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The Energy Department approved two loan guarantees worth more than $1 billion for solar energy projects in Nevada and Arizona, two days before the expiration date of a program that has become a rallying cry for Republican critics of the Obama administration's green energy program.
The number of borrowers defaulting on federal student loans has risen substantially, highlighting concerns that rising college costs, low graduation rates and poor job prospects are getting more and more students over their heads in debt.
A fight has erupted among leaders of the Leech Lake band of Chippewa in northern Minnesota over a $2.4 million loan for an annual music festival near the Cass Lake-centered reservation. Secretary-Treasurer Michael Bongo now faces possible removal from office.
State Attorney General Lori Swanson said the firms represent a new tactic of "advance-fee" mortgage-modification cons that try to capitalize on negative publicity about such schemes by portraying themselves as good guys who can help protect homeowners.
Flow Mobile is a small company with a bold plan to bring the next wave of mobile wireless communications to a big swath of rural America.
The Bismarck-based firm claims to have “game-changing” technology that makes it economically feasible to cover sparsely populated areas of 12 states in the Midwest and West.
The Obama administration intends to seek resolution to a lawsuit filed by American Indian farmers who alleged discrimination in the granting of federal agricultural loans over three decades. The lawsuit, filed in 1999, contends Indian farmers and ranchers lost about $500 million during the past three decades because of discrimination in lending from the Agriculture Department’s Farm Service Agency.
Minnesota’s Legislative Auditor said the office of Attorney General Lori Swanson has a few minor lapses in internal bookkeeping. The report said. Swanson’s office overall was run in adequate fashion. Auditors looked at the office from the beginning of Swanson’s term in January 2007 through March of this year. Swanson is a Democrat.
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