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3 US-based economists win Nobel for research on wages, jobs (access required)

Posted by:btmadmin on October 11, 2021

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A U.S.-based economist won the Nobel prize in economics Monday for pioneering research that transformed widely held ideas about the labor force, showing how an increase in the minimum wage doesn’t hinder hiring and immigrants do not lower pay for native-born workers. Two others shared the award for creating a way to study these types of societal issues.

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Court ruling allows covering to remain over Columbus statue

Posted by:btmadmin on October 11, 2021

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A state court ruling will allow a plywood box to remain — for the moment — over a statue of Christopher Columbus that the city has been trying to remove from a south Philadelphia park since the explorer became a focus amid nationwide demonstrations against racial injustice.

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Employee Dental Coverage Benefits Overall Health and the Bottom Line

Posted by:beka on October 11, 2021

Brushing, flossing, and getting routine dental checkups can do more than brighten your smile. A growing body of research shows they can improve your overall health and reduce your chances of life-threatening medical conditions like heart disease and cancer.  For Eileen Finkenbinder and others touched by suicide, there is unfathomable grief, anger, guilt, and other emotional aftershocks. 

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