Morning Reads for Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

It’s Lithuanian Independence Day! Hug a Lithuanian today, you have my permission. After the jump, your Morning Reads…

National:

  • Why Are Wages Sticky? (Uneasy Money)
  • What Happens When You Quit Facebook (Thought Catalog)
  • The future of TV is coming into focus, and looks pretty great (Quartz)
  • How the NFL Worked to Hide the Truth about Concussions and Brain Damage (Scientific American)
  • Does happiness adapt? A longitudinal study of disability with implications for economists and judges (Science Direct)
  • Time Does Not Heal All Wounds (SagePub)
  • Cut to the Car Chase: A new movie nods to classic car movies (WSJ)
  • Oops: The Texas Miracle That Isn’t (Washington Monthly)
  • The Invention of the AeroPress (Priceonomics)
  • What Louis Armstrong Really Thinks (New Yorker)
  • How the U.S. team launched the greatest comeback in sailing history at 2013 America’s Cup (WSJ)
  • The broken-down grace of Bill Murray (The Dissolve)
  • In Conversation: Saturday Night Live’s Lorne Michaels (Vulture)

Georgia:

  • Two Monuments:  Better Than None?  (AJC)
  • Raising fines on our military and raising taxes on our tourists? All good as long as bill is local. (telegraph)
  • Braves short a pitcher, long on belly-itchers (AJC)
  • Apparently, there’s a problem of multiple Macons (telegraph)
  • Drug testing SNAP recipients’ 4th amendment rights circumvented by encouraging bureaucrats to be suspicious (ajc)
  • Politifact tests weed proponent’s half-baked claims, finds hazy results (ajc)
  • Worried about an ethical lapse? Don’t be concerned – Ethics Commission hasn’t done anything in almost a year (ajc)
  • New budget increases money for schools, now teaches alphabet through letter R (ajc)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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