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  • Is this the worst Congress ever?

    Is this the worst Congress ever?
    This will be a short rant, as we prepare to head off to celebrate the birth of our nation with fireworks, barbeques and theĀ usual trappings of summer. In spite of the celebratory mood, I am troubled by the unrelenting incompetence of the U.S. Congress....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Canton Dollars For Scholars Awards 2014 Grads

    Fifteen deserving students received scholarships from Canton Dollars for Scholars on Tuesday, June 10. Each year, Canton Dollars for Scholars joins Canton High School at their awards ceremony to distribute scholarships to high school seniors residing in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Humane Society Receives Grant

    The Connecticut Humane Society (CHS) has received a grant in the amount of $5,000 from the John T. and Jane A. Wiederhold Foundation for the purchase of an autoclave for the Waterford facility's medical department and the Mobile Adoption Center (MAC). The...
  • In Orlando, Michelle Obama calls counselors key to school success

    In Orlando, Michelle Obama calls counselors key to school success
    School counselors have one of "the most underappreciated jobs" in the country but are key to in the White House's goal to have more students pursue education after high school, first lady Michelle Obama said Tuesday in Orlando. "You're the one planting...
  • Free program to offer insight into relieving your knee pain

    With age, the most common cause of chronic knee problems is arthritis, which gradually damages the cartilage cushion in your knees. Florida Hospital Waterman will host "Living With Knee Pain? You May Not Have To," a free educational program. Dr. Jon...
  • Teachers receive scholarships to attend marine science program

    Jennifer Ackerman and Kayla Brown, both fourth-grade teachers at Groveland Elementary School, recently received scholarships to participate in the SEAS (Science Education At Sea) Marine Science summer program from July 13 through 17 at the Florida...
  • Seminole Ridge grad gets $50,000 scholarship

    Observing the one-year anniversary since they lost their general manager Ken Day at the age of 56, Boca Raton Airport Authority staff introduced the first scholarship recipient in his name. "It was a sad time a year ago… but we wanted Ken's...
  • Benefits come with repayment flexibility: Front Burner

    Andy MacCracken's family faced a sobering but clear choice. After his mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, the money his parents had spent years saving to send him to college would go to save her life. Fortunately, Andy's mother is cancer-free...
  • Debt hampers Va. college graduates' financial goals

    Joe Blount and his wife Rebekah knew paying for their education would be an investment. The couple have five children, a mortgage and nearly $160,000 in student loan debt between them. Rebekah went back to school at Hampton University to get her...
  • College still worth it although tuition costs rising in Virginia

    College still worth it although tuition costs rising in Virginia
    Hannah Gatens loved college and makes no apologies for getting her degree in communications. She thinks her degree was worth it, even though she's a little disappointed she didn't score a full-time job right after school. The 22-year-old graduated...
  • Online calculators can assist with many financial choices

    Ever wonder how much home you can afford, if there's room in your budget for a new car or how big of a nest egg you need to retire? The answers to these questions are rarely exact, but an abundance of online financial calculators promises to help you get...