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Do I Really Need To Wear A Seat Belt?

In short, YES, you need to wear a seat belt.  Here is why.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration seat belts saved an estimated 13,941 in 2015. Almost half of the over thirty-five thousand people killed in vehicle … Continue reading

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Riding the Brandverb Wagon Without a Seat Belt

I heard a radio spot the other day for Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based department store retailer Kohl's: "The More You Know, The More You Kohl's." Apparently not a new example of brandverbing, yet it continues, despite the ridicule of being called "The … Continue reading

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Surprising Facts About Divorce in the Bible Belt

Who are more likely to get divorced – couples in the South or those in the Northeast? The answer may surprise you. Men and women in the South have higher rates of marriage and higher rates of divorce, while those … Continue reading

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Another round of belt tightening

While work on fiscal year 2012 budgets is slowly making progress in Congress, federal agencies are already working on their planned 2013 budgets, preparing submissions to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Those agencies, including NASA, are now being … Continue reading

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Supreme Court allows state seat belt action to proceed

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website; JURIST news archive] on Wednesday unanimously reversed [opinion, PDF] a California appeals court ruling [opinion, PDF] in Williamson v. Mazda Motors of America [docket], finding that a federal minimum safety standard [text] does … Continue reading

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