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In fourth-grade math scores , the state is now tied for 28th place, while just across state lines, MA claimed the top spot, followed by New Jersey in fifth. The scores on the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) highlight a persistent achievement gap between white and minority students and show just how hard it can be to boost student achievement on standardized tests.
  • Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 and 2 coming out this July

    Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 and 2 coming out this July

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    The 3D models of Mega Man X7 and X8 will feature improved visuals for modern consoles. Mega Man X through X4 will be a part of the first volume, while X5 through X8 will be part of the second volume. Both collections also come with the full soundtrack for all four games included in each Mega Man X Collection . It's a good time to be a Mega Man fan, so clear your slate for this summer and get ready to breeze through the entire X collection .
  • 'Enough police' to tackle violence rise - Amber Rudd

    'Enough police' to tackle violence rise - Amber Rudd

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    The document from February says that the fall in police numbers "may have encouraged" violent offenders. There is "strong evidence" rival gangs are using social media to promote gang culture to "taunt each other and incite violence", a Home Office report laying out the new strategy said.
  • Free cone day: Here's how to get free Ben and Jerry's Tuesday

    Free cone day: Here's how to get free Ben and Jerry's Tuesday

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    A whole year's worth, in fact". The offer is even sweeter since Free Cone Day falls on Bargain Tuesday, when general admission price is reduced. Co-founders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield started the annual tradition in 1979 to thank their local Vermont community for supporting the ice cream shop in its first year.
  • 6 dead after plane crashes into Phoenix golf course

    6 dead after plane crashes into Phoenix golf course

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    The plane plummeted into Scottsdale Champions Golf Course, shortly after takeoff from Scottsdale Airport, which is located north of the course. Police said that no one was injured on the ground but that there were no survivors in the plane, and added to AZ Family that six had been killed.
  • The Implications of the Syrian T-4 Air Base Bombing

    The Implications of the Syrian T-4 Air Base Bombing

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    However, Israel has carried out numerous strikes in Syria , with some meant to stop Iran and allies including the Lebanese group Hezbollah from gaining strength near its borders. Five out of eight strikes, carried out by the Israeli F-15 jets, were destroyed by Syrian air defenses, the ministry said. According to independent monitors, hundreds of thousands of civilians have been killed in the war, mostly by the regime and its powerful allies, and millions have been displaced both inside ...
  • Driver in Wild Road Rage Attack Crashes Into Motorcycle, Hurling Rider

    Driver in Wild Road Rage Attack Crashes Into Motorcycle, Hurling Rider

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    A witness filmed the incident on a camera phone and provided the recording to the Sheriff's Office, which has begun circulating it on YouTube and social media. The witness shared the video and now police are posting it in hopes that someone can identify the suspect. In a cell phone video, recorded by a witness, Hendrickson could be seen changing lanes and driving alongside the Mazda when he motioned for the auto to pull over, swinging his arm towards the vehicle.
  • Free water ending for Flint, despite city disputing safety of water

    Free water ending for Flint, despite city disputing safety of water

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    A Calley campaign spokesman did not immediately respond to an e-mail Monday asking about Calley's position on cutting off free bottled water to Flint. But Flint Mayor Karen Weaver said in a Friday letter to Snyder that while the water has improved, trust must also be restored before free bottled water is cut off.
  • 4 ways women earn less than men

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    When comparing the income of all women to all men, women earned 78 cents to every dollar men earned, according to a recent report by PayScale . "I hope other CEOs will make equal pay their mission". "If you have a pension, it's less money when you have less pay", Donatucci said . "So this affects not only a woman while she's working, but it affects her when she tries to retire or in her old age".