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Support small businesses this Saturday

Every year, Gallup asks people how much confidence they have in various institutions. The results aren’t surprising. Only 8 percent had “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in Congress. Big business scored 21 percent. That’s no...

 

It begins by cleaning up your act

Here is some advice to the young looking for their first job: Start by cleaning up your act. Also accept the fact that you’ll likely be starting out at a minimum wage, but will not be there very long if you’re a good worker and look presentable....

 

Can anyone stop the power of Premera?

Amid the public policy mess created by the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), a tiny pebble of a good idea looked set for passage at a recent committee hearing of the Washington Legislature — that is until the heavy boot of Premera Blue Cross came...