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Ferguson police fire teargas and rubber bullets at Michael Brown protesters |

Ferguson police fire teargas and rubber bullets at Michael Brown protesters | World news | NewsWire
Link to video: Teargas fired, journalists arrested as Ferguson violence flares

Heavily armed police in Missouri fired teargas and rubber bullets to force hundreds of protesters out of the centre of Ferguson on Wednesday, as the crackdown on demonstrations over the killing of an unarmed 18-year-old intensified on their fourth night.

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University funding cuts will hit less prestigious campuses harder – union |

University funding cuts will hit less prestigious campuses harder – union | World news | NewsWire
The government’s higher education package includes a 20% cut to average public subsidies. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Universities outside the prestigious Group of Eight (Go8) stand to lose a larger share of their total revenue through government funding cuts because of their greater reliance on the Commonwealth Grant Scheme (CGS), new analysis shows.

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Find Out If Your State Has A Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday This Month

Find Out If Your State Has A Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday This Month

(Don)

Earlier today, the calendar flipped from July to August, and kids everywhere groaned with the realization that they will soon have to be going back to school. But the even louder grousing you’re hearing this morning is from parents envisioning their bank accounts being drained by purchases of backpacks, clothes, pencils (do kids even use those anymore?), and those individual packs of tissues that will never be used but you buy anyway. What some of these parents don’t know is that a number of states have sales tax holidays in August — many of them starting today — to ease the burden of back-to-school spending.

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