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The Globe and Mail
Even gun-control advocates own stock in firearms makerspublicly traded shares, Smith & Wesson Corp. and Sturm, Ruger & Co. That means
Even gun-control advocates own stock in firearms makers
The Globe and Mail / Posted an hour ago
publicly traded shares, Smith & Wesson Corp. and Sturm, Ruger & Co. That means such stocks are now common in retirement and college savings plans. The influx has helped to boost both companies’ shares by more than 750 per cent during the Obama... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Study concludes Vermont may be spending too much on educationit to be," Picus told lawmakers on the House Education Committee last week. "Pr
Study concludes Vermont may be spending too much on education
Bennington Banner / Posted 17 hours ago
it to be," Picus told lawmakers on the House Education Committee last week. "Proceed cautiously in attempting to achieve savings, because the complexities of school finance may lead to unintended consequences. This will not happen tomorrow. It... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Pay to Play - Could help Craven schools, could cost parentsto participate in middle and high school sports in Craven County.But at least o
Pay to Play - Could help Craven schools, could cost parents
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 19 hours ago
to participate in middle and high school sports in Craven County.But at least one school system has seen million-dollar savings as a result of what is often called “pay to play.”Under a tight budget, Craven County Schools is looking to come up... Read more
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Al.com
General Fund, teacher pay raise on front burner at State Houselegislative session. Bentley also proposed a 2 percent pay raise for education
General Fund, teacher pay raise on front burner at State House
Al.com / Posted 20 hours ago
legislative session. Bentley also proposed a 2 percent pay raise for education employees in K-12 schools and community colleges. There is broad support in the Legislature for a raise for teachers, but the amount remains to be seen. Legislators... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
US President Obama owns stock in firearms makerspublicly traded shares, Smith & Wesson Corp and Sturm, Ruger & Co. That means s
US President Obama owns stock in firearms makers
Bdnews24.com / Posted 21 hours ago
publicly traded shares, Smith & Wesson Corp and Sturm, Ruger & Co. That means such stocks are now common in retirement and college savings plans. The influx has helped to boost both companies' shares by more than 750 percent during the Obama... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
How Obama indirectly owns shares in US gun industrypublicly traded shares, Smith & Wesson Corp and Sturm, Ruger & Co. That means s
How Obama indirectly owns shares in US gun industry
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 23 hours ago
publicly traded shares, Smith & Wesson Corp and Sturm, Ruger & Co. That means such stocks are now common in retirement and college savings plans. The influx has helped to boost both companies' shares by more than 750 percent during the Obama... Read more
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Newsmax
Why Obama and Other Gun Control Advocates Own Stock in Firearms Makerspublicly traded shares, Smith & Wesson Corp and Sturm, Ruger & Co. That means s
Why Obama and Other Gun Control Advocates Own Stock in Firearms Makers
Newsmax / Posted 23 hours ago
publicly traded shares, Smith & Wesson Corp and Sturm, Ruger & Co. That means such stocks are now common in retirement and college savings plans. The influx has helped to boost both companies' shares by more than 750 percent during the Obama... Read more
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Swissinfo
Special Report - Why Obama and other gun control advocates own stock in firearms makersshares, Smith & Wesson Corp and Sturm, Ruger & Co . That means
Special Report - Why Obama and other gun control advocates own stock in firearms makers
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
shares, Smith & Wesson Corp and Sturm, Ruger & Co . That means such stocks are now common in retirement and college savings plans. The influx has helped to boost both companies' shares by more than 750 percent during the Obama... Read more
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Reuters
Why Obama and other gun control advocates own stock in firearms makerspublicly traded shares, Smith & Wesson Corp and Sturm, Ruger & Co. That means s
Why Obama and other gun control advocates own stock in firearms makers
Reuters / Posted yesterday
