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National Consumer Protection Week

It's National Consumer Protection Week. It encourages American  consumers to learn about their rights in the marketplace and to recognize and report scams, identity theft, and unfair business practices.

The BBB will be sending information through multiple channels this week.

· Receive Text Alerts by texting "BBB" to 72727. 
· Watch the BBB Facebook page for daily alerts.
· Check the website for information at bbb.org 

National Consumer Protection Week is in its 16th year. 
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  • Local organizations worried about tuition increase

    Local organizations worried about tuition increase

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    In the last 15 years, college tuition at Texas Universities has jumped nearly 150%. One thing that’s not jumping is an increase in financial aid. Tiffany Uke is a senior at Midwestern State University, but since she changed her major she has another year and a half left. Uke receives financial aid for college, but with college becoming more expensive and that financial helping cover less and less, that could cause a problem. “There is this push for education and being ...

    In the last 15 years, college tuition at Texas Universities has jumped nearly 150%. One thing that’s not jumping is an increase in financial aid. Tiffany Uke is a senior at Midwestern State University, but since she changed her major she has another year and a half left. Uke receives financial aid for college, but with college becoming more expensive and that financial helping cover less and less, that could cause a problem. “There is this push for education and being ...

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