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CBS News
Economists weigh in: How Trump and Clinton stack upfour points. Fiscal policy. Clinton has proposed spending $1.5 trillion on iss
Economists weigh in: How Trump and Clinton stack up
CBS News / Posted 7 hours ago
four points. Fiscal policy. Clinton has proposed spending $1.5 trillion on issues ranging from infrastructure to free college access for some families. Her tax plan would generate $1.1 trillion over the next decade, according to Oxford... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
College becomes reality for Glenwood twinsat Glenwood Springs High School – also share the dream of going to college, tha
College becomes reality for Glenwood twins
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 11 hours ago
at Glenwood Springs High School – also share the dream of going to college, thanks to Roaring Fork PreCollegiate. This college access and prep program mentors first-generation students in the Roaring Fork Valley to help them graduate from high... Read more
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The Chronicle
Political groups sponsor 'Debate Watch Party' Monday, hope to bring together 'cross-section' of campusis a campus organization and advocacy group that focuses on issues affecting yo
Political groups sponsor 'Debate Watch Party' Monday, hope to bring together 'cross-section' of campus
The Chronicle / Posted 12 hours ago
is a campus organization and advocacy group that focuses on issues affecting young people, such as sexual assault, college access and political engagement. Junior Matthew King, former YOUnite president and a columnist for The Chronicle,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Wisconsin To Launch Student Loan Resource WebsiteThese loans total to $19 billion dollars, with the average student carrying a d
Wisconsin To Launch Student Loan Resource Website
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
These loans total to $19 billion dollars, with the average student carrying a debt of more than $28,000. The Institute for College Access and Success lists Wisconsin as number three on its list of states with the largest percentages of student loan... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Wisconsin To Launch Student Loan Resource WebsiteThese loans total to $19 billion dollars, with the average student carrying a d
Wisconsin To Launch Student Loan Resource Website
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
These loans total to $19 billion dollars, with the average student carrying a debt of more than $28,000. The Institute for College Access and Success lists Wisconsin as number three on its list of states with the largest percentages of student loan... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Nonprofit encourages Newton High School students to think about college costsOne of those organizations is a nonprofit called the Iowa College Access Networ
Nonprofit encourages Newton High School students to think about college costs
Newton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
One of those organizations is a nonprofit called the Iowa College Access Network and one of its representatives made a Sept. 15 trip to Newton High School to talk about some of ICAN’s main missions. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or... Read more
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Roll Call
Divergent Visions of Success in Higher Edget a good job to pay off their loans. We think this is unacceptable. That’s w
Divergent Visions of Success in Higher Ed
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
get a good job to pay off their loans. We think this is unacceptable. That’s why we teamed up to tackle both ends of the college access and college completion problem so that colleges start meeting students’ definition of success. We were... Read more
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NBC Washington
File FAFSA for Your Soon-to-Be College Student Early in 2016the filing deadline is June 2018, don't procrastinate. “Most schools have what
File FAFSA for Your Soon-to-Be College Student Early in 2016
NBC Washington / Posted 5 days ago
the filing deadline is June 2018, don't procrastinate. “Most schools have what's called a priority filing deadline,” College Access Fairfax Chairman Tessie Wilson. “That's the date that those schools say, First come, first served.” So... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
How business, booklearning can build off each otherthat Santiago is holding to discuss the findings from a recently released repor
How business, booklearning can build off each other
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
that Santiago is holding to discuss the findings from a recently released report titled, "The Degree Gap: Honing in on College Access, Affordability & Completion in Massachusetts." The discussion was focused on talent development, the role of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Family earn less than $140K? Kamala Harris says you should go to college freefrom $46 and offering 4-year degree programs on the campuses, as well as year-r
Family earn less than $140K? Kamala Harris says you should go to college free
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
from $46 and offering 4-year degree programs on the campuses, as well as year-round Pell Grants. Sanchez wants to expand college access to members of the armed services and create opportunities for refinancing debt that mirror home and car loan... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Ask Brianna: Should I delay goals to repay student loans?the average amount of student loan debt at graduation went up 56 percent betwee
Ask Brianna: Should I delay goals to repay student loans?
