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  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    MATTHEW MARKS has recently been appointed the new Director of Government Affairs for The Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORSŪ. Matthew will be responsible for representing the Lehigh Valley and Pocono Mountains Associations of RealtorsŪ before legislators....
  • Downtown UCF campus deserves board's support

    Downtown UCF campus deserves board's support
    Four months ago, the University of Central Florida formally unveiled a jaw-dropping proposal for a new $207 million, 13,000-student campus in downtown Orlando. Now the proposal faces its first major test. In a two-day meeting in Jacksonville starting...
  • Racial generation gap looms large for states

    WASHINGTON Nearly 80 percent of seniors in the U.S. are white while nearly half of people younger than 18 are black, Latino, Asian, Middle Eastern or multiracial. What happens to state policy when the "racial generation gap" is so large? Whatever...
  • Gifts to legislators were more modest in 2014

    Legislators are accepting fewer freebies, the Virginia Public Access Project reports, and Shad Plank’s look at what Peninsula legislators receive shows the value reported is also way down. The biggest drop reported is from Senate Majority Leader...
  • More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable

    More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable
    Not since the 1980s have there been so many efforts aimed at urging colleges and universities to divest from stocks and other holdings for political and social causes. The campaigns are diverse: Fossil fuels and their effect on climate change. Israel's...
  • Murphy Pushes NIH To Increase Research Funding To State

    Saying Connecticut has shouldered "more of the cuts than other states," U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy has urged the head of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to restore funding for cancer and other disease research at Yale University and other...
  • St. Mary's College vows no tuition increases

    St. Mary's College vows no tuition increases
    After several Maryland schools announced last week that they will impose mid-year tuition increases to offset shortfalls in state budget funding, St. Mary’s College of Maryland said  Wednesday it will not follow suit. Officials at the liberal arts...
  • New Realtor Association Head Got Start At Age 16 In Family Office

    New Realtor Association Head Got Start At Age 16 In Family Office
    MERIDEN — Going off to college in the 1970s, Sandy Maier Schede was sure she'd be a teacher, even going so far as earning an education degree. But she wouldn't end up exposing students to new ideas. Instead, she would make a career of showing...
  • Palm Springs `Dreamer' pleas for immigration reform

    Palm Springs `Dreamer' pleas for immigration reform
    Charlene Rupert, a 21-year-old “Dreamer” from Palm Beach County, hopes that sharing her personal story with people on Capitol Hill will help her and millions of other foreign residents find a path to citizenship.  As the guest of U.S. Rep....
  • Bill Would Allow Some College Athletes To Unionize

    Bill Would Allow Some College Athletes To Unionize
    The legislator who has proposed a bill that would allow certain college athletes to unionize said Tuesday that he thinks a union would at least get students "a seat at the table." Rep. Matthew Lesser, D-Middletown, said he was partly inspired by...
  • Fifteen community colleges in California to offer four-year degrees

    Fifteen community colleges in California to offer four-year degrees
    Fifteen California community colleges should be able to offer four-year degrees starting as soon as next year, state officials announced Tuesday. Officials with California's community college system gave initial approval to the campuses after 36 schools...