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Orlando Sentinel
'Belligerent' witness who gave crucial testimony says arrest violated her rightsTonia Roberts bought a new outfit and arranged a ride to the Orange County cour
'Belligerent' witness who gave crucial testimony says arrest violated her rights
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 minutes ago
Tonia Roberts bought a new outfit and arranged a ride to the Orange County courthouse in preparation to testify at a trial — a case that began with an innocent 15-year-old girl getting paralyzed by a stray bullet. But on the morning of March 12,... Read more
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Sun Star
Road to solutionA NEW road connecting M.C. Briones St. will be opened to private and public veh
Road to solution
Sun Star / Posted 5 minutes ago
A NEW road connecting M.C. Briones St. will be opened to private and public vehicles to decongest the highway in Mandaue City. As part of the new citywide traffic scheme, the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (Team) started implementing the... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Commercial test for Zika virus could be available within weeksA test to more easily diagnose the Zika virus could be available within weeks,
Commercial test for Zika virus could be available within weeks
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 7 minutes ago
A test to more easily diagnose the Zika virus could be available within weeks, not years, the World Health Organization said Friday. Because Zika is a relatively new health concern, there are no commercially available tests for doctors to administer... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
2 teen girls dead in Ariz. school shootingGLENDALE, Ariz. — Two 15-year-old female students are dead after a double shoot
2 teen girls dead in Ariz. school shooting
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 7 minutes ago
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Two 15-year-old female students are dead after a double shooting at an Arizona high school Friday morning, police said. There are no outstanding suspects. Sgt. David Vidaure of the Glendale (Ariz.) Police Department said the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas rest area on I-40 to close for $4.8M renovationsHAZEN — State highway officials say a rest area on Interstate 40 in eastern Ark
Arkansas rest area on I-40 to close for $4.8M renovations
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 minutes ago
HAZEN — State highway officials say a rest area on Interstate 40 in eastern Arkansas will be closed so it can be renovated into a new tourist information center. The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department said both eastbound and... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Transportation crews prep for winter weather in Charlotte, surrounding areasTransportation crews are monitoring conditions as a wintry mix of snow and free
Transportation crews prep for winter weather in Charlotte, surrounding areas
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 12 minutes ago
Transportation crews are monitoring conditions as a wintry mix of snow and freezing rain is possible to hit the WBTV viewing area early next week, Sunday night into Monday morning. The North Carolina Department of Transportation will begin brining... Read more
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USA Today
Austin sends decision on Uber, Lyft to votersSAN FRANCISCO – Voters in Austin, Texas will get the chance to decide in May wh
Austin sends decision on Uber, Lyft to voters
USA Today / Posted 13 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO – Voters in Austin, Texas will get the chance to decide in May whether drivers for ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft must be fingerprinted and pay higher fees to the city than previously. After a sometimes rancorous petition... Read more
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USA Today
Commercial test for Zika virus could be available within weeksA test to more easily diagnose the Zika virus could be available within weeks,
Commercial test for Zika virus could be available within weeks
USA Today / Posted 13 minutes ago
A test to more easily diagnose the Zika virus could be available within weeks, not years, the World Health Organization said Friday. Because Zika is a relatively new health concern, there are no commercially available tests for doctors to administer... Read more
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USA Today
2 teen girls dead in Ariz. school shootingGLENDALE, Ariz. — Two 15-year-old female students are dead after a double shoot
2 teen girls dead in Ariz. school shooting
USA Today / Posted 13 minutes ago
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Two 15-year-old female students are dead after a double shooting at an Arizona high school Friday morning, police said. There are no outstanding suspects. Sgt. David Vidaure of the Glendale (Ariz.) Police Department said the... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
U.S. 101 Lanes Partially Reopen Near Harbor Sinkhole and LandslideHARBOR, Ore. -- One lane in either direction on U.S. Highway 101 reopened just
U.S. 101 Lanes Partially Reopen Near Harbor Sinkhole and Landslide
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 14 minutes ago
