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DeVos suspends student federal loan payments through January

The Trump administration is suspending all federal student loan payments through the end of January and keeping interest rates at 0%, extending a moratorium that started early in the pandemic but was set to expire at the end of this month.

DeVos rejects part-time reopening for schools amid pandemic

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is assailing plans by some local districts to offer in-person instruction only a few days a week.

Union Elementary School earns national award

U.S. Secretary of Education Besty Devos had a special announcement for students at one Brunswick County Elementary School.

Feds cite Islam focus in review of Duke-UNC language grant

The Trump administration is threatening to cut funding for a Middle East studies program run by the University of North Carolina and Duke University.

Trump says Special Olmypics will be funded after fallout with DeVos

President Donald Trump on Thursday said the administration will fund Special Olympics following a whirlwind of criticism this week over the White House's budget proposal that had eliminated federal funding for the program.

DeVos defends plan to eliminate Special Olympics funding

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday defended a proposal to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics, pushing back against a storm of criticism from athletes, celebrities and politicians who rallied to support the organization.

Coaches and parents in college scheme find jobs in danger

Colleges and companies moved swiftly to distance themselves from employees swept up in a nationwide college admissions scheme.

Amway founder and Orlando Magic owner Richard DeVos dies at age 92

Billionaire Richard DeVos, co-founder of direct-selling giant Amway, owner of the Orlando Magic and father-in-law of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, died Thursday.

Secretary of Education: ‘Arming teachers should be an option’

After facing backlash from some students following a visit to Marjory Douglas Stoneman High School in Parkland, Fla. last week, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said on Sunday that arming teachers "should be an option for states and communities to consider."

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Surf City presented with proposed budget, storm mitigation plan details

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Town of Shallotte could pay more to buy water

A town document estimates that a household or business who uses less than 6000 gallons the user will see their bi-monthly bill jump from $35.98 to $50.14.

Western states prepare for possible 1st water shortage declaration

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After child death, US says to stop using Peloton treadmill

New York-based Peloton said in a news release the warning was “inaccurate and misleading." It says there’s no reason to stop using the treadmill as long as children and pets are kept away from it.