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  • Romney's feint on Pell Grants

    Romney's feint on Pell Grants
    Mitt Romney is unusually prone to 180-degree reversals of policy for naked political reasons, but it's hard to think of a chutzpah moment in his campaign more striking than his assertion last night, when a college student asked him about the bleak job...
  • College Board: Cost of college goes up $400 at public institutions this fall

    The cost of in-state tuition and fees at public four-year colleges and universities has gone up by about $400, according to a new report by the College Board. The increase is less than years past. But also in the past, federal aid more than kept pace...
  • Ford Heights mayor's taxpayer-funded nonprofit under investigation

    Ford Heights mayor's taxpayer-funded nonprofit under investigation
    A south suburban mayor's taxpayer-funded nonprofit has been suspended from state and county grant programs over questions about its finances and accounting, the Tribune has learned. In addition, the Illinois attorney general's office has started an...
  • Glendale Unified disqualified from Race to the Top competition

    Glendale's Hail Mary pass in the $400-million Race to the Top federal grant program has been called by the officials: Incomplete. One day after the U.S. Department of Education announced it received 371 applications for the $400 million grant program,...
  • No surprise, Glendale Unified fails to make Race to the Top cut

    In case there was any remaining shred of hope that Glendale Unified might stand a chance in a highly competitive federal grant program, the U.S. Department of Education on Monday wiped it clear. The finalists for the Race to the Top grant program, which...
  • Some Sandy victims still waiting for federal aid

    Some Sandy victims still waiting for federal aid
    A month after Hurricane Sandy crashed ashore, hundreds of Marylanders affected by the storm are still waiting for the federal government to provide funding for housing and living expenses. Federal assistance has been flowing for weeks to families in...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    WEATHER: Mostly sunny, high near 52. Tonight is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Some Md. Sandy victims still waiting for federal aid: A month after Sandy...
  • Feds deny aid to Maryland residents hit by Sandy

    Feds deny aid to Maryland residents hit by Sandy
    The Obama administration has denied Maryland's request for federal aid for hundreds of Eastern Shore residents affected by superstorm Sandy, prompting an outcry from state officials, who vowed to appeal the decision. Though the federal government issued...
  • Senate passes long-delayed highway bill with Casey amendment for bridge repair

    Senate passes long-delayed highway bill with Casey amendment for bridge repair
    After years of delay, the U.S. Senatepassed a $109 billion highway bill to keep federal surface transportation programs funded for another two years. A multi-year authorization has been stalled over the inability to find funding to pay for what's supposed...
  • White Hall farmer donates Monsanto grant funds to Penn-Mar Human Services

    White Hall farmer donates Monsanto grant funds to Penn-Mar Human Services
    Daniel Pieper, of Hunter Mill Farm in White Hall, donated a $2,500 grant he won to Penn-Mar Human Services in Freeland Tuesday, March 27. Pieper applied for the grant in December and was informed he was the Baltimore County winner of Monsanto's...
  • Baltimore County gets FEMA grant for Sandy damage

    Baltimore County gets FEMA grant for Sandy damage
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency will grant Baltimore County disaster aid to help pay for damage from Superstorm Sandy, officials announced Thursday. Under the grant program, the federal government will reimburse the county for expenses,...