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Education then and now

MISSOURI, August 27, 2014 — Education in the United States is under assault. The latest technique is to use ‘common core’ to set standards and to help raise the level of education. Yet looking at historic education requirements show that the level of education may have been higher than we think. Following are some questions


Aftershocks of the Napa earthquake take its toll on the wine industry

NAPA, August 25, 2014 — It may take months, if not years, to fully amass the financial loss the recent earthquake to the Napa area. This world-class wine producing region was rocked by a 6.1 earthquake two days ago that was epicentered in the American Canyon area just south of the city of Napa. Early estimates