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Op-Ed News
Is the Future a Trump-led Apartheid Society?foot on the neck of hassled whites. When in 2008 an African-American was elect
Is the Future a Trump-led Apartheid Society?
Op-Ed News / Posted 20 hours ago
foot on the neck of hassled whites. When in 2008 an African-American was elected President, for many that was the final straw. The political party where most racists and bigots hung out, the Republicans, did their best to insure that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fury's reign as world champion set to end after failed drugs testreport that Fury was notified on September 22 that he had tested positive for c
Fury's reign as world champion set to end after failed drugs test
Daily Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
report that Fury was notified on September 22 that he had tested positive for cocaine This will surely be the final straw which terminates his bizarre reign as world heavyweight champion. It was always likely that he would be stripped... Read more
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express
Stressed parents 'turning to prescription drugs and alcohol after flood chaos'on people’s lives. “People will already have had other things going on in thei
Stressed parents 'turning to prescription drugs and alcohol after flood chaos'
express / Posted yesterday
on people’s lives. “People will already have had other things going on in their lives and for some this will have been the final straw. It’s just too much. GETTYA cumbrian charity revealed that almost 1,000 families are still homeless after the... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Michael Ovitz Apologizes For "Unbridled Ambition": "I Was Myopic In My Drive"to make what he called a “big, big mistake” and snatch up a piece of Malibu pro
Michael Ovitz Apologizes For "Unbridled Ambition": "I Was Myopic In My Drive"
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted yesterday
to make what he called a “big, big mistake” and snatch up a piece of Malibu property that Meyer had been eyeing. It was the final straw in their relationship. Both Meyer and Ovitz seemed extremely ill-at-ease when asked about the matter, which drew... Read more
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Swansea City FC
BLAST FROM THE PAST: Swans v Liverpoolfrom close range, following some good work from Angel Rangel and Scott Sinclair
BLAST FROM THE PAST: Swans v Liverpool
Swansea City FC / Posted yesterday
from close range, following some good work from Angel Rangel and Scott Sinclair down the right flank. It proved to be the final straw for Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish, who was sacked three days later following an eighth-place finish and was later... Read more
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The News and Star
Traumatised flood victims turn to drugs and alcoholon people's lives. “People will already have had other things going on in thei
Traumatised flood victims turn to drugs and alcohol
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
on people's lives. “People will already have had other things going on in their lives and for some this will have been the final straw. It's just too much. "But a lot of people won't to admit that they are not coping, and they'll bottle it all up.... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Is the Future a Trump-led Apartheid Society?foot on the neck of hassled whites. When in 2008 an African-American was elect
Is the Future a Trump-led Apartheid Society?
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
foot on the neck of hassled whites. When in 2008 an African-American was elected President, for many that was the final straw. The political party where most racists and bigots hung out, the Republicans, did their best to insure that... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Gentilly street collapses beneath the weight of cement truckwe don't pay money for this. You know, I pay my taxes. This should not have to
Gentilly street collapses beneath the weight of cement truck
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
we don't pay money for this. You know, I pay my taxes. This should not have to be.” And until this problem is solved, baracades will go up and residents will play the waiting game, hoping this hole is the final straw that will bring lasting ch... Read more
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The Border Mail
A powerful lesson in lifeto start a new life. When her father, local builder Ray Paddle, died in 2010,
A powerful lesson in life
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
to start a new life. When her father, local builder Ray Paddle, died in 2010, friends and family thought that would be the final straw for Natalie, who admits she has had periods of being suicidal. Instead she resolved that it was finally time to... Read more
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SportingNews
Vontaze Burfict has Bengals' owner Mike Brown firmly in his cornerrules, with a concussion-inducing blow to Pittsburgh wide receiver Antonio Brow
Vontaze Burfict has Bengals' owner Mike Brown firmly in his corner
SportingNews / Posted 2 days ago
rules, with a concussion-inducing blow to Pittsburgh wide receiver Antonio Brown helmet in last season’s playoffs the final straw — was unjust. “Some of what happened in the past looks different to different people,” Mike Brown told Sporting... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
