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Along with thousands of hot dog vendors, ticket sellers, team trainers, and fellow players, Monta Ellis is unemployed

What Does Decertifying the NBA Players Association Mean for Basketball?

During any other year, I’d still be pretending the Golden State Warriors could make the playoffs. They’d be 5-4 and my annual misplaced optimism would be in full effect. I’d have gone to a home game, yelled a little too loud, and talked myself into their continued success despite their decades-old allergy to playing defense.…
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Hurricane Irene and Insurance

Episode 36: Irene and the Problems with Hurricane Insurance

The biggest news this past week has undoubtedly been Hurricane Irene. The death and destruction wrought by the first big storm to hit America this year left millions without power and will cost billions to clean up. And while many Americans affected by the storm will look to their state and federal governments, more will…
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Missouri Facebook Law Unfriend

Injunction on Missouri’s Facebook Law is a Temporary Victory For Teachers

The controversial Missouri law that would restrict the ways teachers can communicate with their students is on hold today, as a judge awarded the state’s teacher’s association an injunction. The ruling keeps the bill from becoming enforceable law for at least 180 days. We’ve covered Missouri’s so-called Facebook law in this space before. Named the…
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Tips for summer travel

Episode 32: Avoiding Calamity Abroad with Dick Atkins

It’s nearly August and we’re neck-deep in every nine-year-old’s favorite season, summertime. If you’re like most Americans, summer means picnics, barbecues, baseball games, lazing by the pool, and, yes, a family vacation. But before you pack your bags and buy your plane tickets, you need to make sure you’re insured and legal. After all, nothing…
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Why You Can Start a Business on the Moon

After a quick 5 million mile trip to the International Space Station, Atlantis touched down for the last time at 6 a.m. this morning. Thus ended NASA’s space shuttle program. Like so many physicists, star gazers, and Battle Star Gallatica aficionados, we too are sad. NASA’s shuttle program, a thirty year experiment that sent some…
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