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AAA Forecasts 46.9 Million Americans to Travel this Thanksgiving; Most Since 2007

AAA Travel reports nearly 46.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend. The holiday travel forecast marks the seventh consecutive year of growth resulting in the most Thanksgiving travelers since 2007; resulting in a 0.6 percent jump from the 46.6 million people who traveled last year. The Thanksgiving […]

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NASA Announces New Public-Private Partnerships to Advance Space Exploration

NASA has secured partnerships with 22 U.S. companies through two solicitations to advance the agency’s goals for robotic and human exploration of the solar system by shepherding the development of critical space technologies. “These awards enable us to continue to foster partnerships with the commercial space sector that not only leverage capabilities to meet NASA’s […]

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Trials Begin in Steubenville Rape Case

The trial of two teens charged with the rape of a 16-year-old girl in Steubenville began today. Malik Richmond and Trent Mays, both Steubenville High School Big Red football players, are facing rape allegations. The high-profile case has gained national media attention after the activist group Anonymous publicized social media posts surrounding the incident, as […]

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U.S. Postal Service Plans to Stop Saturday Mail Delivery

Farewell Saturday mail. The U.S. Postal Service will stop delivering mail on Saturdays, but will continue to deliver packages six days a week. Saturday mail delivery will end in August. The move should save the service about $2 billion annually. According to officials, the plan makes sense because package delivery has increased while the delivery […]

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Fox News hires Dennis Kucinich

Dennis Kucinich was hired by Fox News Channel as their newest contributor. Yep, you heard that correctly. The former congressman has signed up for a part-time gig as a Fox News Commentator. He will debut on “The O’Reilly Factor” tonight at 8 p.m. Kucinich will appear on “The O’Reilly Factor” as well as other Fox […]

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2013 Golden Globes Winners

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the 2013 Golden Globes in Los Angeles on Sunday night. “Argo” won Best Picture, Drama facing off against “Lincon,” “Life of Pi,” Django Unchained,” and Zero Dark Thirty.  “Les Misérables” was awarded the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy. Best Actor in a Drama went to […]

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Restaurants will be required to display calories for menu items

Have you ever wondered how many calories are really in your Starbucks muffin, the salad you picked up from McDonald’s, or the steak dinner that left you so full you could hardly leave the booth at Lonestar? Well, starting sometime next year, you’ll never have to guess again. Whether you want the bad news or […]

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Egyptian dad names daughter “Facebook”

An Egyptian father named his newborn daughter “Facebook” to honor the role the website played in bringing about a revolution.   Gamal Ibrahim named his daughter Facebook “to express his joy at the achievements made by the youth on January 25th,” according to a report in Al-Ahram, a popular Egyptian newspaper.   Many of the […]

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Punxsutawney Phil forecasts an early spring

As we dig out of “snowmageddon” and dread enduring the blustery conditions outside, there is a reason to be optimistic. Punxsutawney Phil, the world’s most famous groundhog predicted an early spring today.   Early this morning, Punxsutawney Phil made his 125th annual appearance to forecast the weather. His handlers revealed he had not seen his […]

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American workers wages and benefits increased by 2 percent

What is that you are griping about my fellow Clevelanders? Stagnant wages?  The inability to pay your ridiculously rising utilities? Growing costs of food and gas? Well, now may just be the time to take don your party hats and blow those noise makers because according to the Labor Department over in Washington, wages and […]

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