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Florida remains on watchdog group’s ‘wat...

Florida is no “hellhole” for corporations and individuals hoping to avoid being targeted by excessive litigation, but it’s not out of the heat yet, according to the latest national report from American Tort Reform Foundation.
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5 Interesting Facts About the Late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

As we mourn the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, let's reflect on some of her positive moments as "The Notorious RBG."

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Is This a UFO or Blimp? Take Our Poll

After a Pittsburgh Steelers/New York Giants game at MetLife Stadium on Monday, people spotted what they thought was an unidentified flying object in the sky. Drivers started pulling over and recording the footage. Later, Goodyear confirmed it was just a blimp. But was it?

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Why I Volunteered for Moderna Inc.’s Phase 3 Clinical mRNA Vaccine Study

Earlier this year during the first week in March we visited Disney in Orlando, Florida. We live in West Palm Beach so it was a mere two-and-a-half hour drive north

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Will indoor dining's return be too little too late to save New Jersey's restaurants?

The predictions get more and more dire with each passing day.In March, the New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association predicted that 10%...

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8 New Jersey Counties Quarantined for Invasive Spotted Lanternflies

Just when we thought 2020 could not get harder, here come the bugs! According to New Jersey state officials, a Spotted Lanternfly was found in Staten Island, and eight counties are under quarantine suspecting possible infestation.

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Audi Has a Team of Scientists Dedicated to Smelling the Interiors

For 35 years, Audi has relied on a team of scientists to ensure that the interiors of their luxury vehicles smell as neutral as possible. The department works to determine that the materials and substances used in assembly won't leave a noticeable smell and that outside heat won't create foul odors from forming in the cabin.

Tech
Ford's New Software Can Eradicate Coronavirus From Cop Cars

Ford has designed a new heat-sanitizing system to kill off coronavirus bacteria in climate-control systems of police vehicles.

Tech
Ford Dispels Misconceptions With the Electric F-150

Although no release date has been announced, the fully electric Ford F-150 truck is making strong impressions.

Tech
Audi's Latest Electric SUV Costs How Much?!

The Audi Q4 e-tron's starting price is $45,000—almost $8,000 less than the Tesla Model Y.

Automotive
Ford on Track to Make 50,000 Ventilators in 100 Days

Automotive manufacturer Ford is partnering with GE Healthcare to help address ventilator shortages.

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Audi Puts a Unique Spin on Ring Logo in Era of Social Distancing

Coronavirus/COVID-19 has affected businesses large and small on top of threatening the health and safety of millions of people. Despite not being able to perform most business functions, brands like Audi are doing their best in supporting the efforts to contain this pandemic.

Business
The 7 Best Interactive Maps Tracking the Coronavirus in Real-Time

It's more important than ever that we have the facts. If you're tired of checking headlines or googling "coronavirus updates" three times a day, here's where you can find the most up-to-date data on the virus in real-time.

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Humpback whale in New York Harbor ready for closeup at Statue of Liberty

A humpback whale ready for its close-up frolicked in front of the Statue of Liberty, One World Trade Center and other iconic sights on Tuesday.

Business
Congress Fixes Flaws in NYC-Area Coastal Defense Planning

The House has passed an updated Water Resources Development Act that the Senate is expected to approve soon. The bill would address major criticisms of a stalled Army Corps of Engineers study of how to protect New York City from rising seas.

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New Jersey bans indoor sports until January in response to COVID-19 surge

New Jersey is taking additional steps to control the spread of the coronavirus, which continues to surge across the state. Beginning at 6 a.m. Saturday, all indoor youth, high school and adult sports will be prohibited until at least January.

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Patriots’ Pass Defense Is Biggest Disappointment In Disappointing Season

The Patriots' pass defense -- it's secondary, specifically -- was expected to be New England's constant in a season of turmoil.

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Amendment To Change New Jersey Sports Betting Rules Passed By Senate Panel

Legislation that would change the New Jersey constitution to allow betting on Garden State schools or on athletic events taking place in the state passed its first hurdle. The proposed amendment was unanimously passed by a state Senate panel Monday.

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NFL Week 9 Wrap-Up: Wilson Regresses and Tom Brady Chokes

Here's our recap of everything that happened in Week 9 of the NFL.

