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Multiple cases of meningitis have been reported at the University of Maryland, College Park. Katie Lawson, a university spokeswoman, said that she did not know the number of cases, but knew that more than one student was sick. She did not know when the illness was first reported on campus.
The D. C. mayoral candidates were given a kind of math problem to answer Wednesday night at the city’s only major forum devoted to education: At the height of public school enrollment in 1965, the District had 147,000 students in 196 schools. Today there are 85,000 students in 213 neighborhood and charter school buildings, yet the city is still opening new charter schools ever year.
MOUNTAINHOME Pa. (Reuters) - Pocono Mountain residents are upset now that a six-week-old manhunt for an accused cop killer has forced the cancellation of school, hunting season and even Halloween parades, but few have suffered as much disruption to their lives as James Tully.
An envelope containing a suspicious powder raised concerns Thursday afternoon at the Discovery Communications building in Silver Spring, but authorities ultimately concluded there was no danger. The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service evaluated the powder, a police dispatcher said. Fire department spokesman Peter Piringer said on Twitter that after that evaluation the scene had been cleared and there were no injuries.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Oklahoma authorities have formally identified six people whose bodies were found in a western Oklahoma lake in 2013, bringing a resolution to missing persons mysteries that spanned decades, a spokeswoman for the state medical examiner said Thursday.