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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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Politics

Ohio in Spotlight as Obama, Romney Make Economic Pitch

Posted  June 14, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Both men on the Nov. 6 presidential ballot will appeal to Ohio voters Thursday with events aimed at showcasing how each would be a better steward of the economy. Mitt Romney is punctuating his push with a television ad, keeping alive President Obama’s awkward remarks about the private sector from Friday. The new ad features […]

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Education

Father’s Day Booklist

Posted  June 14, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

By Danielle Steinberg For as long as I can remember, reading has been an activity that my dad and I have always been able to enjoy together. When I was a baby, he read me stories before bed. As a child, we’d wake up early Saturday mornings and read the comics together. In high school, […]

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News

PBS NewsHour to Broadcast Exclusive Interview and Town Hall with President Obama on Wednesday, June 1

Posted  May 31, 2016  by  WHUT Howard University Television

May 25, 2016 at 3:25 PM EDT WASHINGTON, DC (May 25, 2016) — PBS NewsHour co-anchor and managing editor Gwen Ifill will sit down for an exclusive interview with President Barack Obama on Wednesday, June 1 in Elkhart, Indiana. It will follow with a town hall, produced by PBS NewsHour, during which local residents will […]

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