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Congress Approves Continuing Resolution Legislation That Ensures USPS Saturday Mail Delivery


The United States Postal Service’s idea was to end the delivery of first class mail on Saturday beginning in August. However, in a Reuters report, Congress passed legislation that demanded the post office service continue its six-day delivery. In February, the post service said in August it would drop Saturday mail delivery but would continue […]

March 25th, 2013 | Posted in New | Read More »

FDA Rejects United Therapeutics’ Oral Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Drug For Second Time

U.S. health regulators vetoed – for a second time – an oral hypertension drug manufactured by United Therapeutic Corp., a biotechnology company. The company’s shares dropped six percent on Nasdaq’s early trading after the news. There was no news if the drugmaker plans on pursuing approval for its tablet.  However, Martine Rothblatt, chief executive for […]

March 25th, 2013 | Posted in Business,Health | Read More »

W. Va. Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Ban Use Of Google Glass While Driving

U.S. Lawmakers have begun proposing a bill that would outlaw driving with head-mounted displays, such as Google Glass, even before they are commercially available. Gary G. Howell, a republican from West Virginia, proposed a bill prohibiting the use and wear of the head-mounted display, ensuring the latest Google technology falls in line with prevailing state […]

March 25th, 2013 | Posted in New | Read More »

CDC Study Finds No Benefit To Giving Infants Solid Foods Before Six Months Of Age

Infant Food

A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study shows that many mothers are giving their babies solid foods much earlier than six months of age. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (or AAP), solid foods should not be given to infants before reaching six months of age. Cleveland Clinic Pediatrician Dr. Deb Lonzer […]

March 25th, 2013 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

Bumble Bee Issues Recall On Cans Of Tuna

Bumble Bee Foods LLC, a privately held company in San Diego, is recalling its five-ounce cans of chunk white albacore tuna because some can seals may not be on it tightly. Loose seals allow pathogens to seep in and cause the tuna to spoil, which would cause the consumer to get sick. To date, there […]

March 7th, 2013 | Posted in New | Read More »

College Debt Continues To Get Worse Despite Increasing Attention

college students

According to the latest research, families are not saving enough money for college, students are deeper in debt and about 13 percent of college graduates owe $50,000 or more for their education. The research’s bottom line is that the miseries of college debt continue to get worse even with attention being paid to the ever-increasing […]

March 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs Being Recalled Over Possible Salmonella Contamination

Several lots of Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Eggs are being recalled due to possible salmonella contamination. Zachary Confections Inc. issued the voluntary recall and suspended any more production of the treats after testing on one lot found salmonella. In a press release, the company said it would recall much of its product at a sheer caution […]

March 1st, 2013 | Posted in New | Read More »

Sinkhole Opens Up Under Man’s Brandon Home Bedroom, Still Missing

A 36-year-old Brandon man is missing Friday morning after a large sinkhole suddenly opened up under his bedroom. Around 11 p.m. the man’s brother said he heard a large crash and his brother screaming for help. Jessica Damico, spokeswoman for the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue, said when the brother arrived to the bedroom, he saw […]

March 1st, 2013 | Posted in New | Read More »

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