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2014 July 15 - 12:00 am
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“When I graduated it didn’t feel like I graduated. I felt like I was in a dream,” said Alderson, who walks with a collapsible cane. Damian Orchard, of All Makes Automotive, says, for the most part, he could just tell Alderson what needed to be done on a car and Alderson takes care of the rest.
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2014 July 15 - 12:00 am
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The Office of Financial Management is expecting the state to need at least another $1 billion in revenue to meet its needs for the next biennium. Before Gov. Jay Inslee develops his budget proposal, colleges as well as other state agency have been told to make requests that include up to 15 percent reductions, The Tri-City Herald.
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2014 July 15 - 12:00 am
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The program underscores the predicament of many workers who earn low wages, don’t have much job security and often hold down more than one job. It also highlights the stark disparities in advancement opportunities between the rich and poor, and how a traditional college education remains a near impossibility for so many.
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2014 July 15 - 12:00 am
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Allen Community College president John Masterson told the Board of Trustees at a recent meeting that keeping the farm makes little sense amid low interest in the school’s agriculture program. Enrollment in courses on the main campus in Iola has averaged 9.
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2014 July 15 - 12:00 am
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Still, tuition continues to rise faster than inflation and personal income growth. The dollar amounts each year are small, only $100 or $200 a year. But over time, price increases have hurt affordability. While community college tuition cost 3.2 percent of median family income in.
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2014 July 15 - 12:00 am
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A month later, Baldwin Hardware, a unit of Stanley Black & Decker Corp., announced layoffs at the Reading plant where they both worked. David was unemployed for 20 months before finding a janitor job that paid $10 an hour, less than half his previous wage.
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2014 July 15 - 12:00 am
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After treatment and entering remission, Livengood started volunteering at Camp Hope six years ago. Although Livengood did not attend Camp Hope as a camper, she said she became connected with it through another volunteer with whom she works. Sharing a common bond with the campers is rewarding, Livengood said.
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2014 July 15 - 12:00 am
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Five years ago, the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation launched its effort to interest more students in postsecondary education. The Boise foundation launched “Go On” and backed it with $11 million in scholarships and grants of up to $40,000 each to a handful of mostly small rural middle and high schools.
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2014 July 15 - 12:00 am
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“This will increase efficiency, safety and convenience for Co- Lin students, program employees and lab school children and their parents. Relocating this program to a new facility will free up much-needed space for future growth of existing programs,” Hulon said.
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2014 July 15 - 12:00 am
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The justices decided in favor of Edward Lane, a former Alabama community college official who says he was fired after testifying at the criminal fraud trial of a state lawmaker. Lower courts had ruled against Lane, finding that he was testifying as a college employee, not as a citizen.
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2014 July 15 - 12:00 am
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The competition over where to place the campus has led to a charge that the selection process is improperly weighted in favor of St. Martinville over Breaux Bridge. The process is now under review in the wake of complaints lodged by two Breaux Bridge businessmen.
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2014 June 8 - 12:00 am
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Two resolutions would amend the state constitution to require that in-state university tuition and in-district community college tuition rates be offered to all active duty military members, reservists and honorably discharged veterans, regardless of where they live.

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