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istock

Students, parents borrowing less to pay for college

While college costs and student loan bills have soared over the past decade, some students and their families are finding ways to spend (and borrow) less.

PPL proposes new 725-mile regional transmission line

PPL

PPL proposes new 725-mile regional transmission line

PPL announced Thursday plans to build a new 725-mile regional transmission line that will run through four states.

Floor of NYSE

Dow plunges 317 points, now down for year

The best thing we can say about Thursday's stock market trading is that it is now over. The Dow fell 317 points, erasing all of its gains for the year.

Brian Cornell

From Target

Target taps Walmart veteran to lead comeback

Target's effort to recover from its recent security problems will be headed by a former Walmart executive.

Health care reform, generic

Handful of Pa. health centers receive federal grant

A number of health centers in Pennsylvania are getting a boost from the feds.

DoubleTree Hotel construction in Reading

Andrew Valentino/69 News

Framing of DoubleTree Hotel in downtown Reading underway

Reading's newest hotel is quickly taking shape in center city.

Money falling from the sky

Women on US currency? 'A pretty good idea,' says Obama

Move over, George Washington. Eleanor Roosevelt might be taking your spot on the $1 bill.

Hyundai Sonata

AP

Hyundai recalls Sonatas to fix gear shifters, brakes

Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers, and to fix a brake issue.

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Chris Welch/CNN

How to shop for back-to-school tax-free

If you're going to drop hundreds of dollars on back-to-school supplies, you might as well do it now.

New HD iPad

Courtesy: Apple

Is the iPad doomed?

Tablet sales are "crashing," says Best Buy's CEO! IPad sales are sinking fast! Is this the beginning of the end for the tablet?

Lisa and Darnelle Mason

Courtesy Mason Family

Grieving parents drowning in student loan debt get relief

Steve Mason and his wife Darnelle have been struggling to pay their daughter's six-figure student loan debt ever since she passed away five years ago -- and now they are starting to get some much needed relief.

Tesla proposed 'Gigafactory'

From Tesla Motors

Tesla's new battery teammate: Panasonic

Tesla has found a partner for its plan to mass produce batteries for electric vehicles: Panasonic.

Kawaski

Kawasaki recalls 11K off-road vehicles

About 11,000 Kawasaki off-road vehicles are being recalled because debris can cut through the foot rest area and hurt riders' legs.

There are currently no severe weather alerts.

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