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Student who says she flushed hamster down toilet in Spirit Airlines flap has a replacement rodent, lawyer says

CLOSE A college student is considering legal action against Spirit Airlines, for allegedly leading her to drown her emotional support hamster because she couldn’t bring it on her flight. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story. Buzz60 Belen Aldecosea says a Spirit Airlines employee suggested she flush her emotional-support hamster named Pebbles down the toilet because…

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One year in, teachers hand DeVos an ‘F’ grade

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Photo: Susan Walsh, AP) WASHINGTON — One year after U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was sworn in, teachers’ groups delivered “report cards” to her place of employment, grading the secretary on her performance protecting students’ civil rights, ensuring educational equity and providing funding for students…

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