publicly traded shares, Smith & Wesson Corp and Sturm, Ruger & Co. That means such stocks are now common in retirement and college savings plans. The influx has helped to boost both companies' shares by more than 750 percent during the Obama... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Special Report - Why Obama and other gun control advocates own stock in firearms makerspublicly traded shares, Smith & Wesson Corp and Sturm, Ruger & Co . That means
Special Report - Why Obama and other gun control advocates own stock in firearms makers
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
publicly traded shares, Smith & Wesson Corp and Sturm, Ruger & Co . That means such stocks are now common in retirement and college savings plans. The influx has helped to boost both companies' shares by more than 750 percent during the Obama... Read more
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The Star
Special Report - Why Obama and other gun control advocates own stock in firearms makersshow. Obama and other plan participants have no say in how the money is invest
Special Report - Why Obama and other gun control advocates own stock in firearms makers
The Star / Posted yesterday
show. Obama and other plan participants have no say in how the money is invested. That’s controlled by the Illinois State Board of Investment, which said it has no policy on investing in firearm and ammo companies. (For a graphic showing firearms... Read more
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The Forward
New ADL Chief Courts Younger Generation With Nod to Silicon Valleyemphasis on relationship building. Greenblatt’s relationship with the ADL bega
New ADL Chief Courts Younger Generation With Nod to Silicon Valley
The Forward / Posted yesterday
emphasis on relationship building. Greenblatt’s relationship with the ADL began when he interned at its Boston office as a college student. His boss there later introduced him to his wife, Marjan Keypour Greenblatt, who was the associate director... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
US election 2016did "real damage" to his campaign to become president. President Barack Obama'
US election 2016
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
did "real damage" to his campaign to become president. President Barack Obama's second inauguration speech was a final boarding call. The message was clear: "Get on board or get out of my way." After a reasonably moderate and cautious first... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
With a nod to Silicon Valley, new ADL chief courts digital nativesemphasis on relationship building. Greenblatt’s relationship with the ADL bega
With a nod to Silicon Valley, new ADL chief courts digital natives
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
emphasis on relationship building. Greenblatt’s relationship with the ADL began when he interned at its Boston office as a college student. His boss there later introduced him to his wife, Marjan Keypour Greenblatt, who was the associate director... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Millenials need more financial educationknown as millennials — those born from the mid-1980s until the late 1990s — are
Millenials need more financial education
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
known as millennials — those born from the mid-1980s until the late 1990s — are financially troubled, raiding retirements savings and resorting to payday loans services, a recent study shows. More than 80 percent of college-educated millennials... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Highland, Stephenson County partner on wind turbine to cut jail electric billmoney at the county jail. This year they hope to introduce a long-term solution
Highland, Stephenson County partner on wind turbine to cut jail electric bill
The Journal-Standard / Posted yesterday
money at the county jail. This year they hope to introduce a long-term solution. In partnership with Highland Community College's Wind Turbine Technology department, the county officials hope to install a 150-foot wind turbine expected to cut... Read more
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walesonline
'More Nurses Bill' passes penultimate stagecould receive royal assent in March. 'Empower nurses to drive staffing decisio
'More Nurses Bill' passes penultimate stage
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
could receive royal assent in March. 'Empower nurses to drive staffing decisions' Tina Donnelly , director of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) in Wales, said: “We applaud the support of Stage 3 of the Bill which will protect patients and... Read more
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Business Wire
TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. Seeks to Elect New Independent Candidate to Board and Terminate Investment Advisory Agreement at TICC Capital Corp.NYSE:TSLX), a specialty finance company focused on lending to middle-market com
TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. Seeks to Elect New Independent Candidate to Board and Terminate Investment Advisory Agreement at TICC Capital Corp.
