Alan Legros

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How the next battle over Obamacare could be the ugliest yet

In what may be the epic battle of the summer, the White House and Republicans are assembling their armies and sharpening their bayonets for a political fight over the selling of Obamacare.<p>On one side is the Obama administration, which is preparing to carry out the president's landmark health care …

Shiping Bao, medical examiner in Trayvon Martin case, fired

Shiping Bao, the medical examiner for the Trayvon Martin case, has been fired.<p>Bao was let go from the Volusia County Medical Examiner's Office last week, officials said Wednesday.<p>Authorities provided a copy of his termination letter, but did not specify a reason.<p>The letter says Bao was given a …

Serial killer Joseph Franklin executed after hours of delay

White supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin was executed Wednesday morning after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his final requests for a stay, the Missouri Department of Public Safety said.<p>The execution, which had been scheduled for shortly after midnight Wednesday, was delayed for hours …

The Next Disaster Scenario Power Companies Are Preparing For

In the 10 years since sagging power lines in Ohio sparked a blackout across much of the Northeastern United States and Canada, utility engineers say they have implemented measures to prevent another such event in the country's electric grid.<p>But there is one disaster scenario for which the power …

Home prices across the US defy gravity

Home prices are going up, up, up, but it’s not a bubble just yet.<p>The surge in home prices over the past year may have some home buyers wondering if the market has gotten ahead of itself. Rising interest rates aside, housing prices in most parts of the country appear to have plenty of room to move …

Wal-Mart’s newest scheme to ruin the middle class

Just as bad as the original ’80s campaign, “Buy America” 2.0 continues Wal-Mart’s planned takeover of urban markets<p>Stacy Mitchell<p>August 24, 2013 3:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Alternet.<p>Almost 30 years ago, as the U.S. was bleeding jobs, Walmart launched a "Buy America" program and …

The Fattest Fat Cats

Inside Flipboard / March 4, 2013<p>Once again, Forbes is publishing its annual list of the world’s richest people. And once again, we—like you, most …

Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Keystone's Not The Only Pipeline To Worry About

<b>What with all the attention</b> being paid to the Keystone XL pipeline, the continent-spanning death-funnel that would bring the world's dirtiest fossil fuel from the environmental moonscape of Alberta to the Gulf Coast of Texas, and thence to the world, we lose sight of the fact that this cancer-juice …

Proposed State Law Change Aimed at Aiding Main Street Businesses

Local leaders discuss possible creation of Main Street Business category for businesses with 20 or less employees.<p>A proposed change to state law …