PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Nothing sparks consumer demand like the word "free," and politicians in some states have proposed the idea of providing that incentive to get young people to attend community college.
MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) -- A new program at Tufts University hopes to remove the financial barriers keeping cash-strapped students from taking a year off after high school to travel or volunteer, offering an opportunity now typically only available to more affluent students to explore different communities and challenge their comfort zones before starting college.
NEW YORK (AP) -- L'Wren Scott, who left her small-town Utah home as a teenager to become a model in Paris, then a top Hollywood stylist and finally a high-end fashion designer best known as the longtime girlfriend of Mick Jagger, has died in what was being investigated as an apparent suicide.
The Sullivan County Emergency Management Agency staff just returned from two weeks of intensive training sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, a division of the Department of Homeland Security.
A 27 year old rural Lucerne resident, Mark Henry, has been charged in Putnam County with 2 counts of filing a false Missouri income tax return, 4 counts of failure to file/pay a Missouri income tax return, and 3 counts of attempting to evade or defeat income tax.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mayor Bill De Blasio was set to become the first mayor in decades to sit out New York City's traditional St. Patrick's Day parade over a dispute involving whether march participants can carry pro-gay signs.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - A Springfield house serving as a group home for sex offenders has 30 days to move or disband, according to a letter from the city sent to the chaplain who runs the Crestview Street home.
ST. LOUIS, MO (AP) â€“ Seven years ago on March 13th, Kelly Allen went missing. The St. Louis resident was last seen at a friendâ€™s apartment in Berkeley. Now, her family is still hoping someone with information will come forward.
At a meeting of the Newtown Harris Board of Education, Members accepted a resignation from fifth and sixth grade teacher, Mrs. Shelly Porter. Probationary teachers were approved for re-hiring for The next school year at Newtown Harris.