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Little boy sitting alone on floor after suffering an act of bullying while children run in the background
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June 14, 2019 - 6:42 pm
(KMOX) - A school in Wisconsin is putting its foot down and considering an anti-bullying ordinance that would impose fines on the parents of bullies. The superintendent of the Wisconsin Rapids Public Schools, Craig Broeren, said he asked two municipalities to assess the district’s bullying policy...
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March 29, 2019 - 3:51 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KYKY) — With the help of four elementary students and a state rep, Ski soda might just become the official state soda of Illinois. This week, kids from Germantown Elementary School visited State Rep. Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) and went before the House State Government...
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March 28, 2019 - 5:48 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Oakville High School students have built and filled a "food locker" for fellow students. The locker is at Trautwein Elementary in south St. Louis County. High schoolers brought the idea to the principal, Doctor Shannon Henderson. "Real excited to be a part of a community where...
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March 19, 2019 - 9:24 am
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill (KMOX) - Two teachers at a Head Start program in East St. Louis are on paid leave after one of them is accused of forcing preschool children to get naked and stand in a closet as punishment. The Head Start program is operated by Southern Illinois University Edwardsville at the...
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March 13, 2019 - 9:31 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - The man who won the University of Missouri's first Nobel Prize is donating the prize money to the university. George Smith announced Tuesday he will donate the $243,000 prize to support needs-based scholarships for future College of Arts and Science students. It was a night to...
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March 12, 2019 - 10:06 am
BOSTON (AP/KMOX) - Federal authorities have charged college coaches and others in a sweeping admissions bribery case in federal court. The racketeering conspiracy charges were unsealed Tuesday against the coaches at schools including Wake Forest University, Georgetown and the University of Southern...
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March 06, 2019 - 1:05 pm
The next Mizzou vs Illinois rivalry game could include a new matchup of two fierce furry mascots – a tiger against an otter. What began as a joke and a viral meme among Illini students has turned into an official petition to make "Alma Otter" the new mascot of the University of Illinois. The...
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March 01, 2019 - 8:59 am
Students in Atlanta have been showing up at school drunk – and they haven't even needed someone over 21 to buy alcohol for them. Grady High School officials have issued a warning to schools all over the U.S. after they discovered a number of their students have been getting wasted on bourbon...
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February 06, 2019 - 7:09 am
BETHALTO, Ill. (KMOX) — The Bethalto Community Unit School District #8 is warning parents their kids will be fined and sentenced to community service if they're caught with e-cigarettes on school grounds. School Resource Officer Brock Cato posted the video message on social media, which you can...
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December 28, 2018 - 9:44 am
Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri is changing its admissions policy to accept transgender women and nonbinary students assigned female at birth.
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