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Famous Harvard professor says 'sense of humor has disappeared from college campuses'

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The famous law professor Alan Dershowitz, who has been outspoken about student protesters, is again lashing out at the culture of college campuses, Breitbart News reported. This time, Dershowitz lamented the supposed demise of humor among college students. “My God, sense of humor has disappeared from college campuses,” Dershowitz said on the radio program “The […]

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5 Stupid Small-Business Finance Mistakes to Avoid in 2016

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By Steve Nicastro Don’t become a small-business statistic. Nearly half of small businesses don’t make it past the first five years, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. Optimistic owners may underestimate the costs of starting a business, run up too much debt or have bad personal credit that keeps them from getting a business […]

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Someone Actually Told Ashley Benson She Was 'Too Fat' For A Part

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Happy New Year from Hollywood: Here’s a new story about casting directors doling out abusive remarks about a (perfectly healthy and attractive) actress’ body. Ashley Benson, the former child actor and model who plays Hanna Marin on Freeform’s (formerly ABC Family’s) “Pretty Little Liars,” revealed in an interview with Ocean Drive that she’d recently been […]

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Five Competencies Needed for Tri-Sector Athletes in Education

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Since coining the term “Tri-Sector Athletes in Education”, I have received requests to “make plain” the skills and competencies needed to make the transformation in education. Tri-sector Athletes in Education are leaders who are able to leverage multiple sector partnerships to make significant change in educational institutions, communities and the lives of young people. So […]

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Why Rey Is Obi Wan Kenobi's Granddaughter

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Warning: Major spoilers ahead — but really the movie’s been out for more than 10 days. Why are you reading Star Wars analysis if you haven’t seen the movie yet? Who is Rey? Like much of the world last weekend, I had the sincere pleasure of seeing a brand new Star Wars movie. For an […]

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Petitions to pardon 'Making a Murderer' convict Steven Avery have amassed almost 200,000 signatures

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About 190,000 signatures have been collected between two petitions aimed at freeing “Making a Murderer” subject Steven Avery. Avery is serving a life sentence for the murder of a female photographer last believed to be taking photos of a car on the Avery family property in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. The Netflix documentary series covers the […]

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Market Mayhem: World ETFs Crumble In China Aftershock

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World ETFs swooned on the first trading day of the new year, as the effects of a panicked sell-off in China’s mainland stock markets spread across Asia, Europe and the United States. The Shanghai and Shenzhen markets closed early after respective 7% and 8% plunges reportedly triggered “circuit breakers.” Trading was suspended early to halt […]

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Renters Experiencing a Really Tough Marketplace

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It’s the glass half empty/full thing with rents these days. Investors are enjoying some of the best market conditions in many years. Finding a rental property that will return a positive cash flow is more difficult than a few years ago, but still very possible. Rental demand is still rising, and rents are going up […]