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Art auction at Christie's sets record for expensive art

May 13, 2015
But is the price tag more about setting a record than the art itself?
Posted In: Christie's, art, auctions

All the news that's fit to Facebook

May 13, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.
David Brown, vice president for operations at Capital Lodge.

Oil downturn takes men out of 'man camps'

May 12, 2015
Housing planned during North Dakota's oil boom is now short on occupants.
Posted In: Bakken, oil rigs, oil drilling, oil prices, North Dakota, Williston, mancamps

The scissors that cost as much as $1000

May 12, 2015
...and why this hairdresser swears by them.
Posted In: Pro Tool, Scissors, haircut

Do presidential libraries really pay off for cities?

May 12, 2015
The Obama Presidential Library is expected to be an economic boon to its host city.

You've got acquisition

May 12, 2015
Here are the numbers we're watching for Tuesday.
Canada geese sitting in Constitution Gardens on the National Mall in Washington, DC.

Washington's plan for getting the geese off the grass

May 11, 2015
Border collies. The plan is government-contracted border collies.
Posted In: geese, Washington Monument, Washington D.C.

Debate over sleep holds up new trucking regulations

May 11, 2015
The industry is fighting a federal rule that prescribes when truckers must sleep.
Posted In: trucking, regulation, safety, sleep

Pour one out for William Hung, American Idol is over

May 11, 2015
Here are the numbers we're reading and watching for Monday.

Weighing the economics of airing a live car chase

May 8, 2015
Balancing the demand for drama and the potential danger.
Posted In: police chase, helicopter, Economics, automotive