Earthquakes and Shock Waves Rattle Northwest Alabama

Sep 26, 14 Earthquakes and Shock Waves Rattle Northwest Alabama

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Less than a month after shock waves from California’s 6.6 earthquake reached Alabama, the state is experiencing its own, smaller quakes. On Tuesday, September 9, an area seven miles west of Russellville was shook by a 2.1 tremor at 10:59 p.m. Several hours later, a second earthquake struck an area 11 miles west of...

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Missouri Unemployment Holding Steady Above National Rates

Sep 26, 14 Missouri Unemployment Holding Steady Above National Rates

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The latest unemployment numbers show that the national unemployment rate is still slightly lower than Missouri’s. According to a report released by the state Department of Economic Development, Missouri’s July unemployment rate remained at 6.5 percent despite the fact that the state added 13,200 jobs. Official unemployment...

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Utahans Take to the Great Outdoors to Shed the Stress of the New School Year

Sep 19, 14 Utahans Take to the Great Outdoors to Shed the Stress of the New School Year

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Nearly 50 million American children headed back to their primary or high schools in late August and early September. With the beginning of a new academic year, children are faced with a whole new set of stressors, ranging from homework to social issues to the time crunch that comes with extracurricular activities. Likewise, parents...

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Record-Breaking Snowstorm Dumps Early Winter on Western US

Sep 19, 14 Record-Breaking Snowstorm Dumps Early Winter on Western US

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Winter came early for many Americans this week when an unseasonably early snowstorm, referred to by social media commentators as “Snowtember,” swept through Western United States. Rather than depositing a light dusting, the snowstorm dumped a three-day average of over seven inches of snow on South Dakota, Monana and...

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Company offers gold-plated iPhone 6

Sep 16, 14 Company offers gold-plated iPhone 6

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Gold jewelry has long been a sign of wealth, but in recent years there’s been a trend of selling old gold jewelry for cash. These trade-ins can net sellers 40 – 70% of the gold’s value, depending on the rates of the individual buyer. Don’t let that fool you into thinking all gold is out of style, however; demand for...

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