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By Heather Steeves, Bangor Daily News, Maine Oct. 23--ROCKPORT, Maine -- Camden Hills Regional High School spent $56,000 on laptop computer repairs last year, a cost officials are calling astronomically high. A bill that large could jeopardize the entire laptop program at the school, Camden Hills officials said. The school is one of 69 statewide that participate in a Maine Learning Technology Initiative program, under the Maine Department of Education, that makes laptops available to high school students. Camden Hills spends about $150,000 to lease 778 laptop computers each..
By Ted Evanoff, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn. Oct. 23--Most everyone agrees the country's jobs machine has run out of gas. But there's no broad agreement about how to refuel so cities such as Memphis can roll on again. Across the country, Democrats and Republicans are at odds. So are liberals, populists, progressives, moderates, conservatives. Talk abounds about creating new jobs, even as the notion seeps in that America's new and normal state of the union is this: a 9.1 percent national jobless rate in September. "The unemployment rate is not going to look markedly..
The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011