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GENEVA — The Penn Graduate School of Education said today it will not yet be releasing results — if it does at all — of an investigation into plagiarism allegations against former Hobart and William Smith Colleges president Greg Vincent.

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The end is near, the end is near. That is what many spring athletes, coaches, and fans have been hoping for in regards to this unusual April weather. A wintery mix came through the local area yesterday and many events have been impacted in a negative way tonight. The list of cancellations are below, but first the list of events still on.

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Area people making plans for a Fourth of July outing this year will have one less venue for celebrating. After more than 50 years of touting as Northeast Iowa’s largest fireworks and old-fashioned July 4th Celebration, the town of Aurora is putting its famous annual celebration in the history books.

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Due to the latest bout of wintry weather, the following area schools are closed Wednesday, April 18:

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A WINTER STORM WARNING has been issued for Buchanan County. 4-7 inches or more of snow or a large accumulation of ice is forecast.

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Clarksville native Maddie Poppe will continue for at least one more week on "American Idol," as she was named one of the top 14 contestants during Monday's broadcast following the celebrity duet performances.

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Due to the weekend weather, most local sporting events are feeling the effects tonight as they have been cancelled. However, one local event will still happen and that is a boys soccer game between the visiting Vinton-Shellsburg Vikings and the hosting Benton Bobcats at 5:30.

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The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Cedar River in Cedar Falls through Saturday evening from the West Fork of the Cedar River to the Waterloo-Cedar Falls city limits.

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NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jurors got a look at Bill Cosby's travel records on Friday as his lawyers made the case that he never visited his suburban Philadelphia mansion in the month he's accused of drugging and molesting a woman there.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew McCabe, the former FBI deputy director, is "very upset and disappointed" by comments made by his former boss James Comey that contradict his account of a disclosure to the news media, McCabe's lawyer said Friday.

NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo will pay $1 billion to federal regulators to settle charges tied to its mortgage and auto lending business, the latest chapter in years-long, wide-ranging scandal at the banking giant. However, it appears that none of the $1 billion will go directly to the victims…

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a series of startlingly candid conversations, President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of a top adviser, asked about the possibility of jailing journalists and described a boast from Vladimir Putin about …

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans largely fear the country's relationship with Russia and China will get worse in the coming year, and despite signs of diplomatic progress with Kim Jong Un on nuclear weapons, nearly half say the same about North Korea.

NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo will pay $1 billion to federal regulators to settle charges tied to its mortgage and auto lending business, the latest chapter in a wide-ranging scandal at the banking giant. However, it appears that none of the $1 billion will go directly to the victims of Wells …

HAVANA (AP) — Miguel Diaz-Canel has been the presumptive next president of Cuba since 2013, when Raul Castro named the laconic former provincial official to the important post of first vice president and lauded him as "neither a novice nor an improviser," high praise in a system dedicated to…

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a series of startlingly candid conversations, President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of a top adviser, asked about the possibility of jailing journalists and described a boast from Vladimir Putin about …

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The Democratic National Committee is suing the Trump campaign, several top advisers who attended the now-infamous June 2016 meeting in Trump Tower, Russia, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, former campaign ad…

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Japan’s Takeda said it had made a sweetened proposal to buy Shire, just a day after it had a bid rejected for the rival drugmaker that has drawn broader interest across the sector.

General Electric reported a quarterly loss as the conglomerate took a $1.5 billion charge related to a subprime mortgage business it once owned, but the company said it was making progress on its cost-cutting efforts and reaffirmed its 2018 financial targets.

Russia’s Rusal, which produced 3.7 million tons of aluminum last year, is looking for a new home for its output. U.S. sanctions mean that almost no Western buyer, or Washington’s allies like Japan, will touch the metal.

U.S. semiconductor makers are vulnerable because they produce and sell a lot in China, where deal making may also prove difficult.

The online world is interacting with brick-and-mortar stores in radically new ways, fueling a revolution in how people shop, said Connie Chan, a partner at the Silicon Valley venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.

Chip maker Qualcomm began laying off employees, pursuing a promise to investors to boost profit by shedding $1 billion in expenses.