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Georgia Tech

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Lawsuits: Fraternity had culture of misogyny

Two lawsuits say the national chapter of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity allowed a culture of "violent misogyny" after an internal email from the Georgia Tech chapter leaked last year instructing fraternity members on how to lure "rapebait."

The lawsuit...

Two girls after Washington school shooting

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3rd victim dies from Washington school shooting

A third victim of last week's shooting at a Washington state high school has died, according to the hospital that treated victims.

Pumpkin Sculptor Offers Tips At McGrath Street Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin Sculptor Offers Tips At McGrath Street Pumpkin Patch

Kids got a kick out of Terri Hardin's great pumpkin. The creator for the "Pumpkin Sculpting" book and DVD carved the sisters from "Frozen" onto the side.

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Wall Street firm pushes for student loan forgiveness

One Wall Street firm has an idea that's raising eyebrows: forgive some student debt for first-time homebuyers.

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Former band member guilty in hazing death

The alleged ringleader of a group of Florida A&M University marching band students who beat drum major Robert Champion Jr. in a 2011 hazing incident was convicted Friday of multiple charges related to Champion's death, according to CNN affiliate CFN13.

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Sea Otter Pup Rescued In Santa Barbara Is Receiving Care at SeaWorld

A baby sea otter is being nursed back to health at SeaWorld.

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UCSB Students Warned About Sexual Violence

University police issued alerts warning students about sexual assaults on and off campus this month.

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Survivors of Domestic Violence Hope to End the Cycle of Abuse

It's been making national headlines in the past few months, football players, even police officers accused of domestic violence.

Santa Barbara Joins Nationwide Anti-Bullying Event

Santa Barbara Joins Nationwide Anti-Bullying Event

Dozens of people gathered at San Marcos High School Thursday night to show support for a national call to action against bullying.

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History Channel to teach college history

Many college kids spend hours watching The History Channel. Now, students at the University of Oklahoma will be able to get college credit for it.

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Sign up for 'Wasting time on the Internet' 101

You can now get college credit for watching all those cat videos. The University of Pennsylvania is offering a class next semester titled "Wasting time on the Internet," in which students will "focus on the alchemical recuperation of aimless surfing into substantial works of literature."

Bill Maher

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UC Berkeley overturns vote to disinvite Maher

The controversy over having TV host Bill Maher speak at the University of California Berkeley has taken another turn. Well, make that two.

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Sea Otter Pup Rescued in Santa Barbara Is Receiving Care at

Sea Otter Pup Rescued In Santa Barbara Is Receiving Care at SeaWorld

A baby sea otter is being nursed back to health at SeaWorld.

Sweets Help a Friend with Cancer

Garden Court Halloween Sweets Help a Friend Living with Cancer

The Garden Court Independent Living Center in Santa Barbara has been raising money…

Rescue Mission Needs 800 Turkeys for Holiday Season

Thanksgiving may be five weeks away, but the Santa Barbara Rescue Mission is in…

Goleta Woman Raises Thousands For Friend

Goleta Woman Raises Over $22,000 For Friend With Stage 4 Breast Cancer

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a Goleta woman decided to raise…

Students Learn About Agriculture In Kinderpatch

Students Learn About Agriculture in ‘Kinderpatch’

In the spirit of the fall season, hundreds of kids from Orcutt and Santa Maria…

Media Center Ribbon Cutting At Bishop Diego High School

Media Center Now Open at Bishop Diego High School

Bishop Diego High School unveiled a brand new media center Thursday night. The…

Local Sports

Danny Duffy in the World Series

Danny Duffy Fans Gather to Watch World Series Finale

Game 7 of the World Series did not go the way Danny Duffy fans had wanted, but they…

DP Wins First Place Showdown in Channel League

DP H20 Takes Over First Place in Channel League From Royals

The Chargers beat San Marcos 13-9 in boys high school water polo.

Danny Duffy in the World Series

The Lompoc Valley native and current Kansas City Royals pitcher is appearing in his…

Danny Duffy s Parents Talk About Him Pitching in W Series

Duffy's Parents Talk About Son Pitching in World Series in a Live Report from SF

Dave Alley caught up with Danny Duffy's parents in San Francisco before game four of…

Saturday Roundup

Saturday Football: Bishop Diego, Cate & SBCC All Win

Bishop Diego beat Fillmore, Cate outlasted Laguna Blanca while Santa Barbara City…

Watch Friday Football Focus - Week Nine

Time for High School Football, and Friday Football Focus has you covered!

Local News Headlines

Large tree blocks road in Isla Vista

Large Tree Blocks Entire Road in Isla Vista

A large tree branch fell across the road in Isla Vista Friday evening.

Lompoc Gang Members Arrested In Alleged Attack

Lompoc police have arrested nine people suspected in a gang related attack.

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New Fencing Approved For Isla Vista Cliff

Plans are in the works for a new line of protection in Isla Vista for students on…

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Tipline Battle of Solar Power

Tipline Exclusive: SoCal Edison Accused Of Delaying Solar Applications

A nasty feud is brewing between many solar companies and Southern California Edison.

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Father of Los Osos Woman Found Dead in Nevada Speaks Out

"Margay touched so many lives, and was so outgoing and gregarious", says Jeff…

Plea for Help from Family of Murdered Santa Maria Man

As Javier Limon Jr. stares at a collection of photographs of his late father Javier…

Technology Headlines

Internet security malware

Americans pay more for slower Internet

When it comes to Internet speeds, the U.S. lags behind much of the developed…

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A 'hard,' deadly day for space tourism

With the same peril that the Wright Brothers faced in becoming the first men to fly…

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1 pilot dead in Virgin's spaceship failure

The first sign there was a problem Friday with Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo came…

Health Headlines

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Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for Maine nurse

A Maine judge on Friday ruled in favor of a nurse who defied a quarantine in a tense…

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Canada bans travelers from Ebola hot spots

Canada will stop processing visa applications from foreign nationals who have…

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Unmasking a new trend: Stylish smog masks

High fashion isn't often inspired by environmental hazards, but as air pollution…

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