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Sen. Merkley joins effort to eliminate student debt

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An Oregon senator is joining the call to end America’s “student debt crisis.” Democrat Senator Jeff Merkley announced he’s supporting the Debt-Free College Act, legislation that promises to reverse the growth of student debt. According to Merkley’s office, the …

UCC shooting investigation complete

Roseburg, Ore. – Nearly two years after the tragic shooting at the Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has completed its investigation. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office issued the following statement on September 9: The Douglas County Sheriff’s …

Water shutoff impacts Weed households

Weed, Cal.- For the second time in a week, water was shut off Wednesday in parts of Weed, California. Crews are working to repair a water leak in the area of  South Weed Blvd. and College. The city has not given an …

Special deputies to carry guns on Florida campus

Polk County, Fla. (WFLA/CNN Newsource) – Some faculty and staff at a Florida University are now packing heat. The Polk County Sheriff’s Department is teaming up with Southeastern University to train and allow select employees to carry concealed firearms. It’s called the …

Board votes to increase SOU tuition by 12%

ASHLAND, Ore. – Students attending Southern Oregon University in Ashland will likely face a tuition increase of 12%. Following a long process, the Oregon University Board of Trustees made the final decision Friday to approve the raise for the 2017-2018 school year. …

Neighbors speak out after fatal stabbing

              Ashland, Ore., — A party held by college freshman, back in their hometown for the weekend turned deadly –after police say one of the guests was murdered. “At about 1 o’clock this morning, Ashland Police …

Harvard before high school?

Ulysses, Kan. (KSNW) — A 14-year-old Ulysses, Kansas student is balancing high school while attending Harvard online. He’s set to graduate from both before he’s 18. Braxton Moral’s story starts in the first grade. That’s when he was tested as gifted. By …