What your 1st-grade life says about the rest of it

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    8,500 residents. 12 attorneys.

    8,500 residents. 12 attorneys.

    As young people flee the Heartland, it’s getting harder and harder to find a lawyer in rural America.

    Whisky's worries mirror economic fears in Scotland

    Whisky's worries mirror economic fears in Scotland

    Carl Reavey plunged his nose into the glass, inhaled the amber liquid’s scent, then sipped. Slowly.

    Retirement mistakes people make at every age

    Retirement mistakes people make at every age

    Whether you’re 25 or 65, there’s always something getting in the way of your long-term plan.

    For this game, simple isn’t always easy

    For this game, simple isn’t always easy

    Get a good rhythm going, or ‘Swing Copters’ will frustrate you.

    Smartphone users now can make cool time-lapse videos

    Smartphone users now can make cool time-lapse videos

    Hyperlapse, the latest app from Instagram, is great for capturing scenery that rushes by.

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    Michelle Singletary

    Michelle Singletary

    Knee defenders or not, it’s really all about money

    You’ve paid for that leg room. But that doesn’t mean you should abuse the privileges that come with.

    Barry Ritholtz

    Barry Ritholtz

    Time, not timing, is key to investing success

    The greatest market timer and the worst market timer fare about the same as the dollar-cost averager.

    Thomas Heath

    Thomas Heath

    Who says you can’t have fun while making millions?

    Sunny Bajaj is making a fortune with a technology company where people are serious about work and play.

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    Can fashion designers make tech wearables truly wearable?

    Can fashion designers make tech wearables truly wearable?

    More tech companies and fashion brands are working together to make wearable devices into accessories and clothes that consumers may actually want to wear.

    For businesses, the tax side of a rebounding economy

    An economy on the mend means more customers, higher sales and more jobs — but also higher taxes.

    Who says you can’t have fun while making millions?

    Who says you can’t have fun while making millions?

    Sunny Bajaj is making a fortune with a technology company where people are serious about work and play.

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    Oklahoma’s public schools are starting the year in legal limbo

    Oklahoma’s public schools are starting the year in legal limbo

    The state could use the Supreme Court’s Obamacare ruling in its tussle with the feds over the Common Core standards.

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    Roger Goodell finally takes a stand

    Roger Goodell finally takes a stand

    After much criticism, the NFL commissioner admits “I didn’t get it right” and changes the league’s domestic violence policy.

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    The Switch

    Nintendo unveils the ‘New 3DS’ and ‘New 3DS LL,’ but not for the U.S.

    Nintendo unveils the ‘New 3DS’ and ‘New 3DS LL,’ but not for the U.S.

    The devices are bigger, brighter and more powerful than their predecessors.

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