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College prices continue to creep up

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Time to stock up on the ramen noodles. The average cost of attending college crept up again this year, the College Board said Thursday. The average sticker price, with room and board included, for undergraduate students attending a four-year college or university in their home state was $18,943. Out-of-state students at [...]

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First lady launches 2 graduation video contests

  WASHINGTON (AP) — High school and college students are competing for Michelle Obama to come to their schools to share her wisdom about moving on to higher education and adulthood. The first lady announced on Thursday two video contests as part of her Reach Higherinitiative, which encourages students to take their studies and training past secondary school. To [...]

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Mexico widens search for 43 missing students

  TIXTLA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican police sent horse-mounted patrols and officers with trained dogs up into the hills around the city of Iguala on October 15th in an expanded search for 43 college students missing since a clash with police last month. The stepped-up hunt was ordered after investigators determined that 28 sets of [...]

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Missing Virginia woman’s parents fear ‘foul play’

  CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The parents of a missing University of Virginia student said Wednesday, September 17, they fear she is the victim of “foul play,” and police released two new surveillance videos showing the 18-year-old walking past a pub and, minutes later, running past a service station. Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo said [...]

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18th century brewery remains found at Va. college

  WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — College students have always had a taste for beer, and archaeologists have uncovered new evidence at the College of William and Mary to prove it. The remains of what is likely an 18th century on-campus brewery were discovered just outside of the nation’s oldest college building when campus officials were [...]

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