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New Jersey Superfund site now an open-air classroom

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Can Toms River’s most notorious Superfund site become an open-air classroom to teach students about the environment? That’s the hope of the former Ciba-Geigy property’s current owners, BASF, who believe the 1,350-acre property is the perfect place for students to learn about the site’s decades-long ...

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Kaspersky Lab halts European cybercrime work

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Eugene Kaspersky founded Kaspersky Lab in 1997 Computer security firm Kaspersky Lab has halted all cyber-crime collaboration with European agencies and organisations. The decision is in protest against a European Parliament motion which called its software “malicious”. Kaspersky Lab said the accusation was “untrue” and ...

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Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity in bankruptcy case

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Boris Becker was awarded the international tennis hall of fame ring in April Former tennis champion Boris Becker is claiming diplomatic immunity against an attempt to sue him. The three-time Wimbledon winner claims his appointment as a diplomat by the Central African Republic (CAR) affords ...

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Spotlight on What’s Working in Schools

What’s Working in Schools FREE Check out the complete collection of Education Week Spotlights here. The Education Week Spotlight on What’s Working in Schools is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors on: Supporting educators through instructional coaching Encouraging meaningful collaboration among teachers Helping students with learning disabilities thrive ...

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Marlins Man’s bookkeeper takes him for $1.5 million

It was a foul play on Marlins Man. Laurence Leavy, a Davie lawyer better known as the orange-clad superfan who sits behind home plate, was defrauded of about $1.5 million from his personal and business accounts. The culprit: his trusted bookkeeper. Maria Alonso, 59, created bogus vendor invoices and then ...

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