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  • AP Interview: UNCF president seeks new generation of donors

    Michael Lomax, head of the United Negro College Fund, isn't shy about ruffling feathers for his cause. Lomax made headlines last year when he unapologetically announced a $25 million grant from Koch Industries Inc. and the Charles Koch Foundation —...
  • Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and Delaware Canal 21 receive William Penn Foundation Grant

    Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and Delaware Canal 21 receive William Penn Foundation Grant
    Local organizations receive William Penn Foundation Grant The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and Delaware Canal 21 recently received a $225,000 grant from the William Penn Foundation to conduct a Delaware Canal Vision Study in...
  • 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...
  • Like Starbucks, more companies expanding benefits

    Like Starbucks, more companies expanding benefits
    When Starbucks said this week that it would pay for employees to get a four-year college degree online, the coffee company joined a growing number of employers that are adding benefits to attract and keep workers. Tuition assistance, paid time off, wage...
  • Anne Arundel County education briefs

    Students win science fair South River High sophomore Ava Grounds won the grand award at the 48th annual Anne Arundel County Regional Science and Engineering Fair, and schoolmates Ashlee Brennan and Hannah Hall took second with their joint project....
  • California AG Kamala Harris urges forgiveness of student debt from predatory colleges

    California Attorney General and U.S. Senate candidate Kamala Harris signed on to a letter to Education Secretary Arne Duncan Thursday that asks the federal government to wipe away the debt amassed by college students targeted at the non-profit...
  • A look at the college tuition perks at Starbucks, McDonald's

    A look at the college tuition perks at Starbucks, McDonald's
    NEW YORK — Starbucks says it will now cover four years of tuition reimbursement for workers to earn an online undergraduate degree from Arizona State University, instead of just two years. Last week, McDonald's Corp. also announced it was...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Summer gas prices expected to be 32 percent lower this year Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department. The national average price is forecast to fall 32 percent from a year ago to $2....
  • Glen Burnie West: North County senior succeeds in several arenas

    Glen Burnie West: North County senior succeeds in several arenas
    When North County High School senior Josie Wolfe does something she loves, she does it big. She sets national records in sports, wins gold medals for baking, and earns awards in Girl Scouts. Recently, Wolfe was named the National Interscholastic...
  • Cards Against Humanity science deck to fund women's STEM scholarship

    Cards Against Humanity science deck to fund women's STEM scholarship
    Cards Against Humanity released a new science-themed deck recently, with proceeds funding a scholarship for women pursuing STEM education. The 30-card pack sells for $10 and adds lines like “supermassive black hole” to the building blocks...
  • LSSC offers financial-aid workshops for students and families

    Lake-Sumter State College is hosting "Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Fridays" from 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. every Friday in April in the financial aid office at the Leesburg campus, 9501 U.S. Highway 441. Students and...