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Analysis: 569,475 students played college sports in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

Lindenwood University, Cornell University and Harvard University reported the most students participating in athletics in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

Nationally, 4-year schools face borrower default rate of 8.95%

From Higher Education Tribune

At United Tribes Technical College, 41 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Furniture and related products industry Q1 net sales down 0.4%

The furniture and related products industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2018 were down 0.4 percent from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Transportation equipment industry Q1 net sales up 5.4%

The transportation equipment industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2018 were up 5.4 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Broadcasting, except internet industry Q1 net sales up 3.7%

The broadcasting, except internet industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2018 were up 3.7 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Wholesale trade, nondurable goods industry Q1 net sales up 4.6%

The wholesale trade, nondurable goods industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2018 were up 4.6 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Retail trade industry Q1 net sales up 5.6%

The retail trade industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2018 were up 5.6 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Computer and peripheral equipment industry Q1 net sales up 6%

The computer and peripheral equipment industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2018 were up 6 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Professional and technical services, except legal services industry Q1 net sales up 3.8%

The professional and technical services, except legal services industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2018 were up 3.8 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Computer systems design and related services industry Q1 net sales up 7.7%

The computer systems design and related services industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2018 were up 7.7 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Manufacturing industry Q1 net sales up 5.7%

The manufacturing industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2018 were up 5.7 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Clothing and general merchandise stores industry Q1 net sales up 3.9%

The clothing and general merchandise stores industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2018 were up 3.9 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Management and technical consulting services industry Q1 net sales up 1.6%

The management and technical consulting services industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2018 were up 1.6 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Durable manufacturing industry Q1 net sales up 5.5%

The durable manufacturing industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2018 were up 5.5 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Beverage and tobacco products industry Q1 net sales down 3.1%

The beverage and tobacco products industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2018 were down 3.1 percent from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Fabricated metal products industry Q1 net sales up 5.1%

The fabricated metal products industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2018 were up 5.1 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Mining industry Q1 net sales up 22.5%

The mining industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2018 were up 22.5 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Plastics and rubber products industry Q1 net sales up 0.2%

The plastics and rubber products industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2018 were up 0.2 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Food and beverage stores industry Q1 net sales up 0.7%

The food and beverage stores industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2018 were up 0.7 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Foundries industry Q1 net sales up 5%

The foundries industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2018 were up 5 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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