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Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) Earns Average Broker Rating Of Outperform
- March 09, 2017

Inc. now owns 955 shares of the company's stock worth $100,000 after buying an additional 729 shares during the period. Rockland Trust Co. now owns 102,310 shares of the company's stock worth $10,530,000 after buying an additional 9,429 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Trooper hit on I-15 released from hospital Trooper hit on I-15 released from hospital
- March 09, 2017

Gurney's legs were injured and he sustained critical injuries, yet they were not life-threatening, according to reports from the Utah Highway Patrol shared over social media Monday. The man's 11-year-old daughter reportedly tried to wake him just before the crash, according to the UHP. The driver of the vehicle which had been pulled over, along with three passengers in the SUV, all reportedly escaped with minor injuries. (more...)
Wildfire in the Texas Panhandle has Burned Over 100000 Acres-Killed Four Wildfire in the Texas Panhandle has Burned Over 100000 Acres-Killed Four
- March 09, 2017

Two homes were destroyed in the 315,135-acre Perryton Fire in Ochiltree, Lipscomb and Hemphill counties. The fire spread rapidly and threatened hundreds of homes. But Truitt says the state Forest Service hasn't yet given its own assessment. While no homes were reported lost in this fire, the blaze almost missed the Pantex Nuclear Plant and threatened 150 homes at one point. (more...)
It's looking bad for the GOP Obamacare bill It's looking bad for the GOP Obamacare bill
- March 08, 2017

Rand Paul and Ted Cruz, Laura Ingraham, Ann Coulter, the Heritage Foundation, the Club for Growth, tea party groups and the Koch network, even the Trump-friendly Breitbart News - all have lined against the president's replacement plan for Obamacare. (more...)
More and more people are fat and not trying to lose weight More and more people are fat and not trying to lose weight
- March 08, 2017

The team found that black women had the highest obesity prevalence, and they also saw the largest reduction in weight loss attempts, reducing from 66 percent in 1988-1994 to 55 percent in 2009-2014. The researchers looked at information gathered during three time periods, all of which fell between 1988 and 2014, from about 27,000 adults ages 20 to 59 who were overweight or obese based on their body mass index (BMI). (more...)
Number of smokers hits new low Number of smokers hits new low
- March 08, 2017

Tobacco smoke is composed of as many as 4,000 active compounds, most of which are toxic and potentially damaging to the eyes. No Smoking Day is an annual health awareness day which is meant to help smokers who want to quit smoking. The ONS report shows that from 2010 to 2015, smoking became less common across all ages in the United Kingdom, with the largest decrease observed among those aged 18 to 24. (more...)
Lane County Jobless Rate For January 4.4 Percent Lane County Jobless Rate For January 4.4 Percent
- March 08, 2017

The January rate has been the highest of the entire year in each of the last seven years. The most significant jump was felt in Allen and Putnam counties, as the unemployment rate climbed 1.2 percentage points from December to January. It was the 27th consecutive year unemployment increased in January, compared to December. The jobless rate was highest in Monroe County, at 12.8 percent, while Mercer County had the lowest, 3.9 percent. (more...)
No mumps outbreak in Lake County despite newly identified cases, officials say No mumps outbreak in Lake County despite newly identified cases, officials say
- March 08, 2017

On the heels of a mumps outbreak at Barrington High School, officials at the Chicago Public Schools were monitoring a possible case of the highly infectious virus at an Andersonville elementary school. Still, Toronto Public Health remains optimistic that there is unlikely to be a major outbreak because vaccination among students is above 90 per cent in most Toronto schools. (more...)
Texas Republicans to offer revised version of transgender bathroom bill Texas Republicans to offer revised version of transgender bathroom bill
- March 08, 2017

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says lawmakers see the bill as a way of protecting people's privacy and safety as well. But he has repeatedly denounced it as bad for the Texas economy while standing with corporate opponents that include Google, Amazon, American Airlines, Microsoft, Intel and Hilton. (more...)
Two cities in Virginia make top 10 happiest, healthiest in the US Two cities in Virginia make top 10 happiest, healthiest in the US
- March 08, 2017

Earning the top spot: Naples, Florida . In state rankings , Florida came in just outside the top 10 with an 11th place finish. If you live in Naples, Florida, Barnstable Town, Massachusetts, or Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California, then congrats, you do! Finishing last in the poll was the metro area of Fort Smith, which is on the border of Arkansas and Oklahoma. (more...)
Hot pink water shocks residents of Alberta town Hot pink water shocks residents of Alberta town
- March 08, 2017

