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  • Too many in government prefer secrecy

    Sometimes elected officials forget who's the boss. They think they are accountable only to themselves. But it's the voters who put them in office and the taxpayers who pay the bills who are in charge. At least that is how this thing we call democracy is...
  • As tax season starts, advocates urge eligible families to seek free help

    As tax season starts, advocates urge eligible families to seek free help
    Many respond to the start of tax season with grumbles. Baltimore resident John Chambers? He looks forward to it. The social worker, who said he earned about $35,000 last year, filed his taxes Friday — the first day the IRS started accepting...
  • Disney College Program lures thousands of workers

    Disney College Program lures thousands of workers
    Thousands of college students have been arriving in Orlando this month to begin a new semester at Disney World. Up to 12,000 students annually spend several months in the Disney College Program, being paid to help operate rides, work in restaurants and...
  • Grads show promise of community college

    It took an economic meltdown, a waning job market and a generation saddled in college loan debt for the topic of community college to make the national agenda. In his State of the Union address, President Obama proposed a national policy of providing...
  • UConn Will Offer Enhanced Athletic Scholarships In Fall

    UConn Will Offer Enhanced Athletic Scholarships In Fall
    Starting next fall, UConn will offer student-athletes enhanced scholarships aimed at covering the full cost of attending college. All students on a full athletic scholarship will receive these "full-cost-of-attendance" scholarships, which are expected to...
  • What's that big, white dome on I-4? Florida Poly

    What's that big, white dome on I-4? Florida Poly
    The drive west on Interstate 4 from Disney to Lakeland was a dead zone — with hardly anything to see but pastureland. Now, though, an old cow pasture has sprouted the most head-turning building in the region just past Fantasy of Flight. The 160,...
  • Stand up to abusive bosses — you'll be a better employee for it

    I think we can all agree that the best way to deal with abusive bosses and managers is to round them up and ship them to a small island in the Pacific Ocean, preferably one populated by an unusually large number of hungry tigers. Sadly, that method is...
  • During American Heart Month, take the advice of a vegan cardiologist

    February is American Heart Month, so follow the example of Dr. Kim A. Williams, the new president of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), and eat healthy vegan foods rather than meat, eggs and dairy products. Williams, who is also the chair of...
  • Ohio State expects $3M royalties bump after championship win

    Ohio State expects $3M royalties bump after championship win
    Ohio State University is cashing in after the Buckeyes' victory in the NCAA's championship football game. The university expects a $3 million increase this year in royalties from licensed merchandise sales as fans continue to buy national championship...
  • Putin's dancing daughter said to run fund backed by dad's allies

    MOSCOW Russian executives close to Vladimir Putin are backing an ambitious startup incubator and science center next to Moscow State University that may prove lucrative. Given the nature of Russian business under Putin, that's not a huge surprise. The...
  • Ohio State University anticipates $3M increase in royalties following football team's victory

    Ohio State University is cashing in after the Buckeyes' victory in the NCAA's championship football game. The university expects a $3 million increase this year in royalties from licensed merchandise sales as fans continue to buy national championship...