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Ups and Downs of Dynamic Ticketing

In 2010, baseball’s San Francisco Giants became the first professional sports team to use dynamic ticket pricing for games. It was the same year they won the World Series. Stephen …

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Replay: Tours for the Chills, Tours of the Hills

Halloween is just around the corner.  Haunted houses, graveyards, and ghost walks – paranormal tourism is more popular than ever.  Teresa O’Bannon (Radford University) is an expert on what she calls “dark …

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The Kids Are Alright

Have more children, don’t stress out about parenting, and spend less time on activities that you and your children don’t enjoy. This is the advice of Bryan Caplan (George Mason …

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Will There Ever Be Peace On Earth?

Give peace a chance.  Teaching kids about peace might be just as important as reading, writing, and arithmetic.  Elavie Ndura-Ouedraogo (George Mason University) believes peace-building should be a part of …

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Real Men

Sports Illustrated recently published an astounding statistic: one out of every 14 players in top college footballs programs has a criminal record. Many of these crimes involved violence toward women. …

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Replay: The Controversy Over International Adoption

Inter-country adoptions gone awry have a way of capturing headlines. Karen Rotabi (Virginia Commonwealth University) says overseas adoptions, while a source of hope and love for many families, can have …

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Replay: Tongue-Tied America

The fear of public speaking can be debilitating.  For some, it’s the stuff of nightmares.  And so rather than stumble through a speech, many people avoid doing it altogether. But …

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Replay: The American Graduation Initiative

The federal government unveiled a 12 billion dollar initiative last summer to add 5 million new community college graduates by 2020.   Frank Friedman (Piedmont Virginia Community College) says community college …

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Secrets of the NFL Draft

What gets a player drafted into the NFL?  After examining six year’s worth of data about wide receivers, Sam Allen (Virginia Military Institute) may know the secret formula for wide …

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Replay: Internet Marketing Through Social Media

The recent explosion of on-line social media has prompted businesses to change how they get their marketing messages to the public.  Yuping Liu-Thompkins (Old Dominion University) says that, while there …

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The 100-Mile Thanksgiving

With Good Reason invites you to a traditional Thanksgiving meal, but nearly everything on the table is grown, made, or brewed, within 100 miles of Charlottesville, Virginia.  The dinner host, …

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Will There Ever Be Peace On Earth?

Give peace a chance.  Teaching kids about peace might be just as important as reading, writing, and arithmetic.  Elavie Ndura-Ouedraogo (George Mason University) believes peace-building should be a part of …