Daily News Roundup

Bucking Trend, College Will Cut Price
For those who wonder how college tuition costs manage to keep rising year after year, apparently defying laws of economic gravity, Sewanee, a liberal arts college in Tennessee, has an answer: they can’t. (New York Times)

Robot helps bubble boy make the grade

Nearly 10,000 Babies Suffer Crib Injuries Yearly
Almost 10,000 infants and toddlers are hurt in crib and playpen accidents each year, according to the first nationwide analysis of emergency room treatment for these injuries. (MSNBC)

7 States Get Grants to Develop Online Shopping Systems for Health Insurance
Reporting from Washington — The Obama administration awarded $241 million in grants to seven states to develop new Internet-based systems that would let many Americans shop for health insurance online. (Chicago Tribune)

Healing Power of Zinc
Erica Hill speaks with Dr. Jennifer Ashton about a new study that says supplements like Zinc may reduce cold symptoms. (CBS News)

Wisconsin Schools Call off Classes as Budget Protests Continue
At least 10,000 employees and supporters rallied Wednesday in Madison in opposition to legislation supported by Republican Gov. Scott Walker. (CNN)

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