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ITT Technical Institute Nationwide Shutdown

ITT Tech announced they will be shutting down all 130 of their campuses nationwide, leaving many students without the possibility of an ITT diploma. ITT Tech was one of the largest for-profit colleges in the nation with campuses in 38 states. In Florida, there were nine. Following their announcement, the …

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A Look At Private Prison Companies

The Obama administration’s announcement that it will phase out its contracts with private prison companies has sent the stocks of two publicly traded prison companies plummeting. Both get about half their revenue from the federal government. A third prison company, Management and Training Corp., is a private company. Here’s a …

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What’s In A Name? Ask The Folks In Two Egg, Florida

The town of Chicken, Alaska, and Two Egg, Florida, have definitively settled the question of which came first. What's also clear is they are neither first nor last in the country's long list of odd-named places. In Pennsylvania you'll find Intercourse, Virginville and Blue Ball. In Louisiana, if you've had too much of Moonshine, you can always visit Cut Off.

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