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What MSU is Watching For as Congress Debates Tax Reform

Colleges and universities across the country are closely watching efforts in Congress to pass a major tax overhaul. Both the House and Senate have reportedly reached an agreement in conference committee, and could vote on a final bill next week. One provision that’s gotten a lot of attention is the House’s plan to tax graduate tuition benefits as income. The final version, however, is expected to keep the waiver in place. Reports show plans to eliminate the deduction for interest on student...

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Wife Of Kentucky Lawmaker Who Killed Himself Plans To Run For His Seat

Updated at 4:50 p.m. ET The day after the suicide of Kentucky state Rep. Dan Johnson, his widow announced that she plans to run for his seat. "Dan is gone but the story of his life is far from over," Rebecca Johnson said in a statement Thursday to multiple news outlets . "These high-tech lynchings based on lies and half-truths can't be allowed to win the day. I've been fighting behind my husband for 30 years and his fight will go on." It's the latest turn in what has been shocking series of...

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Today we are wrapping up our series of Highly Specific Superlatives. And this entry starts with a scene in a TV show.

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On December 1, we ran a story about "the best and worst charity of ads of 2017."

When Hurricane Irma hit a string of islands in the Caribbean in September, a young broadcaster remained on the air in Anguilla. Three months later, she says the British territory has come a long way, but the recovery effort continues.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young reconnects with Nisha Dupuis (@DupuisNisha), a 19-year-old journalist and student in Anguilla.

Military Takes On Driverless Vehicles

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Autonomous vehicles have caught the attention of companies like Tesla, Uber and Google. Now, add the U.S. military to that list.

Kevin Lavery of WKAR in East Lansing, Michigan, reports.

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