Kinmel Bay bucket and spade company established in 1920 goes into administrationof the creditors”. Jason Bell said: “The recent losses and import price rises
Kinmel Bay bucket and spade company established in 1920 goes into administration
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 2 days ago
of the creditors”. Jason Bell said: “The recent losses and import price rises on the horizon for next year have been the final straw for the business and the directors have reluctantly taken steps to protect the creditors of the company. The... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Some downtown Abbotsford merchants say film shoots affecting businessTillotson of Pro One Uniforms says the closure of sidewalks and the impact on p
Some downtown Abbotsford merchants say film shoots affecting business
Abbotsford News / Posted 2 days ago
Tillotson of Pro One Uniforms says the closure of sidewalks and the impact on parking has impacted her bottom line. The final straw, she said, came earlier this month, when a shoot coincided with the start of the school year – traditionally the... Read more
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BC Local News
Some downtown Abbotsford merchants say film shoots affecting businessTillotson of Pro One Uniforms says the closure of sidewalks and the impact on p
Some downtown Abbotsford merchants say film shoots affecting business
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
Tillotson of Pro One Uniforms says the closure of sidewalks and the impact on parking has impacted her bottom line. The final straw, she said, came earlier this month, when a shoot coincided with the start of the school year – traditionally the... Read more
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CBS Denver
Reception For Aqib Talib In Tampa Might Not Be A Warm Onefight with teammate Cory Boyd at the NFL Rookie Symposium in 2008 to two arrest
Reception For Aqib Talib In Tampa Might Not Be A Warm One
CBS Denver / Posted 2 days ago
fight with teammate Cory Boyd at the NFL Rookie Symposium in 2008 to two arrests, one for battery and one for assault. The final straw was his suspension for a positive Adderall test, which kicked in weeks before the trade to the Patriots. The... Read more
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iTWire
Yellowfin uses BI to predict Bulldogs to win 2016 ALFL Grand FinalBut, it’s also clear that the Swans rise to the challenge of playing on less fa
Yellowfin uses BI to predict Bulldogs to win 2016 ALFL Grand Final
iTWire / Posted 2 days ago
But, it’s also clear that the Swans rise to the challenge of playing on less familiar turf too. Uh-oh - here comes ‘The final straw’ Yellowfin says… ‘Like a true underdog story, the Bulldogs are the first team to make it to the Grand Final from... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Aqib Talib says he’s “a lot more mature” than his Tampa Bay daysremember a different player. The 2012 season included a suspension for what he
Aqib Talib says he’s “a lot more mature” than his Tampa Bay days
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 2 days ago
remember a different player. The 2012 season included a suspension for what he claims was Adderall, which was sort of a final straw which led the Bucs to trade him and a seventh-round pick to the Patriots for a fourth-rounder. That came after he... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tony Mowbray resigns as manager of crisis club Coventry Cityofficials on Wednesday evening, before the club announced his departure on Thur
Tony Mowbray resigns as manager of crisis club Coventry City
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
officials on Wednesday evening, before the club announced his departure on Thursday.Drawing at home to Wimbledon was the final straw for Mowbray (Photo: Birmingham Mail) A statement declared: "Coventry City can today confirm that Tony Mowbray... Read more
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Daily Record
Hundreds of slaughterhouse super beetles force pensioner out of hometo escape. She said: “Once when I was sitting on a bus, a beetle dropped out o
Hundreds of slaughterhouse super beetles force pensioner out of home
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
to escape. She said: “Once when I was sitting on a bus, a beetle dropped out of my hood on to my neck. That was the final straw. I could hardly stop myself from screaming.” Read More The property is run by housing association... Read more
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Empire Of The Kop
Mamadou Sakho tweets his love for Liverpool after U23 outingwhen he took to Snapchat and complained about Jurgen Klopp not giving him any g
Mamadou Sakho tweets his love for Liverpool after U23 outing
Empire Of The Kop / Posted 2 days ago
when he took to Snapchat and complained about Jurgen Klopp not giving him any game time… It looked like it might be the final straw for him, but Liverpool decided to use Sakho in the Under-23s last night, with the Frenchman doing well in our 2-1... Read more
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Access Hollywood
Is Angelina Jolie Smearing Brad Pitt?and gain custody of their six kids. The magazine claims the fight aboard the pr
Is Angelina Jolie Smearing Brad Pitt?
