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

Marijuana measures on the ballot in 9 states on Nov. 8

Voters on Nov. 8 will decide ballot measures in nine states that would expand legal access to marijuana. Here's a rundown: ___ RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA In five states, the ballot measures propose to legalize recreational marijuana use for anyone 21 and over. ___ ARIZONA: Proposition 205 would allow adults to buy and possess up to an...

Science

Driver defaces Death Valley landmark with tire tracks

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Federal investigators have identified a driver suspected of taking an illegal joyride on a fragile, dry lake bed in Death Valley National Park, leaving 10 miles of swerving tire tracks. Officials haven't released the suspect's name, but park spokeswoman Abby Wines told the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday...

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