Colleges everywhere are examining new security measures and ways to alert students of danger. Here's a sampling of some stories. Times-Picayune, Cleveland Plain Dealer, San Jose Mercury News

Beijing brushes up its manners -- and its English translations. NYT

Park City, UT dump goes posh. Salt Lake Tribune

60 years ago, deadliest industrial accident in U.S. history.

Madison mayor protests gay marriage ban at swearing in. La Crosse Tribune

Sex offender hotline mistakenly sends callers to sex chat line. Newsday

Free beer coming soon to Wisconsin. AP

Cashing in: League of Cities' immediate past prez starts consulting business. Amazing Cities

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