• Plano City Leaders Pressed for Solution Over Short-Term Rental Concerns

    The City of Plano is under growing pressure from people who want changes to short-term rental rules. Neighbors in one community are sounding the alarm after a shooting outside a rental property. At Monday’s city council meeting, they demanded that city leaders keep short-term rentals away from single-family homes, and they were joined by several others. Bill France is with the Plano Texas Neighborhood Coalition. He spoke publicly to the council at Monday night’s meeting. “Over the past...

  • Single-payer healthcare is not the solution

    Americans understandably are not satisfied with the state of healthcare. Our expenses are high, our choices are limited, our access is inequitable, and our public programs are overburdened and underfunded. Perhaps this is why so many people are attracted to the simple but misguided solution of single-payer healthcare. The desire to “do something” is strong, but we shouldn’t let this desire exacerbate the problems we face today — which is exactly what single-payer healthcare would do.

  • AirPods Keep on Disconnecting: Problems and Solutions

    AirPods Keep on Disconnecting: Problems and Solutions One of the most annoying things that could happen while you’re trying to use your AirPods is when they keep on disconnecting. Whether on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad, there may be times when your AirPods won’t stay connected to your device. Even worse is when they disconnect after just a few seconds of connecting. […] This post AirPods Keep on Disconnecting: Problems and Solutions appeared first on The Mac Observer

  • Women have gotten short shrift for too long

    If you have ever used a circular saw, thank a woman. Next time you load

  • Neighbors contemplate solutions to 'Nazi' house problem

    Neighbors contemplate solutions to ‘Nazi’ house problem found at WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather | Indiana Traffic INDIANAPOLIS — Since May, neighbors of the “Nazi” house on South Emerson Avenue have tracked 109 instances of the homeowner doing things they say constitute harassment of the community. Neighbors told I-Team 8 that they began logging entries because of an increase in the activities listed below. The Indianapolis Business and Neighborhood Services Department told […]

  • Get the skinny on running your own short-term rentals

    Anyone can get into the short-term vacation rental business. Whether it’s a back bedroom, a condo or a cottage, a quick listing on a site like Airbnb, HomeAway or VRBO is all you need to get started. Stephen Quinn and Branden Barnes of Edmonton became vacation hosts in 2014. To position their Airbnb condo as […]

  • Better incentives give us affordable healthcare

    Many hospitals charge exorbitant prices, and insurance premiums have skyrocketed more than 24%. According to the Cicero Institute, a nonpartisan, state-based policy think tank, “Despite 91% of Americans having health insurance, almost half of insured adults report difficulty paying out-of-pocket costs, while one in three patients report not being able to cover their deductible.”

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    Opinion: America has an education problem. Virginia has the solution

    Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin writes that America's education system is leaving too many children behind, but there is a path forward and Virginia offers a blueprint for helping students achieve academic excellence.

  • The Stoveless Kitchen: Modern Solutions For Modern Problems

    Managing your own space is as fulfilling as it is challenging sometimes. For anyone living in a modern apartment or a condo set-up where every square foot holds its weight in gold, finding the sweet spot between maximizing space and making it conducive for everyday living can be a real struggle.

  • Long-term test: Figuring out the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

    Everyone is great at something — at least, that’s what I’d like to believe — and one day, I might even uncover my own specialty, maybe it’s tennis.

  • How to spot short-term rental scams and avoid being a victim

    If you’re looking at a rental property to live in temporarily, a vacation rental for your family, or whatever it may be, be sure to watch out for these potential threats when it comes to short-term rentals.

  • Beware of rise in short-term vacation rental scams

    With the summer approaching, Kurt "CyberGuy" Knutsson highlights the top vacation rental scams on the internet so you can book your holiday hassle and scam-free.