Still, although it looked toxic, it made for some pretty incredible photos on social media. "Thanks town of Onoway", posted Trevor Winfield, along with a video of his bathroom sink filling up with Pepto-coloured water. Residents in a town northwest of Edmonton were shocked to find bright pink water coming out of their taps, the discovery has residents puzzled - but the town says the water is safe, and was being dealt with. (more...)
China warns of 'consequences' to US, South Korea over military drill China warns of 'consequences' to US, South Korea over military drill
- March 08, 2017

The assassination led the Trump administration to cancel visas for North Korean diplomats to go to NY for meetings with former USA officials involved in North Korea policy, which would have been the first time in more than five years that such a meeting had taken place on US soil. (more...)
Facebook Wins German Lawsuit Over Refugee Hate-Speech Posts Facebook Wins German Lawsuit Over Refugee Hate-Speech Posts
- March 08, 2017

The photograph which Anas Modamani, from Darayya near Damascus, took of himself and the German chancellor at a Berlin refugee shelter in September 2015 has since been repeatedly shared on doctored photomontages supposedly identifying him as the culprit behind crimes and terrorist attacks across Europe. (more...)
Trump tweet about drug industry hurts pharma stocks Trump tweet about drug industry hurts pharma stocks
- March 08, 2017

Mylan NV, maker of the EpiPen allergy shot, declined 2.4 percent to $42.97 at 9:46 a.m.in NY, while Perrigo Co. President Donald Trump has big plans for the way we price our drugs. Johnson & Johnson and Merck & Co. have taken steps to increase transparency about their prices. What that new system might look like isn't clear, but biotechnology stocks were down about 1% before markets opened Tuesday. (more...)
Nick Diaz Calls Out Georges St-Pierre & Michael Bisping For Ducking Him Nick Diaz Calls Out Georges St-Pierre & Michael Bisping For Ducking Him
- March 08, 2017

He's talking about because it's harder to make the weight, I was like, come on! "No he ain't. Did you see that fight?" I believe the best thing he did for me was to talk, because he embarrassed himself every time he opened his mouth. "I think the UFC didn't really like the idea at the time". Dana White has confirmed that Bisping has in fact promised to face Romero soon after he fights GSP. (more...)
International Women's Day is being observed today International Women's Day is being observed today
- March 08, 2017

Happy International Women's Day, ladies! International Women's Day is March 8, and coinciding with the occasion this year is another event that's prompting some schools to close for the day. Women are urged to wear the color red. Women still end their work lives with lower levels of superannuation and stability in retirement and one in three women will suffer violence in their lifetimes. (more...)
Save the Children report: Syrian children suffering 'toxic stress' Save the Children report: Syrian children suffering 'toxic stress'
- March 08, 2017

The stress of war has led to increased bedwetting, self-harm, suicide attempts and aggressive behaviour among many children, according to a new report. Where they exist, social stigma often prevents people accessing them. "After six years of war, we are at a tipping point, after which the impact on children's formative years and childhood development may be so great that the damage could be permanent and irreversible", said Marcia Brophy, a mental health adviser for Save the Children in the ... (more...)
Key Senate Republicans criticize House GOP Obamacare repeal plan Key Senate Republicans criticize House GOP Obamacare repeal plan
- March 08, 2017

But influence-wielding conservatives are likely to seek significant changes. House Republicans' plan has not yet been unveiled but could include a compromise to allow the current federal funding for Medicaid expansion continue until 2020 but it's not clear conservatives will accept that formula. (more...)
Heat president Pat Riley: LeBron James leaving was 'most shocking' to franchise Heat president Pat Riley: LeBron James leaving was 'most shocking' to franchise
- March 08, 2017

Wayne Ellington came alive at the end of the third quarter, hitting three triples and helping the Heat to a 15-4 scoring run. Bogut is Cleveland's 11 or 12 player in the rotation of Coach Tyronn Lue. Andrew Bogut's life as a Cleveland Cavalier is off to a disastrous start, with the big Australian needing to be helped from the court with a broken leg. (more...)
Pennsylvania auditor general says legal pot would reap taxes Pennsylvania auditor general says legal pot would reap taxes
- March 07, 2017

Almost a year after state lawmakers legalized medical marijuana, DePasquale urged them to now look at states such as Washington, Colorado and OR that have gone a step further. DePasquale said, "If I told you that the budget negotiators from the Legislature and the governor's office this June would have $200 million of found money. (more...)

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