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  • News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action

    News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action
    “Fantasy sports” are hugely popular, but when fans “draft” players for their teams, they “own” only the players' statistics. Recently, Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs created Fantex Holdings, which will allow investors to buy actual pieces of real players — namely, rights to 20 percent of the player's lifetime earnings (including licensing and product endorsement deals). The firm told The New York Times in October that it will soon stage an “IPO” for budding NFL star Arian Foster and hopes to sign up many more athletes, plus singers and actors similarly early in their careers. (On the other hand, Fantex's lawyers drew up a 37-page list of potential investment risks, such as injuries, slumps and scandals — and the fact that the stock will trade only on Fantex's private exchange.)
  • CTNow.com Manchester Road Race Costume Contest - Official Rules

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR CLAIM A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR OTHERWISE RESTRICTED BY LAW. 1.  TO ENTER: Entrants must be a US citizen or legal resident and a resident of Connecticut in...

    When News Reporters Become News Makers: Katie Couric and Gardasil

    In similar fashion to Jenny McCarthy’s declaration that vaccinations lead to autism, Katie Couric recently ticked off those pushing for young people to be vaccinated against HPV, (human papillomavirus, a sexually-transmitted virus that can lead to...

    Liberian president cautions against panic over Ebola outbreak

    MONROVIA, Liberia Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Saturday appealed to her countrymen not to panic over the Ebola outbreak, which is suspected to have claimed at least six lives in the West African country. In a written statement, the...

    Check with veterinarian about cat's sneezing

    These reader questions were answered at the American Animal Hospital Association Conference 2014 last month in Nashville. AAHA is the only organization which accredits veterinary practices for excellence in veterinary standards. There are more than 50,...