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Big Stories Of The Day (Friday June 15)

By Alexander Russo — June 15, 2007 1 min read
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Not really any single big story today, but..

Explosives Are Found in Lockers in New Jersey School NYT
A bomb squad defused 16 gunpowder-filled devices at Wayne Valley High School after 1,400 students were removed from the bulding.

Do longer hours equal more learning? Christian Science Monitor
Pressured to produce better students, 10 Massachusetts public schools pack more hours into their schedules.

Substitute Teacher Granted New Trial in Porn Case Washington Post
A former Connecticut middle-school teacher was granted a new trial today at her sentencing hearing, where she had faced up to 40 years in prison for exposing her students to pornographic material on a classroom computer.

A Sense of Anxiety a Shirt Won’t Cover NYT
Troubled by enlarged male breasts, boys are turning to surgery. Waiting may be wiser.

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