Across our screens today:

  • Has Wal-Mart increased national obesity?
  • Biggest defaulters on mortgages are the rich.
  • Does LeBron James fly free in Florida without income tax? Not so much, it seems. Meet a little something called “nonresident income tax.”
  • James Cameron will make $350 million from “Avatar,” likely making Cameron the director to make the most money from a single film.
  • Scams against the elderly on a steady rise. Between 2001 and 2009, the number of reported cases has more than doubled.
  • BP oil spill draws attention to the Jones Act, a 90-year-old maritime law that some say drive prices up in Hawaii.

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