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Washington • Hundreds of for-profit colleges could close, leaving up to 600,000 students scrambling to find other schools, after the Education Department withdrew recognition of the nation’s largest accreditor of for-profit schools. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools …

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  • Whole Foods investing in Instacart system
    As more Whole Foods customers choose to avoid the store and get groceries delivered to their homes through Instacart, the high-end supermarket chain i...
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