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  • Chiropractic care may ease back-related leg pain

    Chiropractic care may ease back-related leg pain
    People with leg pain related to back problems had more short-term relief if they received chiropractic care along with exercise and advice, rather than exercise and advice alone, a new study has found. Patients with back-related leg pain, such as...
  • 73,000 state university students awarded Middle Class Scholarship funds

    73,000 state university students awarded Middle Class Scholarship funds
    Despite concerns that California's new Middle Class Scholarship program awards would have to be reduced because of high demand, officials said Monday that there was plenty of money to fully fund all the eligible applicants. Nearly 73,000 state...
  • LSSC Foundation annual campaign underway

    The Lake-Sumter State College Foundation Inc., a nonprofit organization that administers private gifts, bequests and donations to LSSC students, has started its 2014 annual campaign: "Changing Lives and Building Futures," with a goal of raising $250,000....
  • Jackie Brito: Status from college rankings can be part of the search

    Not all college rankings are created equal — especially when you factor in the diverse focus and methodologies used for each ranking. As such, rankings are highly beneficial for use in college marketing. Colleges leverage rankings to promote...
  • Gov. McAuliffe, GOP legislators strike budget deal

    Gov. McAuliffe, GOP legislators strike budget deal
    RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe presented a united front with House Republican leaders Monday, rolling out an agreed-upon strategy to address dragging state revenues. In short, they settled on largely across-the-board budget cuts of about 3...
  • Yale Episcopal Chaplain Steps Down After Letter To N.Y. Times

    GROTON — An Episcopal priest from Groton serving as chaplain of the Episcopal Church at Yale University stepped down this month after a furor over a letter he wrote to The New York Times. The Rev. Bruce Shipman, interviewed Friday at his Groton...
  • UCF joins with other universities to help low-income students graduate

    UCF joins with other universities to help low-income students graduate
    The University of Central Florida and major universities from 10 other states have joined to help students from low-income families earn college degrees, hoping that by sharing ideas all the institutions will see graduation rates rise. UCF President...
  • Graduation day and $300,000 in debt

    MINNEAPOLIS Ashley Hall remembers clicking "yes" on the loan application and, inexplicably, laughing. Maybe it's because the number seemed so surreal. Or because no one else in her family had done this before. But there she was, borrowing nearly $75,000....
  • South Florida incomes keep declining as recovery grinds on, new data show

    South Florida incomes keep declining as recovery grinds on, new data show
    Did you get a raise last year? No? How about the year before that? Or the year before that? Didn't think so. Don't feel lonely. Few of us are seeing our incomes increase, even after five years of recovery from the Great Recession, according to...
  • Fewer Burbank grads college bound

    A lower percentage of students graduated from Burbank high schools and immediately enrolled in colleges or universities last year compared to five years ago, according to recently released data. In 2013, when 1,229 students graduated from John...
  • University of California system plans VC fund to finance startups

    The University of California on Monday announced plans for a $250 million venture capital fund to finance startups created by students and faculty, signaling a growing interest from the state's revenue-strapped university system to cash in on companies...