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Stories with subject: Adult education
  • NY program uses phone calls, text messages to teach English story has photos
    Updated: Nov-30-15 8:08 am

    NEW YORK - Candelaria Lopez had tried to learn English before, but it didn't work. She couldn't always make it to class, and when she could, it was hard to find the energy to sit through a three-hour session after her long days as a farmworker in the Hudson Valley region. So even after 20 years in the United States, the Mexican immigrant was still pretty much comfortable only saying "Hi."

  • Bleisure: Business travelers at ski resorts get slope time 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 1:54 pm

    On most business trips, you have to squeeze in time for fun with evening outings, layovers and days added to the trip. But if your meeting is at a ski resort, you'll likely find your schedule is intentionally blank for a block of hours midday so you can enjoy the slopes.

  • School leasing flash freezer to help poverty relief group 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 5:29 pm

    MIDDLEBURY, Vermont - A Middlebury school is leasing a mobile flash freezer unit to process fresh produce that's been donated by locals farmers to help those in need.