How Much College Debt Do We Have In Minnesota?
Seniors at Morehouse College in Georgia got the graduation present of a lifetime when a billionaire tech investor promised to pay off their student loans. That got us wondering how much college debt we have, and why Minnesota is on the higher end, Christiane Cordero. (1:34) WCCO This Morning – May 21, 2019

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