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Local economist Mark Vitner said April 29 that the worst of the recession is over and predicts it to only get better, as apart of the Coggin College of Business’ Alumni Speaker Series at the University Center. Vitner, Wachovia director and senior economist, gave a presentation titled “This is Not the End of America” at [...]
AROUND THE STATE Jacksonville police officer found in violation in shooting The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office review board concluded a six-month investigation into a six-year veteran police officer’s shooting of an unarmed man who was fleeing police in October. The board voted unanimously the officer broke internal policy and the case will be sent to Internal [...]
In times of economic downturns and the complete removal of free-market principles from macro-economics, an instance of resourceful capitalism is a refreshing sight, especially since this solution came from a government worker.
Tom Farber, a San Diego high school teacher, was recently faced with a serious budget crisis: his copy budget for tests and quizzes was cut by one-third. He estimated his expenses for the school year at more than $500 while his budget was reduced to a little less than $300.
Rather than complain about a lack of educational funding while either paying for copies out of pocket – which isn’t a possibility for some educators considering their paltry salary – or simply omitting the exams – to the detriment of the students – he decided to sell advertising space on his copies.
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