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The $30-million Overlook luxury apartment complex will soon grace the corner of Loop-256 and Murchison Street, offering 200 housing units for …

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City officials are counting on a planned luxury apartment complex to attract high-income residents to Palestine.

Jane Harrod, a landscaper in central Kentucky, was installing a hog fence on her family farm with a "spud bar," a long, iron tool often used as a lever to move rocks. Suddenly, she recalled, it "came like a rocket and hit me in my forehead."

WASHINGTON -- Tight labor markets shrink income inequality by causing employers to bid up the price of scarce labor, so policymakers fretting about income inequality could give an epidemic disease a try. This might be a bit extreme but if increased equality is the goal, Stanford's Walter Scheidel should be heard. His scholarship encompasses many things (classics, history, human biology) and if current events are insufficiently depressing for you, try his just-published book "The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century." Judge this book by its cover, which features Albrecht Durer's woodcut "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse."

The number of older Americans taking on student debt on behalf of their children and grandchildren has quadrupled in the past decade, with consumers 60 and older now holding $66.7 billion in student loan debt, according to a new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.