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The Good and Bad of Modern Airports and the End of an Era at Google

“They also discuss the end of an era at Google/Alphabet, with the co-founders now stepping away from their operating roles” reports hbr.org. You can follow Youngme and Mihir on Twitter at: @YoungmeMoon and @DesaiMihirA. HBR Presents is a network of podcasts curated by HBR editors, bringing you the best business ideas from the leading minds in management. Source: hbr.org

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Report: Rangers reach deal with righty Lyles

“Right-hander Jordan Lyles has agreed to a two-year, $16 million deal with the Texas Rangers, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Overall, he finished the season 12-8 with a 4.15 ERA across 28 starts. The Rangers, who bring back Mike Minor, Lance Lynn and Kolby Allard to the rotation, also signed righty Kyle Gibson to a three-year, $30 million deal last week. Source: 95kqds.com

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The end of an era: Pill mills are gone at Ohio’s opioid epicenter, but crisis continues

“While she and other doctors and operators of pill mills live out their lives behind bars, the impact of their actions will be felt in Scioto County for decades to come” writes John Caniglia for cleveland.com. CLEVELAND, Ohio — The last pill mill doctor in Scioto County is headed to prison, joining several practitioners and business owners who pushed the rural community to the forefront of the state’s opioid crisis.Eight of Temponeras’ patients died within weeks of obtaining prescriptions from her between 2008 and 2011, according to the indictment in…

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End Of An Era: Jony Ive Removed From Apple’s Leadership Page

“Apple has removed Ive’s profile from its Leadership page, marking his official departure from the company” writes Stan Schroeder for mashable.com. The post said Ive was to start an independent design company which will have Apple among its “primary” clients.The fact that legendary Apple designer Jony Ive is leaving the company has been known since June, but a small change on Apple’s website makes it real. Source: mashable.com

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MLB trade rumors: 4 Yankees trade targets if Gerrit Cole, Stephen Strasburg go elsewhere

“Here are four trade candidates he could consider: Why he makes sense: The Yankees and Diamondbacks held extensive talks at the trade deadline for Ray, 28” writes Nj Advance Media for nj.com. Why he doesn’t: The Tigers reportedly asked the Yankees for Gleyber Torres while discussing a possible Boyd trade before the deadline.Why he doesn’t: While discussing a Ray trade, the Diamondbacks reportedly wanted in return a package that included outfielder Clint Frazier and three more prospects. Source: nj.com

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World Series Game 6 picks & predictions

“In the regular season the Nationals had a batting average of .300 with a .499 slugging percentage during the first inning” writes Covers Com for yahoo.com. He had a terrific regular season going 21-6 with a 2.58 ERA, a 0.80 WHIP and a batting average allowed of .172.In the regular season he fanned 300 batters in 223 innings for an average of 11.9 strikeouts per nine innings. Source: yahoo.com

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Why $1 trillion deficits during era of historically low unemployment are frightening

“But what’s especially frightening is that this is happening when the unemployment rate is at a 50-year low of 3.5%” reports washingtonexaminer.com. But in the past few years, we’ve seen a break from this trend, as unemployment has been plummeting, but deficits as a percentage of gross domestic product have been increasing.Generally, when more people are working, it means more people are paying taxes and, fewer are dependent on government benefits. If deficits are this bad now, just wait until the economy inevitably cools off at some point, and the…

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