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  • Grant provides free scholarships for Kids College this summer

    Lake-Sumter State College received a grant from the Children's Services Council of Lake County to fund scholarships for 70 underserved Lake County young people to attend Kids College during the summer. Kids College, which focuses on academics, crafts,...
  • S&P 500 hits new high; Dow not far behind

    This is no April Fool's joke: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index is at a record high and the Dow industrials aren’t far behind. Encouraging manufacturing data pushed up the major indexes Tuesday morning, stoking optimism that the economy is...
  • Airbnb says it will start paying San Francisco hotel tax

    Airbnb says it will start paying San Francisco hotel tax
    Popular home rental website Airbnb will start paying San Francisco's 14% hotel tax, addressing a key regulatory concern. David Hantman, Airbnb's head of global public policy, said in a blog post that "we’ll soon be collecting and remitting taxes...
  • Jury foreman in Chicago State case may have had conflict

    Jury foreman in Chicago State case may have had conflict
    The jury foreman in a recent wrongful termination judgment against Chicago State University did not disclose in jury selection that he himself had been sued in a wrongful termination case brought by a relative of a CSU trustee, the Tribune has learned....
  • Scott signs Florida GI Bill

    Flanked by military veterans, members of the Florida National Guard and lawmakers, Gov. Rick Scott signed into law on Monday the "Florida GI Bill," modeled after the World War II-era program and intended to make Florida the most military-friendly state in...
  • UMUC president's letter about staff layoffs

    UMUC president's letter about staff layoffs
    Dear Colleagues, I am writing today to update you on the stateside measures the university is taking to address the financial pressures caused by continued enrollment declines. In addition to cutting departmental operating budgets, some personnel...
  • Members of Congress seek pay for workers at closed trade school

    Members of  Congress seek pay for workers at closed trade school
    Two members of Congress sent a letter this week to the owners of a closed South Gate trade school demanding that former employees be properly compensated. The for-profit Career Colleges of America closed suddenly in January after its accreditation and...
  • College football -- yes, it's a job

    University officials and the NCAA have been reluctant to acknowledge that top-tier college football programs are run these days less as athletic programs than as businesses. But a labor administrator's decision Wednesday that Northwestern University's...
  • To slay the debt dragon, keep on chipping away

    Six years ago, Cherie and Brian Lowe decided they'd had enough with being in debt. The couple, who live in Greenwood, Ind., owed more than $127,000 in student loans, credit card bills, auto loans and more. With a second child on the way, they worried...
  • If student-athletes are employees, give them a seat at the negotiating table

    Yet another nail went into the coffin of the NCAA on Wednesday. And for those who genuinely care about the well-being of college athletes, that couldn’t be better news. Peter Sung Ohr, a regional National Labor Relations Board official, ruled that...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, March 30 Fashion show The National Alliance on Mental Illness, in conjunction with Success In Style, will host a "Springing Into Step" fashion show at 2 p.m. at Savage Mill, 8600 Foundry St. in Savage. Tickets are $20. Information: 410-772-9300....