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University Of Phoenix May Be Up For Sale

Increased government scrutiny and falling enrollment at the University of Phoenix may be too much for Apollo Education Group, the parent company of the for-profit college mega chain. The company is reportedly exploring its options on what to do with the school, including a sale. [More]

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Sales Of Audiobooks Are Gaining On Print Books

While rising prices are causing sales of e-books to slump, there’s another, somewhat unlikely challenger to the traditional print book throne: audiobooks, formerly known on family road trips as “books on tape,” have been outselling paper copies much of the time. [More]

Chairman Of University Of Phoenix Parent Company Dumps Millions Of Dollars In Stocks

Chairman Of University Of Phoenix Parent Company Dumps Millions Of Dollars In Stocks

Just a week after University of Phoenix’s parent company Apollo Education Group attempted to tone down the role the troubled for-profit college has played in the company’s falling stock prices and public image, new regulatory filings show the corporation’s own chairman may not have the same faith in the organization, as he dumped nearly $10 million in company stock.  [More]

University Of Phoenix Parent Company Tries To Explain Sinking Stock Price

University Of Phoenix Parent Company Tries To Explain Sinking Stock Price

For the second time this year, University of Phoenix’s parent company Apollo Education Group attempted to tone down the role the troubled for-profit college has played in the company’s falling stock prices and public image during a phone call with investors.  [More]

If We Have To Deal With Increased Airline Fees At Least Planes Are Arriving On Time

If We Have To Deal With Increased Airline Fees At Least Planes Are Arriving On Time

It might seem too good to be true, but it isn’t: The airline industry is in the midst of its best performance in regards to on-time flight arrivals since 1988. Cold comfort for the next time you’re watching the clock tick your life away waiting to take off on a congested runway during the holidays, sure, but a good sign nevertheless. [More]

Combination Axe/Knife Recalled Due To Laceration Hazard

Combination Axe/Knife Recalled Due To Laceration Hazard

You can cut yourself when using an axe with a knife that nestles inside the handle? Who knew? Silly as it might sound, this is a real hazard, since the knife can theoretically fall out of the axe handle while you’re using the axe to chop. A related product that contains a saw instead of a knife has not been recalled. The company that distributes the product, Gerber Legendary Blades (part of Fiskars) has received five reports of five injuries that required stitches, so stop giggling. [More]