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Editorial: Investing in cybersecurity

Yesterday, President Obama announced a plan to open a new center that would be focused on defending the United States from cyberattacks. The plan, however, is double forked. Obama is also expected to introduce an executive action that will force American companies to share more of their information on cyberattacks with the government.


Korobov: The real unemployment rate

Last week, the CEO of Gallup, Jim Clifton, announced that the December 2014 unemployment rate of 5.6 percent is a "big lie" and is "extremely misleading". The rate has been gradually trickling down from a high of 10 percent in October of 2009. He has a point if you look at how the Bureau of Labor Statistics calculates the unemployment rate.


Soyer: Ban indoor tanning for youth

Iowa lawmakers are working to pass a law that would effectively ban indoor UV tanning for anyone under the age of 18. Although this has already been faced with opposition from salon owners and tanners alike, the law is definitely something that should be taken into serious consideration.


Manfull: Alabama's gay marriage debacle

As hard as this weekend is for single people, I couldn't imagine what it would be like to be a gay or lesbian couple in Alabama. This past week, hundreds of same-sex couples stood in line at courthouses across the state only to get their marriage licenses denied.


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