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A sharing economy across the globe

People like Joe Kraus, a partner at Google Ventures who backed car-sharing sites like RelayRides, are convinced of the upcoming ‘sharing economy’. But what is this sharing economy exactly? What is the hype about and what does it mean for upcoming businesses across the world? “The sharing economy is a[...]

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Randy Travis begins difficult recovery from stroke

The country music star and Grammy winner Randy Travis continues to remain in critical condition after suffering from a stroke early in July. However, he is alert enough to visit with family, and he progressing towards recovery. The 54 year old singer has been put on a ventilator to assist his breathing.[...]

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Do mosquitoes pick favorites?

Many will attest that some individuals get bitten by mosquitoes more often. Others seem to never be bothered. Recently, the Wall Street Journal explained the science behind mosquito’s biting habits with an expert from Vanderbilt University. Certain people do get bit more. Pregnant women or individuals with more body fat are prone[...]

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Farm bill faces political struggles

Farm bill faces political struggles

House Republicans are reportedly stalling on drafting a farm bill that has a chance of passing the Senate and President Obama’s approval. More so, a bill has to be passed by September 30, or the policies will fall back the farm policy of 1949. Milk prices would reportedly double. What the House[...]

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When will the royal baby arrive?

Catherine Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, has passed her July 13 due date with no baby in sight. As the queen famously once said, “These wretched babies never come on time.” Like many women, her estimated due date may not be accurate. However, sources also speculate that the due date may have been[...]

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Immigration reform moves to the House

Immigration reform moves to the House

Immigration reform has been the center of politics this summer. It will continue to be a nationwide debate as the immigration reform act makes its way to the House of Representatives, where it currently faces a lack of support. At a time when Congress is generally slow to pass legislation and[...]

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Heat wave will end soon

The heat wave across the tri-state area of the nation’s Northeast is expected to end after the weekend. However, the next few days will continue to see miserably high temperatures across the region. Strong storms caused by a cold front are expected late Friday, causing the high pressure heat to move out. While the[...]

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Edward Snowden files for temporary Russian asylum

Snowden has reportedly filed for temporary asylum in Russia. After fleeing Hong Kong for Moscow, the whistle blower currently finds himself effectively trapped as a fugative in a Moscow airport. Despite offers of asylum from several Latin American countries, Snowden remains stuck with a revoked passport and the need for a plan to cross[...]

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