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Pipe Pressure Eyed in Gas Blasts - WSJ
A day after a gas utility’s pipeline triggered dozens of fires that killed one person and injured nearly 25, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency and directed another company to take over the restoration work.
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Mass. gas explosions: Thousands of residents still out of their homes after gas explosions trigger deadly chaos in Massachusetts - The Washington Post
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) declared a state of emergency Friday as officials inspected more than 8,600 homes and businesses to determine if it was safe for people to return, a day after a series of gas line explosions left one person dead and injured at least 23.
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8 days ago by eversourcenh
The unstoppable TI-84 Plus: How an outdated calculator still holds a monopoly on classrooms - The Washington Post
“Electronics almost universally become cheaper over time. But with essentially a monopoly on graphing calculator usage in classrooms, Texas Instruments can charge a premium. Texas Instruments accounted for 93 percent of the U.S. graphing calculator sales from July 2013-June 2014. Casio took the other 7 percent, according to NPD data. During that period 1.6 million graphing calculators were sold, a decrease from sales of 1.67 million during July 2011-June 2012.”
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9 days ago by handcoding
The Washington Post: A guide to the financial crisis — 10 years later
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Ten questions as we look back at the Great Recession. Read the full story
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Does $60,000 make you middle-class or wealthy on Planet Earth? - The Washington Post
The world is on the brink of a historic milestone: By 2020, more than half of the world’s population will be “middle class,” according to Brookings Institution scholar Homi Kharas.

Kharas defines the middle class as people who have enough money to cover basics needs, such as food, clothing and shelter, and still have enough left over for a few luxuries, such as fancy food, a television, a motorbike, home improvements or higher education.
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29 days ago by inspiral
Washington Post’s Piece on Fake News Promotes Fake List of Unreliable Sources
In an ironically false news story from the Washington Post about Russian propaganda “stealing the US election,” the newspaper promoted a website called PropOrNot, which has created a Chrome extension to censor websites that it does not agree with and deems to be “fake news.”
Sites that PropOrNot is accusing of peddling Russian propaganda include extremely popular news websites on several sides of the political spectrum, including The Drudge Report, TruthOut, Blackagendareport, Sputnik News, and even Wikileaks.
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29 days ago by juandante
Possibly Trump’s stupidest tweet ever - The Washington Post
Columnist George F. Will says President Trump's scattershot economic policy has surrendered the world stage to China. (Gillian Brockell, Kate Woodsome, James Pace-Cornsilk/The Washington Post)

And, finally, the notion that other countries are stealing our wealth is wrong. In fact, the opposite is true. We send dollars to foreign exporters, who in turn invest in America and hire our workers. They are making the United States richer.  Just ask the Department of Commerce:

In 2013, majority-owned U.S. affiliates of foreign firms employed 6.1 million people. In addition to these direct jobs, foreign direct investment (FDI) contributes to a number of indirect jobs. However, little is known about the total number of jobs attributable to FDI in the United States. We use the United States Applied General Equilibrium (USAGE) model to estimate the total jobs attributable to FDI. We find that in addition to 6.1 million direct jobs, there are 2.4 million indirect jobs attributable to the economic activity of foreign firms and 3.5 million indirect jobs attributable to technology spillovers from foreign firms, for a total of 12 million jobs attributable to FDI in the United States.

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