Brown Night Football And Fireworks

(9.27) Tickets still available for the Saturday Brown vs. Harvard game under the lights, although Lot A is sold out. Stick around for the 250th Anniversary Fall Celebration post-game fireworks (or watch from the sidewalk or the steps at Nathan Bishop). [Results: 22-14 Harvard.] Tickets here: $20 in advance, $22 day of game. 6pm, Saturday, …

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Last Chance To Vote In New England Art Awards

In our grand tradition of only bringing you news at the last possible second, we’d like to draw your attention to the second annual New England Art Awards, voting for which ends tomorrow (Sunday).  Lots and lots and Providence artists and galleries got nominated for the awards, which are organized by Phoenix art critic Greg …

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In God We Trust

Also looking pretty weak…. an MBA from Harvard The New York Times reports that the dollar is so weak abroad that “the Taj Mahal has stopped accepting dollars for the entrance fee”. Meanwhile, back in New York City “East Village Wines, a liquor store at 138 First Avenue, accepts payment in euros as well as …

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Co-pays and preventative care

Here’s news all policy makers should take to heart: Firm evidence that even small co-pays substantially decrease the likelihood that women will have regular mamograms. With the corollary that more people will get sick and die, and that long-term costs will rise. And it’s pretty easy to envision a whole slew of analogues, relative to …

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