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
NYSE:TSLX), a specialty finance company focused on lending to middle-market companies, sent a letter yesterday to the Board of Directors of TICC Capital Corp., (“TICC”; Nasdaq: TICC) in which TSLX stated its intent to nominate T. Kelley Millet... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Clinton Campaign Goes on Tilt as a Result of Dead Heat With Sanders in Iowaof tax cuts is a promise kept it doesn’t mean the cut is effective policy. The
Clinton Campaign Goes on Tilt as a Result of Dead Heat With Sanders in Iowa
Naked Capitalism / Posted 2 days ago
of tax cuts is a promise kept it doesn’t mean the cut is effective policy. The middle class needs jobs, a reduction in college costs, and universal healthcare. Healthcare which includes in-home eldercare is far superior than some patched... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Athletic department serves as student success program, MCC president sayshad a break. It’s part of my life. It’s part of me. I think it would be really
Athletic department serves as student success program, MCC president says
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
had a break. It’s part of my life. It’s part of me. I think it would be really weird if I stopped playing.” McHenry County College seemed the best choice. The college offers eight sports teams and the chance for student athletes, a population that... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
16th Groundhog Day breakfast blends politics, wit and wisdom in fundraiser for Nashua Salvation Armychild who asked for a bicycle for Christmas through the Salvation Army to recei
16th Groundhog Day breakfast blends politics, wit and wisdom in fundraiser for Nashua Salvation Army
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
child who asked for a bicycle for Christmas through the Salvation Army to receive one. The folks at the Merrimack County Savings Bank were honored with this year's Community Award for extraordinary service. And selected as the ninth Salvation... Read more
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Arkansas Times
UAMS touts belt-tighteningcommentator, kicked off the good news portion of the University of Arkansas for
UAMS touts belt-tightening
Arkansas Times / Posted 2 days ago
commentator, kicked off the good news portion of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences' presentation to the UA Board of Trustees last Thursday, Jan. 28, praising orthopedic surgeon Dr. Lowry Barnes for his skill at replacing Bradshaw's... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rhinos are so heavy their BONES struggle to take the strainwhile our bones begin to crumble under the strain of too much weight, a team of
Rhinos are so heavy their BONES struggle to take the strain
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
while our bones begin to crumble under the strain of too much weight, a team of scientists from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey believe that the difference in the ability to grow of dinosaurs lies not in the bones themselves but in... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California examines its post-Paris climate agendaare expected to include California Environmental Protection Agency Secretary Ma
California examines its post-Paris climate agenda
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
are expected to include California Environmental Protection Agency Secretary Matt Rodriquez and California Air Resources Board chair Mary Nichols. Starting at 9:30 a.m. in Room 112. YOU TALKIN’ TO PUC? The California Public Utilities Commission... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Groundhog breakfast blends politics, wit and wisdomchild who asked for a bicycle for Christmas through the Salvation Army to recei
Groundhog breakfast blends politics, wit and wisdom
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
child who asked for a bicycle for Christmas through the Salvation Army to receive one. The folks at the Merrimack County Savings Bank were honored with this year's Community Award for extraordinary service. And selected as the ninth Salvation... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Why Bernie Sanders Has To Raise Taxes On The Middle Classis.” Sutton’s Law explains something unusual about Bernie Sander’s tax plan: i
Why Bernie Sanders Has To Raise Taxes On The Middle Class
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
is.” Sutton’s Law explains something unusual about Bernie Sander’s tax plan: it calls for massive tax hikes across the board. Why raise taxes on the middle class? Because that’s where the money is. The problem all politicians face is that... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Clean Energy Collective presents solar programthe company is developing in Colorado as part of its 12 Megawatt agreement with
Clean Energy Collective presents solar program
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
the company is developing in Colorado as part of its 12 Megawatt agreement with Xcel Energy — will be located on State Land Board land on the north side of Highway 61, east of Sterling Correctional Facility. Amy Thompson, director of commercial... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
State Employees Making more than $100,000 Up 8%$655,000 last year. The top 50 all make more than $400,000, and all work for t
State Employees Making more than $100,000 Up 8%
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
$655,000 last year. The top 50 all make more than $400,000, and all work for the state university system or New York City colleges. The Governor's office criticized top salaries at SUNY and CUNY on Monday saying the administration costs in the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Full text of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's annual budget addressthe sales tax again. Because of the hard decisions we've made, we now have the
Full text of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's annual budget address
