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Columbus Day

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  • Monday Morning Coffee: Vouchers Debate Begins Anew This Week.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Hope you're enjoying the long bank holiday weekend. State offices are closed for the Spanish Imperialist Smallpox Infested Blanket ... erm, sorry ... Columbus Day holiday, so the posting schedule today might be a...
  • The Morning Fix: Netflix drops Qwikster. 'Real Steel' TKO. Roseanne again?

     
    The Morning Fix is a collection of media headlines....
  • Stocks close up sharply as optimism grows

     
    U.S. stocks saw their biggest gains in over a month after European leaders signaled a willingness to tackle the financial crisis brewing there. The Dow Jones industrial average ended Monday up 330.06 points, or 3%, to 11,433.18. The broader Standard &...
  • 10-year Treasury note yield at six-week high as haven demand ebbs

     
    It turns out there is another direction for Treasury bond yields besides down. The benchmark 10-year Treasury note yield rose Tuesday to its highest level in six weeks as the government tests the market this week with $66 billion in......
  • If this is South Florida dry season, why is my lawn a lake?

     
    Using a complicated formula that factors in humidity, temperatures, dew point and the amount of sweat secreted by the average South Floridian from the time he leaves the house until the car A/C kicks in, the National Weather Service declared......
  • Goodbye Columbus (and Pulaski) -- Decision to drop school holidays is not about ethnicity, it's about time

     
    It's ironic, Dominic DiFrisco and I agree. The announcement that Chicago schools want to start holding classes on Columbus Day and Pulaski Day — traditional ethnic pride holidays for students and local government workers — broke on Friday, the...
  • Box office: 'The Social Network' on top again as 'Life as We Know It,' 'Secretariat' come up lame [updated]

     
    Excellent word-of-mouth kept Facebook movie "The Social Network" at the top of the box-office charts with $15.5 million this weekend as three new movies failed to draw big crowds. Romantic comedy "Life as We Know It" was a close No.......
  • Two-fer: Columbus Day and Coming Out Day

     
    We propose that October 11, 2010 is henceforth known as Somewhat Controversial Holiday Day. Columbus Day, honoring Christopher Columbus’s trek and “discovery” of the Americas, is typically celebrated by approaching a post office, tugging o...
  • Save money by cutting state employee holidays

    With all of the talk of how Maryland is trying to raise new revenue, why doesn't the state government look in the mirror? I work in the private sector and I get seven paid days off. But according to the Maryland state government website, state employees...
  • Thoughts From Dr. Joe: The Admiral of the Ocean Sea

    Thoughts From Dr. Joe: The Admiral of the Ocean Sea
    There was a time when the New World did not exist. The sun set in the west in an ocean where no man dared to venture. The leading geographers of the day believed that monsters guarded the edge of the world and that it was impossible to cross an ocean of...
  • FOX 4 Cost Cutters: 10/5 Grocery List

    FOX 4 Cost Cutters:  10/5 Grocery List
    Groceries eat up a large portion of every family's budget. One of the best ways to save money is to plan your meals around what is on sale at the grocery stores each week. This is a list of what I'm buying this week. There are many other great deals out...