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Education

Student Loans Are Threatening Older Americans’ Ability to Retire

Posted  June 19, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Former California state government worker Thomas Villalobos, 66, who is currently unemployed, never thought he’d be nearing retirement and still paying off his student loan. But that’s exactly what has happened to him. Villalobos, of Loma Rica, Calif., borrowed $12,000 to attend law school back in 1976. Since then, he has sometimes had to defer […]

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Programming

Donnie “D3” Walton, III on The Rock Newman Show

Posted  November 9, 2016  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Violently stabbed & left for dead by a rival gang member, D-3 aka Donnie Walton lll flatlined during his 14 months at UCLA MED CTR. Watch as we talk with Donnie “D3” Walton III about of his harrowing/miraculous journey from the streets to suites of power on the Rock Newman Show. This is a story […]

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Education

Ending Negotiations, 25,000 Chicago Teachers Head to the Picket Lines

Posted  September 12, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Despite spending more than 400 hours in negotiation, Chicago Public School teachers walked off the job over pay and health benefits and policies that would tie teacher performance to students’ scores on standardized testing. Jeffrey Brown talks to WTTW’s Eddie Arruza for more on the first Chicago teachers’ strike in 25 years. Watch 25,000 Chicago […]

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Health & Wellness

How the Medicaid Expansion Could Impact Your State

Posted  July 9, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

It was a seemingly simple concept. The United States would inch closer to universal health care by expanding the Medicaid program to about 17 million low-income people. The federal government would pick up 100 percent of the tab for the expansion and force states to pay for 10 percent of the cost a few years […]

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