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Obama Administration Seeks Pell Grant Expansion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration wants to expand the federal Pell grant program to help more students graduate from college — by providing them with money to attend classes year-round and reward them for taking more credits. Two new proposals, announced Tuesday by the Education Department, would expand the ...

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LGeekBT: When is Representation Bad?

As I talked about in my previous LGeekBT article, there’s a right and wrong way to include representation in media. The notion that all representation is good representation just because you’re putting a gay character on TV isn’t true in any way. Throwing in a member of the LGBT community ...

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LGeekBT: SheZow- Good, Or Bad?

A bright, shiny new section awaits here on Games, Galaxies and Other Geekery. I wanted to write about the LGBT community in the world of geek, celebrating where it’s included and talking about where it could come in more. We’re going to kick off this new series, LGeekBT, by talking ...

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2016 in Games

2015 was an amazing year for video games, which is going to make the game industry have a lot to live up to this new year. An insane amount of new releases this year challenged what it means to be a good game, and the market now expects more for ...

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Storms in the South

ATLANTA (AP) — Forecasters warned of a “particularly dangerous situation” as a storm system packing strong winds and heavy rain slammed the nation’s mid-section Wednesday, and officials said they feared Christmas yard decorations would become projectiles. A tree blew over onto a house in Arkansas, killing an 18-year-old woman and ...

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Titans QB Mariota leaves game with knee injury

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota has left Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots with an apparent injury to his right knee. Mariota was sacked by Jamie Collins with about 10 minutes left in the second quarter. When the field goal unit came on, the Titans ...

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