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LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Oklahoma will battle in the College Football Playoff

LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Oklahoma will battle in the College Football Playoff

The College Football Playoff picture is set. The top four teams in the playoff field are LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Oklahoma, in that order, the selection committee announced Sunday. In the semifinals, LSU (13-0) will face Oklahoma (12-1) at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, while Ohio State (13-0) will take…MORE

A New Jersey bill would require schoolchildren to be taught cursive handwriting

A New Jersey bill would require schoolchildren to be taught cursive handwriting

Should children be required to learn cursive? A New Jersey legislator says so. Assemblywoman Angela McKnight has introduced a bill that would require elementary schools to teach kids how to read and write in the graceful, flowing loops taught to previous generations as a matter of course. You remember cursive handwriting. It’s what we use…MORE

A Houston police officer dies after being shot in the line of duty

A Houston police officer dies after being shot in the line of duty

A Houston police officer has died after being shot in the line of duty, police said. Sgt. Chris Brewster, 32, was shot and killed while responding to a call with a team Saturday, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said. “I’ve lost a sergeant, we’ve lost a friend,” Acevedo said. Brewster graduated from the academy in…MORE

You can now go skiing in a New Jersey mall

You can now go skiing in a New Jersey mall

What has 5,500 tons of snow, a 160-foot vertical drop, and 28-degree weather year round? Suburban New Jersey, thanks to North America’s first indoor ski and snowboard park. The winter sports center, Big Snow American Dream, opened its doors on Thursday to four Olympic gold medalists and a skier dressed as Santa Claus. The park…MORE

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