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  • Four seek two seats on Waubonsee college board

    Four seek two seats on Waubonsee college board
    Four candidates are seeking two six-year terms on the Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees in Tuesday's election. Incumbent Rebecca Oliver, 60, of Sugar Grove, has served on the board the last 18 years. She is a managing broker at the...
  • Good grades will bring scholarships

    Good grades will bring scholarships
    Q: My son is in high school and even though he earns good grades, I am concerned that he will not be able to attend a quality university due to financial need. — D.L., Apopka A: You need not worry. I would recommend looking into the scholarship...
  • Entrepreneurial grant's positive effects will not be immediate, leaders say

    Entrepreneurial grant's positive effects will not be immediate, leaders say
      A federal $250,000 grant on its way to Orlando turned heads this week but officials with the group that received it say the big pay off comes later. Cari Coats, director of Rollins College’s entrepreneurial program, said the money will help...
  • Some question size of UCF's endowment

    Some question size of UCF's endowment
    Even as the University of Central Florida has transformed from a commuter school into the second-biggest institution in the country, some alumni are concerned its endowment is lagging behind. The UCF Foundation's endowment, used to help pay for...
  • Naperville council OKs $2.1 million SECA plan

    Naperville council OKs $2.1 million SECA plan
    Naperville officials this week agreed to add two new long-term commitments to the local grant program that uses restaurant and bar tax receipts to fund events and programs in the city. The yearly City Council workshop focused on the $2 million Special...
  • Wandering Eye: On Kendrick Lamar's new video, Dan Deacon weighs in on the Orioles, and more

    Wandering Eye: On Kendrick Lamar's new video, Dan Deacon weighs in on the Orioles, and more
    We've been thinking a lot more about video on our mobile site this week, mostly because it's something that the website can finally handle after many readers rightfully complained that the clip of Bill Cosby being heckled was unavailable on the mobile...
  • Ex-student of Corinthian Colleges took protest over $130,000 debt to D.C.

    Ex-student of Corinthian Colleges took protest over $130,000 debt to D.C.
    Dawn Thompson was newly divorced and seeking the promise of a brighter future when she enrolled in the online paralegal studies program offered by for-profit Everest University in 2005. Six years later, the Springfield mother of two found herself with...
  • Middle-class tax breaks are hard to find

    Middle-class tax breaks are hard to find
    As tax-time comes around again, many people are left wondering: Where are all the middle-class tax breaks? When it comes to taxation of wages -- ordinary income -- there are few places to hide. And that's painfully apparent this time of year, when...
  • Luncheon benefits Sea Cadet program

    Luncheon benefits Sea Cadet program
    Friends of the late community volunteer Oren Lewis recently organized a fundraiser that generated more than $11,000 for the local Sea Cadet program that he was dedicated to. Proceeds from the Oren Lewis Sea Cadet Scholarship Fund luncheon, staged at the...
  • Ask Kim: Knowing the details about taxes and college tuition

    Q: Can I cash out savings bonds tax-free for my son's college costs? A: If you redeem I bonds and EE bonds issued after 1989 to pay college tuition, you may not have to pay taxes on the interest you earned. To qualify for the tax break, the bond owner...
  • More than $35,000 in scholarships available to 'future builders'

    More than $35,000 in scholarships available to 'future builders'
    The Future Builders of America is offering over $35,000 in scholarships to Florida students pursuing careers in the building and construction industry. Those interested should apply by April 20. Find the forms at: futurebuildersofamerica.org/careers/...