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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.)
  • Green Wheels: Connecticut Keeps Losing Time and Money to Traffic Delays

    Green Wheels: Connecticut Keeps Losing Time and Money to Traffic Delays
    FAIRFIELD — Business put me on I-95 on Sunday, a day when I used to count on clear sailing. And I was in luck — southbound. The road was clear, but for about 20 miles I watched northbound traffic backed up bumper to bumper, measuring...

    Visions of Vintage Trolleys Are Probably Pipe Dreams

    Visions of Vintage Trolleys Are Probably Pipe Dreams
    Visions of reviving bits of Connecticut's vanished system of trolleys have been tantalizing urban planners and light-rail enthusiasts for a long time. Streetcars are sexy. Trolleys are fun. Light-rail would help get those damned gas-guzzling,...

    Destination: Marriage

    Destination: Marriage
    Some couples fantasize about getting married under a waterfall in Costa Rica, on the pink sands of Bermuda, or in a castle in Spain. They picture the gorgeous backdrops that such a locale provides and don’t want to pose in front of a painted...

    Put the pedal to the metal on these highways

    By Nate Owen America's love for speed is well known. But that love has been replaced by sensibility, as Americans are traveling slower then they did a year ago, says Cars.com, citing a report from a company that tracks GPS data. Of course, slower speeds...