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New Yorkers: Pedestrian Fatalities Are Up, but the City is Fighting Back

Pedestrian fatalities in NYC continue to rise even as 2016 comes to a close. More pedestrians were killed due to traffic accidents in our city...

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  • new-york
  • Dec 5, 2016

Prestonsburg’s DUI Rates Go Up While Kentucky’s Goes Down

Prestonsburg had been following a blue law — a restrictive ban on a Sunday activity — for some time. But that time has come to...

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  • prestonsburg
  • Dec 3, 2016

How One St. Pete Employee Is Fighting Against Workplace Retaliation

A former employee is suing a St. Petersburg gift business for alleged workplace retaliation and other reported labor violations. The lawsuit filed by Kymberlee Rau...

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  • st-petersburg
  • Dec 2, 2016

Jackson Parking Meter Changes Could End Up Hitting Your Wallet

Private parking meters could be coming to Jackson if the city ends up striking a deal with a St. Louis-based company. The long-discussed upgrades could...

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  • jackson
  • Dec 2, 2016

Fire Hydrant Shortage Could Endanger Lee County Residents

Tapping into the water supply is critical for fighting fires, and some Cape Coral residents are up in arms about the coverage of the city’s...

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  • fort-myers
  • Dec 2, 2016

Pensacola Fire Causes Range From the Mundane to the Insane

Fires are a grave concern throughout the year, and one many Pensacolans might not think about until the moment it’s happening to them. Fires can...

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  • pensacola
  • Dec 1, 2016

Did You Know Asbestos Was Never Banned in the US? That Could Change

The use of asbestos, a known carcinogen, has never been banned in the U.S., but that may change soon. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on...

  • Staff
  • Dec 1, 2016

Why Bad Atlanta Roads Are Costing You Money

Recently, a hole left from utility work on Kingsboro Road led to a flat tire for an Atlanta driver, according to NBC 11Alive. The flat...

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  • atlanta
  • Nov 30, 2016

What is Tennessee Doing to Combat the Rise of Distracted Driving?

Distracted Driving is a growing epidemic that is sweeping the nation. More and more drivers are using cell phones, eating, reading and grooming behind the...

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  • memphis
  • Nov 30, 2016

What Kissimmee Restaurant Employees Can Learn From Steak N Shake Overtime Lawsuit

A former employee is suing Steak N Shake in Kissimmee over alleged unpaid overtime wages and other reported violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act....

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  • kissimmee
  • Nov 30, 2016

4 Safety Tips for Driving on Flooded Atlanta Roadways

On Nov. 28, Atlanta finally received rainfall for the first time in more than a month. The heavy rain caused flooding and standing water on...

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  • atlanta
  • Nov 30, 2016

New Federal Guidelines Try to Get Drivers to Put Down Their Phones

People who like to check their phones while driving may no longer be able to, if a new regulation is adopted by car manufacturers and...

  • Staff
  • Nov 29, 2016

Gated Communities Could be Coming to Jackson, But Expectations Are Mixed

Jackson’s communities simmer over adding gates to neighborhoods, with residents and authorities trading support and doubt over the project, presided over by a city council...

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  • jackson
  • Nov 29, 2016

One Daytona Improves Tourism Draw, Promises Jobs

GameTime is coming to the One Daytona entertainment complex, bringing with it a whole lot of fun, and some much-needed jobs. The International Speedway Corporation,...

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  • daytona-beach
  • Nov 28, 2016

Firefighters Have Some of the Highest Occupational Cancer Rates: Lakeland Fire Department Is Fighting to Change That

Lakeland is fighting occupational cancer with new protective gear. The Lakeland Fire Department is the first department in the state to use halo hoods, which...

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  • lakeland
  • Nov 28, 2016