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
the average amount of student loan debt at graduation went up 56 percent between 2004 and 2014, the Institute for College Access & Success reports. Meanwhile, the median household income fell 6.5 percent between 2007, the year before the... Read more
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FOX Business
Ask Brianna: Should I Delay Goals To Repay Student Loans?the average amount of student loan debt at graduation went up 56 percent betwee
Ask Brianna: Should I Delay Goals To Repay Student Loans?
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
the average amount of student loan debt at graduation went up 56 percent between 2004 and 2014, the Institute for College Access & Success reports. Meanwhile, the median household income fell 6.5 percent between 2007, the year before the... Read more
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FOX Business
Ask Brianna: Should I Delay Goals To Repay Student Loans?the average amount of student loan debt at graduation went up 56 percent betwee
Ask Brianna: Should I Delay Goals To Repay Student Loans?
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
the average amount of student loan debt at graduation went up 56 percent between 2004 and 2014, the Institute for College Access & Success reports. Meanwhile, the median household income fell 6.5 percent between 2007, the year before the... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Promise Gets $1.3M BoostCEO William W. Ginsberg stated in a release. “It is creating a college-going cu
Promise Gets $1.3M Boost
New Haven Independent / Posted 6 days ago
CEO William W. Ginsberg stated in a release. “It is creating a college-going culture in our schools and promoting college access and success for our most promising young people. The Foundation is deeply proud of our role in helping to... Read more
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Mt. Pleasant News
College planning, financial aid night to be held Sept. 28planning and financial aid night for students and their parents on Wednesday, S
College planning, financial aid night to be held Sept. 28
Mt. Pleasant News / Posted 7 days ago
planning and financial aid night for students and their parents on Wednesday, Sept. 28. A representative from the Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) will be on hand to provide information and answer questions. Career and College Planning... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Parts of Vt., NY in moderate droughtcriminal history questions Leaders of New York's public university system say
Parts of Vt., NY in moderate drought
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 10 days ago
criminal history questions Leaders of New York's public university system say they've struck the right balance between college access and student safety with their decision to stop asking applicants about their criminal history. Leaders of New... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Car goes off interstate, lands in road belowcriminal history questions Leaders of New York's public university system say
Car goes off interstate, lands in road below
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 10 days ago
criminal history questions Leaders of New York's public university system say they've struck the right balance between college access and student safety with their decision to stop asking applicants about their criminal history. Leaders of New... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Police investigate suspected meth lab in Ryegatecriminal history questions Leaders of New York's public university system say
Police investigate suspected meth lab in Ryegate
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 10 days ago
criminal history questions Leaders of New York's public university system say they've struck the right balance between college access and student safety with their decision to stop asking applicants about their criminal history. Leaders of New... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
New York university system delays criminal history questionsALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Leaders of New York's public university system say they've
New York university system delays criminal history questions
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 10 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Leaders of New York's public university system say they've struck the right balance between college access and student safety with their decision to stop asking applicants about their criminal history. Instead, students will be... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
For-profit schools fold, students payThey graduated, and what the school promised them wasn't true," said Debbie Coc
For-profit schools fold, students pay
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
They graduated, and what the school promised them wasn't true," said Debbie Cochrane, vice president of the Institute for College Access and Success, a nonprofit group that advocates for broader access to higher education. Since 2004, annual... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Closing of for-profit schools leaves thousands of students and an industry in limboThey graduated and what the school promised them wasn’t true.— Debbie Cochrane,
Closing of for-profit schools leaves thousands of students and an industry in limbo
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
