A government program said Friday that it will begin sending out coupons Tuesday worth $40 each to any US household that requests them to subsidize buying a converter box. Each household is entitled to two coupons for the boxes, which are just coming into stores now and start at $40 or $50, making this option easy and practically free. The government says it has funds for 33 million coupons..

I hobble over to the side of my house where it fairly private. I concealed on two sides by my house and a fence, but the front yard is open to the street, and it the middle of the day. I pull down my pants and am just kinda frozen in a squatting position trying to stay hidden and figure out what to do.

I understand the value argument, that having more frequent exams reduces the prestige of the designation, but I don’t entirely agree with it. I don’t view passing the MCAT as any less valuable just because it’s offered many times per year. You may end up with more charterholders, but isn’t that a good thing really? You increase the quality of the investing profession that much more..

Giving them a ton of power over everyone else means they should have more scrutiny, not less. The fraternity culture means cops are incentivized to ignore corruption unless they want to be shunned by all of their fellow officers. If every police department had a civilian oversight board, I think there would be far less tension between cops and civilians..

This was standard practice it happened all the time, I’ve got to say, and far too often on when our staff observed that kind of incident, we would alert the government, we would alert all the service providers, we would alert the police on , we would make sure that incidents were investigated to the best of our ability. But ultimately it was a matter for the government then, what they did with that information. It wasn’t a matter for us to determine..

YDSTIE: Contracts that reduce what the insurers have to pay the doctors and hospitals. That could make it possible for insurers to offer more affordable premiums to their consumers. But Gary Claxton, a vice president and health insurance expert at the Kaiser Family Foundation, is skeptical.

At large Yes Ros Lehtinen, Ileana R Fla. 17th Yes Rosen, Jacky D Nev. 3rd Yes Roybal Allard, Lucille D Calif. As the underlying rationale for the war on drugs falls apart, some may wonder whether Latin America is really prepared to push back against Washington’s militaristic approach toward marijuana trafficking. Suggest that change could come fast at the hemispheric level. Indeed, successful pushes for marijuana legalization in Washington state and Colorado brought together some unusual political constituencies, and that is putting it mildly..