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As Summer Begins, Millions of Interns Forced to Face Reality That They Will Make No Money
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As Summer Begins, Millions of Interns Forced to Face Reality That They Will Make No Money

The competition for summer internships is tense. It is heated. It begins months, years before the actual internship starts. College students all over the world flock to resume-building positions at top corporations or government agencies. They meticulously revise their cover letters (and sometimes they don’t meticulously revise, and there’s that opportunity squandered), sweat over upcoming…

Area Mom Bans Politics as Topic of Conversation, Family Eats Dinner in Silence
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Area Mom Bans Politics as Topic of Conversation, Family Eats Dinner in Silence

  Gayle Taylor, 46, a resident of Fredericksburg, recently banned the discussion of politics at “her dinner table.” Previous to Taylor’s foot being put down, her husband, Frank, and two college-age children, Brianna and Harry, would talk “non-stop” about the presidential race and other dismal current events. “I had to make it stop,” Taylor said….