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A look at chronic absenteeism across America

The national average in the 2013-2014 school year was 13 percent, more than 6.5 million students, a number that Bob Balfanz, a research professor at Johns Hopkins University and director of the Everyone Graduates Center, called disturbing.

FILE - In this June 2, 2016 file photo, Brock Turner, right, makes his way into the Santa Clara Superior Courthouse in Palo Alto, Calif. A letter written by Turner's father was made public over the weekend by a Stanford law professor who wants the judge in the case removed from office because Brock Turner's sentencing. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group via AP, File)

Judge in Stanford sex assault case called fair, respected

A judge who sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman used to play lacrosse at the school a few miles down the road from his courtroom, where attorneys said that he is respected and fair.

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Clinton ready to break one glass ceiling

As the presumptive Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton is acknowledging her distinction as the first woman to top the presidential ticket of a major party.

FILE - This Aug. 9, 2012 file photo shows United States goalkeeper Hope Solo celebrating with teammates after winning the gold medal match against Japan at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

NBCSN to air 330 hours of events during Rio Olympics

NBC Sports Network’s lineup will feature extensive coverage of men’s and women’s basketball and men’s and women’s soccer — including the U.S. men’s basketball and women’s soccer teams.

Hostess Recall

Hostess recalls 710K cases of snack foods

The products were made using a flour that has now also been recalled and, as a result, these products may contain low levels of undeclared peanut residue.

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Judge considers suit over who pays for regional jail inmates

One of the main questions is whether people charged by Toledo police under state law then become the responsibility of the Lucas County sheriff and should have the county paying for their jail stays while their cases are pending.