Growing Number of Americans Developing Hearing Loss, Experts Say

About 15% of adults ages 18 and older have some form of trouble hearing, but according to experts, this number may be growing at an unprecedented rate. “There is a disability not visible to the eye. Our neighbor, our friend, someone in our family, or a stranger we pass in a store may have this disability. This […]

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Papa Gino’s And D’Angelo Restaurant Chains Across New England Abruptly Close

News broke on Monday, November 5 that the parent company of Papa Gino’s Pizzeria and D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches had filed for bankruptcy, following the unexpected closure of 95 locations over the weekend. According to the news release from parent company PGHC Holdings, they filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in […]

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As Interest Rates Rise, Mortgages Are Becoming Unaffordable For Homeowners And Buyers

This fall has seen higher interest rates hitting homeowners hoping to refinance their mortgages as well as new homebuyers looking to get into the housing market. According to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index, applications to refinance a mortgage increased by 10% for the week but were 32% lower than they were a year ago. At […]

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Lowe’s Leaves Florida Family Hanging After Botched Renovation

The Smyth family from Tampa, Florida have been battling the home improvement giant Lowe’s as they seek compensation for a home in which they can no longer live. Three years ago the family paid Lowe’s $83,00 in full and upfront to remodel their kitchen and flooring. Today they’ve had to gut almost their entire home. Only a […]

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Recent Cases Of Mail Theft In New York Are Costing Victims

Across the state, some mail thieves are stealing checks out of mailboxes and others are taking personal information to access funds. In Tarrytown, NY, two men stole mail that held over $44,00 worth of checks. According to authorities, the checks were from the school districts in Tarrytown. Two men from the Bronx, Sean Dash and Jade […]

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New Study Sparks Concerns Over Declining Insect Populations

A recent report published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has revealed an alarming decline in the insect populations of Puerto Rico. The authors of the study point to climate change as a factor in the loss of tropical insect life. The study focused on Puerto Rico’s large national forest, El Yunque. This forest […]

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Border Patrol Agent’s Explosive Gender Reveal Party Goes Up In Flames

Natural disasters and emergencies have been numerous in the past couple of years. The raw power of nature does what it will without regard for the best-laid schemes of mice and men. Though, sometimes, we’re responsible for the sparks that light the wildfires. It’s been a dry, hot summer in Arizona, again, and the west […]

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The Problem With Pinktober: Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Working?

As most people probably know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, or Pinktober. Expect to see dozens of pink ribbons in support of breast cancer on every product, screen, clothing item, or surface you can imagine. When any woman living in the United States has a one-in-eight chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer, surely raising awareness […]

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