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Jewelry Found that Contains Cadmium

Jewelry Found that Contains Cadmium

Adult Jewelry that has been sold in Ross, Nordstrom Rack, and Papaya was found to contain cadmium. Cadmium is a toxic metal that can cause cancer and reproductive harm. The Center for Environmental Health did the test that found the cadmium of the jewelry that was from stores in the San Francisco Bay Area. 31 of the 40 examples contained […]

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The Largest Pumpkin in the Patch

The Largest Pumpkin in the Patch

Half Moon Bay, Calif – Have you ever wondered how big a pumpkin could get? At the 45th World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in California, a pumpkin weighed in at 2,170 pounds.  The owner of this pumpkin is Steve Daletas from New Hampshire and owes the success of winning to “one special seed” and a lot of sun. This was the […]

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Mississippi River

Mississippi River

Dubuque, Iowa will be closing traffic from Dam number 11 in less then two weeks. The Dam in Iowa was found to have cracks in it that need repairing as soon as possible. It is said to take at least a few days before they can reopen the Dam to ensure that the repairs are functional.

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Bush Hospitalized

Bush Hospitalized

The 41st president has failed to mention in his last tweet that he’s been in the hospital ever since his wife’s funeral. Former President George H.W. Bush sends out a tweet thanking the Houstonians since they made “Barbra’s visitors and guests feel so welcomed.” Bush has been receiving help from the Houston hospital for an infection that is spreading throughout his blood, Bush is said […]

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Harley-Davidson rewarding summer interns

Harley-Davidson rewarding summer interns

Harley-Davidson is adding a reward for their summer interns. The motorcycle company announced that eight college students or recent graduates will receive a free motorcycle to use for their work. The students will be paid to ride their Harleys and share their experiences on social media. According to the company, the students will be trained to ride the motorcycles, and […]

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Tribes Denied Involvement in Pipline Review

Tribes Denied Involvement in Pipline Review

Two tribes have been denied additional involvement in the environmental review of the Dakota pipeline. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg denied the requests of the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux to be involved in the process following their request. Last year, Judge Boasberg allowed the oil to flow between North Dakota and Illinois with an order that the Army […]

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Comey blasts Trump in interview

Comey blasts Trump in interview

Donald Trump continues to take heat from his former FBI director. James Comey sat down with ABC News on Sunday, where he called Trump’s ethics and judgment into question. Comey referred to Trump as “morally unfit” to hold office. He also questioned Trump’s actions, saying that there is “some evidence of obstruction of justice.” Just hours before the interview was […]

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Craig, Phillips endorsed by Minnesota Democrats

Craig, Phillips endorsed by Minnesota Democrats

Democrats in Minnesota are endorsing two candidates in their Twin Cities districts. Angie Craig is attempting to beat out Jason Lewis in a rematch for the 2nd congressional district seat, after losing to Lewis in 2016. Dean Phillips, the other endorsement, is competing with current Republican congressman Erik Paulsen in the third congressional district. DFL convention delegates did not select […]

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Tension Over Syria Threats

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the United States along with it’s allies should reconsider any moves which could shake-up the political climate in Syria. A Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov says any attack would have destructive consequences on the Syrian Settlement. This comes after President Donald Trump threatened Russian with a missile strike on Syria. There is an active military hotline […]

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State-Run Pension Plans Facing Problems

State-Run Pension Plans Facing Problems

  A study on state-run pension plans for public workers reported that unfunded liability is at $1.4 trillion.   The Pew Charitable Trust claims that this underfunding is due to state officials in decades past raising retiree benefits without planning for ways to pay for them. Some states have been trying to balance the cost of pensions by using funds […]

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