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Ball State University Freshman Hits Half-Court Shot For One Semester of Free Tuition

School has started around the Tri-State and over the next couple of weeks, the colleges will be starting up as well. My daughter Emily started college last week and our son Baylor goes back to Hanover next week. College has become enormously expensive and graduates are leaving college with more debt than ever.

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Should College Athletes Be Able to Profit From Their Athletic Accomplishments?

The question of whether college athletes should be paid has been a major topic of discussion over the last couple of years and many are saying the time has come. This has again come to light thanks to the stories surrounding Texas A & M sophomore quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel and whether he was paid for signing memorabilia.

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Should the Minimum Wage Be Raised to $10 Per Hour?

According to a new poll from the Hart Research Associates, more than 80% of American adults are in favor of the minimum wage being raised to slightly over $10 per hour. The current minimum wage is $7.25 an hour, which was established in July of 2009 and many believe a move up in the wage is in order.

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Do We Eat Too Much Fast Food? – The Numbers Are Staggering

Over the weekend, we moved into a new home and because the house was a wreck the majority of the weekend, we ate out a few times over the last few days.The crowds at fast food places any more are unbelievable and just this morning, Leslie and I found out what the greatest food in human history is....and you won't believe it.

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Do You Want a Few Extra Vacation Days This Year? Just Buy Them

Summer is here and that means vacation, but how is vacation time handled at your company. A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article about how employers are not required to provide vacation time even though most do. What if you could buy a couple of extra vacation days, or better yet, what if you could sell vacation days to make a few extra bucks, would you do it?

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One New York City Restaurant Eliminates Tipping In Favor of Paying Servers a Salary with Benefits

Tipping...one of the most stressful aspects of going out to dinner. Some people don't tip at all, but most do and want to leave a fair tip, which can be challenging depending on the diner's experience at the restaurant. Well, one sushi restaurant in New York City has eliminated that stress by eliminating tipping altogether.

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Smokin Hot Jana Kramer Plays an Anti-Thief Cat Burglar in Nationwide Insurance Commercial

I'm sitting on the couch, with my son, yesterday, watching TV when a commercial came on that made me ask myself, 'Is THAT Jana Kramer??'

It had a beautiful, sexy, cat burglar replacing items that thieves are stealing. She was all decked out in a black leather cat suit and appeared to be very limber. After the ad, I said to myself, 'That CAN'T be Jana Kramer!' But, it is!!!

 

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How Lazy Are We? Ready-Made Popcorn is Outselling Microwave Popcorn

In today's world of everything being at our fingertips, waiting for something seems almost ridiculous anymore, doesn't it? The same is true for our favorite snack, popcorn. Ready-made popcorn is seeing huge sales figures in the U

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Team Kick-Off Events for Sweet Sixteen Tri-State Race for the Cure

I can't believe it's that time of year again, but it is. It's time to get your team together for the Susan G Komen 'Race for the Cure'. The race is September 28th, but team sign ups are June 3rd and June 4th!! Find out more about the how to get your race gear and ways you can save on your registration.

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Did You Know U.S. Employers are Not Required to Offer Paid Vacation Time?

The Memorial Day Weekend is over and we are now into the summer season, which means vacation time. I am taking my vacation during the last week of June. Surprisingly, according to a new report, U.S. employers are not required to offer paid vacation, while other countries do. In fact, the U.S. is the only highly developed nation that isn't required to do so...who knew?

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Wealthy Parents Are Paying Handicapped Tour Guides to Bypass Long Lines at Disney Parks – Really?

Theme park ride lines like the ones at any Disney park can be excruciatingly long and frustrating, on that we all agree, right? Well, what if you could shell out some cash and go right to the front of the line? According to the New York Post, that is exactly what is happening, except this story has a little twist. The cash is being paid to handicapped tour guides, who pose as family members to get them straight to the front of the line in a matter of a couple of minutes.

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Girls Night Out – 50 Shades of Grey Party – TONIGHT

Ladies, and I use that term loosely, LOL, get your friends together for a truly unique experience, right her in Evansville. Did you read '50 Shades of Grey'? If you did, you know it is meant for ladies only! So, is this party!!

Jon and I interviewed, Melanie Leach, the Events Coordinater at Townsquare media about the event. All I can say is, I hope she comes back. ;-)

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