Walmart Offers Employees College Tuition For Just $1 A Day

“Investing in the personal and professional success of our associates is vital to Walmart’s future success,” said Greg Forman, CEO of Walmart U.S., in a statement. “We know training and learning opportunities empower associates to deliver for customers while growing and advancing in their careers.”

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Counselor Error Means Three Local Students Miss Graduation, MD National Guardsman Honored, Drug Company Reacts to Rosanne

Counselor error causes students to miss graduation ceremonies
Flags flying at half-staff for Maryland National Guardsman
The drug company that makes Ambien calls out Rosanne

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Judges Sentence Black Defendants More Harshly, Study Finds

“Republican-appointed judges sentence black defendants to three more months than similar nonblacks and female defendants to two fewer months than similar males compared with Democratic-appointed judges,” the study found, adding, “These differences cannot be explained by other judge characteristics and grow substantially larger when judges are granted more discretion.”

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New Study States Hurricane Maria Death Toll Could Exceed 4,000

Residents of Puerto Rico died at a significantly higher rate during the three months after the hurricane than they did in the previous year, according to the results of a new study by a group of independent researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and other institutions.

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