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UVA suspends fraternities after rape claim

The University of Virginia is suspending all fraternities and associated parties until January 9 following a Rolling Stone magazine article that described a student's account of being gang raped and her frustration at trying to bring her alleged atta...

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Why students are saying #ThanksMichelleObama

Students unhappy with school meals are taking it out on the first lady by sharing images on social media of lunches sarcastically tagged #ThanksMichelleObama.

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Berkeley students protest UC tuition hike

Students at U.C. Berkeley protested for a second day Friday against a tuition hike approved this week by the University of California.

More than 300 students had occupied Berkeley's Wheeler Hall, according to the university's student-run newspaper, T...

Friday Classes End Early at Righetti High School

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Classes Cancelled Early at Righetti High School

Righetti High School students are having an early Thanksgiving break after rumors and social media speculation disrupted classes today.

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UC Expands Legal Services For Immigrant Students

The University of California is planning to offer legal services at six campuses to immigrant students who are facing deportation or have parents who might be eligible for relief under President Barack Obama's new immigration order.

Undocumented Student Reacts To President s Immigration Plans

Undocumented SBCC Student Reacts To President Obama's Immigration Plan

It is expected to take up to six months for President Obama's immigration reform plan to go into effect, without yet knowing what type of counter Republican leaders will present.

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LA student abuse settlement: $139 million

The Los Angeles public school district will pay more than $139.2 million to the families of 81 children allegedly abused by an elementary teacher now serving a prison sentence for lewd conduct, officials said Friday.

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Can community colleges save higher ed?

There's no doubt that it's a tough time for families pondering the value of a college degree.

Friday Classes End Early at Righetti High School

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Friday Classes End Early at Righetti High School

A rash of rumors prompted administrators at Righetti High School Friday to close early for Thanksgiving.

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Three Arrests Made in Connection With Righetti High School Brawls

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's office said that as of Thursday morning, two more Righetti High School students, a boy and girl, have been arrested and booked into the Santa Barbara County Juvenile Hall.

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Florida State shooting: 3 hurt, gunman killed

Gunshots rattled a peaceful, packed Florida State University library early Thursday, with three people getting hurt as hundreds of students huddled between bookshelves before police encountered and killed the gunman outside.

"There has been a shooting...

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First-grader denied bag lunch at school

The only thing 7-year-old Xavier loves more than his math homework are his fruits and veggies.

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Habitat For Humanity Dedicates New Housing Site

Habitat For Humanity Dedicates New Housing Site

Habitat for Humanity held a dedication ceremony for the newest affordable homes…

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Ventura 11-Year-Old Now Nation's Youngest Eagle Scout

An 11-year old Ventura boy became the youngest-ever Eagle Scout in a ceremony over…

Four Churches Donate Over 600 Turkeys and Chickens for Thanksgiving

Four Montecito churches combined their efforts over the weekend to help those in…

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Luncheon & Fashion Show Benefits Santa Barbara County Families

It was all about food and fashion Saturday to help raise money to support families…

Cuesta College Received $20 Thousand Grant

Cuesta College Receives $20,000 Grant

Cuesta College students will benefit from a $20,000 grant recently awarded by…

Bridal Show & Gown Sale to Benefit Cancer Patients

There's a spectacular showcase of bridal gowns and accessories this weekend on sale…

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Watch Friday Football Focus - Week Thirteen

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

Cate Volleyball Advances to CIF Division 4A Title Game

Ram Tough: Latest Volleyball Sweep Puts Cate into CIF Division 4A Final

Cate High School defeated Summit 3-0 in a semifinal game.

Orcutt Academy Football Player Talks About ESPN Appearance

Circus Catch Lands Orcutt Academy Football Player on ESPN's SportsCenter

Jaylen Holford made the weekend's Top Ten list on ESPN's SportsCenter

Gauchos Lose OT Game at Florida Gulf Coast

UCSB Hoops Goes 0-2 on Tough Season-Opening Trip

The Gauchos lost in overtime at Florida Gulf Coast 81-75

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Marathon Medals Arrive a Week Late Due to Port Problems

The Select Staffing Santa Barbara Veterans Day  Marathon and half may have ended…

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Stabbing Suspect Sought in Old Town Goleta

Santa Barbara County sheriff's deputies are looking for a suspect responsible for a…

Watch Friday Football Focus - Week Thirteen

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

NCSD Board OK's Supplemental Water Rate Hike

The Board of Directors for the Nipomo Community Services District has approved a new…

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Run or Dye Event Cancelled Under Cloud of Suspicion

The Run or Dye event scheduled for Ventura this Saturday, November 8, will not…

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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…

Technology Headlines

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Europe to vote on Google breakup proposal

Google controls 90 percent of all Web searches in Europe, giving it unequaled power…

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Google: You can pay as little as $1 to see fewer ads

You can pay as little as $1 to turn off ads on some of your favorite websites.

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Comcast to let customers track technicians

Comcast, a company known and reviled for its customer service horror stories, it…

Health Headlines

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Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola-free

Ebola has officially been eradicated from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the…

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A bad marriage might literally break a heart

If you are in an unhappy marriage, you may want to check in with a cardiologist.

A…

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Women's desire for sex is complicated

What makes a woman want to have sex isn't totally hormonal, as it can be with…

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