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Rip Curl sale: from soul to sell – surfing and big business
Rip Curl sale: from soul to sell – surfing and big business

Rip Curl sale: from soul to sell – surfing and big business

The recent $350 million sale of surfing icon Rip Curl to New Zealand outdoor clothing and accessories retailer Kathmandu marks the end of an era, with the big three pioneering Aussie surf brands (Rip Curl, Quiksilver and Billabong), all founded around…

Want To Live Past 100? Centenarians Share Secrets Of Knee Bends And Nips Of Scotch
Want To Live Past 100? Centenarians Share Secrets Of Knee Bends And Nips Of Scotch

Want To Live Past 100? Centenarians Share Secrets Of Knee Bends And Nips Of Scotch

Gertrude Siegel is 101 and hears it all the time. “Everyone says ‘I want to be just like you.’ I tell them to get in line,” she said. John and Charlotte Henderson, 104 and 102, often field questions from wannabes…

Texas Regulators Eye Deceptive Electricity Pricing
Texas Regulators Eye Deceptive Electricity Pricing

Texas Regulators Eye Deceptive Electricity Pricing

“Texas Regulators Eye Deceptive Electricity Pricing” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Texas regulators say they’re ready…

Abbott says the homeless need mental health care. Advocates say Medicaid expansion would help.
Abbott says the homeless need mental health care. Advocates say Medicaid expansion would help.

Abbott says the homeless need mental health care. Advocates say Medicaid expansion would help.

“Abbott says the homeless need mental health care. Advocates say Medicaid expansion would help.” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government…

As colleges empty their dorms because of COVID-19, the burden of finding housing hits Native students hard
As colleges empty their dorms because of COVID-19, the burden of finding housing hits Native students hard

As colleges empty their dorms because of COVID-19, the burden of finding housing hits Native students hard

When Jonas Palmer was ordered to move out of his dorm because of coronavirus, he was taken aback. Just two days earlier — while sitting in a classroom at the Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) in Albuquerque — he’d been…

America’s teachers don’t move out of state much. That could be bad for students.
America’s teachers don’t move out of state much. That could be bad for students.

America’s teachers don’t move out of state much. That could be bad for students.

Certification rules can make moving to a new state a serious hassle for teachers. That might explain a recent finding: Teachers are significantly less likely to move between states than others with similar jobs — and past research suggests that students suffer as a…

Near Trump’s Florida Home, Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Gets Off To Rocky Start
Near Trump’s Florida Home, Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Gets Off To Rocky Start

Near Trump’s Florida Home, Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Gets Off To Rocky Start

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. ― A much-needed drive-thru coronavirus testing site opened here Monday, just a few miles from the Mar-a-Lago Club, home to the country’s most high-profile COVID-19 exposure. A week ago, President Donald Trump and a few top…

“The African American community is not alone”: A Houston restaurant owner joins the protests
“The African American community is not alone”: A Houston restaurant owner joins the protests

“The African American community is not alone”: A Houston restaurant owner joins the protests

Each week, The Texas Tribune is featuring the stories of a group of Texans from different parts of the state and different walks of life who are confronting the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. New installments will be published every…

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