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Features by Annie Baxter

Professors struggle to adapt as students forego books

Expensive text books are being purchased less, to the detriment of learning.
Posted In: News

The cost of travel, according to the federal government

Some hotels set their rates based on the federal standard.
Posted In: federal government, Travel, business
Ice bucket challenge

Yes, the #icebucketchallenge is raising money

The national ALS association says that social media campaign? It's working.
Posted In: ICE, Charity, nonprofits

Military wages war on bad grades

New rules will require under-performing service members to pay back their tuition.
Posted In: college tuition, Pentagon, military
Toledo Tap Water Ban

Municipal water systems are vulnerable

Toledo residents can drink tap water again, but what does the future hold?
Posted In: Ohio, water supply
Gustavus Adolphus College

Midwestern colleges have fewer local kids to tap

Demographic shifts mean there are fewer high school grads available for colleges.
Posted In: college, high school, midwest, recruiting, News

Amazon makes a lot of money. But it still loses more.

Amazon's stock fell 11 percent this morning following another sad earnings report.
Posted In: Amazon, earnings report, stock, shares, S&P 500 index
Facebook mobile

Facebook mobilizes, successfully

Facebook’s strong second-quarter earnings were propelled by mobile-ad revenue.
Posted In: Facebook, Earnings, mobile ads

Target attracts new customers by downsizing

Target opened it's smallest store in Minneapolis. What's a Target if it's not big?
Posted In: Target, big box stores, corporations

Long-term unemployed suffer shaky re-employment

After a long separation from working, it’s difficult to find jobs that last.
Posted In: Unemployment, job search, job seekers


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