Access Hollywood / Posted 2 days ago
and gain custody of their six kids. The magazine claims the fight aboard the private plane, in which Brad was allegedly abusive to Maddox, was the final straw...and that she is behind the reports about the incident. But what is the truth? More Vi... Read more
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All About Symbian
EC Technology Swiss Army Charging Knifeof a typical 2016 smartphone - times change, eh? Plus their output current is u
EC Technology Swiss Army Charging Knife
All About Symbian / Posted 2 days ago
of a typical 2016 smartphone - times change, eh? Plus their output current is usually similarly limited, e.g. 1A. The final straw is that they usually have flying microUSB leads. This latter was a real blessing a couple of years ago, since it... Read more
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SportingNews
Bengals owner warns SN that Vontaze Burfict, Tyler Eifert won't be rushed backexemption for Burfict as he comes off a three-game suspension for repeated viol
Bengals owner warns SN that Vontaze Burfict, Tyler Eifert won't be rushed back
SportingNews / Posted 2 days ago
exemption for Burfict as he comes off a three-game suspension for repeated violations of safety-related player rules. The final straw was his blow to Pittsburgh wide receiver Antonio Brown’s helmet during last season’s first-round playoff... Read more
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iol.co.za
Probe into SABC board vital for restoration of trustparties. Asked why there was now an about-turn, Mthembu said the latest develo
Probe into SABC board vital for restoration of trust
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
parties. Asked why there was now an about-turn, Mthembu said the latest developments at the broadcaster were indeed the final straw, adding that the board will have a lot of explaining to do when it appeared before the portfolio committee next... Read more
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The Hindu
Editorial on India's decision to pull out of of SAARC summit:The SAARC gambitof their anger with Pakistan on its continued support to terror groups in the r
Editorial on India's decision to pull out of of SAARC summit:The SAARC gambit
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
of their anger with Pakistan on its continued support to terror groups in the respective countries. Uri proved to be the final straw, especially in view of Pakistan’s refusal to even issue a statement condemning the attack, galvanising India to... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Miller: Football's brief managerial spellsto say the least, with it. They lost the Supercoppa Italiano to Milan, then in
Miller: Football's brief managerial spells
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 3 days ago
to say the least, with it. They lost the Supercoppa Italiano to Milan, then in the Champions League to Trapzonspor, and the final straw came in a 3-1 Serie A defeat to lowly Novara. He became the only Inter manager to leave having never win a single... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Trump keeps praising a controversial American general whose actions nearly prompted World War IIIof defying three US presidents. A scathing letter MacArthur wrote in March 195
Trump keeps praising a controversial American general whose actions nearly prompted World War III
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
of defying three US presidents. A scathing letter MacArthur wrote in March 1951 to a Republican congressman was the final straw for Truman. The letter, which was read on the House floor on April 5, directly criticized the president,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Trump keeps praising a controversial American general whose actions nearly prompted World War IIIof defying three US presidents. A scathing letter MacArthur wrote in March 195
Trump keeps praising a controversial American general whose actions nearly prompted World War III
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
of defying three US presidents. A scathing letter MacArthur wrote in March 1951 to a Republican congressman was the final straw for Truman. The letter, which was read on the House floor on April 5, directly criticized the president,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Trump keeps praising a controversial American general whose actions nearly prompted World War IIIof defying three US presidents. A scathing letter MacArthur wrote in March 195
Trump keeps praising a controversial American general whose actions nearly prompted World War III
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
of defying three US presidents. A scathing letter MacArthur wrote in March 1951 to a Republican congressman was the final straw for Truman. The letter, which was read on the House floor on April 5, directly criticized the president,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
WALLY HALL: Miles' firing makes ripple on shocking daywent on. It seems Miles, who had a foot out the door last season, hurt himself
WALLY HALL: Miles' firing makes ripple on shocking day
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
went on. It seems Miles, who had a foot out the door last season, hurt himself when the Tigers lost to Wisconsin, and the final straw was losing to Auburn while scoring one touchdown. Here's why The Plains became Death Valley for Miles and... Read more
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give me sport
Cristiano Ronaldo produces reckless tackles on Bale & Benzema in trainingtwo-footed tackle towards Karim Benzema. Moments later, he nearly caught Garet
Cristiano Ronaldo produces reckless tackles on Bale & Benzema in training
give me sport / Posted 4 days ago
two-footed tackle towards Karim Benzema. Moments later, he nearly caught Gareth Bale with another reckless challenge. The final straw came with he picked the ball up after it hit his finger and booted it away. Check out the bizarre footage... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jemma LEAVES Ex On The Beach after explosive row with nemesis Kayleighbefore they are interrupted by his ex Kayleigh - leading to the shocking row wh
Jemma LEAVES Ex On The Beach after explosive row with nemesis Kayleigh
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
before they are interrupted by his ex Kayleigh - leading to the shocking row which ultimately led to Jemma's departure. Final straw: Jemma Lucy's raging behaviour reaches fever pitch on Tuesday night's episode of Ex On The Beach as she is... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Wishaw housing association workers strike for four days over holiday cuts and working hoursbeen flexible and dealt with these massive changes with an open mind and with g
Wishaw housing association workers strike for four days over holiday cuts and working hours
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
been flexible and dealt with these massive changes with an open mind and with good will – but these latest cuts are the final straw for our members.” Housing officers, senior staff customer services assistants, cleaners, maintenance assistants... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Miles' firing makes ripple on shocking daywent on. It seems Miles, who had a foot out the door last season, hurt himself
Miles' firing makes ripple on shocking day
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
went on. It seems Miles, who had a foot out the door last season, hurt himself when the Tigers lost to Wisconsin, and the final straw was losing to Auburn while scoring one touchdown. Here's why The Plains became Death Valley for Miles and... Read more
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NFL.com
Jets awarded tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkinshas flashed talent in the passing game, but has been inconsistent on the field
Jets awarded tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins
