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Revenge Can Backfire

Listen to this Story Sometimes things can get out of hand when going through a divorce. (Sometimes uncontrolled anger and greed can cause a person to do things they normally would do to get back at a spouse.) An...

Striking a Nerve

Listen to this Story Pain can be debilitating. (Thankfully, there are a variety of methods available for treating chronic and acute ailments.) A Department of Justice press release tells about how a physician specializing in interventional pain management and...

Keep Your Mouth Shut

Listen to this Story Overconfidence can sometimes result in boasting. (Fraudsters sometimes just can't help themselves when it comes to bragging about their crime.) An article posted on StarTribune.com reveals the story of how a prideful restaurant owner's exaggerated...

Making Strides Against SIRF

Listen to this Story According to a post about Stolen Identity Refund Fraud on the Department of Justice website, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reported that more than 5 million tax returns were filed using stolen identities during the 2013 tax filing season alone. (This...

When the Shoe is on the Other Foot

Listen to this Story The best way to experience what someone else is going through is to step into their shoes, so to speak. (That's certainly one way to become more empathetic.) An article published by The Wichita Eagle...

Kneading Dough vs. Needing Dough

Listen to this Story In order to make pizza dough, rolls or any type of bread in general, you must know how to knead or work the dough so that all of the ingredients get mixed in a uniform...

Trend vs. Fad

Listen to this Story Fads can be described as a short-lived enthusiasm for something that emerges quickly then eventually fizzles out. Some examples include bell bottom jeans, go-go boots, Baby on Board signs, Rubik's Cubes and Silly Bandz. In...

All or Nothing

Listen to this Story The Social Security Administration (SSA) is pretty clear about who can and cannot receive financial assistance from the government for a disability. (The SSA defines ''disability'' in this publication and states that the agency only...

Hamburger with a Side of Fraud, Please

Some things logically come with a side, such as eggs and bacon; soup and salad; or fish and chips. An article published by the Aurora Advocate tells about a man who received a paycheck while employed at a diner plus workers' compensation benefits on...

For Rent

Renting has advantages. For instance, if you rent a house, you are responsible for taking care of the place but, you're not stuck with a mortgage when you move out. When you rent a movie from your cable provider, you get to enjoy a...
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