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It's back to school time; 7 new things this year

<;p>Got my first day of school outfit picked out, lunch packed, and bag packed #backtoschool #letsdothis #socialstudiesisthebomb

— Sam Schmitz (@SamSchmitz44) September 1, 2014

Tuesday is the first day of school for the majority of students in Minnesota.

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First day of school outfits-- sweaters or t-shirts?

Have your kids picked out their first-day-of-school outfits yet? It can be a little tricky figuring out what to wear on a late summer/early fall day. 105 more words


Savannah State University going tobacco free

Savannah State University is the lasted to become a tobacco free campus.

The ban will start Monday September 1st.

It comes after the University System of Georgia passed the Tobacco and Smoke Free Campus Policy. 32 more words


Twin Cities one of the top 20 metro areas for attracting foreign students

The Twin Cities metro area ranks among the top regions in the country for attracting foreign students to its colleges and universities, according to a recent report from the… 345 more words


Swarthmore College Begins Project That’s Been Subject Of Debate For 15 Years

By David Madden

SWARTHMORE, Pa. (CBS) -- It’s been debated for 15 years and this week construction began on the first part of a project that will change the face of Swarthmore by helping the business district and the college that bears its name. 195 more words


Facing $10M deficit, St. Cloud State announces partial hiring freeze

After another year of declining enrollment, St. Cloud State University is instituting a “flexible hiring freeze” as it tries to cover a projected budget deficit of up to $10 million, the  385 more words


Philadelphia Basketball Competition Helps Kids Get Ready For School

By Molly Daly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The inaugural “Ultimate Back 2 School Basketball Challenge” was held Saturday at the Kingsessing Rec Center in Southwest Philadelphia. 287 more words