HARBOR, Ore. -- One lane in either direction on U.S. Highway 101 reopened just before 10 p.m. on Thursday night. The Northbound traffic has been restored back onto the Oregon Coast Highway from the detour it had been temporarily been operating on.... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Presidents' Day schedule for South FloridaHere's what will be open and closed in Broward and Palm Beach counties on Monda
Presidents' Day schedule for South Florida
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 16 minutes ago
Here's what will be open and closed in Broward and Palm Beach counties on Monday, Feb. 15. Government/Schools • Federal, state, county and municipal offices will be closed. • Public schools, colleges and universities will be closed. Services •... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Kari's Law filed in U.S. SenateA bipartisan group of U.S. Senators have filed a bill in honor of an East Texas
Kari's Law filed in U.S. Senate
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 17 minutes ago
A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators have filed a bill in honor of an East Texas mother who lost her life in a Marshall hotel after her daughter was unable to reach emergency help by directly dialing 9-1-1. Senate Bill 2553 was filed by Sen. Amy... Read more
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Investopedia
Who Does Cheap Oil Benefit? See This Stock (DG, COST)There is a common perception that cheap oil will lead to stronger consumer spen
Who Does Cheap Oil Benefit? See This Stock (DG, COST)
Investopedia / Posted 19 minutes ago
There is a common perception that cheap oil will lead to stronger consumer spending, which will then benefit stocks. In most economic situations, this would be logical. The reason this isn’t logical thinking right now is because cheap oil is... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
Jackie, Jim Gerber mark 71st anniversaryIn Feb. 1945, while his Navy ship LST 690 was on dry dock in New York City, Rad
Jackie, Jim Gerber mark 71st anniversary
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 20 minutes ago
In Feb. 1945, while his Navy ship LST 690 was on dry dock in New York City, Radioman 2nd Class James Christian Gerber went on 30-day leave back to his hometown of Newark, Ohio to see his sweetheart, Jacqueline Woolard.The two 20-year-olds, who had... Read more
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KTVB Boise
ITD tests out new wildlife-detection systemBOUNDARY COUNTY, Idaho – The Idaho Transportation Department’s Research Program
ITD tests out new wildlife-detection system
KTVB Boise / Posted 25 minutes ago
BOUNDARY COUNTY, Idaho – The Idaho Transportation Department’s Research Program has initiated a project to evaluate the performance of an innovative wildlife-detection system. The new system may bring improved safety to area highways by reducing... Read more
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CTV News
Zika 'could be catastrophic' for tour operators ahead of Rio OlympicsRIO DE JANEIRO -- If the Zika virus -- or fear of it -- keeps spreading, the he
Zika 'could be catastrophic' for tour operators ahead of Rio Olympics
CTV News / Posted 25 minutes ago
RIO DE JANEIRO -- If the Zika virus -- or fear of it -- keeps spreading, the head of a sports travel agency handling tour packages for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics fears for her business. "It could be catastrophic," Jerri Roush, director of... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Family of plane crash victims still seeking closureResidents line up for Arbor Day tree giveawayResidents line up for Arbor Day tr
Family of plane crash victims still seeking closure
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 26 minutes ago
Residents line up for Arbor Day tree giveawayResidents line up for Arbor Day tree giveaway Arbor Day tree giveaway in Lamar County. Friday is Arbor Day, and many Mississippi counties held tree giveaways. More >> Friday is Arbor Day, and many... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Laurel man charged with felony possession of a firearmResidents line up for Arbor Day tree giveawayResidents line up for Arbor Day tr
Laurel man charged with felony possession of a firearm
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 26 minutes ago
Residents line up for Arbor Day tree giveawayResidents line up for Arbor Day tree giveaway Arbor Day tree giveaway in Lamar County. Friday is Arbor Day, and many Mississippi counties held tree giveaways. More >> Friday is Arbor Day, and many... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
UPDATE: Several homes now threatened by Jackson Co. forest fireResidents line up for Arbor Day tree giveawayResidents line up for Arbor Day tr
UPDATE: Several homes now threatened by Jackson Co. forest fire
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 26 minutes ago
Residents line up for Arbor Day tree giveawayResidents line up for Arbor Day tree giveaway Arbor Day tree giveaway in Lamar County. Friday is Arbor Day, and many Mississippi counties held tree giveaways. More >> Friday is Arbor Day, and many... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Residents line up for Arbor Day tree giveaway Arbor Day tree giveaway in Lamar County. Friday is Arbor Day, and many Missi
Residents line up for Arbor Day tree giveaway
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 26 minutes ago
Arbor Day tree giveaway in Lamar County. Friday is Arbor Day, and many Mississippi counties held tree giveaways. More >> Friday is Arbor Day, and many... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
