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Biden to announce broadband commitments
... millions of ACP-eligible households to receive high-speed internet at no cost, as well as AT&T , Comcast , and Verizon serving dozens of states, to smaller providers serving rural areas like Jackson Energy Authority in Tennessee and Comporium in North Carolina, according to the White House. The White House said that families whose incomes are below 200 percent of the federal poverty level and people who participate in a number of government programs are eligible. Qualifying programs include the Supplemental ...
Updated: 05/09/2022
More than half a million pounds of Wayne Farms chicken recalled for potentially undercooked
... adverse reactions reported. The affected chicken breasts were produced between Feb. 9 and April 30 of this year and have production codes of 23618, 24357, 24512, 24583, and 24957. They were shipped to distributors nationwide and are in retail locations in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, according to the FSIS . A million people in the United States are affected by food poisoning from eating contaminated poultry every year, and salmonella is the most common type of bacteria, according to the CDC ...
Updated: 05/08/2022
Powerball draws no grand prize for match 5 winners
... hit the Match 4 plus red Powerball with a Power Play and won $100,000 apiece. The rest of the money from the night ranged between $4 and $200. A total of 496,058 players won prizes from the Saturday night jackpot. A group of eight FedEx workers from North Carolina won $2 million in the latest drawing. The winners, who claimed the money as The Purple 8, have been playing the lottery together for about three years. After hitting the $2 million prize from the Monday, April 25 drawing, the group took home ...
Updated: 05/08/2022
Us military service members allowed to use Hemp products
... legislation called Hemp for Victory Act . The bill is intended to mandate research into a wide range of ways the use of hemp can be implemented in everyday life. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DARPA partnered with the University of North Carolina last month to study psychedelics. The research is focused on creating new medications to treat depression, anxiety, and substance abuse without major side effects.
Updated: 05/05/2022
Senators urge banks to end overdraft fees
... to analysts. Mainstream banks have offered more fintech-inspired services in an effort to stay relevant, including no-cost overdrafts, because of the fact that fintechs offer easier access and services online. Thom Tillis , a Republican senator for North Carolina, said the main challenge is to understand how the market is transitioning and whether there is interference at the federal level. Market forces and innovation are pushing things in the right direction, he said. It always gives me pause when the ...
Updated: 05/05/2022
Ohio Children’s Hospital sees 6 cases of severe hepatitis
... Children's are healthy. Bezerra said that they were all putting their heads together to try to understand what is going on. There are nine other states that are suspected of having such cases: Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, New York, North Carolina, Tennessee and Wisconsin. There are officials in Wisconsin who are investigating the death of a child. Cases started popping up in Alabama last October. Bezerra said that his team in Ohio is reviewing cases that may have been submitted as early ...
Updated: 05/04/2022
O Oath Keepers member pleads guilty to seditious conspiracy in us Capitol attack
A North Carolina state member of the Oath Keepers has pleaded guilty to seditious conspiracy and obstruction of an official proceeding in connection with the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol. A North Carolina state member of the Oath Keepers has pleaded ...
Updated: 05/04/2022
Historic American church in Selma, Alabama is listed as endangered place
... home and art studio in East Hampton, New York, of James Brooks and Charlotte Park, who were important in the abstract expressionism movement in American art. Palmer Memorial Institute , a boarding school built in 1902 for Black youth in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Updated: 05/04/2022
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