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Doctors Issue Warning About Grapefruit Consumption and Medications

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Doctors are warning the public about the dangers associated with eating grapefruit and taking some kinds of medications. The fruit may cause some drugs not to be broken down by the liver and intestines, causing overdoses. Researchers who identified the link between the two said the amount of medications affected by the grapefruit is rapidly […]

November 27th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

Local Economies See Boost With Another Successful Small Business Saturday

Local small businesses throughout the U.S. benefit from the third annual Small Business Saturday movement. In 2010, American Express began the movement with the emphasis of supporting businesses that are run locally. According to business owners, it’s not just about helping them out; the community sees the benefits of it. On North Shore streets, people […]

November 25th, 2012 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Nintendo Cautions Wii U Buyers Of Possible Console Damage

Addressing numerous Internet complaints about its Wii U consoles, Nintendo warned users not to turn devices off during a mandatory software update before the process was finished. According to the company, it can take at least an hour, if not more than, to do the system update. If a user powers down the system during […]

November 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Hostess Brands and Bakers Union Fail To Reach Agreement, Company Moves To Liquidate Assets

Hostess Brands, the manufacturer of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, announced, that even with a mediator’s help, it was unable to come up with a new labor agreement with its bakery workers union. Union officials say the company indicated it would move forward with its plans to liquidate the business. Bakers Union secretary-treasurer David […]

November 21st, 2012 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Teenage Florida Girl Killed On Bus Minutes From School, Male Student In Custody

A 13-year-old Florida girl was shot to death on her school bus; an unidentified male student is in police custody for the murder. Alvaro Zabaleta, a Miami-Dade County police detective, said the situation is traumatic for all on board the bus including the dead girl’s seven-year-old sister. It’s not known how many times the girl […]

November 21st, 2012 | Posted in New | Read More »

Mass Shooting Thwarted By Mother, Bolivar Man Charged With 3 Felonies

A Bolivar, Mo. man has been arrested for allegedly plotting to shoot people at the last installment of the “Twilight” movie and finishing the bloodbath at a nearby Wal-Mart. Blaec Lammers, 20, is still in jail, being held on a $500,000 bond in Polk County after his scared mother called police to undermine his plot. […]

November 18th, 2012 | Posted in New | Read More »

FDA Investigates Popular Dietary Supplement 5-Hour Energy

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating 5-hour ENERGY, a dietary supplement, after reports that 13 people have died after experiencing negative effects. While any person can make a report about a negative effect, and no official cause/effect relationship has been noted, the FDA, by law, is looking at the issue. Just because there is […]

November 16th, 2012 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

CBO Warns Fiscal Cliff Could Cause Another U.S. Recession

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The Congressional Budget Office sent out a report that warned a fiscal cliff could lead the U.S. economy into another recession during 2013 and drive the unemployment rate up over nine percent. It also said there would be a .5 percentage point drop in economic output should Congress fail to act in preventing tax increases […]

November 15th, 2012 | Posted in Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

Hostess May Liquidate Business Should Bakers’ Union Not Accept New Contract

Hostess Brands said if bakers don’t accept the new contract by end of the day Thursday, the company will have to go into liquidation. According to Greg Rayburn, Hostess CEO, the company does not have the financial resources to endure the national strike. If liquidation takes place, approximately 18,000 workers will be out of a […]

November 15th, 2012 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

Microsoft Faces Lawsuit For False Advertising With Its Surface Device

Microsoft is facing a false advertising lawsuit, which claims its Surface’s storage space has a 32GB storage space but is alleged to only have 16GB. According to the Associated Press, the lawsuit comes from Andrew Sokolowski, a California lawyer, who said he purchased the device with the understanding that he came with 32GB of storage […]

November 15th, 2012 | Posted in Business,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

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