NFL.com / Posted 4 days ago
has flashed talent in the passing game, but has been inconsistent on the field and injury prone. The DUI arrest was the final straw for Bucs management. Seferian-Jenkins was kicked out of a Bucs practice in August by coach Dirk Koetter for not... Read more
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NFL.com
Jets claim tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkinshas flashed talent in the passing game, but has been inconsistent on the field
Jets claim tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins
NFL.com / Posted 4 days ago
has flashed talent in the passing game, but has been inconsistent on the field and injury prone. The DUI arrest was the final straw for Bucs management. Seferian-Jenkins was kicked out of a Bucs practice in August by coach Dirk Koetter for not... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smokepulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequently filed
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smoke
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequently filed for bankruptcy on September 16. The final straw, the department said, was that ITT had failed for a second time this year to prove to its accreditor, the... Read more
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HITC Sport
Leyton Orient fans react to Andy Hessenthaler's sackingseven of them, with Andy Hessenthaler the latest to find himself dismissed afte
Leyton Orient fans react to Andy Hessenthaler's sacking
HITC Sport / Posted 4 days ago
seven of them, with Andy Hessenthaler the latest to find himself dismissed after an indifferent start to the season. The final straw for Hessenthaler's brief reign came this weekend as Orient went down 2-1 at Notts County. The previous weekend... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smokeEducation pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequen
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smoke
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 4 days ago
Education pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequently filed for bankruptcy on Sept. 16. The final straw, the department said, was that ITT had failed for a second time this year to prove to its accreditor, the... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smokeEducation pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequen
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smoke
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
Education pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequently filed for bankruptcy on Sept. 16. The final straw, the department said, was that ITT had failed for a second time this year to prove to its accreditor, the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Petrol cars 'obsolete' in 20 years - Vectorreasons, it was the trouble he was having with his previous car he had been dri
Petrol cars 'obsolete' in 20 years - Vector
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
reasons, it was the trouble he was having with his previous car he had been driving for seven years, that was the final straw. "It cost me $8,000 in repairs last year. Now when I get in it (he has yet to sell it), I think 'gosh, this is... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smokeEducation pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequen
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smoke
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 days ago
Education pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequently filed for bankruptcy on Sept. 16. The final straw, the department said, was that ITT had failed for a second time this year to prove to its accreditor, the... Read more
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News 8000
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smokeEducation pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequen
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smoke
News 8000 / Posted 5 days ago
Education pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequently filed for bankruptcy on Sept. 16. The final straw, the department said, was that ITT had failed for a second time this year to prove to its accreditor, the... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smokepulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequently filed
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smoke
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 5 days ago
pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequently filed for bankruptcy on September 16. The final straw, the department said, was that ITT had failed for a second time this year to prove to its accreditor, the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smokepulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequently filed
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smoke
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequently filed for bankruptcy on September 16. The final straw, the department said, was that ITT had failed for a second time this year to prove to its accreditor, the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smokeEducation pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequen
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smoke
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
Education pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequently filed for bankruptcy on Sept. 16. The final straw, the department said, was that ITT had failed for a second time this year to prove to its accreditor, the... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smokeEducation pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequen
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smoke
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 5 days ago
Education pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequently filed for bankruptcy on Sept. 16. The final straw, the department said, was that ITT had failed for a second time this year to prove to its accreditor, the... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smokeEducation pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequen
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smoke
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 days ago
Education pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequently filed for bankruptcy on Sept. 16. The final straw, the department said, was that ITT had failed for a second time this year to prove to its accreditor, the... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smokeEducation pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequen
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smoke
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
Education pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequently filed for bankruptcy on Sept. 16. The final straw, the department said, was that ITT had failed for a second time this year to prove to its accreditor, the... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smokepulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequently filed
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smoke
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 5 days ago
pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequently filed for bankruptcy on September 16. The final straw, the department said, was that ITT had failed for a second time this year to prove to its accreditor, the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smokepulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequently filed
ITT Tech: The for-profit college that went up in smoke
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
pulled the plug on its federal funding for new students and subsequently filed for bankruptcy on September 16. The final straw, the department said, was that ITT had failed for a second time this year to prove to its accreditor, the... Read more
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