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States doled out more than $9 billion in higher-ed grants during the 2012 school year, according to the National Association of State Student Grant and Aid Programs.What percentage of state grant money awarded to students in 2012 was need-based?
The administration revealed the review just after the Islamic State took responsibility for killing a third American citizen. It is not clear whether the U.S. will reconsider its no-ransom policy.
The people with their PhD's in economics were thinking wholesale prices would fall for October. How could they not with oil prices dropping and dropping? What happened instead today, an uptick in the producer price index. More on that. Plus, when choosing iPhone versus Android, you might see Apple and Samsung as rivals. But a deal is reportedly in the works for Samsung to once again supply most of the microchips inside Apple phones and tablets. And there's news that some cities in Oregon are looking at legal options to see if they can tax marijuana sales once recreational use becomes legal next summer. The ballot measure voters approved the other week says only the state can tax pot.