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VA plans to suspend University of Phoenix and other colleges from accessing GI Bill benefits

Five schools, including for-profit behemoth University of Phoenix and Temple University, may be prevented from enrolling new students using GI Bill benefits because they engaged in deceptive recruiting and advertising practices, the Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday. The decision is rooted in investigations by the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general that claim the colleges use misleading sales tactics to lure veterans and their families, according to the VA. The schools – University of Phoenix, Colorado Technical University, American InterContinental University, Bellevue University and Temple – have 60 days to address the problems or the federal agency will cut off access to the GI Bill benefits of new enrollees.

Temple memorial to Florida shooting victims is set ablaze

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – A wooden temple built as a memorial to the 17 victims of a Florida high school mass shooting was set ablaze Sunday in a symbolic gesture of healing. The “Temple of Time” public art installation was set afire at a ceremony hosted by the cities of Parkland and Coral Springs, where Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students live.

Everything is copy: Finding harder truths along the harder route

During the mediation, the officer said that while he had a slightly different memory of the exchange, his hasty words didn’t reflect what he’d meant, didn’t represent him. He wanted to tell me who he was: a father, an athlete, a coach, a 20-year member of the force, the product of an inter-racial family, a believer in justice and an admirer of Martin Luther King Jr., whose words about the content of one’s character he often re-read.

McKenzie Milton throws 3 TDs, No. 9 Temple holds off Temple 52-40

McKenzie Milton threw for 312 yards and three touchdowns to help No. 9 UCF hold off Temple 52-40 and extend the nation’s longest winning streak to 21 games. Taj McGowan scored on runs of 1 and 10 yards, the latter finishing a long drive that put the Knights up by nine points after Temple nearly rallied to tie the score.