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Ap_walker_cisse_071128_ms2nd teen charged in U. of C. attacks Tribune
Demetrius Warren, 17, of the 5800 block of South Michigan Avenue was charged with two separate robberies of university students and the attempted shooting of a university staffer.

At long last, Young set to get started vs. Hales Sun-Times
The shootout is the first major high school event at Chicago State's new basketball facility, the Emil and Patricia Jones Convocation Center. ...

Best High Schools US News
Our first-place winner, Thomas Jefferson High School in suburban Washington, D.C., picks its students from the children of the nation's leaders. Yet just 10 slots lower, Hidalgo High School on the border of Texas and Mexico has found success educating a student body comprising the children of challenged immigrants. And in Boston, the nation's oldest school carries on an exemplary tradition while a new charter school explores innovations such as housing tutors in dormitories on the third floor of its building.

Blagojevich hints at veto of school funding measure St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Gov. Rod Blagojevich may be setting up another potentially ugly showdown with state lawmakers.

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