Features by Adam Ragusea

The South is more likely to hand out corporate subsidies

The Atlanta Braves' new stadium will be funded in large part by taxpayer dollars.
Posted In: Atlanta Braves, South, subsidies, tax subsidy, Georgia

Hospitals save money by doing surgery for free

Some hospitals have come up with a counterintuitive way to save money: offer minor surgery for free.
Posted In: rural America, surgery cost, medicaid

When rural hospitals close, towns struggle to stay open

Rural hospitals are closing at a rate that’s starting to get some politicians’ attention.
Posted In: rural America, hospitals, health care

Where Obamacare is shunned, insurance brokers step in

In states where politicians are dead set against Obamacare, private insurance agents are oh so happy to help.
Posted In: ACA, Georgia

Want the REALLY spicy Chinese dish?

What you see on menus might not be all the restaurant has to offer
Posted In: restaurants, Chinese food, secret menus

Typewriters, somehow, still in demand

There are still people who make a living selling typewriters to law offices, funeral parlors, and anybody else who fills out a lot of forms.
Posted In: typewriters

The link between football and male college students

As the gap between the numbers of female and male college students widens, a football program can increase the numbers of men on campus.

The supply and demand of pound puppies

An export route has developed along the eastern seaboard with an unlikely commodity: homeless pets.
Posted In: pets, dogs, animals

Why blind internet users are angry with Google, CAPTCHA

CAPTCHAs are designed to prevent fraud on many websites.
Posted In: Google CAPTCHA, reCAPTCHA
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