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  • Cooperative extensions reinvent themselves for the 21st century

    For most of the past 15 years, Seth Wilner was the go-to guy for any and all questions about growing plants and animals in Sullivan County, N.H. "Used to be, someone in my county called up and said, 'I have a llama and two goats, can you come out and...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants recently awarded an annual $2,000 scholarship to Morgan L. Stewart of Whitehall. Stewart is a student member of the PICPA, the Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business,...
  • Top 10 ways to save more at Publix

    Top 10 ways to save more at Publix
    As the saying goes, shopping at Publix is a pleasure, but the chain's coupon-friendly ways keep me coming back each week. Coupons are the main way to trim food bills, but there are other shopping secrets to save not just money, but time. Here's are my...
  • Free Speech and free tuition on campus

    I'm going back to the Berkeley campus next week for the 50th reunion of the Free Speech Movement. You may have heard in some history class about Mario Savio and the first student sit-in of the '60s. That was us FSMers at Berkeley. It will be a little...
  • North Carolina court releases money in halted school voucher program

    WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - About 1,900 North Carolina students will be allowed to receive public money to attend private schools despite a finding by a judge that the scholarship program is unconstitutional, the state's Court of Appeals ruled on...
  • More than 100 local students earn National Merit honors

    More than 100 local students earn National Merit honors
    More than 100 Central Florida students have been tapped as semi-finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. These high school seniors, at public and private high schools, were the highest-scoring on the PSAT, the preliminary version of the SAT...
  • Education briefs

    National merit semifinalists Ten students from five county public high schools have been selected as semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship competition. Severna Park High led the list with five students: Beatrice Chaudoin, Tec Lee,...
  • 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....
  • Feds sue Corinthian Colleges, alleging predatory lending

    The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued Corinthian Colleges Inc. on Tuesday, alleging that the ailing Orange County for-profit college operator deceived tens of thousands of students and operated an "illegal predatory lending scheme." The...
  • U.S. consumer watchdog accuses Corinthian Colleges of predatory loans

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. consumer finance watchdog on Tuesday sued Corinthian Colleges for alleged predatory lending, saying that the for-profit institute lured students into taking out private student loans by touting "bogus" job prospects and...
  • High school students advance as semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

    Parkland High School students were chosen as the semifinalists for the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. The follow students have the opportunity to continue in the competition, according to a school district press release: Saagar Asnani...