They graduated and what the school promised them wasn’t true.— Debbie Cochrane, vice president of the Institute for College Access and Success The problems that followed, including high default rates on student loans and accusations of... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Washington State Community's Educational Talent Search receives $2 million grantgroup consists of students whose families are low-income and do not have a bach
Washington State Community's Educational Talent Search receives $2 million grant
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 12 days ago
group consists of students whose families are low-income and do not have a bachelor's degree” said Donna Muntz, director of college access and ETS at WSCC. Grant regulations dictate that at least two-thirds of the students enrolled in the program... Read more
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The Morning Call
Closing of for-profit schools leaves thousands of students and an industry in limboThey graduated and what the school promised them wasn’t true.— Debbie Cochrane,
Closing of for-profit schools leaves thousands of students and an industry in limbo
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
They graduated and what the school promised them wasn’t true.— Debbie Cochrane, vice president of the Institute for College Access and Success The problems that followed, including high default rates on student loans and accusations of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Closing of for-profit schools leaves thousands of students and an industry in limboThey graduated and what the school promised them wasn’t true.— Debbie Cochrane,
Closing of for-profit schools leaves thousands of students and an industry in limbo
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
They graduated and what the school promised them wasn’t true.— Debbie Cochrane, vice president of the Institute for College Access and Success The problems that followed, including high default rates on student loans and accusations of... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Closing Of ITT Tech And Other For-Profit Schools Leaves Thousands Of Students In LimboThey graduated and what the school promised them wasn't true," said Debbie Coch
Closing Of ITT Tech And Other For-Profit Schools Leaves Thousands Of Students In Limbo
Hartford Courant / Posted 13 days ago
They graduated and what the school promised them wasn't true," said Debbie Cochrane, vice president of the Institute for College Access and Success, an Oakland nonprofit group that advocates for broader access to higher education. Since 2004,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Political Opposition Ended Wells Fargo-Amazon Student Loan Programprovided by federal student loans. One of the first to criticize the Amazon-We
Political Opposition Ended Wells Fargo-Amazon Student Loan Program
Connecticut Post / Posted 17 days ago
provided by federal student loans. One of the first to criticize the Amazon-Wells Fargo program was The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS). This nonprofit group works to ensure that everyone has access to an affordable college... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Study mischaracterized success of Michigan collegesnearly 40% of Michigan public university graduates complete their degrees witho
Study mischaracterized success of Michigan colleges
Detroit Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
nearly 40% of Michigan public university graduates complete their degrees without a loan, according to the Institute for College Access and Success’s College InSight database. Further, according to National Student Clearinghouse data, a third of... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Everything ITT Students Need To Know Now That The School Has Closedcomplete, the closed-school option would still be on the table, said Debbie Coc
Everything ITT Students Need To Know Now That The School Has Closed
Hartford Courant / Posted 18 days ago
complete, the closed-school option would still be on the table, said Debbie Cochrane, vice president at the Institute for College Access and Success. "The most important thing is for students to consider their options very carefully," Cochrane... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Everything ITT Tech students need to know now that the for-profit school has closedcomplete, the closed-school option would still be on the table, said Debbie Coc
Everything ITT Tech students need to know now that the for-profit school has closed
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
complete, the closed-school option would still be on the table, said Debbie Cochrane, vice president at the Institute for College Access and Success. "The most important thing is for students to consider their options very carefully," Cochrane... Read more
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The Morning Call
Everything ITT students need to know now that the for-profit school has closedcomplete, the closed-school option would still be on the table, said Debbie Coc
Everything ITT students need to know now that the for-profit school has closed
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
complete, the closed-school option would still be on the table, said Debbie Cochrane, vice president at the Institute for College Access and Success. "The most important thing is for students to consider their options very carefully," Cochrane... Read more
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Washington Nationals
Ryan Zimmerman named Nationals' nominee for the 2016 Roberto Clemente AwardWashington Nationals honoree is Argelia Rodriguez, president and chief executiv
