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Institute for Advanced Learning and Research Senior Scientist Scott Lowman recently received the distinction of receiving the 2017 Outstanding Recent Graduate Alumni Award from the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dismissing concerns about ballooning federal deficits, President Donald Trump on Wednesday proposed dramatic tax cuts for U.S. businesses and individuals — outlining an overhaul his administration promises will spur economic growth and simplify America's tangle of tax code rules.