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ABLE helps newcomer learn how to read English

A Christmas Wish Part 4: Learning language No. 5

English is Uwizeyimana Judith’s fifth language. And she’s been working with ABLE — the Adult Basic Literacy Education program — to learn how to read better in her newest tongue.

ABLE tutors help people learn to read

Private sessions fit the student's schedule

With so much debate about education these days, it may be hard to believe some adults still don’t know how to read. That’s where ABLE comes in.

State approves LU plans to offer graduate ag degree

Lincoln University will offer a new master of science degree in Integrated Agricultural Systems starting next summer.

LU approves undergraduate recruiting contract

Lincoln University Curators this week approved a new, one-year contract with Royall and Company of Richmond, Virginia for marketing and undergraduate recruitment services.

Lincoln University president gets 11.5% pay raise

Curators cite number of successes achieved in Rome’s tenure

Lincoln University Curators like the job Kevin Rome is doing.

LU to offer scholarships for private, home-schooled students

Lincoln University curators approved a new scholarship program Thursday aimed at students who attend private high schools such as Helias Catholic, Calvary Lutheran or Lighthouse Academy — or are home-schooled.

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King, Sederwall earn state’s highest honor for life-saving effort

Night of fire and valor

Dec. 10, 2013 — just 53 weeks and two days ago — turned out to be a very extraordinary day in the lives of three Jefferson City employees.

Schweich raises questions in ag department audit

Department receives 'good' rating in report

Although he questioned some of the Missouri Agriculture department’s operations for the last two business years, state Auditor Tom Schweich on Wednesday gave the department a “good” rating — which, in the auditor’s scales, indicates “this entity is well managed.”

Audit questions Department of Agriculture pay raises

Schweich gives ag dept. overall 'good' rating

State Auditor Tom Schweich this morning questioned why Missouri’s Agriculture department gave larger raises to 10 employees over the two years than most state employees received during the same time.

Appeals court: Summers convicted correctly

Khiry Devon Summers won a small victory at the state appeals court Tuesday morning, when a three-judge panel ordered Cole County Presiding Circuit Judge Pat Joyce to re-sentence Summers on his armed criminal action conviction.

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