Ryan Zimmerman named Nationals' nominee for the 2016 Roberto Clemente Award
Washington Nationals / Posted 19 days ago
Washington Nationals honoree is Argelia Rodriguez, president and chief executive officer of the District of Columbia College Access Program. The Nationals will honor Rodriguez during pregame ceremonies on Wednesday alongside Zimmerman. The... Read more
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The Maui News
UH-Maui College researchers awarded grants totaling $3.7Mcollege application process, including seeking financial aid. "This grant will
UH-Maui College researchers awarded grants totaling $3.7M
The Maui News / Posted 19 days ago
college application process, including seeking financial aid. "This grant will be a great community resource to increase college access by starting the college-prep process for underrepresented students in middle school," Bonnin said. "If you... Read more
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The Maui News
UH-Maui College researchers awarded grants totaling $3.7Mcollege application process, including seeking financial aid. "This grant will
UH-Maui College researchers awarded grants totaling $3.7M
The Maui News / Posted 20 days ago
college application process, including seeking financial aid. "This grant will be a great community resource to increase college access by starting the college-prep process for underrepresented students in middle school," Bonnin said. "If you... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
MCLA lands $2.1 million federal grant to help underserved studentsgaps is also directly aligned with the state Department of Higher Education's "
MCLA lands $2.1 million federal grant to help underserved students
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 20 days ago
gaps is also directly aligned with the state Department of Higher Education's "Vision Project" goals of "honing in on college access, affordability and completion in Massachusetts." "I'm very proud to see MCLA emerging as a national leader... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Deutsche Bank Championship Journal: New tournament director nameddirector for two other PGA Tour events, the Quicken Loans National and the Hero
Deutsche Bank Championship Journal: New tournament director named
The Providence Journal / Posted 20 days ago
director for two other PGA Tour events, the Quicken Loans National and the Hero World Challenge. All three benefit the college access programs of the Tiger Woods Foundation in addition to local charities. The foundation runs the Tiger Woods... Read more
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The Mercury News
Lobbying for California's 2.3 million community college students with a $0 budgetoffice. "In some ways, it's indicative of the problem," said Debbie Cochrane,
Lobbying for California's 2.3 million community college students with a $0 budget
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
office. "In some ways, it's indicative of the problem," said Debbie Cochrane, vice president of The Institute for College Access and Success, an Oakland-based research and advocacy group, who has wondered why the promise of an independent... Read more
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Newton Daily News
NHS to host free financial aid presentationThe guidance office has invited a representative from the Iowa Student Loan Col
NHS to host free financial aid presentation
Newton Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
The guidance office has invited a representative from the Iowa Student Loan College Access Network to provide a free financial aid presentation. The presentation is geared to high school seniors and their parents. High school juniors and their... Read more
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PhysOrg
Rural location, race influence students' access to collegestudents in rural schools across Georgia-and nearly 40 percent students of colo
Rural location, race influence students' access to college
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
students in rural schools across Georgia-and nearly 40 percent students of color-this can have a tremendous effect on college access, Means said. "Usually, particularly when we're talking about students of color, people consider the urban... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Rural location, race may play role in influencing student’s access to higher educationstudents in rural schools across Georgia—and nearly 40 percent students of colo
Rural location, race may play role in influencing student’s access to higher education
News-Medical-Net / Posted 25 days ago
students in rural schools across Georgia—and nearly 40 percent students of color—this can have a tremendous effect on college access, Means said. "Usually, particularly when we're talking about students of color, people consider the urban... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Amazon, Wells Fargo Unexpectedly Terminate Student Loan Partnership Announced Just One Month Agoannounced in July. Pauline Abernathy, a former official in Bill Clinton's White
Amazon, Wells Fargo Unexpectedly Terminate Student Loan Partnership Announced Just One Month Ago
Zero Hedge / Posted 25 days ago
announced in July. Pauline Abernathy, a former official in Bill Clinton's White House who now works for the Institute for College Access & Success, described the arrangement as "the kind of misleading private loan marketing that was rampant before... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Kenny Rogers to Resign as Fulfillment Fund CEOtake over as his successor at the end of the year. The Fulfillment Fund, an L.
