Michael Melia, Associated Press | Posted Sep 27th - 9:03am
Spencer Mulligan knew his family could pay for his college education, even without loans or grants. So when the University of Connecticut offered a merit award of $20,000 over four years, he saw it as a bonus.
U.S. stocks are rising in Tuesday morning trading as technology and consumer companies move higher. Energy companies are falling as the price of oil returns some of Monday's gains. Bond prices continue to rise and yields continue to slip.
David Eggert, Associated Press | Posted Sep 27th - 8:30am
Few states have been more aggressive in releasing inmates and diverting offenders than Michigan, where a decade ago, one out of every 200 people was in prison, and penal costs were beginning to crowd out basic government services.