Now ubiquitous in almost all major U.S. cities, red light cameras have become a widespread deterrent to those who enjoy cutting it close. While they are a superbly reliable source of tax income for the cities, they are not as effective at their stated purpose: reducing traffic accidents at intersections.
FOX SPORTS - Rosy Spraker was only a half-mile from the finish line of her seventh Boston Marathon when the bombs went off. She received her medal later in the mail at her Lorton, Va., home. But she couldn’t bring herself to wear it until Saturday, when she and thousands of other athletes joined victims of the blast to run and walk the last mile of the race.
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Latest books in AEI’s Values and Capitalism series geared toward teaching college students about free markets
The American Enterprise Institute has added two new books have been added to its Values and Capitalism series specifically geared at teaching college students the concepts of a free enterprise system and how those values influence public policy decisions.
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS - “Jersey Shore’ star Snooki came face to gut with one of her largest critics Friday: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
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FORBES - Despite expiring patents on blockbuster drugs and a wave of new regulation from the Affordable Care Act that will cost drug makers, the pharmaceutical industry will reap between “$10 billion and $35 billion in additional profits over the next decade,” a new analysis shows.
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CBS BOSTON - This Sunday, the streets of Beverly will look just like they always do. And that’s the problem, some veterans say. The city has cancelled its annual Memorial Day parade for what’s believed to be the first time since the end of the Civil War.
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FOX NEWS - Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will appeal a federal judge’s ruling that his agency systematically singled out Latinos in its trademark immigration patrols, marking the first finding by a court that the agency racially profiles people.
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FORT MYERS NEWS-PRESS - WASHINGTON — Former GOP Reps. Connie Mack IV of Florida and Mary Bono Mack of California are divorcing, only months after losing congressional races.
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THE HUFFINGTON POST - Some might think it is daring for Ke$ha to drink her own urine, but conservative activist group Parents Television Council (PTC) thinks it is just plain vile.
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Looks like the Maryland State Department of Education has some explaining to do!
Obama Administration scandals highlight the inverse relationship between accountability and size of government
Republican Congressman Bill Johnson of Ohio hit the nail on the head in his floor speech Tuesday when he said, “The federal government is getting too large and has too much control.”
Connecticut is just the latest in a long list of states this year to see its gun manufacturers consider closing up shop because of stringent new gun control laws.
Gun-toting teachers better stay far away from this school!
College students sometimes do stupid things in life that they regret. But, until recently, attending college itself was probably not one of them.
WASHINGTON POST — With a growing sexual assault epidemic staining the military, President Barack Obama urged U.S. Naval Academy graduates Friday to remember their honor depends on what they do when nobody is looking and said the crime has “no place in the greatest military on earth.”
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said that he will always welcome President Obama to the Garden State with open arms, regardless of the political flak it could cause him within his own party.
The numbers are in: Americans aren’t too thrilled right now with the job performance of the embattled Internal Revenue Service of late.
Turns out we really are getting dumber! A new study conducted by three European scientists found that the average intelligence quotient of human beings in the Western World has dropped 14 points since the Victorian Era.
Mary J. Blige is best known for her soulful vocals and heart-wrenching lyrics, but lately it’s her financial woes that have put the Grammy award-winning singer in the spotlight.
DETROIT FREE PRESS — On the hunt for cheap booze — or worse — investigators fanned out around the state ordering drinks at restaurants and bars. And they found they didn’t always get what they asked for – and in one place, they got coloring and rubbing alcohol masquerading as scotch.
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