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School bets video game scholarship can draw talent

  CHICAGO (AP) — As a teenager, holed up in his bedroom, illuminated by the glow of his laptop, Youngbin Chung became addicted to video games. Ten-hours-a-day addicted. His grades tanked. His parents fretted. A few years later, the 20-year-old from the San Francisco area leads a team of headset-wearing players into virtual battle in [...]

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University bets $10 million on poor city’s kids

  READING, Pa. (AP) — On the second day of class at Reading Senior High School, teacher Eric Knorr directs his students’ attention to the banners hanging on the wall. Syracuse. Temple. Brown. Penn State. All of them brought back by former students who bucked the odds and went to college. “You need to make [...]

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