VCTC: Unmet Needs Assessment also address agency�s funding needsThe only thing for sure at last week�s Ventura County Transportation Commission
VCTC: Unmet Needs Assessment also address agency�s funding needs
Santa Paula Times / Posted 27 minutes ago
The only thing for sure at last week�s Ventura County Transportation Commission�s (VCTC) Unmet Needs Assessment is that VCTC needs money to help cure countywide transportation woes, funding the agency is hoping to garner through a sales tax... Read more
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Santa Paula Times
Council asked to consider transfer of Oil Museum to new foundation�Then, two years ago RDA stopped,� when the state of California discontinued th
Council asked to consider transfer of Oil Museum to new foundation
Santa Paula Times / Posted 27 minutes ago
�Then, two years ago RDA stopped,� when the state of California discontinued the program.� Orcutt said meetings with Henderson and others started at about the same time to ensure the museum would continue to operate. The foundation has received its... Read more
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PC Magazine
Uber to Refund 'Safe Ride' Fees in $28.5M Settlement The suits said Uber misled passengers because its standards for hiring driver
Uber to Refund 'Safe Ride' Fees in $28.5M Settlement
PC Magazine / Posted 28 minutes ago
The suits said Uber misled passengers because its standards for hiring drivers are not as rigorous as it implies. Uber will pay $28.5 million to settle two class-action lawsuits that took issue... Read more
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The Advocate
Hearings to focus on I-10 widening in Baton Rouge, but lack of funding casts shadow on processWhile the state will hold three more public hearings on widening Interstate 10
Hearings to focus on I-10 widening in Baton Rouge, but lack of funding casts shadow on process
The Advocate / Posted 28 minutes ago
While the state will hold three more public hearings on widening Interstate 10 in Baton Rouge, when and whether the project ever happens is unclear. The hearings scheduled for Feb. 22, 23 and 25 are on top of three public hearings held last year on... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Plane makes emergency landing at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Int'l AirportMore Alabamians dying on AL roadways each yearMore Alabamians dying on AL roadw
Plane makes emergency landing at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Int'l Airport
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 30 minutes ago
More Alabamians dying on AL roadways each yearMore Alabamians dying on AL roadways each year (Source: WSFA 12 News File Photo) The increase in fatal crashes seems to be happening nationwide. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Petaluma City Council weighs sales tax measure ARGUS-COURIER STAFF | February 12, 2016, 8:36AM Petaluma officials are geari
Petaluma City Council weighs sales tax measure
Petluma360.com / Posted 32 minutes ago
ARGUS-COURIER STAFF | February 12, 2016, 8:36AM Petaluma officials are gearing up for another shot at convincing voters to approve a sales tax to fund repairs to the city’s beleaguered streets — and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Give diabetes same attention as HIV: NoakesCape Town - Professor Tim Noakes has called for diabetes and insulin resistance
Give diabetes same attention as HIV: Noakes
iol.co.za / Posted 33 minutes ago
Cape Town - Professor Tim Noakes has called for diabetes and insulin resistance to get a similar attention that the county has given to HIV/Aids, arguing these two medical conditions needed to be reversed as they were 'getting out of control'. “If... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Coast Guard to decide if storm-damaged cruise ship can sailThe Coast Guard on Friday inspected a cruise ship that was battered and damaged
Coast Guard to decide if storm-damaged cruise ship can sail
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 34 minutes ago
The Coast Guard on Friday inspected a cruise ship that was battered and damaged by an intense winter storm to determine if it will be able to set sail as scheduled on a weekend voyage. Royal Caribbean was forced to cancel Anthem of the Seas'... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Overhead utility work prompts I-10 slowing Sunday Northwest side drivers can plan for some interstate slowing this weekend, as
Overhead utility work prompts I-10 slowing Sunday
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 39 minutes ago
Northwest side drivers can plan for some interstate slowing this weekend, as Arizona Department of Transportation performs overhead utility wok... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Fewer people charged in Colorado with driving while high in 2015The State Patrol arrested fewer people on allegations they were driving under t
Fewer people charged in Colorado with driving while high in 2015
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 40 minutes ago
The State Patrol arrested fewer people on allegations they were driving under the influence of marijuana last year than in the previous year, according a report released Thursday. The report is the first glimpse at how the change in law is affecting... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
JRL Ventures / Marine Concepts joins Leisure Product HoldingsJRL Ventures / Marine Concepts of Sarasota and Cape Coral has joined Leisure Pr
JRL Ventures / Marine Concepts joins Leisure Product Holdings
