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Consumers Will Pay 46 Cents For Postal Service Forever Stamp In January

According to the United States Postal Service, it will cost another penny to send a letter next year. Beginning Jan. 27, the agency said people will need to pay 46 cents for the “Forever” stamps.  These stamps are usable on one-ounce letters that are mailed in the U.S. even after the price of stamps has […]

October 12th, 2012 | Posted in New | Read More »

Kellogg Issues Voluntary Recall Of Popular Cereal Over Metal Fragments


Kellogg is voluntarily recalling 282,000 boxes of its Mini-Wheats cereal on fears that the popular breakfast food contains metal scraps. According to the company, some boxes of Mini-Wheats Unfrosted Bite Size cereal and Bite Size original may be affected due to a faulty manufacturing plant. The Michigan-based company said no injuries have been reported but […]

October 12th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

Colorado Police Suspect Jessica Ridgeway Was Abducted, No Person Of Interest

Authorities looking for 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway of Westminster, Colo. said they think the little girl was abducted and that her parents are not involved with the abduction. The last time anyone saw Jessica was Friday morning when she left home to meet some friends so they could walk to school with each other. The last […]

October 11th, 2012 | Posted in New | Read More »

Goodell Slaps Suspensions Back On Four Present and Former Saints Players For Role In Bounty Scandal

On Tuesday, NFL Commission Roger Goodell upheld Will Smith and Jonathan Vilma’s suspensions and decreased the penalties for both Anthony Hargrove and Scott Fujita for their roles in the bounty scandal that rocked the New Orleans Saints. Vilma, the Saints linebacker, will remain out of the game for the whole season and Smith, defensive end […]

October 10th, 2012 | Posted in New,Sports | Read More »

Union Head: Border Agent Was Killed By Friendly Fire

According to the head of a Border Patrol agents’ union,U.S. Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie was killed by friendly fire in Arizona last week. The incident happened when Ivie went to check out an area that had a tripped sensor and came across his fellow agents that he mistakenly believed were armed smugglers. He opened […]

October 8th, 2012 | Posted in New | Read More »

Global Food Prices Increases During September


According to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, global food prices saw an increase during September to the highest level in six months as meat and dairy producers passed the higher feed costs to the consumers. The FAO tracked 55 food items and noted that the index was to 215.8 points, up three points […]

October 7th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,New | Read More »

Romney Views Unemployment Rate As Still Dismal


After the release of the latest jobs report on Friday, which noted that the unemployment rate dropped under eight percent, the Romney campaign quickly made clear that the numbers were skewed. During an Abingdon, Virginia event, Romney suggested the rate did not take into consideration Americans who did not stay with the job market. He […]

October 7th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,New | Read More »

UPDATE: 7 Deaths Tied To Meningitis Outbreak from Tainted Steroid Injections


On Oct. 6, another two deaths in Michigan were linked to the meningitis outbreak, bringing the total number dead to seven. According to officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, there are a total of 65 cases in nine states including Minnesota and Ohio. People falling ill did so after getting steroid injections that […]

October 7th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

FDA Pulls Antidepressant Generic Drug Budeprion XL From U.S. Market

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has pulled a generic antidepressant from the market, acknowledging that it was not a copycat of GlaxoSmithKline’s Wellbutrin XL. Teva Pharmaceuticals, the world’s biggest producer of generic drugs, halted shipping and began removing its extended release bupropion (Budeprion 300mg XL) from the shelves of its U.S. markets. The move […]

October 6th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

Rare Form Of Meningitis Outbreak Linked To Steroid Injections For Back Pain

The amount of U.S. meningitis cases continues to rise with 50 people now stricken with the rare form of the disease in seven states. Five people have died since the outbreak began. The latest (and seventh) state to confirm cases of the fungal meningitis is Michigan, where six have been noted to have fallen ill […]

October 6th, 2012 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

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