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Judge seeks emails from Tucson suspect's school

A judge plans to review 255 pages of emails that a newspaper has requested from a community college that the Tucson mass shooting suspect attended. Full story

Conn. higher ed consolidation in budget proposal

A plan to consolidate the management of four Connecticut state universities and its 12 community colleges has won a spot in the budget deal between Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the legislature's Democratic majority, officials said Monday. Full story

Tucson shooting suspect's school redacts emails

The community college that the Tucson mass shooting suspect attended released hundreds of emails Friday but withheld dozens of others, leaving gaps about what was going on inside the school's administration during the hours and days after the shooting. Full story

Va school requires loan recipients to show budgets

A Virginia community college plans to require students to submit budgets detailing how they'll repay their federal financial aid before releasing their loans, a new step to help connect the dots between borrowing and repayment. Full story

Arizona governor vetoes college campus gun bill

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that would have allowed guns on public rights of way on public university and community college campuses. Full story

Tucson shooting suspect's school releases records

In the wake of the Tucson shooting rampage, the community college the suspect had attended worked to maintain its routine even as it was being flooded by media queries about Jared Lee Loughner, including whether he had threatened anyone on campus. Full story

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  'Not only the future, it's the present' 

NBC's Tom Brokaw discusses the role of community colleges in training and preparing students for cutting edge technical jobs, with Dr. Ed Hughes, President, Gateway Community and Technical College.