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Crazy Legends and Superstitions People Believe in Every State

Tell the truth. Do you knock on wood when you say or hope for something positive — knowing full well this is nothing but a superstition? We’ve put a man on the moon, cured diseases, and........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJul 12th, 2018

Best Chocolate Shop in Every State

The cacao tree is native to either Central or South America. The people who probably first roasted and ground its beans into a powder, to make beverages and gruel, were the Olmecs in southern Mexico,........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallst9 hr. 36 min. ago

4 members of the same family could face the death penalty in what has become the largest murder case in Ohio state history

AP Photo/John Minchillo An Ohio grand jury charged four members of the Wagner family with the 2016 murders of eight people on a family farm in Pike County. Ohio Attorney General and gov.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 14th, 2018

This state is trying to help more people save for retirement

OregonSaves just opened up to all Oregonians, no matter where or how they work......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: ‘Complete devastation’ as California fire death toll rises to 44, hundreds missing

Forty-two people have died in the 117,000-acre Camp Fire raging in Northern California’s Butte County and hundreds are missing, the sheriff said Monday, making it the deadliest wildfire in state history......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 13th, 2018

What it costs to run prisons in your state

Nearly 1.5 million Americans were incarcerated in state prisons in 2016. That same year, U.S. states spent about $58 billion to keep these people locked up......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 12th, 2018

The science behind holding a work meeting that doesn’t drive people crazy

A team of psychological scientists provides recommendations for getting the most out of meetings......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 12th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Death toll from California wildfires at least 31, as northern blaze’s toll matches deadliest in state history

Firefighters are battling two deadly California wildfires that have claimed at least 31 lives, left more than 200 people missing and a quarter million under evacuation, while unhealthy smoke levels have prompted warnings to stay indoors......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 12th, 2018

NY eyes plan to be first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes

New York state is taking steps to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes in the hopes of curbing a sharp rise in the use of vaping products by young people, the Cuomo administration said Friday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 9th, 2018

California Fires Update: 20,000 Acres Burned in Butte County; 30,000 Homes at Risk in Los Angeles

Trio of fast-moving fires destroy thousands of structures. As another series of wildfires spread rapidly through California, more than 20 million people in the state are.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 9th, 2018

Iran"s Leadership Must Decide "If They Want Their People To Eat" - Pompeo

Less than a week after US Secretary of State Secretary Mike Pompeo told Fox News Sunday that the "Iranians are responsible for the starvation' of Yemeni.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 9th, 2018

NY prepares to ban flavored e-cigarettes

New York is set next year to become the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, a move the Cuomo administration said is necessary to cut their use among young people. [] Plus: The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 9th, 2018

Guest Opinion: Health of each person critical to NC

A healthy population is vital to achieving economic prosperity. As the state continues to grow, North Carolina cannot afford to leave behind the health of entire communities and the people that represent the majority of its population......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

The New York Post: Yoga-studio gunman who killed Florida State professor and student had history of sexual misconduct, police say

The gunman who stormed a Florida yoga studio, killing two people and wounding five others before fatally shooting himself, had a history of groping women, police said on Saturday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 4th, 2018

Why Are People Fleeing Central America? A New Breed of Gangs Is Taking Over.

Gangs such as MS-13 and Barrio 18 prey on their own neighborhoods in a violent, chaotic model spreading through the region. “You don’t know where the state ends and the criminal organizations begin.”.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 3rd, 2018

Portland manufacturers seek more grads with global skills

New tariffs and trade wars are adding layers of complexity to the global supply chain, and Portland-area manufacturers need more people to figure it out. Cliff Allen, dean of Portland State University’s School of Business, said the demand for ne.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2018

Nearly 50% of voters credit Trump over Obama for economic growth

A new poll shows that almost 50% of people think President Trump is responsible for the current state of the economy. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 1st, 2018

Nursing-home industry invests in attorney general candidate

Seniors are a valuable voting bloc—and so are the people who take care of them. Public Advocate Letitia James, the Democratic candidate for state attorney general, has received thousands of dollars... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 30th, 2018

How the Bay Area is replacing its reputation of “housing crisis” with “housing solutions”

The Bay Area has long been known for its housing crisis. San Francisco, San Mateo, and Alameda Counties are three of the top five most expensive rental markets - not just in our state, but our country. Rising rental rates are forcing people to leave .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 26th, 2018

Exclusive: Chevron in talks to buy Brazilian oil company"s Texas refinery - sources

Chevron Corp has held talks to acquire Pasadena Refining System Inc (PRSI), a Texas oil refining unit of Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA , three people familiar with the matter said this week......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 25th, 2018

Greek eatery opens its doors near Ohio State campus

Don’t second guess Ilias Zervas when he offers you the authentic gyro. “Pita, tomato, onions, tatziki, pork and some french fries,” the owner of Elia Athenian Grill told me. “It sounds crazy, but that’s the way they eat them in Greece.” .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 24th, 2018