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 43 minutes ago
JRL Ventures / Marine Concepts of Sarasota and Cape Coral has joined Leisure Product Holding's family of brands, which include Marine Electrical Products, Florida Marine Tanks and Erwin Cole Enterprises. Bob Long will remain with the company and... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Wrecks close three points of State Route 71Traffic is being diverted at three points on State Route 71, according to the T
Wrecks close three points of State Route 71
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 47 minutes ago
Traffic is being diverted at three points on State Route 71, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation. Wrecks have closed both directions of traffic at Emory Road, Old Anderson Pike, and Raccoon Valley Drive, according to TDOT. All... Read more
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Business Insurance
Uber agrees to settle safety lawsuits for $28.5 million(Reuters) — Uber has agreed to pay $28.5 million to settle litigation brought b
Uber agrees to settle safety lawsuits for $28.5 million
Business Insurance / Posted 48 minutes ago
(Reuters) — Uber has agreed to pay $28.5 million to settle litigation brought by customers who alleged the ride hailing service misrepresented the quality of its safety practices and the fees it charged passengers, the company said Thursday. The two... Read more
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Business Insider
A $1 billion city is being built in New Mexico, but humans won't be allowed to live thereInstead, CITE, which stands for the Center for Innovation, Testing and Evaluati
A $1 billion city is being built in New Mexico, but humans won't be allowed to live there
Business Insider / Posted 49 minutes ago
Instead, CITE, which stands for the Center for Innovation, Testing and Evaluation, will be used to test new technologies, like alternative energy sources and smart transportation systems, such as driverless cars. "New technologies can be tested at... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Brian Gaynor: Oil's plunge all about supply and demandPrice cuts are good for consumers, but markets don't like volatility. Fuel con
Brian Gaynor: Oil's plunge all about supply and demand
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 51 minutes ago
Price cuts are good for consumers, but markets don't like volatility. Fuel conservation has reduced the demand for oil as new production came on stream, causing an excess of supply over demand throughout the world. Photo / AP The sharp decline in... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Elmhurst for Feb. 12• Marquis Smith, 40, of the 2200 block of Prentiss Drive, Downers Grove, was ch
Elmhurst for Feb. 12
My Suburban Life / Posted 56 minutes ago
• Marquis Smith, 40, of the 2200 block of Prentiss Drive, Downers Grove, was charged at 1:50 a.m. Feb. 2 with driving under the influence of alcohol and illegal transportation of alcohol at Route 83 and North Avenue. • Vasyl Hudyy, 36, of the 1900... Read more
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Boston Herald
State Police: Woman killed by flying manhole cover on I-93A woman was killed this morning when an airborne manhole cover struck her winds
State Police: Woman killed by flying manhole cover on I-93
Boston Herald / Posted 57 minutes ago
A woman was killed this morning when an airborne manhole cover struck her windshield on I-93 near the O'Neill Tunnel in downtown Boston, state police said. "The victim’s vehicle in this crash was struck by a metal manhole cover that become dislodged... Read more
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The Economic Times
Uber gets another $200 million for emerging markets pushThe latest round comes from Luxembourg-based investment group LetterOne (L1), a
Uber gets another $200 million for emerging markets push
The Economic Times / Posted 59 minutes ago
The latest round comes from Luxembourg-based investment group LetterOne (L1), according to a joint statement. "Our goal is simple: reliable and affordable transportation everywhere, for everyone, at the push of a button," said Uber chief executive... Read more
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News 12 Augusta
TRAFFIC ALERT| Major traffic shift planned for Mike Padgett HighwyFriday, Feb. 12, 2016 RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW) -- The Georgia Department of
TRAFFIC ALERT| Major traffic shift planned for Mike Padgett Highwy
News 12 Augusta / Posted an hour ago
Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW) -- The Georgia Department of Transportation is warning drivers of a major traffic shift planned for Mike Padgett Highway starting Feb. 18, 2016. GDOT says traffic will move onto new pavement... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Multi-vehicle crash reported on I-94 in Van Buren CountyVAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. — Michigan State Police say there are reports of a mult
Multi-vehicle crash reported on I-94 in Van Buren County
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted an hour ago
VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. — Michigan State Police say there are reports of a multi-vehicle crash Friday on I-94 in Van Buren County. The crash is reported in the area of mile marker 60. The Michigan Department of Transportation says the eastbound... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Maintenance continues for Staten Island roads next weekSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The city will continue to focus on road maintenance for t