Kenny Rogers to Resign as Fulfillment Fund CEO
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 25 days ago
take over as his successor at the end of the year. The Fulfillment Fund, an L.A.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to college access, announced Wednesday that Rogers will be leaving to spend more time with his family. He has served as CEO... Read more
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Market Watch
Amazon and Wells Fargo abruptly end student loan partnershipthat the company disagreed with the CFBP’s claims). Pauline Abernathy, the exe
Amazon and Wells Fargo abruptly end student loan partnership
Market Watch / Posted 25 days ago
that the company disagreed with the CFBP’s claims). Pauline Abernathy, the executive vice president of the Institution for College Access and Success, an organization that advocates for equity in higher education, applauded Amazon for ending the... Read more
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MLive.com
Program boosts number of college advisors at Michigan high schoolsyear, thanks to a program that aims to boost degree attainment in Michigan. Ad
Program boosts number of college advisors at Michigan high schools
MLive.com / Posted 25 days ago
year, thanks to a program that aims to boost degree attainment in Michigan. AdviseMI, a program created by the Michigan College Access Network, will embed 49 recent college graduates at 62 high schools, where they will help students research and... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Villagers’ community bus service hits the roadbeen positive, Village resident Verity Roberts said: “Without this bus, so many
Villagers’ community bus service hits the road
Banbury Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
been positive, Village resident Verity Roberts said: “Without this bus, so many people would be unable to get to work or college, access healthcare, or do their weekly shopping, let alone enjoy many leisure activities.” To find out more about... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Miss RI heads to Atlantic Citya combination of hip–hop and Indian dance—all very different,” she explained.
Miss RI heads to Atlantic City
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 28 days ago
a combination of hip–hop and Indian dance—all very different,” she explained. The Guam natives platform, "upward mobility: college access for low–income and minority students" is also near and dear to her heart. “I want to be an example and show... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Barn raising in heart of Philadelphia a successby side with them to prepare the new space for our students and teachers just a
Barn raising in heart of Philadelphia a success
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
by side with them to prepare the new space for our students and teachers just as we have worked side by side with them in college access, admissions and student support through the years." Another KIPP school, the KIPP Philadelphia Charter... Read more
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Columbia County Observer
College Night at Florida Gateway College, Where Dreams Begin for Everyoneand the US. It is important for families and individuals to have access to this
College Night at Florida Gateway College, Where Dreams Begin for Everyone
Columbia County Observer / Posted 29 days ago
and the US. It is important for families and individuals to have access to this type of event because of the regions low college access rates." "While I would like students to attend FGC because of its low cost and many degree programs, I also... Read more
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Delhi News Record
GO Transit buses ready to roll on Sept. 3Station at the end of the route. The GO connection at McMaster University will
GO Transit buses ready to roll on Sept. 3
Delhi News Record / Posted 30 days ago
Station at the end of the route. The GO connection at McMaster University will provide Brantford students attending Mohawk College access to the Hamilton transit system. "The city has been very vocal in its support of GO services," said Kim... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
GO Transit buses ready to roll on Sept. 3Station at the end of the route. The GO connection at McMaster University will
GO Transit buses ready to roll on Sept. 3
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 30 days ago
Station at the end of the route. The GO connection at McMaster University will provide Brantford students attending Mohawk College access to the Hamilton transit system. "The city has been very vocal in its support of GO services," said Kim... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
GO Transit buses ready to roll on Sept. 3Station at the end of the route. The GO connection at McMaster University will
GO Transit buses ready to roll on Sept. 3
The Brantford Expositor / Posted a month ago
Station at the end of the route. The GO connection at McMaster University will provide Brantford students attending Mohawk College access to the Hamilton transit system. "The city has been very vocal in its support of GO services," said Kim... Read more
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