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SENIOR CLASS: Life experience enhances back to school

By Deborah Martinez Contributing Writer Second of two articles (Special from KSFR Public Radio/New America Media) — You’re never too old to learn, right?” asks

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Trump is hiring lobbyists and top ethics official says ‘There’s no transparency’

By Justin Elliott ProPublica President Trump has stocked his administration with a small army of former lobbyists and corporate consultants who are now in the

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Industry insiders say minorities should pursue oil jobs
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — There are great opportunities for African Americans and Latinos in the oil, natural gas, and petrochemical industries, according to industry insiders, who ...
Back to school at 50+ for income, family, community
By Deborah Martinez Contributing Writer First of two articles (Special from KSFR Public Radio/New America Media) – While some Americans are slowing down after age 50, Edna Nadel prepares her homework at the ...
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New Orleans remains a hub for up and coming entrepreneurs
[caption id="attachment_25387" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo courtesy of Idea Village[/caption] By David T. Baker Contributing Writer New Orleans-based non-profit The Idea Village, a business development organization that caters to entrepreneurs, hosted its 9th annual ...
Westinghouse bankruptcy leaves costly nuclear mess for Southern utility customers
By Sue Sturgis Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) – Federal and state officials who oversee nuclear power can’t say they weren’t warned that financial disaster was a very real possibility should ...
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Study: Driverless vehicles could speed workers to the poor house
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — Self-driving vehicles will drive over four million workers to the unemployment line if the technology is fully implemented in a short ...
Hilcorp seeks dredging permit a year after dragging drilling barge through shallow water
By Michael Stein The Lens Dozens of oystermen and coastal residents spoke out at a public hearing Thursday night, arguing that the state shouldn’t grant an oil and gas company a permit ...
Filing taxes could be free and simple
By Jessica Huseman ProPublica But H&R Block and Intuit are still lobbying against it Here’s how preparing your taxes could work: You sit down, review a prefilled filing from the government. If it’s ...
For-profit colleges gain beachhead in Trump Administration
By Annie Waldman ProPublica Until June 2016, Taylor Hansen lobbied for the largest trade group of for-profit colleges. At the forefront of its agenda: eliminating a rule known as “gainful employment,” which ...

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