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  • Obama pide al Congreso "rebajar a cero" costo del "community college"

    WASHINGTON - El presidente Barack Obama pidió esta semana al Congreso respaldar su plan para "rebajar a cero" el coste de los dos primeros años de "community college" (centros públicos de educación superior), y abrir así un "camino a la clase media"...
  • Time to expand health coverage in Florida

    Time to expand health coverage in Florida
    By turning down more than $50 billion from Washington over the next decade to expand health care coverage, Florida's Republican legislative leaders have been stubborn, not smart. They've let their aversion to the Affordable Care Act, where the funding...
  • Obama to propose free community college program for up to 9 million students

    Obama to propose free community college program for up to 9 million students
    The White House on Thursday announced a proposal that President Barack Obama said would make community college "free for everybody who is willing to work for it." But administration officials provided no details about the program's costs or where the...
  • Obama proposes publicly funded community college for all

    President Barack Obama wants publicly funded community college available to all Americans, a sweeping proposal that would make higher education as accessible as a high school diploma to boost weak U.S. wages and skills for the modern workforce. The...
  • Educators say Obama plan relieves stress

    It didn't matter whether they worked at a small city elementary school or a large, suburban middle school. Educators said Friday that President Obama's decision to lift the increasingly rigorous targets of the No Child Left Behind law would mean less...
  • Protect farming's whistleblowers

    Protect farming's whistleblowers
    "Despicable, unconstitutional, ridiculous, immature, idiotic, and mendacious." And that's just how Tennessee newspapers characterized the state's "ag-gag" bill now awaiting Gov. Bill Haslam's signature. "Ag-gag" bills criminalize whistleblowing that...
  • George Jones' May 2 funeral service going live on cable, Web

    Thursday’s funeral service for Country Music Hall of Fame member George Jones will be a star-studded affair featuring a host of musicians, political figures and other celebrities paying final tribute to one of the most widely lauded singers of the...
  • George Jones eulogized at funeral service in Nashville

    The funeral service for country singer George Jones on Thursday in Nashville was as richly emotional as the songs with which he built his reputation as one of the greatest vocalists in country history, through sung and spoken tributes from a full slate of...
  • UAW appeals for new union vote after loss at Volkswagen in Tennessee

    The United Automobile Workers union appealed to the National Labor Relations Board on Friday, contesting the failed unionization vote at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant, saying several conservative politicians mounted a coercive campaign to...
  • UAW files complaint about Tennessee GOP's interference in the VW vote

    UAW files complaint about Tennessee GOP's interference in the VW vote
    Good for the United Auto Workers. The union has filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board over the flagrant interference in its recent election at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant. The workers voted narrowly against affiliating with the UAW....
  • White House France state dinner guest list

    White House France state dinner guest list
    The White House has released this list of expected attendees at Tuesday’s state dinner in honor of France.  The President and Mrs. Obama His Excellency Francois Hollande, president of French Republic Mr. J.J. Abrams, Pacific Palisades, CA Ms....