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Hit and Run accident fatalities at their highest in the US, 60% of the victims are pedestrians

2,049 people died in 1,980 fatal hit and run crashes in 2016 in the US according to a study recently released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. This is the highest number of fatal hit and run crashes ever … Continue reading

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Royal Caribbean Chairman Fain Remains Highest Paid Cruise Executive

Royal Caribbean Chairman Richard Fain remains the highest paid executive in the cruise industry.  Mr. Fain is the highest paid cruise executive for the second year in a row. Mr. Fain was paid $13,343,413 last year (2017), an increase of … Continue reading

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Study: Lawyers Rank Highest on Loneliness Scale

The loneliness scale, yes, it is a real thing. And apparently lawyers rank highest on this scale which, like the bathroom scale, is not usually the result sought. But maybe this doesn’t affect all types of lawyers equally. And if … Continue reading

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New Jersey has the highest amount of distracted drivers in the US, NY State comes fourth

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. A national study published last month shows that distracted driving is at its highest in the State of New Jersey. New York State ranks number four of the most distracted driving Sates. Florida and … Continue reading

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Should D.C. Have the Highest State Cigarette Tax in the Country?

Testimony before the D.C. Council Committee on Finance and Revenue on B22-460 February 1, 2018 Chairman Evans, Members of the Committee, My name is Scott Drenkard, and I’m an economist and director of state projects at the Tax Foundation. For … Continue reading

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