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
the sales tax again. Because of the hard decisions we've made, we now have the lowest debt per capita of any state. Our savings account, the Rainy Day Fund, is 2.5 times more than when we began. Last year, when the Comptroller's Office went to... Read more
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Business Wire
Adaptive Online Test Prep Program Guarantees Score Improvement on the Redesigned SAT®tutoring company, is the first to unveil its new courseware and software soluti
Adaptive Online Test Prep Program Guarantees Score Improvement on the Redesigned SAT®
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
tutoring company, is the first to unveil its new courseware and software solution that guarantees measurable results on the College Board’s newly Redesigned SAT. Prepworks highly adaptive software, the only Redesigned SAT online course of its kind,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
A Better World: Financial help for the disabledthe fruits of his labor in helping America’s disabled people. About a year ago
A Better World: Financial help for the disabled
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
the fruits of his labor in helping America’s disabled people. About a year ago, Congress created the 529 ABLE accounts, a savings vehicle for disabled people. It has the same tax advantages as 529 accounts for college. The ABLE accounts can grow... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Cuomo's office knocks SUNY, CUNY salariesstate records showed that the top 50 highest-paid employees all worked for the
Cuomo's office knocks SUNY, CUNY salaries
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
state records showed that the top 50 highest-paid employees all worked for the state university system or the New York City colleges. In fact, all but one of the top 100 workers worked in the public-college system. "These facts raise questions... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Idea of higher-education mergers gains traction in statethen was discussion about why not go ahead and look at overall evaluation of in
Idea of higher-education mergers gains traction in state
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
then was discussion about why not go ahead and look at overall evaluation of independent universities, especially two-year colleges and bringing them into a system," said Lowery, a Maumelle Republican. "Let's look at the entire area of higher... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Business & labor at a glanceL. Blair, professor and former chair of English at Bowling Green State Universi
Business & labor at a glance
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
L. Blair, professor and former chair of English at Bowling Green State University, has been selected the new dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, or CLASS, at Youngstown State University. Blair will start the new position May... Read more
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The Morning Call
Insurance-free approach to health care comes to the Lehigh Valleytheir patients, as opposed to billing issues. An article published last year i
Insurance-free approach to health care comes to the Lehigh Valley
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
their patients, as opposed to billing issues. An article published last year in the peer-reviewed Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine described direct primary care as a growing model, identifying 141 direct family care practices with... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
2,000 households to take part in energy-saving challengean energy-saving challenge to reduce their electricity consumption for a good c
2,000 households to take part in energy-saving challenge
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
an energy-saving challenge to reduce their electricity consumption for a good cause. Over a three-month period, the cost savings of participating households will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the South West Community Development Council and... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: Governor pledges to ease burden on students, but no clear path to that goalclass that has increasingly come to rely on the state’s Taylor Opportunity Prog
Special report: Governor pledges to ease burden on students, but no clear path to that goal
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
class that has increasingly come to rely on the state’s Taylor Opportunity Program for Students to get their kids through college. Just breaking even on higher education funding may be a tall order for the new governor, who needs to come up with... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana should think smarter about collegesIn Louisiana, we have five boards overseeing our 29 universities and two-year c
Louisiana should think smarter about colleges
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
In Louisiana, we have five boards overseeing our 29 universities and two-year colleges. At the top of the pyramid is the Board of Regents, with four subsidiary boards. The Southern University system board oversees the historically black schools,... Read more
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Queensland Times
Railway worker's son reached city's top officeas its first president. He was also a committee member of the Ipswich General H
Railway worker's son reached city's top office
Queensland Times / Posted 6 days ago
as its first president. He was also a committee member of the Ipswich General Hospital, on the committee of the Technical College of Ipswich, connected with the local Cemetery Board and a staunch adherent of the Protestant Episcopalian... Read more
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Business Insider
I am the student loan crisis at its ugliest: I graduated and found out I have $200,000 in debtEvery once in a while, when I’m feeling overwhelmed, I watch college commenceme
