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  • New business springs from old farm traditions

    New business springs from old farm traditions
    More than 200 years into the life of their family farm, Tim and Mitzi Jones decided their future should include cheese.  Bowling Green Farm has been producing milk from about 100 Holsteins and has been in the milk business since the 1920s. A few years...
  • 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...
  • Private Colleges Hurt by New Cal Grant Restrictions

    Private Colleges Hurt by New Cal Grant Restrictions
    The budget plan passed by the California legislature includes new restrictions on Cal Grants given to students who attend private and for profit colleges.  Governor Brown's proposal reasons that most of the trade and technical schools don't graduate...
  • 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...