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With more college students returning to dorm rooms next year, this pasta cooker reviewed by @hello_happy_mom is the perfect gift for high school grads. Simply fill the gadget with pasta, add water, and put it in the microwave for a perfectly cooked hot meal without an oven.

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The crushing debt burden — which topped $30,000 for the average student in the late 2010s, up sharply since the turn of the millennium — has become the foundational problem for a large swath of young Americans. 

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It’s OK — even tech companies hire more of them than they do engineers. Learn all about how liberal arts grads fit into the modern economy in a book by career expert George Anders:

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ROANOKE - Codee McClure has always loved being around animals. The youngest of four children to Jeff and Marilyn McClure, she grew up on the f…

FAIRBURY — Verda Stahly Maurer, formally of Fairbury and Bloomington, passed away Thursday (Jan. 19, 2017) in Fullerton, Calif. Respecting her…

"He's cuter than those little kittens on YouTube." If anyone other than Jewel had made that comment on any other show than NBC's "The Sing-Off," that might not be a quote to put high on your rèsumè. But Normal native William Woodard isn't getting his dander up.

QUESTION: Do you know what Channel 19 daybreak anchor Gretchen Wirtz, Channel 31 nighttime anchor Maria Chandler, Channel 25 sports director L…

Answer: That’s Harry W. McPherson. He was IWU’s 10th president, serving in one of IWU's most trying times financially, from 1932 to 1937, in t…

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