Lori Swanson

Type: Person
Name: Lori Swanson
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Minnesota attorney general sues Globe University

Dillon Zerwas was two weeks into his first criminal justice class at the Minnesota School of Business when a substitute teacher broke the news. The college, he told him, wasn’t certified to train police officers in Minnesota.“I was dumbstruck,” said Zerwas, ... [Published Capital Times - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Josephine Letta Sanbury

_ , 86, of 715 Falconer St., formerly of West Ellicott, passed away at 5:20 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, in the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center. A lifelong area resident, she was born April 30, 1928, in Jamestown, N.Y., a daughter of the late James ... [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

Globe University and Sister School,...

Article Overview:Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson alleges for-profit sister schools misled criminal justice program students about their career prospects.Career College Central Summary:Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson on Tuesday sued Woodbury-based ... [Published Career College Central - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Campus beat: Globe University training manual outlines sales tactics

The training manual for recruiters at the Globe Education Network is stamped “Confidential and Proprietary.” But this week, it burst into the spotlight when Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit against two for-profit colleges, accusing ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 13 reports

For-profit Minnesota School of Business, Globe U. sued over sales tactics

Dive Brief: Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against the for-profit MInnesota School of Business and its sister school, Globe University. Both are based in Woodbury, MN, and have 12 campuses and an online division ... [Published Education Dive - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Minnesota's Department of Incompetence

Jay Kolls' article highlights the Department of Human Services' incompetence:The Minnesota Department of Human Services sent 3,000 letters to homes of MinnesotaCare recipients who may have received incorrect monthly billing statements after they applied ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

New York immigration scam victims to split $2.2 million

© VIPDesign - Fotolia.comThousands of victims defrauded by two sham immigration services can begin applying for compensation from a $2.2 million restitution fund.New York  Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman sued the International Immigrants Foundation, ... [Published Consumer Affairs - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Attorney general sues 2 colleges

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against two colleges, accusing the schools of misleading criminal justice students about their ability to land a job in their field and about transferring credits to other institutions. ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

State L&I’s ‘Stay at Work’ program hits milestone

A state effort to help bring injured workers back to work as quickly as medically possible is making a real difference, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries claims.Last month, the program known as “Stay at Work” marked a milestone, the ... [Published Spokane Journal of Business - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

State Capitol restoration picks up

Major portions of the State Capitol building, including its rotunda, will close to the public this week as the yearslong restoration project enters its next phase.Among the projects getting underway are replacement of the roof, and prepping much of the ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Much of Minnesota Capitol closing next week for repairs

The Minnesota Capitol in St. Paul. (Pioneer Press: Chris Polydoroff)The Quadriga, the golden chariot sculpture on the roof of the Minnesota state Capitol, will be under wraps starting next week, and the Rotunda and most of the offices in the rest of the ... [Published TwinCities.com - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Lena C. Harris

Lena Connors Harris was born in Detroit on Feb. 22, 1924, to the late Ruth and Joseph Connors. Lena went home to meet the Lord on Sunday, June 29, at Golden Living Sleepy Hollow Center in Annandale.She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis W. Harris, ... [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jul 02 2014]

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"I felt cheated and hopeless," said Zerwas, who wrote a letter to Swanson. "i didn't know how to fix this."
"it is not possible for someone under minnesota law for somebody who goes to this school and graduates from this school to become a police officer in minnesota" said Swanson who added, "This school left some people deep in debt with promises that didn't materialize."
"it isn't right for students whose goal is to protect and defend the public as police officers to be sold a degree that doesn't even allow them to become a police officer in minnesota" Swanson said

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A state-by-state look at 2014's attorneys gener... [Published Daily Kos - 13 hours ago]
Minnesota attorney general sues Globe University [Published Capital Times - 21 hours ago]
Josephine Letta Sanbury [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - Jul 26 2014]
Green Party hopes to regain foothold in Minneso... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 26 2014]
Globe University and Sister School,... [Published Career College Central - Jul 24 2014]
Attorney general files suit against Minnesota S... [Published Shakopee Valley News - Jul 24 2014]
Campus beat: Globe University training manual o... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 24 2014]
Lawsuit filed against two MN colleges [Published WDAY - Jul 24 2014]
For-profit Minnesota School of Business, Globe ... [Published Education Dive - Jul 23 2014]
Lawsuit: Globe University misled students about... [Published Prairie Business - Jul 23 2014]
Minnesota Sues 2 For-Profit Colleges [Published Inside Higher Ed - Jul 23 2014]
UPDATE: Globe says AG's claims of deception 'co... [Published Woodbury Bulletin - Jul 23 2014]
State Sues Two For-Profit Colleges [Published KAALtv.com - Jul 23 2014]
Globe University, sister school accused of misl... [Published TwinCities.com - Jul 23 2014]
2 colleges accused of misleading students [Published KARE 11 - Jul 23 2014]
Minnesota leaders visit Breckenridge [Published Wahpeton News - Jul 22 2014]
Minnesota Attorney General Takes Unnecessary En... [Published Reuters - Jul 22 2014]
State AG files suit against Globe/MSB [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Jul 22 2014]
New York immigration scam victims to split $2.2... [Published Consumer Affairs - Jul 22 2014]
2 Minnesota Colleges Accused of Misrepresenting... [Published KSTP - Jul 22 2014]
Minnesota Accuses For-Profit Colleges of Mislea... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Jul 22 2014]
Attorney general sues 2 colleges [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 22 2014]
Globe University misled students about job pros... [Published TwinCities.com - Jul 22 2014]
Minnesota AG: For-profit colleges 'exploited dr... [Published KMSP-TV - Jul 22 2014]
AG's suit: Minn. School of Business, Globe misl... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 22 2014]
Minnesota's Department of Incompetence [Published Examiner.com - Jul 22 2014]
Here are the challenges facing Accretive Health... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Jul 21 2014]
Capitol Chatter: U.S. House races bring in mone... [Published DL-Online - Jul 21 2014]
State L&I’s ‘Stay at Work’ program hits milestone [Published Spokane Journal of Business - Jul 17 2014]
Dave Thompson: Out of governor’s race but still... [Published Sun This Week - Jul 17 2014]
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