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School Bus Crashes Near Nashville, Injuring 23 Students

One student, a 17-year-old, was critically injured

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    A school bus crashed and rolled over on an interstate off-ramp in Nashville, sending 23 students to the hospital, all of whom were expected to survive, authorities said. 

    Metro Nashville Fire Department spokesman Brian Haas says the school bus from Chester County in western Tennessee crashed Friday morning as it left Interstate 65 northbound.

    Haas says a 17-year-old student received the most serious injury, a broken collarbone. Two other students had arm injuries.

    Nashville Police spokesman Don Aaron says 43 students were on the bus, along with two chaperones and the driver. The bus was on its way to a convention of the Beta Club, an academic and community service organization, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville.

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    A pig who escaped slaughter is now living out her life in a South African sanctuary and painting original works that have sold for up to $2,000.

    "She was really small when I rescued her," said Joanne Lefson, who manages the South African Farm Sanctuary, a haven for rescued farm animals where the pig now lives. "She's very smart and intelligent so I placed a few balls and some paintbrushes and things in her pen, and it wasn't long before I discovered that she really liked the bristles and the paintbrush...She just really took a knack for it."

    Funds from the art sales go towards the sanctuary.

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    Aaron says the bus has been in service for a year.