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What's unconscious bias training, and does it work?

April 20, 2018

Calvin K. Lai, Washington University in St. Louis (THE CONVERSATION) — A Starbucks manager in Philadelphia called the police on two black men on April 13, leading to their arrest. The two men, who had been waiting for a friend at the store, were released ...

Free-range Michigan?

April 20, 2018

Jarrett Skorup, Mackinac Center for Public Policy The state of Utah became the first in the nation to pass a “free-range kids” law. Looking to push back against norms and policies that are overprotective of children to the extreme, the state passed ...

Even as markets shake, investors seek the riskiest corners

April 20, 2018

Stan Choe, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Even the suddenly shaky stock market hasn’t scared people away from investments that are supposed to be some of the world’s riskiest. In a surprising twist, investors have continued to pump money ...

The Tigers once proved to be just the ticket for fans

April 20, 2018

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A banking investment

April 20, 2018

Dear Mr. Berko: I want to own a bank stock. I am very conservative and don't care for risk, so I'm thinking of buying 200 shares of Bank of America, which has been doing business for over 50 years, as a safe investment. What do you think? - PR, Erie, Pa. Dear ...

A different sort of heroics

April 20, 2018

Jack L.B. Gohn, BridgeTower Media Newswires Lawyers blessed with intelligence, integrity and an enterprising spirit can usually make significant money. And lawyers who eschew the bigger financial rewards to pursue public service can still reasonably aspire ...