Itâ€™s a rather dubious honor, being named the number one state for the highest student debt.Â Thatâ€™s the title given to New Hampshire, as the nationâ€™s total student debt has now surpassed credit card debt.Â Student debt from loans averages more than 26-thousand 600 per student, and the recession combined with job instability hasnâ€™t helped, nor has the hike in tuition by for-profit colleges.Â In New Hampshire, the average student debt is more than 32-thousand 400, with 75-percent of New Hampshire students in debt.
A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.
This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.
With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.
The city of Northampton now has an ordinance banning the use of single-layer plastic bags