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2017

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  • Does God want you to spend $300,000 on college?. Anyone contemplating the full cost of attendance at what is arguably the nation’s most prominent Catholic undergraduate institution probably wonders just how big those checks are for four years here. Families with teenagers starting this…
  • Why we want to close this private-equity loophole. If there's anything we've learned from last year's elections—and this year's continuing battles in Washington and Springfield—it's that Illinois families are sick and tired of the corrupting influence of big money on our politics. They're…
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  • AP sources: Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law. Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited plan to scuttle President Barack Obama’s health care law, congressional aides…
  • How to not get ripped off at the doctor's office. When you do get stuck with a huge bill, a constellation of factors may be to blame, from insurance changes to out-of-network labs to improper billing. Here's how to tackle that sore throat, without getting…
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  • Student loan servicer fights state licensing, oversight. The nation's largest servicer of federal student loans has lobbied against states' efforts to license student loan servicers in Maine and elsewhere this year as it seeks to become the nation's single servicer of student…
  • Trump seeks sharp cuts to housing aid. President Trump’s budget calls for sharply reducing funding for programs that shelter the poor and combat homelessness — with a notable exception: It leaves intact a type of federal housing subsidy that is paid directly…
  • Senadores republicanos preparan propuesta anti Obamacare. Los líderes republicanos en el Senado se preparaban el miércoles para dar a conocer su plan para desmantelar la ley de seguros de gastos médicos promulgada por el presidente Barack Obama, una propuesta que recortaría…
  • Trump pide restringir asistencia social a inmigrantes. El presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, dijo el miércoles que impulsará una ley que impediría a los inmigrantes recibir asistencia social por al menos cinco años, a pesar de que a la mayoría ya…
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  • Trump chooses democrat who backed net neutrality for FCC. Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel was chosen to return to the Federal Communications Commission, where she supported net neutrality rules and stricter media ownership limits that now may be undone under Republican leadership.
  • Google ahora también busca empleos. El gigante de Internet refina las ofertas de trabajo Google es un buscador y una de las búsquedas más populares, además de parejas y direcciones, son las de empleo. Por ello, se ha puesto manos…
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