 annual track and field meet today. The Relays will be held Thursday through Saturday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.

Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren dies at 92

MONROE, Conn. — World-wide paranormal investigator and author Lorraine Warren, whose decades of ghost-hunting cases with her late husband inspired such frightening films as "The Conjuring" series and "The Amityville Horror," died. She was 92.

United Methodists edge toward breakup over LGBT policies

NEW YORK — There's at least one area of agreement among conservative, centrist and liberal leaders in the United Methodist Church: America's largest mainline Protestant denomination is on a path toward likely breakup over differences on same-sex marriage and ordination…

Egypt votes on referendum extending el-Sissi's rule to 2030

CAIRO — Egyptians voted Saturday on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030 and broaden the military's role — changes blasted by critics as another major step toward authoritarian rule.

$12M contract awarded for levee repair near Hamburg, Iowa

OMAHA, Neb. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Omaha says it has awarded a $12 million contract to repair a Missouri River levee near Hamburg, Iowa, that broke during catastrophic flooding last month.

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