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Sticker shock: Which U.S. schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

Residents in Arizona face some of the steepest cost of attending in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania county pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of 3.99 percent, Westmoreland County in Pennsylvania has the highest tax rate among U.S. counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

114,405 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans from private, nonprofit schools

From Higher Education Tribune

Everest University in Florida, Liberty University in Virginia, and International American University of Puerto Rico - Aguadilla Campus reported the largest share of borrowers from private, nonprofit institutions who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: 569,475 students played college sports in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

Lindenwood University, Cornell University and Harvard University reported the most students participating in athletics in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Wells Fargo donations to charities in Arizona tops $4 million

Wells Fargo & Company said its donated over $4 million to various nonprofits in the state of Arizona last year.

Sidhu School of Business associate dean elected to national accreditation board

Dr. Justin Matus, associate dean of the Sidhu School of Business & Leadership at Wilkes University, has been elected to the board of commissioners by the membership of the The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Johnson Controls celebrates 10th anniversary of its Yuma distribution center

Johnson Controls celebrated the 10-year anniversary of its battery distribution center in Yuma with a ceremony for employees last week.

Small businesses among supporters for Arizona's Proposition 123

Proponents of Proposition 123 have raised $1.75 million to open up more of Arizona’s land trust fund for sale to support education funding. 

Arizona should be 'open for business' for independent contractors

Small businesses in Arizona want the state’s legislature to make the Copper State more welcoming to independent contractors in the coming year, the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) said. “We are declaring Arizona open for business when it comes to businesses that are able to use independent contractors,” NFIB State Director Farrell Quinlan told Arizona Business Daily.

The year in review: Arizona Business Daily’s top 10 stories of 2015

High-tech, health care, manufacturing, automotive business, pharmaceutical research and educational incentives led the list of Arizona Business Daily’s most-read stories this year.

Wells Fargo delivers $5 million for Maricopa homeowner program

Trellis and its parent organization NeighborWorks America recently shared that Wells Fargo has pledged $5 million via its “NeighborhoodLIFT” program to support homeownership in Arizona’s Maricopa County.

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