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People use a footbridge over University Avenue on the campus of Arizona State University on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. Officials in college towns all over the U.S. are fretting that off-campus students are being counted in places other than the communities where their schools are located. (AP Photo/Matt York)

'It's going horribly': College towns fret about census count

Sep. 9, 2020 9:11 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Betsy Landin was listed by her parents on the 2020 census as living at her family's home in Phoenix when she really should have been counted in the college town of Tempe, where she studies finance at Arizona State University. Also missing from Tempe's tally was Arizona State political...

New casino could be built near Penn State's flagship campus

Sep. 2, 2020 2:39 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A casino could be built near Penn State University’s flagship campus after Pennsylvania found another taker Wednesday for a mini-casino license, auctioning it for $10 million to a Philadelphia-area private equity investor. Ira Lubert, a Penn State board member and alumnus,...

GOP bill on school sports clears state House committee

Aug. 20, 2020 8:54 PM EDT

Republican-sponsored legislation that would give Pennsylvania school districts the final say over whether to hold sports and other activities during the pandemic cleared a House committee Thursday, one day before the governing body for interscholastic sports was to decide the fate of the fall season. With dozens...