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Advantage Players May Be At A Disadvantage

Adam Banner | Posted 11.14.2014 | Crime
Adam Banner

Is advantage play, such as card counting, really cheating, or is it just working the system? Should a casino be allowed to withhold winnings from someone simply because he or she is a skilled player with a talent that sets him or her apart from the other players?

As BP Trial Begins, Gulf Businesses and Communities Call for Ecosystem Restoration and Economic Opportunity

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey Buchanan

Monday marked the beginning of arguably the biggest trial of this century, as the U.S. Department of Justice went to court with global oil giant, BP. With money most likely on the way to states, and needs still so acute, the question is, how to invest it most effectively.

S.P.E.E.E.D. (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 04.09.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

It is a laugh that speaks for itself: joyous, booming, and infectious. Nan Jeffers's energy is unparalleled. The force of her spirit can change the en...

Why a Single, Struggling, Partially Employed, Barely Mobile, Black Mother of a Teenage Son Has Yet to "Occupy"

Tawana Petty | Posted 01.28.2012 | Detroit
Tawana Petty

This is a plea for the organizers to dig a little deeper.  Dig beyond the titles, dig beyond the history, dig beyond the personal opinions and reach into your deepest level of humanity. Only then can you truly reach the masses.

King Solomon and the Debt Deal

Morna Murray | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics
Morna Murray

With a debt limit deal that will be carefully dissected in the days to come, President Obama faced a choice that was just about as difficult as King Solomon's: allow the country to default or give in to demands from a small group of radical ideologues.

Emotionally Disturbed Inner City Students

Dr. Ronald Ricker and Dr. Venus Nicolino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dr. Ronald Ricker and Dr. Venus Nicolino

The problems facing today's inner city students, particularly those with behavioral and emotional problems, are innumerable and daunting. The Linden Center is an example of a program that attempts to deal with these problems.

Look After Yourself, Look After One Another: A Lesson Learned from Charity

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nikki Stone

This past weekend I was invited to a event for a charity that has been near and dear to my heart for a long time, Right To Play. Many of you may have...