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  1. SWEPCO warns of phone scam — June 11, 2013
  2. A frog-jumping double standard on food subsidies — June 10, 2013
  3. The plan to turn Medicare into 'We Don't Care' — March 30, 2013
  4. Refusing to forgive has a boomerang effect — March 29, 2013
  5. Voting rights act in danger? — March 19, 2013

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Jul 30

Marching towards greater inequality

The world’s super rich, according to a new report, are squirreling away phenomenal quantities of their cash in secret tax havens. By Sam Pizzigati Are America’s rich getting richer? Certainly. Every official yardstick shows that America’s most affluent are upping their incomes much faster than everyone else. How fast? Between 1980 and 2010, note economists …

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Jul 30

One nation, under the gun

Why do so many Americans believe that to properly protect ourselves today, we need guns? By William A. Collins Won’t be me Who spoils your fun, Go ahead, And tote that gun. Following that dark opening-night screening of the latest Batman movie in Aurora, Colorado, it’s time to contemplate yet again why America’s troubled young …

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Jul 30

What healthcare reform means to you

By Jason Alderman Much was made of the size and complexity of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act when President Obama signed it into law in 2010. But now that the Supreme Court has upheld much of the act’s constitutionality, it’s a good time to review key provisions that have already gone live and …

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Jul 21

Debit overdraft fees

By Mary Hunt Remember the way banks used to slap debit-card users with outrageous bounce fees if you happened to operate too close to the edge? It was so crazy, a six-dollar burger could end up costing $45 or more if all you had in your account was $5.99. What irked me, as well as …

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Jul 21

Personal financial change: adjust withholdings

According to Clay Sanford, IRS spokesman one should try to have their income tax withholding match actual tax liability. If not enough tax is withheld, you will owe tax at the end of the year and may have to pay interest and a penalty. If too much tax is withheld, you will lose the use …

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Jul 21

Know the five shopping triggers

By Mary Hunt Don’t look now, but that man who just walked into the store behind you is not here to shop. He’s a shopping anthropologist. The store hired his employer to find out what makes you tick. Once they have this data, they’ll use it to improve their profit margins. He’s watching your every …

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Jul 21

A new kind of scrutiny on the campaign trail

Undercover liars with cameras shouldn’t get to destroy political candidates with impunity. By Jason Salzman It used to be that journalists would join major candidates on the campaign trail, following them from coffee shops to parades and beyond as they tried to woo supporters and votes. Reporters would record how a candidate might change his …

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