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Video: Student Debt Weighs More On College Dropouts

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Most politicians talk about student loans as if they are a burden for borrowers, but some experts say they should instead be seen as investments. Earlier this month, Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley announced a plan to allow all students at public universities to graduate debt free, a personal hope for the former Maryland governor who has borrowed… Read More

County Pondering Whether to Ask For Return of Grant Funds

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The Athens County Commissioners postponed a decision Thursday on whether to seek repayment from the Nelsonville Restoration Foundation of grant funds used for projects at former school buildings in the city. The foundation owns the former high school and junior high buildings on Fayette Street, but plans to sell them to a developer, Woda Group,… Read More