March 26, 2021


How a Personal-Photo Curator Separates the Is-This-a-Rash Selfies from the Keepers

Elevator operator became a job sometime in the latter half of the eighteenth century, first appearing as its own category on the U.S. Census in 1910. It is the only job since 1950, according to a recent study, to have been fully eliminated by automation. Occupations come and go, their life spans following trend and technology. Town criers, soda jerks, lamplighters, clock winders, pinsetters, and ice cutters give way to air-traffic controllers, genetic counsellors, drone operators, influencers, and social-media managers. The other day, a journalist was scrolling through Instagram and spotted an interesting-sounding gig in another user’s bio: personal-photo organizer.

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Bill would waive cost for NC teachers taking personal days


Thousands marched down Fayetteville St. in downtown Raleigh on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 to demand more funding from state lawmakers for public education.

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North Carolina educators may no longer have to foot the cost of paying for a substitute teacher to cover their classes when they’re taking personal days.

Legislation filed Tuesday in the state House would waive the “required substitute deduction” for teachers who provide a reason for taking personal leave on a school day. However, House Bill 362 also says teachers who don’t provide a reason would now be responsible for paying the full cost

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Biden’s Likely Tax Wins Are Personal-Rate Hikes, Audits of Rich

(Bloomberg) — Democrats will likely prove successful in raising individual income tax rates and in strengthening audits of wealthy Americans as they work on overhauling the U.S. tax code in coming months.

That’s a key takeaway from a survey of 15 current and former White House and congressional aides specializing in tax policy completed by Bloomberg this month. A tax on unrealized capital gains, as envisioned by Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden, was deemed impossible to get through Congress, the survey showed.

President Joe Biden is planning what would amount to the biggest set of tax increases since 1993

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5 Reasons Why Personal Finance is More Complicated Than You Think

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In late 2015, I logged onto my then-boyfriend’s laptop to watch Netflix since my computer was dead. What followed was about as cliché as you might expect.

I pulled up the internet browser, and there it was: a secret email exchange between my boyfriend (let’s call him C) and a webcam model. C had asked the model how much she charged for video chats,

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Democrats Weigh Increases in Corporate, Personal Income-Tax Rates

WASHINGTON—Democrats are considering a variety of possible tax increases, including boosting the corporate tax rate and the top marginal income-tax rate on individuals, to raise revenue as President Biden completes his infrastructure, climate and education proposal.

After the recently signed $1.9 trillion coronavirus-relief package, White House officials have crafted a preliminary plan for the next legislative push, a roughly $3 trillion proposal split into two parts. One would be aimed at infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges and water systems, while a second would focus on education and antipoverty measures.

The plan also breaks the tax increases into two pieces,

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West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice touts plan to repeal personal income tax: ‘Opportunity beyond belief’

EXCLUSIVE: West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is making the case for his proposal to repeal the personal income tax, telling FOX Business it is “an opportunity beyond belief” to transform the state and make all West Virginians “cash positive.”

Justice, in an exclusive interview with FOX Business, said the state has “poised itself from an economic standpoint and opportunity standpoint to go right to the elimination of our personal income tax.”



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