Education

Fliers on campus seek ‘sugar daddies’ for female students

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — University of New Hampshire officials are worried after fliers soliciting young women for "sugar daddies" have been appearing on campus and in downtown Durham. Town Administrator Todd Selig says the ads have popped up on several downtown businesses' bulletin boards since last week. Police are asking for residents' help in removing...

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Marijuana

9 states to vote soon on expanding legal access to marijuana

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From California, with its counterculture heritage, to the fishing ports and mill towns of Maine, millions of Americans in nine states have a chance to vote Nov. 8 on expanding legal access to marijuana. Collectively, the ballot measures amount to the closest the U.S. has come to a national referendum on...  VIEW

Science

Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn down

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A crowd of several hundred people gathered in the growing darkness outside Chapman Elementary School in Portland, Oregon, before the first Vaux's Swift darted into view high above. Minutes later, thousands of the tiny birds were swooping and swirling like a cloud of pulsating black ink as they circled a tall...  VIEW

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