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Washington's ultimate solution (CNN Money)
These are the dog days of summer, the height of our national vacation season. But instead of hitting the beach, people in Washington and on Wall Street are spending their days all atwitter with ideas of what new regulations and rules and controls we need to deal with our financial market meltdowns, the worst since the Great Depression almost 80 years ago.
Lawmakers Set To Return From Vacation (CBS 5 News Syracuse)
NYS lawmakers go back to Albany Tuesday to deal with the massive budget deficit, and possibly deal with the issue of sky high property taxes. But there isn't much confidence on the part of most New Yorkers, that our elected leaders will get much done at all.
California Budget Impasse Enters 8th Week (NBC 4 Los Angeles)
California's budget impasse is now in its eighth week with no indication a deal is near.
D-158 still working toward deal (Northwest Herald)
HUNTLEY ? Contract negotiations between the District 158 school board and teachers union went well into the night Friday.
Junior highs' last year starts today (The Fort Collins Coloradoan)
Summer vacation is officially over.
10 ways to control the cost of college visits (The Times of Northwest Indiana)
CHICAGO | 7 Never mind four years of tuition -- the college selection process alone has gotten so expensive that parents need a budget just to deal with campus visits and other costs.
Rajanen inks deal with school (Waconia Patriot)
With little fanfare, but genuine excitement among board members who were in attendance at Monday?s, Aug. 11 school board meeting, Dr. Nancy Rajanen assumed control of the superintendent?s job.
Last day of summer for most PSD students (The Fort Collins Coloradoan)
Summer vacation is officially over. school doors Monday and Tuesday to begin the 2008-2009 school year. ?There is a great deal of excitement and antici-pation for the beginning of school among the staff,? said Jerry Wilson, PSD?s superintendent.
Ideas for planning an accessible vacation (Daily Herald)
While some folks get ready for school, retirees get ready for vacation. Fall is the perfect travel season - even for folks who use wheelchairs or have trouble getting around.
Apple Deal Rumors (St. Petersburg Times)
MOSCOW (Bloomberg) ? VimpelCom, Russia?s second-largest mobile-phone company, and MegaFon, the third-biggest, may sign a deal with Apple to start selling iPhones in the country this week, Vedomosti reported Monday.