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  • Peabody Awards go to John Oliver, Amy Schumer, 'Jane the Virgin'

    Peabody Awards go to John Oliver, Amy Schumer, 'Jane the Virgin'
    John Oliver has something new for his anchor desk: A Peabody Award. The British-born host of HBO's satirical news program "Last Week Tonight" was among those cited Thursday as entertainment winners for the prestigious prizes, along with Comedy Central's...
  • Peabodys: 'Jane the Virgin,' 'Americans' win

    Peabodys: 'Jane the Virgin,' 'Americans' win
    The entertainment winners in this year's Peabody Awards include The CW's "Jane the Virgin" and two FX dramas, "Fargo" and "The Americans." They are among the most acclaimed series in all of television. The comedy winners were Comedy Central's...
  • Conference explores cat behavior issues

    Conference explores cat behavior issues
    ATLANTA, GA -- "Cats are not anti-social," says veterinary behaviorist Dr. Sharon Crowell-Davis, professor of behavior and anatomy at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, Athens, speaking at the 2015 International Association of...
  • Atlanta schools cheating case judge keeps word on sentences

    True to his word, a judge showed mercy to former Atlanta public school educators who accepted responsibility for their role in a widespread conspiracy to inflate student scores on standardized tests. Those who refused to admit guilt and agree to other...
  • Jail for 9 of 10 ex-educators in Atlanta test-cheating case

    All but one of 10 former Atlanta public school educators convicted in a widespread conspiracy to inflate student scores on standardized tests were sentenced to jail time Tuesday, and the judge called the cheating scandal "the sickest thing that's ever...
  • Jail for 9 of 10 ex-educators in Atlanta test-cheating case

    Jail for 9 of 10 ex-educators in Atlanta test-cheating case
    All but one of 10 former Atlanta public school educators convicted in a widespread conspiracy to inflate student scores on standardized tests were sentenced to jail time Tuesday, and the judge called the cheating scandal "the sickest thing that's ever...
  • Atlanta school officials sentenced up to 7 years for test cheating

    Atlanta school officials sentenced up to 7 years for test cheating
    ll but one of 10 former Atlanta public school educators convicted in a widespread conspiracy to inflate student scores on standardized tests were sentenced to jail time Tuesday, and the judge called the cheating scandal "the sickest thing that's ever...
  • North Texas students petition for a speaker other than Texas Gov. Abbott

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will speak at the University of North Texas graduation next month even though some students promise to boycott their own commencement ceremony if he gives the keynote address. More than 2,000 students have signed an online petition...
  • Fred Armisen to host revamped Peabody Awards

    Fred Armisen to host revamped Peabody Awards
    At age 74, the Peabody Awards are getting a facelift via innovations to boost their profile, including host Fred Armisen and a red-carpet televised ceremony on May 31. "Armisen is not just a comedian but an inspired citizen whose singular take on life...
  • Raising kids in the world of texting, tweeting and tagging

    Raising kids in the world of texting, tweeting and tagging
    Meredith Long’s twin daughters were 11 years old when they started to use Snapchat, then moved on to Kik Messenger and ooVoo. When they turned 12 and got their first cellphones in December, they expanded to Instagram. “It’s fun stuff,...
  • Bianchi: Nick Saban, Alabama, SEC owe apology to all domestic violence victims

    Bianchi: Nick Saban, Alabama, SEC owe apology to all domestic violence victims
    Too late, Nick Saban and all of his sycophant administrators at the University of Alabama. You can't save face by kicking a football player off your team who should have never been allowed onto your team in the first place. The iconic Saban,...