I am the student loan crisis at its ugliest: I graduated and found out I have $200,000 in debt
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
Every once in a while, when I’m feeling overwhelmed, I watch college commencement ceremonies on YouTube. These rituals remind me how perverse our higher-education system is—and of the empty idealism that colleges and universities sell us: We are... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Fragrances can create lingering memorieswith white lace); and Emeraude, whose mystery was anything but subtle and will
Fragrances can create lingering memories
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
with white lace); and Emeraude, whose mystery was anything but subtle and will be forever associated with dating boys in college who were also anything but subtle. In fact, some of their cologne left a haunting reminder that was stirred every... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
David Teece: Big Building Backer, Academic Guru, Political Power Player and a Corporate Tycoon By RICHARD BRENNEMAN. Categorythe controversial Kennedy remains to be seen. From Kiwi to Bear Teece grew up
David Teece: Big Building Backer, Academic Guru, Political Power Player and a Corporate Tycoon By RICHARD BRENNEMAN. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 7 days ago
the controversial Kennedy remains to be seen. From Kiwi to Bear Teece grew up in Nelson, New Zealand, and attended Waimea College before starting his economics studies at Canterbury University in 1967, earning both a bachelor’s degree and a... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Clark-Shawnee could move students, considers building planssaid the move could allow the district to reduce the number of English classes,
Clark-Shawnee could move students, considers building plans
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
said the move could allow the district to reduce the number of English classes, for example, and use the “savings” to hire another foreign language teacher. “There just aren’t resources to add a lot of staff. If there were, there... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Saturday's Lead Letter: Clay superintendent explains hiring of lobbying firmfreshman participates in a themed-based learning community where they learn val
Saturday's Lead Letter: Clay superintendent explains hiring of lobbying firm
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
freshman participates in a themed-based learning community where they learn valuable skills they will need to be ready for college and/or to get a job. As a result of the relevance these academies bring to academic learning, we’ve seen graduation... Read more
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Kiplinger.com
6 Tax Breaks for College CostsIf you redeem I bonds and EE bonds issued after 1989 to pay college tuition, yo
6 Tax Breaks for College Costs
Kiplinger.com / Posted 7 days ago
If you redeem I bonds and EE bonds issued after 1989 to pay college tuition, you may not have to pay taxes on the interest you earned. To qualify for the tax break, the bond owner must use the money to pay qualified education expenses (tuition and... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: Amid cuts, shift in higher ed landscape, community colleges emerge in Louisianain Natchitoches. Then he earned two master’s degrees — one from his alma mater
Special report: Amid cuts, shift in higher ed landscape, community colleges emerge in Louisiana
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
in Natchitoches. Then he earned two master’s degrees — one from his alma mater and the other from the U.S. Army War College. And last year, Hammatt capped it off by earning an associate degree in cybersecurity from Bossier Parish Community... Read more
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Deseret News
How to carry the burden of the student loan beastby the age of 30 dropping from 33 percent to 23 percent among individuals with
How to carry the burden of the student loan beast
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
by the age of 30 dropping from 33 percent to 23 percent among individuals with student debt,” said Daniel Haitz of the college planning website eduSquared. “That's a startling trend that has only occurred in the last 10 years. What's crazier is... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Utilities rates going down, an FAC, CC partnership, Unit 5's demise, and moreled to an over-collection of electric and gas fees of $14.7 million and $14.2 m
Utilities rates going down, an FAC, CC partnership, Unit 5's demise, and more
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 8 days ago
led to an over-collection of electric and gas fees of $14.7 million and $14.2 million, respectively. CSU is passing on savings to customers and offsetting the over-collection. Cost adjustments will be revisited on a quarterly basis. —... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: Community colleges grow despite cutsin Natchitoches. Then he earned two master’s degrees — one from his alma mater
Special report: Community colleges grow despite cuts
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
in Natchitoches. Then he earned two master’s degrees — one from his alma mater and the other from the U.S. Army War College. And last year, Hammatt capped it off by earning an associate degree in cybersecurity from Bossier Parish Community... Read more
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Maneater
Faculty Council eyes proposal to examine UM System relationship with MUbetween the UM System and MU. Depending on the examination’s conclusion, recomm
Faculty Council eyes proposal to examine UM System relationship with MU
Maneater / Posted 8 days ago
between the UM System and MU. Depending on the examination’s conclusion, recommendations could be made to the UM System Board of Curators to consolidate the offices of the UM System president and MU chancellor, add more schools to the UM System... Read more
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