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Expo highlights the rise of women in the labor force

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) —- “Most of my co-workers are male, but that gives me more power. I feel like I’m accomplishing something that not all women do,” said Emerald Sanders, a first–year iron worker apprentice. As the labor force evolves with the times, events like the 11th annual Northwestern Illinois …

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Parents worry that school shooter drills traumatize children

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Long before an ex-student opened fire on his former classmates in Parkland, Fla., a year ago, many school districts conducted regular shooting drills — exercises that sometimes included simulated gunfire and blood and often happened with no warning that the attack wasn’t real. The drills began …

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University of Minnesota sees student debt decline

Twin Cities student borrowing has steadily declined since 2011-12, when 64 percent of new university graduates carried student debt averaging $27,578. Last year, just 56 percent of University of Minnesota graduates had student debt. The average was $25,573, according to a recent report to the board of regents. Officials say …

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