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Luring talent with more than just a basketball

Aug 8, 2014
The NCAA has voted to give schools with the biggest sports programs more leeway.
Posted In: scholarships, NCAA

Corporate earnings: up. Hiring: not so much.

Aug 8, 2014
Corporate America shows profit growth, but global troubles cloud the future.
Posted In: corporate profits

Wall Street tobacco deals left states in billions of debt

Aug 7, 2014
Politicians wanted upfront cash from a victory over Big Tobacco, and bankers obliged.
Posted In: tobacco, Wall Street

President Obama is about 35 hours behind schedule

Aug 7, 2014
The Washington Post added up how late he's been through 2014.
Posted In: President Obama, washington post
Unaffordable housing

Why, for many, the price of homes is too damn high

Aug 7, 2014
One third of counties are less affordable now than they have been in 14 years.
Posted In: Housing, affordable housing, income
Gaza

Can a rebuilt Gaza build an economy?

Aug 6, 2014
Repairing the damage will cost billions. But Gaza still won't have an economy.
Posted In: Gaza Strip, Israel
Wall Street

Banks' 'living wills' aren't looking so good

Aug 5, 2014
Banks still don't have realistic plans for an "orderly failure."
Posted In: Banks, bankruptcy, Dodd-Frank law, financial reform, FDIC

Wasn't the US going to start using the metric system?

Aug 5, 2014
John Bemelmans Marciano says the U.S has basically gone metric, if not officially.
Posted In: metric system, history
US-POLITICS-OBAMA

States raise transportation taxes after federal cuts

Aug 5, 2014
We look at how states are looking at upping taxes to fill the holes in our roads.
Posted In: Transportation, roads, infrastructure

Why are more people joining credit unions?

Aug 5, 2014
Credit unions have seen a spike in membership since 2011.
Posted In: credit unions

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