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Governor Brown and CA’s State of the State

California is doing well, but with a lot of uncertainty out there, things could go sour in a hurry. That’s the dual message Governor Brown delivered during his State of the State address. Jack Pitney, […]


University of Iowa students before an NCAA college football game against Penn State in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

University of Iowa claims top party school title

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — College students consider the University of Iowa the nation’s best party school, even though Iowa City has tried to make its famous bar scene less hospitable to underage drinkers. The […]


California Governor Jerry Brown (AP Photo)

Brown chooses private donors to pay for China trip

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is relying on private donors to pay the bill for his weeklong trade mission to China. About 90 business leaders are paying $10,000 each to join the governor and cover the costs for him and other state officials.


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Financier Roberts gives $50M to Claremont college

CLAREMONT, Calif. (AP) — Billionaire financier George R. Roberts is giving his Alma Mater Claremont McKenna College a gift of $50 million, no strings attached. On Wednesday the school, part of the group of seven […]


UCLA, USC tie in study of best colleges

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Crosstown rivals UCLA and USC were tied in 24th place along with the University of Virginia today in the latest rankings of national universities by U.S. News & World Report, which […]


WVU makes top party school

(AP) – West Virginia University is back on top for the first time in five years, bumping off Ohio University to reclaim its title as the nation’s No. 1 party school. WVU hasn’t held the […]


Probe: Official inflated SAT scores on his own

(AP) – An investigation has shown that a Claremont McKenna College administrator doctored incoming freshmen’s SAT scores and other statistics in an effort to make the school appear more selective. The Los Angeles Times reports […]



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