Be True to Your School

Public high schools are so much a part of American lives and communities that we can be forgiven for thinking that they’ve always been around.

However, there was a time when education was a privilege afforded by the few – even in the U.S.A. Before public schools, most…

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The Masters of the Universe Once Met Under a Tree

The New York Stock Exchange had really humble beginnings, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

It seems that the exchange started way back in 1792, when some two dozen merchants and brokers established an organized approach to their buying and selling.

In good weather, they operated under a Buttonwood…

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“You may go to ___, and I will go to Texas”

Congressman Davy Crockett’s famous kiss-off to his Tennessee constituents is now being echoed – in a fashion — by more and more Americans.

Whether they are leaving their home states in anger or not, many thousands are moving to Texas these days.

So many, in fact, that five of the…

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Fewer Working-Age U.S. Adults are Uninsured

The number of American adults of working age (18-64) who lacked health insurance decreased in the nation’s 2,262 counties from 2013 to 2014, a new study by the U.S. Census Bureau finds.

Looking at the total population under age 65, the estimated uninsured rate decreased in…

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Americans Care about Healthcare, Social Security Above Other Issues

A new survey from credit score site Credit Karma shows what Americans really care most about in this political season: healthcare and social security.

According to the findings, 80% of voters surveyed agree that these are the most important issues in this year’s election.

These two issues beat out…

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