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SEC Accuses Illinois Pension Fund of Securities Fraud

Illinois has come under fire again for allegations of government misconduct. This time the alleged wrongdoer is the Illinois pension system. According to the New York Times, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has accused Illinois of improperly funding public workers’ retirement plans from 2005 to 2009 when Illinois also issued $2.2 billion in bonds. […]

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Earbuds Could Be Responsible for Hearing Damage

You might want to think twice before using your in-ear headphones or earbuds to listen to your favorite music. According to a report on ABC World News last week, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is trying to get the word out about the dangers of earphones. In the report, Dr. George Alexiades of the […]