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  • Colleges shouldn't increase athletic scholarships to include "cost of attendance"

    Playing major college sports borders on a full-time gig. Games, practice and travel. Conditioning, film study and community appearances. Oh, and did someone mention academics? But contrary to what some maintain, scholarship athletes are not modern-day...
  • Household income in Indy $11K lower than national average

    Household income in Indy $11K lower than national average
    The average household income in Indianapolis is $39,015, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. It is below the national average household income of $50,502. "He's working a little extra hours now if he can," said Vinna McKay, an Indianapolis homeowner who...
  • Absurd charts make an important point

     
    What's going on here? A recently published chart (above) shows that from 2000 to 2001, the average daily precipitation in Illinois rose slightly, as did per capita consumption of American cheese in the United States. Both rates fell from 2002......
  • Hunger and homelessness on the rise in U.S cities, mayors report

     
    Americans are gearing up to spend billions of dollars for Christmas and other holiday gifts this year, a time when hunger, poverty and homelessness are all rising, according to Census data and surveys by city officials....
  • Realtors group says it overestimated home sales from 2007 to 2010

     
    A national real estate group sharply revised downward the number of homes it calculated were sold from 2007 to 2010, revealing a much weaker housing market than had been previously estimated. In 2010, for instance, the National Assn. of Realtors......
  • Rick Scott Econometrics: Smaller workforce = more stay-at-home moms?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — This is the kind of news that probably makes Mitt Romney happier than Rick Scott: Florida's declining unemployment rate is owed more to would-be workers dropping out of the hunt for jobs than new hirings by employers. That's the...
  • More than 1 in 5 California children live in poverty, study finds

     
    As California diversifies, it will face serious economic struggles if it fails to pay attention to widespread childhood poverty, according to a report released Monday by the Center for the Next Generation. The center found that more than 1 in......
  • St. Patrick’s Day good for a Google Doodle and a ‘Leprechaun’

     
    St. Patrick's Day has arrived and brought with it a high-stepping Google Doodle. The Feast of St. Patrick means shamrocks ......
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  • 2010 census was largely accurate but undercounted minorities

     
    A new analysis shows that the 2010 Census was generally accurate but disproportionately undercounted blacks, Latinos and other traditionally hard-to-count groups....
  • Three cheers for great dads

     
    Let's hear it for involved dads! I'm sure you know men who are more involved in their children's lives than their own fathers would ever have dreamed of being — and the statistics show that those devoted dads are growing in number. A U.S. Census...