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Listen to today’s Money 101 show highlights

Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Money 101 contributor Jeff Lazerson, Phil Immel, Lori Shreve Blake and Jeff Bases.

04/22/2013

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Students fight bill that would raise class fees

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Proposed legislation that would raise fees for high-demand courses during summer and winter sessions at California community colleges is meeting opposition from students and faculty.

04/21/2013

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UC admission offers up again for nonresidents

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — High school seniors who hoped to be admitted to the University of California for the coming fall had an edge if their resumes included out-of-state addresses.

04/18/2013

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Food workers fired as Mass. students denied lunch

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — A New York food service company says it has fired four employees after 25 students at a Massachusetts school were denied lunches this week because their prepaid accounts ran low.

04/06/2013

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Parents outraged that kids were denied lunch

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — As many as 25 students at a Massachusetts school were denied lunch this week — with at least some forced to dump their food in the garbage — because they couldn’t pay, school officials and parents said.

04/04/2013

Edison gives $1M to CSULA’s Honors College for scholarships

ROSEMEAD (CNS) – Edison International announced today a $1 million scholarship endowment for the Honors College at Cal State Los Angeles. Yulan Lin, 17, of Arcadia, and Francisco Sepulveda, 18, of South Gate, are the first two recipients.

03/26/2013

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Student who killed self was planning attack

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A University of Central Florida student planned an attack on campus but committed suicide in a dorm before carrying it out, authorities said Monday. Materials found in his dorm room made it appear he had planned a wider attack.

03/18/2013

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Student gives back $1,800 after ATM mistake

NEWARK, Del. (AP) – A University of Delaware student has returned $1,800 that was mistakenly dispensed when he went to a campus ATM.

03/04/2013

Financial aid unclaimed by low-income students

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Millions of dollars in financial aid is being unclaimed by California low-income students qualified for college. Only about half of the state’s high school seniors applied for federal and state financial aid last year.

03/01/2013

College credit recommended for free online courses

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Students may soon be able to receive college credit for the free online classes that are reshaping higher education. The American Council on Education says it’s recommending degree credit for five courses offered by Coursera.

02/07/2013

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College survey: finance worries up, politics shift

(AP) — Each year since 1966, UCLA’s Higher Education Research Institute has conducted a massive survey of incoming freshmen at four-year colleges, asking questions about their motivations, their plans and their political views.

01/23/2013

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Doodle4Google contest open

Doodle 4 Google is an annual program that invites US students K-12 to use their artistic talents to think big and redesign the Google homepage logo for millions to see.

01/21/2013

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