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  • 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...
  • Long Reach grad gets surprise scholarship from former teacher

    Long Reach grad gets surprise scholarship from former teacher
    When Sarah Suskind, 18, stopped by Long Reach High School with her mother, Shelly, on Thursday morning, she thought they were there to pick up a copy of her high school transcript. Instead, a secretary directed Suskind, a recent graduate, down the...
  • Obama brings middle-class message to Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS President Barack Obama began a two-day visit to Minneapolis on Thursday sharing cheeseburgers with a local working mother and bringing a middle-class message tailor made to aid Democrats fearful of massive losses in the upcoming election....
  • 'Ivory Tower' offers a crash course on tuition

    'Ivory Tower' offers a crash course on tuition
    Is college, specifically the elite four-year residential model, overrated? Is it worth its ever-increasing cost? Has it been oversold as the key to a child's brighter future? The stimulating documentary "Ivory Tower" asks all these tough questions and,...
  • Attention on student loans yields efforts for reform

    Repaying student loans can be a drag — and not just on your own finances. This month, the Senate Budget Committee held a hearing on the effect of student debt on U.S. economic growth. The hearing follows a growing body of research that suggests...
  • Student loan refinancing bill fails U.S. Senate hurdle

    Student loan refinancing bill fails U.S. Senate hurdle
    WASHINGTON - Legislation to allow student loan borrowers to refinance at lower interest rates failed to clear a procedural hurdle in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, dooming a measure that was a Democratic priority ahead of November congressional elections....
  • Summer is deadliest time for teen drivers

    Summer is deadliest time for teen drivers
    If anyone knows how dangerous driving can be for teenagers, it's Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Kim Montes. That's why Montes, the agency's spokeswoman for the Central Florida region, has laid down the law for her 16-year-old son: Wear your seat belt. Don'...
  • Alfred 'Fred' McDougal, textbook publisher, 1931-2014

     Alfred 'Fred' McDougal, textbook publisher, 1931-2014
    After selling the textbook publishing company he co-founded, Alfred "Fred" McDougal established the McDougal Family Foundation to help students by honing the skills of teachers. "The foundation started by focusing on Chicago public schools and...
  • Leesburg woman stripped of Miss Florida crown after counting error

    Leesburg woman stripped of Miss Florida crown after counting error
    Days after she was crowned Miss Florida, Leesburg resident Elizabeth Fechtel learned the title has been taken away because of a tabulating error. Losing the crown means Fechtel won't be able to compete in the Miss America pageant. The Miss Florida...
  • Investing in Morgan's research benefits Maryland [Commentary]

    A few years ago, the Maryland legislature appointed a panel to assess the way it was funding higher education. As part of its scope, the panel evaluated the funding needs of the state's historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), paying...
  • Middle-class tuition aid on the way

    Middle-class tuition aid on the way
    To the editor: I can’t believe a state program for middle-class students will soon provide aid to families that earn up to $150,000 annually. As your article said: “The assistance is an attempt to help middle-class families that earn more than...