Should Bike Riders Run Red Lights?

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Monday, October 22, 2007

Traffic regulations are largely designed for cars, so what rules should bike riders follow? We talk to a writer and cycling advocate who thinks bikes should ignore them altogether. Also, one of America's leading political analysts gives his take on the presidential race and the Republican candidates at the last debate. Plus, sleep-deprived kids; why the Coors/Miller merger is quenching their thirst for less competition; and whether incentive pay drove Joe Torre to leave the Yankees.

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A More Perfect Union

Larry Sabato, founder and director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virgina and author of A More Perfect Constitution: 23 Proposals to Revitalize Our Constitution and Make America a Fairer Country (Walker & Company, 2007) assesses the performance of the Republican candidates at the last debate.

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Should Cyclists Run Red Lights?

Alex Marshall, journalist, author, and senior fellow at the Regional Plan Association wonders if bike riders should have to follow traffic laws, since they're designed for cars.

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Bed-Time Blues

Ashley Merryman, attorney and writer who blogs with Po Bronson on his website, contributed to the New York Magazine article Snooze or Lose (10/15/07) is joined by Dr. Mark Mahowald, director of the Minnesota Regional Sleep Disorders Center, to talk about sleep-deprived kids ...

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Brewing Business

Julie Bradford, editor of All About Beer Magazine on the proposed merger between SAB Miller and Molson Coors.

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When a Pay Raise isn't Really a Pay Raise

When do salary incentives motivate workers, and when do they just leave them feeling insulted, like outgoing Yankees manager Joe Torre? Isaac Cheifetz, an executive recruiter, and author of Hiring Secrets of the NFL: How Your Company Can Select Talent Like a Champion (Davies-Black, 2007), compares the pro-sports ...

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