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Crowd packs town hall meeting about transfer of Guantanamo Bay detainees to Fort Leavenworth

About 200 people showed up Thursday at a town hall meeting in Leavenworth to learn more about the potential transfer of detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Fort Leavenworth. Mayor Lisa Weakley told the crowd, “We do not want this mission This is putting a huge target on our community. This will not bring jobs to our community.”

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SAT scores slip

The report says that SAT — college entrance exam — averages have dropped by 28 points since 2006, and the scoring gap among racial groups has widened in that time. The National Center for Fair & Open Testing reported that SAT scores declined in the last nine years “for every group except Asian-Americans.”

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