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Education News Archive - August 09, 2005

Aug. 7--TROTWOOD -- With a Wal-Mart sales flier in one hand and a school-supply handout in the other, Charmaine White was trying to get some bang out of her 40 bucks. Like three-fourths of parents this year, White was shopping at discount retailers to save money.

Aug. 10--The attorney representing a group of former cadets of St. John's Military School in Salina said Tuesday the parents of a cadet who lost teeth and had his jaw fractured while being choked unconscious were "very satisifed" by a substantial payment made to settle the case.

Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.