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UW tuition frozen but housing, fees will rise; 'icebergs' linger near Apostles; more state news

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MADISON -- For the second year in a row, tuition will be frozen this fall for in-state undergraduates attending the University of Wisconsin. But the proposed U-W budget includes a 3.6 percent hike in students' segregated fees plus an average 2.7 percent increase for room and board at the four-year campuses.


University president Ray Cross blames rising food costs plus expenses for new and improved dormitories and facility maintenance.

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