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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
  • Personal Finance: Protect your assets with insurance

    Personal Finance: Protect your assets with insurance
    You work hard to build assets and create personal wealth, so it is important to protect it. Insurance will help protect you from major financial loss. Insurance is simply a promise of reimbursement for a loss in return for a premium paid. Shop around...

    State health care industry spent $19M lobbying lawmakers

    Hospitals, insurers, doctors, unions and pharmaceutical companies spent a record $19 million trying to sway Beacon Hill lawmakers last year, a reflection of the industry's political and economic muscle and a rapidly changing health care landscape. In...

    Democrats see skimpy insurance as the next health care issue

    A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections. It's not the uninsured, but rather the problem of high out-of-pocket costs for people already...

    Fla. needs long-term health cure: Editorial

    Fla. needs long-term health cure: Editorial
    The Obama administration's offer this week to extend federal funding for charity care at Florida hospitals for another couple of years is welcome. It might be just enough for state lawmakers to finish the job of passing a budget and head off a...