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  • UNC faces new class-action lawsuit over fake classes

    A second class-action lawsuit was filed against UNC on Thursday, this time seeking damages for all scholarship athletes drawn into the fake-class scandal. The NCAA is also listed as a defendant in the lawsuit, which alleges the NCAA and UNC's "abject...
  • Virginia Tech commits to enhancing benefits for athletes

    BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech has rapidly embraced the enhanced benefits for athletes approved at last week’s NCAA Convention. Unveiled Thursday, the school’s “Pylons of Promise” most prominently assures Hokies athletes,...
  • Sophia Bera: Gen Y tax-saving tips

    Many young taxpayers miss out on tax-saving opportunities because they just aren't aware of them. Here are some tax credits and deductions these folks shouldn't overlook. STUDENT LOAN INTEREST DEDUCTION Education borrowing is a big concern for many...
  • Spellers add $13,000 to QVCC Foundation coffers

    In the closing minutes of the sixth annual QVCC Foundation's Spelling Bee at the Putnam Elks Lodge on Jan. 22, only three teams remained. The Money Mavens of Putnam Bank, the Hyde Wolf Pack and the QVCC student team went back and forth for a few difficult...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Will taxing the rich save America's middle class?

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday proposed raising taxes on the rich in order to fund programs that will benefit the middle class, including a tax cut for middle-income wage earners. "The notion ... that in order for some people to do better, someone...
  • College 529 savings accounts make fine gifts - any time of year

    Chalk it up to New Year's resolutions. How else do you explain why the first quarter of the year is typically one of the biggest times for contributing to state-sponsored college savings plans known as 529s. In the first three months of 2010, 2011 and...
  • Fired-up millennials become political, labor and community organizers

    Fired-up millennials become political, labor and community organizers
    On a snowy evening, Brianna Tong gathered more than 50 students in a classroom at the University of Chicago to meet and dine with aldermanic candidates. The smell of curry filled the air as Tong told the audience that before becoming a campaign volunteer,...
  • Grading Obama's free-college plan: Front & Center

    Two years of college on Uncle Sam? To hear President Barack Obama tell it, boosting the nation's storehouse of college-educated talent would yield a bonanza for the nation's economy. His plan to provide two years of free community college could help 9...
  • College addresses national issue by tracking data to boost graduation rates

    ATLANTA When Aundrea Nattiel goes in for a session with her college adviser at Georgia State University, there are no secrets. A detailed computer profile provides information about every class taken and every grade earned by Nattiel during her time at...
  • Celia Rivenbark: This college scholarship is a little too sweet for comfort

    Like many parents of high school seniors, Duh Hubby and I have been poring over financial aid forms and grappling with the FAFSA, the Big Form You Gotta Fill Out to see if your kid can get federal financial aid for college. Stop me if I'm going too fast...
  • Lansford gets facelift with help from Main Street Lehigh Valley grant and other company news

    Lansford gets facelift from Main Street Lehigh Valley Grant The Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation, in conjunction with the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce recently presented the first Main Street Lehigh Valley Grant in Carbon...