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Saved By The Bell Actor Succumbs To Cancer

Dustin Diamond, well-known for his nerdy character “Screech” on the TV show “Saved By The Bell,” died from lung cancer. He was 44. Diamond was diagnosed with the aggressive malignant cancer three weeks ago that rapidly spread through his system. Doctors immediately started chemotherapy on him to treat the small cell carcinoma they reported was […]

February 7th, 2021 | Posted in Entertainment,New | Read More »

Disney To Layoff 28K Employees Amid Pandemic

Disney

Disney is laying off 28,000 employees in its parks, consumer products and experiences division. According to the company, the layoffs are the result of the prolonged shutdown in California and limited attendance at open parks elsewhere. Disney Head of Parks Josh D’Amaro sent a letter to the employees, giving them great detail of the company’s […]

October 2nd, 2020 | Posted in Business,Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

House Introduces $2.2T Stimulus Bill

A second round of stimulus checks is a little closer than before. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said both parties – Republicans and Democrats – have agreed another round of stimulus checks are to be in the next COVID-19 relief bill. He didn’t reveal anything specific about the jobs, but they would be similar to the […]

October 2nd, 2020 | Posted in New | Read More »

Popular Celebrity-Backed Diet Debunked

dieting

Intermittent fasting, a favorite diet trend with many celebrities, has been debunked. Studies found the diet, which limits eating to an eight-hour window, does not help people with weight loss and may actually lead to muscle mass loss. The University of California in San Francisco researchers found people who fasted for 12 weeks last just […]

October 2nd, 2020 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

CDC Finds Young Adults Behind Latest Rise In Coronavirus Cases

Covid-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report showing a 55 percent nationwide increase in coronavirus cases among the 18 to 22-year-old age range from early August through September. The Northeast saw the largest increase. According to the health agency, the increase may be the result of colleges and universities opening up for […]

October 2nd, 2020 | Posted in Featured,New | Read More »

Election Officials Blame Worker Mistake On Nine Tossed Military Mail-In Ballots

Pennsylvania’s top elections officials said the decision of an election worker to toss out nine military ballots was nothing more than just a mistake and not blatant fraud. Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar said the Luzerne County election office workers would be getting trained on how to handle the mail-in military and overseas ballots. She […]

October 2nd, 2020 | Posted in New | Read More »

Facebook Introducing Cross-Platform Messaging Feature With Instagram

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Instagram and Facebook users will soon be able to communicate with each other easier. According to Facebook, the company is working on a cross-platform communication between its Instagram and Messenger apps. The company hopes the update allows friends and family to connect no matter which app is being used to communicate on. Facebook said Messenger […]

October 2nd, 2020 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Aunt Jemima Brand Will See New Logo and Brand Introduced In Fall

Quaker Oats will retire the 130-year-plus Aunt Jemima brand and logo upon the company’s acknowledgment it was founded based on a racial stereotype. According to the Pepsi-owned company, the goal to promote racial equality through an array of initiatives are in reflection of its values and will meet the expectations of its customers. The appearance […]

June 19th, 2020 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Twitter To Introduce Voice Feature On iOS

Apple IOS

When Twitter was first introduced to the world in March 2006, there were only 140 characters available to get a message across. Eventually, the social media site expanded its tweet capacity to allow images and increasing its character count to 280. Today, the site is offering spoken words as an option. Anyone who uses the […]

June 19th, 2020 | Posted in Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

U.S. Hospitals Adopt Steroid Drug In Fight Against COVID-19

Corona

Multiple hospitals in the U.S. are seeing a rise in new coronavirus cases, and doctors are treating the sickest patients with a steroid without waiting on the finding of a study carried out by British researchers. It’s a move that shows how the pandemic is altering how hospitals are handling COVID-19 patients. Typically, doctors will […]

June 19th, 2020 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

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