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NC State Economist Dr. Mike Walden – “A New Plan for Financing College”

Mary:  I’m Mary Walden, with economist MW, welcoming you to the economic perspective. Today’s program looks at a new plan for financing college.  Mike, the cost of attending college is a big issue today.  Some argue that college debt held

Farm Bill Program Signup Deadlines This Month

Farm Bill safety net program sign-up dates are less than one month away. Farmers have until September 30th to enroll in the Price Loss Coverage or the Agriculture Risk Coverage programs. USDA Farm Service Agency director Val Dolcini says the process