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Hanging onto your hot spot

By Arlene Getz
January 28, 2015

Hands off my hot spot  

If you already resent hotels charging high rates for internet access, here’s some good news from the FCC. It issued a warning to hotel groups that they are breaking the law if they block guests’ hot spots. One group is already paying the price. Marriott International has agreed to pay a $600,000 penalty for obstructing guests’ personal wi-fi hot spots at its Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

The star-power of the NFL

January 27, 2015

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) addresses the media during a press conference after their arrival in preparation for Super Bowl XLIX. January 26, 2015; Chandler, AZ, Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

There goes another ceiling

By Arlene Getz
January 26, 2015

 

Woman clergy take photographs of the first female bishop in the Church of England Libby Lane following her consecration service at York Minster in York, northern England January 26, 2015. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Space Mountain – with a side of measles

January 23, 2015
Balloons of Mickey Mouse are carried down main street at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Balloons of Mickey Mouse are carried down main street at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, March 11, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Well. This is awkward.

January 22, 2015
Mitt Romney is joined by former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (L) onboard Romney's 2012 presidential campaign plane enroute to Miami, Florida October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Mitt Romney is joined by former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (L) onboard Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign plane enroute to Miami, Florida October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Run! Don’t walk! To your nearest health freak!

January 21, 2015
A runner takes part in the 2011 New York City Marathon in New York November 6, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A runner takes part in the 2011 New York City Marathon in New York November 6, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Facebook empire?

January 20, 2015

  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg addresses the audience during a media event at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California March 7, 2013. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg addresses the audience during a media event at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California March 7, 2013. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

And now for something cheesy

January 16, 2015
A fan wearing a cheesehead hat is seen with a dusting of snow on it before the NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions in Green Bay, Wisconsin December 9, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Hauck

A fan wearing a cheesehead hat is seen with a dusting of snow on it before the NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions in Green Bay, Wisconsin December 9, 2012. REUTERS/Darren Hauck

Parsing free speech

January 15, 2015

  Pope Francis gestures as he answers questions from a journalist during the flight from Colombo, Sri Lanka, to Manila in the Philippines January 15, 2015. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Pope Francis gestures as he answers questions from a journalist during the flight from Colombo, Sri Lanka, to Manila in the Philippines January 15, 2015. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Tie the knot – or not

January 14, 2015
Chris Bartlett (R) waits to take part in the annual Running with The Bridesmaids event in Boston, Massachusetts September 28, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Chris Bartlett waits to take part in the Running with The Bridesmaids event in Boston, Massachusetts September 28, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder