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      Archive: 10/6/2011
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        10/6/2011, Tishrei 8, 5772

      Students Welcome Bus Discount; Housing Fight Sill On


      The national student organization welcomed Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz's announcement, Thursday evening, that a half-price student fare would go into effect next month.

      Organization chairman Itzik Shmuli called the announcement "an unprecedented achievement for students." He added, "Our achievement just gives us strength to continue to struggle for the citizens of the state in general to reduce the cost of living and the cost of housing."