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$1.90 per pound
3 to 4 times faster
New York City’s largest network of charter schools is Success Academy, which by the end of next year will have 43 schools. A proposal from Gov. Andrew Cuomo could eventually bring that total to 100 schools, making the charter school network bigger than the second-largest public school district in the state. [The New York Times]
116 years old
Number of Americans who get a physical each year. There’s some evidence that annual checkups are too frequent. [NPR]
279 billion euros
That’s the Greek estimate for reparations from Germany for Nazi occupation during World War II. Greece is seeking to collect on debts as it contends with its own after 240 billion euros worth of bailouts from the EU and IMF. Germany says it paid Greece 115 million deutschmarks in 1960. [Reuters]
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