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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 25, 2010
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(Studio: Maggie Rodriguez) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) The new financial aid plan for college tuition featured; graph shown of the increase in Pell grants; US ranking in worldwide college graduates cited; details given about the reduced role of banks in providing loans. [Former college student Colin FEQUA†, MOM – comment on the cost of college.] [Project on Student Debt Lauren ASHER†- comments on increased grant money.] [ Mark KANTROWITZ†- says the buying power of a Pell grant will not keep pace with inflation.] [Senator Lindsey GRAHAM†- criticizes the government’s role.]

Rodriguez, Maggie;
Tracy, Ben

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