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Sometimes airlines overbook their flights, but there's a reason.

Why in the world do airlines overbook tickets?

Apr 27, 2015
It's intentional, and not totally evil — it might even be good.
Posted In: Airlines, big data, tickets

Nevada Supreme Court faces budget shortfall

Apr 3, 2015
The Nevada Supreme Court's budget is linked to the number of traffic tickets.
Posted In: Nevada, tickets, police, government funding
A metropolitan police officer writes a ticket to a motorist who was talking on her cell phone while another officer looks for other offenders in Washington, DC.

Police fees shore up budgets in many towns

Mar 11, 2015
Experts say local governments have been relying on police ticketing and fees
Posted In: Ferguson, police, tickets, fines, cities, budgets
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy was one of the few big box office hits of the summer.

Why revenue for movie theater chains is down. Way down.

Oct 31, 2014
It was the worst summer since "Waterworld."
Posted In: movie theaters, film, tickets

Why does popcorn at the movies cost so much?

Aug 4, 2014
Hint: Movie theaters don’t make much money from movies. Movie studios do.
Posted In: movies, food costs, Food, tickets, popcorn

Getting tickets for the NBA Finals is a game itself

Jun 12, 2014
For season ticket holders, figuring out who goes to NBA Finals can be complicated.
Posted In: nba finals, tickets, Miami Heat

Cheap seats anything but at the Super Bowl

Jan 20, 2014
Have $2500 to spare? Might we suggest sitting on the last row at the Super Bowl?
Posted In: Sports, football, Super Bowl, tickets, things that are really really expensive

Michigan State Rose Bowl tickets too expensive? Take out a loan

Dec 12, 2013
Tickets for the Rose Bowl are the most expensive ever. One Michigan credit union is giving cash-strapped fans options.
Posted In: Rose Bowl, college football, tickets, football, loans, credit unions

You hate my job: Giving out parking tickets

Jun 19, 2013
Marketplace profiles people paid to do work that can make life miserable for others.
Posted In: You Hate My Job, parking, tickets

AEG looks to take on Ticketmaster

Feb 6, 2013
The entertainment conglomerate wants to collect its own ticketing fees.
Posted In: ticketmaster, tickets, concerts