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These schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

Hebrew Theological College, South Suburban College and University of Phoenix-Illinois have some of the lowest 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

These schools have the top 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

Career Center of Southern Illinois, Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute and Saint Anthony College of Nursing have some of the best 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Illinois farmer calls on Washington to end trade war while farming group announces anti-tariff coalition

A longtime northwest Illinois farmer called upon Washington today to end the Trump administration's trade war with much of the rest of the First World as a farming coalition announced the launch of a campaign to call attention to the pain that war is causing.

Farmers for Free Trade's ad campaign pits farmers against Trump's trade war

From Ohio Business Daily

Farmers for Free Trade has launched Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, an advertising campaign featuring true stories of how tariffs will damage the country’s agricultural base.

Sticker shock: Which 4-year U.S. schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

State residents enrolled at Christian Life College face among the lowest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Sticker shock: Which 4-year U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

State residents enrolled at Illinois Institute of Technology face among the steepest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Sticker shock: Which U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

Residents in Illinois face some of the steepest cost of attending in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Analysis: 20,508 college athletes participate in outdoor track and field

From Higher Education Tribune

Mt. San Antonio College in California reported having the most outdoor track and field athletes in the U.S. in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Feds chip in $132 million grant for ambitious 75th Street rail project

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao recently recognized Gov. Bruce Rauner and a number of private and public entities that have worked on the $474 million 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project, which is designed to eliminate a multitude of conflict points in the nation’s “worst rail bottleneck in the country," according to a statement from the governor’s office.

Analysis: Women's college outdoor track grosses $32.3 million

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Southern California men's outdoor track tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $900,000 – or $32,149 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: Men's college outdoor track grosses $31.2 million

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Southern California men's outdoor track tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $900,000 – or $32,149 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College men's golf grosses $173 million

From Higher Education Tribune

West Virginia University men's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting nearly $2.1 million – or $190,559 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College softball grosses $451 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Florida State University softball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $2.2 million – or $95,837 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: 31,936 college athletes play softball

From Higher Education Tribune

California, Pennsylvania and New York are the most popular states for college softball, federal data shows.

Analysis: 58,361 college athletes play baseball

From Higher Education Tribune

California, Texas and New York are the most popular states for college baseball, federal data shows.

585,402 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Phoenix, Everest University and Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana University had the most students who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

OPINION: Next Step in Dismantling Obamacare: IPAB

Taxes are lower, ISIS is on the run, and the regulatory agencies are in a ceasefire with the US economy.

Bloomberg bankrolls sugary drink tax campaign amid backlash

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has thrown his financial weight behind Cook County's sugary drink tax with a $2 million ad campaign.

Bloomberg's global push for 'nanny state' taxes reaches The Philippines

Through his multi-billion dollar foundation, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been pushing “food police” policies throughout not just the U.S. but the world.

Restaurateurs respond to US House's Save Local Business Act

The House of Representatives' Save Local Business Act, which would amend previous policy and clarify certain language, engendered a strong response from the Illinois restaurant industry.

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