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While state budget deficits force administrators at public colleges and universities to make painful cuts, one area not feeling the budget knife much is intercollegiate sports. Need to Know travels to Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, to see how the pressure to compete as a NCAA Division I program is affecting the classroom.
Parents of children with severe developmental disabilities often have to fight to get them what they need, especially once they become adults.
Members of Congress are questioning whether cuts proposed by the Obama Administration for the U.S. Coast Guard are the right idea in light of the recent Gulf oil spill and other headline-grabbing incidents that occurred this year.