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New York begins free universal pre-kindergarten

Gigi Douban | Sep 3, 2014
Free universal pre-K begins as part of an initiative by new mayor Bill de Blasio.
Posted In: day care, New York, preschool

Obamacare could be a boon for tax preparers

Dan Gorenstein | Sep 3, 2014
Why firms like H&R Block may benefit from the ACAs complex tax implications.

How tech is changing reading at libraries

Ben Johnson | Sep 3, 2014
A conversation with Courtney Young, president of the American Library Association.

Quiz: Should the school board rule the school?

Dan Abendschein | Sep 3, 2014
Parents weigh in on whether government should have the final say.
Posted In: Curveball

Forget ketchup. How about foie gras mousse?

Nova Safo | Sep 2, 2014
Chicago restaurants elevate hot dogs to gourmet status.
Eric Cantor

What a House majority leader brings to banking

Noel King | Sep 2, 2014
Eric Cantor will be paid more than $3 million a year by an investment bank.
Angelo R. Mozilo

Angelo Mozilo really doesn't get it

Kai Ryssdal | Sep 2, 2014
Angelo Mozilo wants to know why people still think he's a villain.

What is 4chan?

Dan Weissmann and Tony Wagner | Sep 2, 2014
4chan is an anarchic website where anonymity plays out in several directions.
Posted In: celebrity, website
Dollar General

What would it mean if Dollar General went 'hostile'?

Scott Tong | Sep 2, 2014
Dollar General ups its bid for Family Dollar, but that doesn’t mean shareholders will say yes.

Picturing the first day of school

Dan Abendschein | Sep 2, 2014
It's photo-op city as kids head back to school and parents tweet about it
Posted In: News