Maintenance continues for Staten Island roads next week
Staten Island Advance / Posted an hour ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The city will continue to focus on road maintenance for the upcoming week, according to the Department of Transportation. There will be one maintenance crew on Staten Island working from Tuesday, Feb. 16, to Friday, Feb.... Read more
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Pilipino Star
MPIC, SMC interested in LRT 6MANILA, Philippines - Conglomerates Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) and
MPIC, SMC interested in LRT 6
Pilipino Star / Posted an hour ago
MANILA, Philippines - Conglomerates Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) and San Miguel Corp. (SMC) have expressed interest in the P65.09 billion Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 6 public-private partnership (PPP) project. In a statement yesterday,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
ConnectivityLate last month an American traveler was injured when a portion of the gypsum b
Connectivity
Pilipino Star / Posted an hour ago
Late last month an American traveler was injured when a portion of the gypsum board ceiling in an airport restaurant collapsed. Airport management blamed the concessionaire of the restaurant at the pre-departure area of the Ninoy Aquino International... Read more
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Medical News Today
How can health hack into the Internet of Things?The so-called Internet of Things is a term used to describe physical objects th
How can health hack into the Internet of Things?
Medical News Today / Posted an hour ago
The so-called Internet of Things is a term used to describe physical objects that are Internet connected through software, enabling them to communicate with each other. In our everyday lives, we walk through smart cities, in which our transportation... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Tips to consider before you reach your destination (wedding) | WeddingsFloral arrangements and flowing fabric adorn the simple frame of this chuppah u
Tips to consider before you reach your destination (wedding) | Weddings
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted an hour ago
Floral arrangements and flowing fabric adorn the simple frame of this chuppah used for a beach wedding last month at the Hacienda Encantada Resort and Spa in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Photo by Quoc Ngo For Jewish couples contemplating a destination... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Why you should play hooky and go to Catalina for leap day: $29 boat ride, room or dinnerLeap day is coming up at the end of the month, and Santa Catalina Island is hop
Why you should play hooky and go to Catalina for leap day: $29 boat ride, room or dinner
Los Angeles Times / Posted an hour ago
Leap day is coming up at the end of the month, and Santa Catalina Island is hoping to see you on that "extra day" in 2016. To win you over, the Santa Catalina Island Co., which oversees tourism as well as lodgings and transportation on the island,... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Traffic Delays Expected as Seaside Mourns Fallen OfficerSEASIDE, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon Department of Transportation reminds those trav
Traffic Delays Expected as Seaside Mourns Fallen Officer
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted an hour ago
SEASIDE, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon Department of Transportation reminds those traveling to the North Coast that traffic will be slow on U.S. 101 because of the public memorial for Seaside Police Sgt. Jason Goodding. Friday's service starts at 1 p.m.... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
FDOT improvements to I-10/US301 interchange coming in late FebruaryConstruction begins later this month to add capacity to the Interstate 10 and U
FDOT improvements to I-10/US301 interchange coming in late February
The Florida Times-Union / Posted an hour ago
Construction begins later this month to add capacity to the Interstate 10 and U.S. 301 interchange near Baldwin, according to the Florida Department of Transportation. The existing I-10-U.S. 301 interchange features two major truck stops that... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Kari's Law filed in U.S. SenateA bipartisan group of U.S. Senators have filed a bill in honor of an East Texas
Kari's Law filed in U.S. Senate
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted an hour ago
A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators have filed a bill in honor of an East Texas mother who lost her life in a Marshall hotel after her daughter was unable to reach emergency help by directly dialing 9-1-1. Senate Bill 2553 was filed by Sen. Amy... Read more
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Investopedia
Economist Guide: 5 Lessons Milton Friedman Teaches UsWhen Milton Friedman won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 1976, it marke
Economist Guide: 5 Lessons Milton Friedman Teaches Us
Investopedia / Posted an hour ago
When Milton Friedman won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 1976, it marked the turning of the tide in academic economic thought, away from doctrinaire Keynesianism and toward the burgeoning "Chicago school." Friedman brought about a renewed... Read more
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