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Twitter's New Homepage

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Twitter is giving its home page a more personal touch.

On Wednesday the social media company announced that it was making a change to the way it displays tweets on its homepage. Instead of displaying them in the order they are tweeted out, users will now see tweets customized to their individual tastes. But it's not all about trying to please the customer.  read more »

Bernie Sanders

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The race for the White House is heating up, and some people are wearing their support on their sleeves, literally.

Before election 2016 really got underway it appeared the Democratic Party had an obvious candidate in Hillary Clinton. Now her campaign is feeling the burn, thanks to the competition out of Vermont in the form of Bernie Sanders.  read more »

Apple's 1984 Ad

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This weekend will bring some of the biggest commercials of the year, but they still might not take the top spot.

The big game isn't the only thing people look forward to on Super Bowl Sunday, there are also the commercials. And while each year brings some fan favorites there is one that critics say will always be the most iconic super bowl ad of all time.

In 1984 Apple released a 60 second commercial based off the George Orwell novel “1984.” It shows a woman running into a dark hall of brainwashed people and throwing a sledgehammer at a screen. The text then reads quote “on January 24th Apple computer will introduce Macintosh and you'll see why 1984 won't be like 1984” end quote.  read more »

Staying Crime Free

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Crime doesn't pay, but staying out of trouble just might.

Earlier this week lawmakers in the District of Columbia approved a bill that will pay people not to commit crimes. It works by identifying up to 200 people a year who are considered at risk of either committing or becoming victims of violent crime. Those people would then be directed to participate in therapy or other types of programs. If they can do that and stay out of trouble, they will be paid.

This proposal is based on a bill out of Richmond, California that advocates say has contributed to a 77% drop in homicides over the past seven years. In Richmond’s case, people who stay on the right side of the law are paid $9,000 a year.  read more »

Asking For a Raise

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Looking for a few extra bucks in the bank? Better know the best way to ask.

If you think you deserve a higher salary at your nine to five then you aren't alone. A recent Career Builder survey found that 57% of workers are not happy with how much they're earning. Unfortunately the majority of those same people are also afraid to have the money conversation with their boss. But if you don't ask you definitely won't receive; so MSN Money has a few ways around the awkwardness.  read more »

Current Podcast

Podcast: Staying Crime Free

  • Artist: Brian Banmiller
  • Title: Staying Crime Free
  • Length: 1:00 minutes (971.9 KB)
  • Format: Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
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Staying Crime Free