MainStreet's Most Popular Stories of the Week


In case you missed anything, here is a recap of our five top stories from this week:

1. United Airlines: Shamed Again

A Canadian musician turned YouTube folk hero is singing a new tune about lost luggage. Find out what United Airlines has to say about his political poetry, and how they are trying to keep a handle on your baggage.

2. Free Music on (For Now)

There’s a relatively new site that allows users to scour the Internet for music files and stream them for free. But is it legal? MainStreet investigates.

3. Gearing Up Against Swine Flu

Here's your primer for the new school year (aka get back in the germ pool), including how to recognize symptoms, when a vaccine will be available and best prevention practices.

4. Back-to-School Wardrobes Starting at $100

Clothes shopping, especially for fashion-focused teenagers, can be expensive; the best way to keep it under control is to have a plan. This post shows how to get boys and girls wardrobes updated for around $100.

5. New College Rankings: Harvard Gets a D

Is the Ivy League totally bush league? A surprising new college ranking system is giving popular, pricey schools some harsh marks. Find out why less expensive degrees could give you more brainpower for the buck.

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