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Feb. 22 police reports

Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in …

Crime

What liberals get wrong about single payer

Michael Moore greeted the introduction of Obamacare with an admission many liberals will cheer. “Obamacare is awful,” he wrote.<p>Its awfulness, Moore said, stems from “one fatal flaw: The Affordable Care Act is a pro-insurance-industry plan implemented by a president who knew in his heart that a …

Why you can't blame Obamacare for the crisis in 'underinsurance'

Thanks to a couple of timely surveys of medical consumers, the focus of the healthcare debate has shifted abruptly from helping the uninsured to how to help the "underinsured." These are the people who have insurance but still face co-pays and deductibles that could break them financially if they …

8 Free Applications To Record Your Computer Screen

There are many reasons why you might want to capture your screen. For example, you can record videos of your screen to give a review for a product or …

Software

On-Exchange | Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

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Health Care

26 Sales Questions That Help Agents Sell More Car Insurance

What’s your favorite Girl Scout cookie?<p>Relax, I’m not selling Thin Mints… (my favorite)<p>I read a great article from Seth Godin this weekend about how …

HO3 Insurance | All you ever wanted to know about the HO3 Home Insurance Policy can be found here!

HO3 Home Insurance Policy<p>The HO3 Home Insurance Policy is the most common home insurance policy in the United States. It provides excellent coverage …

Capital One buys Level Money, an excellent spending tracker

Can it survive being acquired?<p>Level, an elegant but slow-growing app for tracking your spending, has been acquired by Capital One, the companies said today. The app, which was a favorite of ours when it launched in 2013, monitors your purchases and tells you how much you can spend each day without …

Get Rid Of The Workplace Retirement Plan

About once a year I like to reintroduce my plan to better educate and service investors of the trillions of dollars in employee workplace savings plans. It’s a simple solution that would boost account balances, decrease employers expenses, and stop the insurance lobby and government committees from …

Finding Stocks That Pay High Dividends V.3

This is the third installment of my Top Ten GARY Stocks feature. Of the original class, several have appreciated nicely while a few remain in the buy zone. Cypress Semiconductor and Staples were the best performers out of the last group and ended 2014 on a very strong note.<p>My friend and colleague, …

We flew over the Nevada desert with Avegant's 'Jellyfish' video glasses

​Avegant's video headsets are like buses. You wait all year for one, and then two suddenly turn up at once. That thing you see above might look a million miles away from the headphone-inspired Glyph, but it is in fact a very close relative. Codenamed "Jellyfish" the video headset/wearable display …

Drones

Windows 10’s new browser will have the most advanced features ever

This is Spartan<p>Microsoft is planning to radically overhaul its web browser in Windows 10. Sources familiar with the company’s Windows plans tell <i>The Verge</i> that the new browser, codenamed Spartan, will include a host of new features not found in rival browsers. Chief among the plans for Spartan is …

How I became a morning person - 6 ways to hack your mornings

I’m Al and I'm a morning person. I never thought I’d say that.<p>I’ve run my own business for eight years, which means I could work whatever hours I …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

Why Stopping to Smell the Roses Is Crucial for Your Business

Are you feeling stressed out?<p>If you are an entrepreneur, you may have a hard time taking time off for yourself.<p>I have a hard time sometimes, when I get so enthusiastic with my work that I forget about the hours passing by! But in order to live in abundance, we need to give a time and a space to …

Key & Peele - Fútbol Flop

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Key & Peele - Stan Lee's Superhero Pitch

Drivers talk on cell phones less but surf, e-mail more

A survey that has tracked driving behavior for six years finds that talking on hand-held phones while driving is dropping while surfing the Internet, reading email and scanning social media is rising.<p>Despite nearly a decade-long national fight against distracted driving, the percentage of drivers …

Toyota to start sales of fuel cell car next month

'Fifty Shades Of Grey': Watch The Hotly Anticipated New Trailer Now

Oh, the sweet, exquisite torture of waiting. The anticipation. The teasing. The posters released online. For days, we've been bathed in a cold sweat, …

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