Phoebe Wall Howard Detroit Free Press Published 12:49 PM EDT Apr 25, 2019 Buckle in. This is about the battle over speed. And muscle. A quiet fight has been raging over which car holds the No. 2 spot in the sports car category. And now Dodge Challenger has solidly overtaken the legendary Chevrolet Camaro. It had the best year ever in 2018 and continues gaining market share at an astonishing rate, analysts say. Models named “Demon” and “Hellcat” have led to an impressive presence on Facebook with more than 5.2 million followers. The average buyer age is 51. These men (and women) drive two-door coupes that go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 3.4 seconds. “The first generation of Mustang, Camaro and Challenger are the top collected vehicles in North America and transcend all generations. People have speculated about the death of the American muscle car since the mid-1970s, but the golden age of American muscle is happening … [Read more...] about Dodge Challenger tops Camaro as Mustang holds lead in sports cars
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | U.S. Airlines to Offer New Gender Options for Non-Binary Passengers Supported by ByZach Wichter Feb. 15, 2019 Air travelers who want to will soon be able to choose a gender option other than “male” or “female” when buying their tickets. The new “undisclosed” or “unspecified” options are meant to make things easier for travelers and airlines as a growing number of local, state and national governments issue identification documents with alternative gender choices, according to Airlines for America, a trade group that represents many major United States carriers. “U.S. airlines value a culture of diversity and inclusion, both in the workplace and for our passengers,” the group said in a statement. The Transportation Security Administration … [Read more...] about U.S. Airlines to Offer New Gender Options for Non-Binary Passengers
This article is available to Members of The Local. Read more Membership Exclusives here.Bills and finances Often when people are looking to save, they first think about cutting down on luxuries such as meals out or clothes and accessories, but there are often savings to be made when it comes to household bills. Go through all your regular costs, and look for any payments you're making for services you don't use, or any that you don't understand, then contact the company to clarify or cancel. For example, if your home insurance includes good travel insurance, you don't need a separate travel insurance policy. If you get your bills sent to your home, you might be charged an administrative fee (administrativ avgift) which you could cut out completely by going paperless and checking your bills online. The next step is to see if you can make any smarter choices with regular bills, such as upgrading your home insurance to include travel insurance if that is cheaper than paying … [Read more...] about Members’ guide: How to save money despite living in Sweden
By Larry Lage Published 6:56 pm PST, Tuesday, December 25, 2018 Kelly Panneck (12) plans to put an off-ice-career on hold thanks to a landmark deal with USA Hockey that provides her and other U.S. players with about $70,000 in a training stipend. Kelly Panneck (12) plans to put an off-ice-career on hold thanks to a landmark deal with USA Hockey that provides her and other U.S. players with about $70,000 in a training stipend. Photo: Carlos Osorio / Associated Press Photo: Carlos Osorio / Associated Press Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Kelly Panneck (12) plans to put an off-ice-career on hold thanks to a landmark deal with USA Hockey that provides her and other U.S. players with about $70,000 in a training stipend. Kelly Panneck (12) plans to put an off-ice-career on … [Read more...] about USA Hockey stipend boost keeping more women in the sport
Many supporters of gambling expected that a case that went before the U.S. Supreme Court a year ago would finally open the door to sports betting nationwide — even if the court’s ruling on the case came too late for most states, Minnesota included, to do much about it in 2018. Legislation is already being drafted for the Minnesota Senate to take up the issue in 2019, and negotiations have already begun that could add Minnesota to a growing list of those that have legalized betting on professional and college sports. But will the new DFL majority in the Minnesota House be as enamored of adding to the state’s menu of gambling options? GOP Sen. Roger Chamberlain, who chairs the state Senate Taxes Committee, said he expects to have bipartisan sponsorship on a bill he believes could pass by the end of the 2019 session, which opens Jan. 8. “We have a rough draft. We’ll get it in and then we’ll make the tweaks as we go,” he said. He expected several … [Read more...] about Could legalized sports betting be coming to Minnesota sooner rather than later?