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Second Former Ole Miss Student Sentenced in Statue Vandalism

CORPORATE | Jul 24
A former University of Mississippi student was sentenced Thursday to a year's probation plus 50 hours of community service for placing a noose on the statue of the school's first black student.

WNBA Fines 3 Teams, Players for Shirts in Wake of Shootings

CORPORATE | By Doug Feinberg | Jul 24
The WNBA has fined the Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury and their players for wearing black warm up shirts in the wake of recent shootings by and against police officers.

Chipotle Pulls Out the Stops to Win Back Customers

CORPORATE | By Candice Choi | Jul 23
Chipotle saw a smaller drop in sales as it tries to win back customers, but the company says it doesn't know how long it will take to fully recover after an E. coli outbreak and norovirus cases last fall.

Ask Brianna: How Should I Spend My First Full-Time Paycheck?

FINANCE | By Brianna McGurran | Jul 23
"Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column for 20-somethings, or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans - all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college.

Uruguay Marijuana Growers Compete in Cannabis Cup

CORPORATE | By Matilde Campodonico | Jul 23
Uruguay is home to the world's first government-regulated national marketplace for pot, so it's not surprising that growers have a competition for best marijuana.

Should Schools Punish in Sex Cases When There's No Accuser?

CORPORATE | By Pat Eaton-Robb | Jul 22
When it comes to claims of sexual assault, schools can mete out punishment even in the absence of a complaint from the alleged victim.

Lap Dance Proceeds Will Support West Virginia Flood Relief

FINANCE | Jul 22
The Blue Parrot Cabaret club in Morgantown is offering the lap dances for charity from Wednesday through Saturday. The club plans to donate portions of the proceeds for flood relief efforts in hard-hit southern West Virginia.

More U.S. Schools Accused of Denying Education to Immigrants

CORPORATE | By Maryclaire Dale | Jul 22
Civil rights lawyers have sued a third U.S. school district over what they call a practice of denying older refugee and immigrant students a meaningful education by steering them to alternative high schools.

Roger Ailes Out As Head of Fox News, Fox Business

CORPORATE | Jul 21
Roger Ailes is out as chief executive at Fox News Channel and Fox Business, his career at the networks he built from scratch and ran with an iron hand for nearly 20 years

Feds Say Health Mergers Would Increase Costs, Threaten Care

CORPORATE | By Tom Murphy and Eric Tucker | Jul 21
Federal regulators are suing to stop two major health insurance mergers because they say the deals will increase health care costs for Americans and lower the quality of care they get.

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