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  • Trade schools have to find grads jobs, or lose financial aid

    Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out "impatient" individuals who have "few people in their lives who care about them." Military personnel still recovering from brain damage told to sign on the dotted line. In the two...
  • Gas tax increase gains momentum in Washington Legislature

    House and Senate transportation leaders said Sunday that they have finalized details of a multi-billion dollar transportation revenue package that includes an incremental increase in the gas tax. Democratic House Transportation Chairwoman Judy Clibborn...
  • Illinois budget stalemate hitting U of Illinois campus

    The state budget standoff already has some programs and projects on hold at the University of Illinois, and faculty and others say they're nervous about what might be ahead. Gov. Bruce Rauner wants deep state spending cuts and has frozen a number of...
  • Bethune-Cookman students participate in White House event

    A team of Bethune-Cookman University students was one of only 10 presenters recently during President's Obama's "National Week of Making" event at the White House. B-CU participated in the weeklong event in Washington, D.C. earlier this month after...
  • Iowa Board of Regents to part ways with top legal counsel

    The governing board for Iowa's three public universities is cutting ties with the man who has served as its top lawyer for over a decade, as part of several ongoing personnel changes. Thomas Evans, Jr., the general counsel for the Iowa Board of Regents...
  • Community news for Windsor Locks edition

    Youth law enforcement symposium WINDSOR LOCKS - American Legion Post 36 has chosen Dakota Berube to participate in a one week youth law enforcement symposium July 5 to 11 at the Connecticut State Police Training Academy in Meriden. The program is...
  • Highlights of $71B state budget heading to Ohio governor

    A look at some of the highlights contained in the state's $71.2 billion, two-year operating budget headed to the desk of Ohio Gov. John Kasich: TAXES: — Exempts first $250,000 in small business income from the state income tax and imposes 3...
  • Maravene Loeschke, former Towson U. president, dies

    Maravene Loeschke, former Towson U. president, dies
    Maravene Loeschke, the former Towson University president who was recalled for her years in theater and as a mentor to students, died Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. She was 68 and had been diagnosed with adrenal cancer last year. Dr. Loeschke...
  • Letters to the editor: Don't reduce Amtrak funding

    Letters to the editor: Don't reduce Amtrak funding
    Don't reduce Amtrak funding Pension and health care benefits are vitally important for the public university and college workers and retirees that the State Universities Annuitants Associatio represents in Springfield. But in this period of great...
  • Q&A: Where Texas stands after same-sex marriage legalized

    How same-sex marriage is reverberating across Texas after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that gays and lesbians have the right to wed: ___ Q: WHERE ARE TEXANS MARRYING? Mostly in urban and liberal pockets of Texas — or, in other words, the...
  • U.S. government halts veterans' enrollment at five more helicopter schools

    U.S. government halts veterans' enrollment at five more helicopter schools
    The government has ordered at least five additional helicopter training programs to stop enrolling more veterans, part of a continuing crackdown to end GI Bill abuses that have cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars. The latest restrictions have...