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Mass shooting at Oregon Campus

Yet another mass shooting has occurred on a US college campus. Initial reports state that 10 people have been killed and more than 20 others injured at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College. The shooting took place on Thursday October 1st, said… Continue Reading →

The Hyperloop, Because Trains Are too Slow for Elon Musk

Elon Musk, co-founder of PayPal, the creator of Space X, a commercial space transport firm, and chief executive of Tesla Motors (TSLA) has apparently grown bored in his ho-hum entrepreneurial pursuits. About a year ago, Musk mentioned his interest in… Continue Reading →

Useful Tips to Protect Yourself From Tornadoes

Worcester, U.S.A. — Most people take fire safety seriously and have fire extinguishers handy and escape routes pre-planned should a blaze threaten their home. Yet while tornadoes and the violent storms surrounding them are far more common than homeowners realize,… Continue Reading →

Lack of Competition Stifles Refinance Program for Underwater Homeowners

Share| Some homeowners are getting stuck with relatively high interest rates even after they participate in the government’s program to help them refinance their mortgages. The biggest banks are not lowering rates as much as they could be 2014 and… Continue Reading →

E-Prescription Software Drives Bonus Payments

Couer d’alene, U.S.A. — Financial Data Management (FDM), a provider of medical billing and practice management services to physician practice groups, is facilitating federal Meaningful Use reimbursement bonuses for filing electronic prescriptions by utilizing the E-Prescribing module of MedInformatix claims… Continue Reading →

Gay Marriage in New York Stalls

The critical gay marriage bill in New York State is not any closer to becoming law despite plenty of back room dealings on Monday. A three hour conference seemingly produced no results in Albany and the push to vote on… Continue Reading →

US Navy Commemorates the Bicentennial of 1812 War

The U.S. Navy will commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and The Star Spangled Banner starting in April.  Commemoration events will take place at War of 1812 historic sites across the nation and during Navy Week celebrations in… Continue Reading →

City Index Provides New Tool for Traders

Spread betting with City Index allows traders, whether new or experienced, to speculate on the price movements of a wide range of financial markets, irrespective of their direction. An attractive alternative to more conventional forms of trading, there are four… Continue Reading →

Americans Car Addiction Puts Brake on Sustainable and Healthier Transport

Despite rocketing fuel prices and rampant obesity, active travel in the U.S. rose only slightly from 2001 to 2009, with an increase in the share of trips by walking and cycling just 1.9 percent and 0.1 percent respectively, according to… Continue Reading →

College Students Reminded to Check Insurance Needs

Pennsylvania, U.S.A. — As college students return to campus to begin the new academic year, Insurance Commissioner Mike Consedine reminds families to create a “dorm room inventory” for insurance purposes. “Many college students head to campus hauling a costly array of personal… Continue Reading →

The Obama Reality of Banks Discriminatory Practices

During this year’s State of the Union speech in January, President Obama announced the creation of a special unit of prosecutors and state attorney generals which would investigate abusive lending and packaging of risky mortgages. President Obama stated: ”This new unit will hold… Continue Reading →

Secretary of Defense Announces Control of the Missile Defense Agency

Alexandria, U.S.A. — Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA) commented on the announcement of the first U.S. Navy nomination for director of the Missile Defense Agency, Rear Adm. James D. Syring for appointment to… Continue Reading →

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