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By Jim Suhr 

Supreme Court won't hear Missouri college drug-testing case


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to hear a Missouri technical college's challenge of a ruling that its mandatory drug testing policy is unconstitutional when applied to all students.

The nation's highest court refused without comment to intervene at the request of 1,200-student State Technical College of Missouri, the 56-year-old school formerly known as Linn State Technical College.

The college, based in Linn in central Missouri, has insisted that fostering a drug-free environment amounted to a "special need" justifying departure from the usual warrant and p...

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