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BREAKING: Biden Has Won, Major News Networks Are Announcing

Joe Biden has won the presidency, according to Associated Press, CNN, MSNBC, and others.

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Oregon Decriminalizes Hard Drugs & New Jersey Legalizes Marijuana

Oregon has voted to decriminalize small possession amounts of hard drugs, including cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine. Despite the election not being decided yet, several states have already made gigantic steps toward the legalization of marijuana,

Local Culture
NFL Week 6 Wrap-Up: The NFC (L)East

With Week 6 of the 2020 NFL season finished, the NFC East is atrocious, the Titans are special, and Rodgers needed a wake-up call.

Sports
Twitter Reacts to 'Mike Pence's Fly'

After the Vice-Presidential 2020 Debate, "Mike Pence's Fly" is what's trending on Twitter!

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H&M Clothing Chain Announces Closure of 250 Stores

After losing revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic, clothing retailer H&M will close five percent of its retail spaces.

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Amtrak Offers Free Travel Companion Fare on Acela and Northeast Regional Trains

For a limited time, Amtrak is offering "buy one, get one free" if you book by September 30!

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Source: 'Classy' Cowboys Ex Will Be Lions Coach

We reported a week ago that Dan Campbell would be the Detroit Lions' next head coach. And now the former Dallas Cowboys tight end heads north - in a "classy'' way

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UT-Austin partners with Chinese institute later deemed a security risk by Department of Education

In October 2020, the U.S. Department of Education released a report critical of such foreign entanglements, specifically deeming contracts with China University of Petroleum a security risk.

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Texas House and Senate Disagree On COVID-19 Testing and Press Access As 2021 Session Begins

The Texas Legislature officially kicked off its 87th session last week, an every-other-year tradition that sees lawmakers of all stripes gather in Austin to pass a two-year budget and a few laws that could,

Local Culture
Occupancy at San Antonio's shopping centers dips

As struggling retailers shuttered stores and filed for bankruptcy amid the coronavirus pandemic, they left behind cavernous spaces at malls in San Antonio. But while occupancy fell, a fairly stable economy,

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COVID-19 Variant Found in Dallas

B.1.1.7, has been found in Dallas. The first case in Texas of the mutated virus first identified in the United Kingdom was reported in Harris County earlier this month. “This is now the third identified case in Texas,

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Eyzenberg arranges financing for Texas tech hub venture

Commercial real estate investment bank Eyzenberg & Company has arranged senior debt financing for the development of two sites to meet demand for last-mile distribution and single-family housing in Texas.

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San Antonio shatters record for patients hospitalized with COVID-19

The number of Bexar County residents hospitalized with COVID-19 reached a staggering high Monday as a wave of new cases pushed hospital systems to the brink. In a month filled with grim milestones, San Antonio hit another one Monday,

Local Culture
The 20 Best Places to Retire in America in 2021

If you're looking to leave the workforce, these are the best metro areas in the United States in which to be a retiree.

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New San Antonio store offering Black Friday deals for $7 or less gets grand opening date

Black Friday Deals and Discount Store in San Antonio has officially set a grand opening date for this Friday, Jan. 22. The popular Black Friday Deals store in Houston announced its second location in the San Antonio area in December.

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‘Bigger at Home,’ Texas’ Black Tie & Boots inauguration ball goes virtual

Texans in Washington gather for a Texas-sized celebration for the president’s inauguration in a night filled with cowboy

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Joe Exotic's Legal Team Waits With Limo Outside Prison in Hopes of Presidential Pardon

With less than 24 hours left in President Trump's term, Joe Exotic's legal team is hoping to have the "Tiger King" star's request for a presidential pardon to be approved. Exotic's team claims to be waiting outside the federal prison in Fort Worth, Texas, with a limousine in preparation for his potential release.

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RECALL: Pepperoni Hot Pockets Recalled Due to Contamination of Glass, Hard Plastic

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspect Service (USDA) is recalling Nestlé Prepared Food's pepperoni Hot Pockets after "extraneous materials, specifically pieces of glass and hard plastic" were said to have contaminated the products.

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