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  • Supreme Court should give this affirmative action case a pass

    Last week a federal appeals court ruled — again — that the University of Texas at Austin didn’t violate the Constitution when it engaged in racial preferences in its admissions policies. This was Round 2 for Abigail Noel Fisher vs. the...
  • South Florida colleges offer freebies

    South Florida colleges offer freebies
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals

    Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Chicago State official sues UIC officials over her dissertation

    Chicago State official sues UIC officials over her dissertation
    A high-ranking administrator at Chicago State University is suing University of Illinois at Chicago officials after a Chicago Tribune story earlier this year about her dissertation, alleging people at the school illegally disclosed private facts about...
  • Offering state-sponsored retirement accounts to private-sector workers

    California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon's "second mother," his Aunt Francisca, spent most of her 74-plus years cleaning houses for people who had pensions through their employers or were wealthy enough to set aside money in their own...
  • Expert: Drivers missed chance on red light fines

    Expert: Drivers missed chance on red light fines
    Chicago drivers almost never appeal their $100 red light camera fines, but an investigation into suspicious ticket spikes around the city suggests that thousands of people may have missed their chance to win a fight with City Hall. The 21-day window for...
  • Young developer renovating downtown Orlando hotel

     Young developer renovating downtown Orlando hotel
    Inside one of Orlando's most iconic, but aging, hotels, crews in orange hard hats are gutting the building. They're ripping up carpet, tearing down wall coverings and yanking out bathroom fixtures. The lobby is dark, meeting rooms are bare and the...
  • Regulation by stealth: time to re-examine federal agencies

    In recent weeks, President Barack Obama announced plans to use executive authority to implement immigration reforms in absence of cooperation from Congress. House Speaker John A. Boehner also announced plans to initiate a lawsuit designed to check the...
  • Report: UCF housing error leads to students being assigned to live in bathroom, closet

    Report: UCF housing error leads to students being assigned to live in bathroom, closet
    At least two students planning to live at UCF this fall were surprised to learn recently that they were mistakenly assigned to live in a bathroom or closet, according to the student publication KnightNews.com. Incoming freshman Ashlyn TenBieg told...
  • Meet candidates for upcoming primary

    Meet candidates for upcoming primary
    Florida's primary is Aug. 26. The League of Women Voters of The Villages/Tri-County Area will sponsor a judicial meet and greet from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. Candidates for judicial races including...
  • Clyde P. Watkins, senior partner, Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt

    Clyde P. Watkins, senior partner, Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt
    Clyde P. Watkins has been named senior partner of Chicago-based fundraising consulting firm Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt. Watkins has been consulting for nonprofit organizations for 20 years. An alumnus of the University of Chicago, Watkins also holds a...