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The good side of government regulation

Government regulations are an easy target for politicians, especially those on the fringe who never let the facts get in the way of a good harangue.

Despite what some pols would have us believe, government regulations can be good for businesses and their customers, says a report from the consumer advocacy group Public Citizen.

The report – Regulation: The Unsung Hero in American Innovation – examines five regulations that resulted in good things for the economy despite being originally attacked by both politicians and industry.

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Shhhh! UT center renamed to honor Andersons

062310UTGoal8.mc.jpgWithout a notable lack of fanfare, the University of Tennessee said last week that its College of Business Administration’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has been renamed the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

The center was named for Charles Anderson, CEO of Anderson Media Corp. and his wife, Moll, author and TV host, whose financial gift put the university’s fundraising effort over its goal.

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