Tag Archive: canada

Jul 26 2016

The American Dream Moved to Canada

We’re witnessing accelerating advantages for the affluent and compounding disadvantages for everyone else. By Chuck Collins Does your family aspire to the American Dream of a decent paying job, a few weeks of paid vacation, a home of your own, and the hope of retiring before you die? Maybe try Canada. Our country has historically …

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Sep 06 2014

Do you want some hogwash with that burger?

Burger King bills itself as “home of the Whopper,” a name intended to convey to burger eaters that this one is a whale of a deal. But “whopper” also means a prevarication, a crock, a tall tale — hogwash. Both meanings apply to Burger King’s current effort to take over Tim Hortons, a Canadian coffee-and-doughnut …

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Sep 03 2014

Blues festival rams it down

Guitar legend Jimmie Vaughn and noted blues singer Lou Ann Barton will showcase a talent-glutted musical extravaganza when the T-Bone Walker Blues Fest presents its 9th annual production September 12-13. Maude Cobb Convention Center will host the concert, provide reserved seating, and place the performers on its outdoor general admission stage as the music will …

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Sep 21 2013

Grandparent scam steals from senior Texans

Many scams are designed to prey on the elderly, one of which is the family emergency scam – often known as the grandparent scam. Although variations of this scam have been around for a long time, it has become more sophisticated with the proliferation of information online. To add credibility to their calls and emails, …

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Sep 02 2013

10 interesting facts about Labor Day

Happy Labor Day to all American workers! While you’re either happy or sad to see summer come to a close, it’s customary to enjoy a picnic or barbecue on this ‘free day off’. But how much do you know about the origins of Labor Day? Here are ten interesting facts that just might help you …

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