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Helen Maroulis: America’s first female Olympic wrestling champion

Wrestling was never really my cup of tea. But when word got out on South Halsted Street in Chicago’s Greektown – my neighborhood at the time – that a Greek American had just become the first US Olympic champion in women’s wrestling, things changed and I had to see for myself.

Greece is current world champion in tax increases

Greece became the world champion of tax hikes in the decade between 2007-2017, with taxes going up a total of 8.2 percent. In the same period, tax revenue increased from 32 percent to 39.4 percent of GDP, according to the Organization for…