‘I still can’t believe it; I still can’t believe it’: Hammond teen first to win Shot at A Million scholarship


KLFY— 16-year-old Skyla Degrasse first to win a $100,000 scholarship through the Shot at A Million campaign.

chicagotribune.com—Letters: If you don’t first contain the problem of violence, you can’t hope to fix the root causes. All of the readers’ comments on violent crime that the Tribune published on Monday spoke in some way about addressing the root causes of violence. That seems to be a favored response.

KLFY—Deadline approaching to register for first “Shot At A Million” drawing. BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) - On July 9, at 11:59:59 p.m., registration is closing for the first "Shot At A Million" drawing. The first drawing happens on Wednesday, July 14. Governor Edwards tweeted out a reminder about the deadline on Thursday morning. 🚨 ONE DAY LEFT TO REGISTER FOR THE JULY 14 DRAWING 🚨Don’t forget [

The National Interest—More Than Half of Parents Believe They Can’t Afford Cost of College. Rachel Bucchino economy, Americas Parents were the most surprised over the cost of tuition and fees for college, with 81 percent of them saying that they felt “sticker shock,” while 77 percent said the same about the cost of room and board. Here's What You Need to Remember: It’s unclear, however, whether the White House will listen to the growing pressure from department officials, as well as from congressional lawmakers to extend the pause. While some advisers support extending the relief,...