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Legal but unethical?

Business
by Bill Newton
Posted 2/13/16, 11:45 am

The Meloon family started a boat building company in the 1920s that flourished, fashioning both pleasure boats and small boats for the military during times of war. The Meloons, committed believers, were awarded a contract to build 3,000 boats during the Korean War. The government’s boat inspector demanded a bribe to approve the vessels’ delivery. The Meloons’ faith couldn’t comply.

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Airline collusion suspected of keeping ticket prices high

by Abby Reese
Posted 2/04/16, 11:47 am

The U.S. government is investigating four major airlines for colluding to limit available seats to keep prices high.

On Tuesday, American, Delta, Southwest, and United airlines received letters from the Justice Department demanding copies of all communications between the companies.

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The ethics of buying a business

Business
by Bill Newton
Posted 1/30/16, 10:04 am

Jane and Mike needed extra money. Who doesn’t? They decided to buy a small business to supplement Mike’s earnings, so they borrowed money from a friend and purchased a retail store Jane could operate.

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