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3 New York Wage Theft Busts of 2016

Employees being screwed out of their wages isn’t anything new. Many workers have had to fight to receive rightful pay for working overtime or off-the-clock....

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  • new-york
  • Dec 6, 2016

The Biggest Public Transportation Improvements in Tampa This Year

Tampa isn’t exactly known for its bountiful public transit, and between the relatively slim options for bus and train travel and our city’s high population,...

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  • tampa
  • Dec 5, 2016

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

Osceola Nonprofit Pawsitive Action Breaks Down Misconceptions About Service Dogs, Invisible Disabilities

An Osceola County nonprofit that breeds and trains service dogs for people with disabilities is taking on a new challenge: changing the community’s concept of...

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  • kissimmee
  • 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

Tallahassee Traffic Light Install More Difficult Than You Might Think

A new traffic signal and some road alterations at a Tallahassee intersection are helping some residents breathe a little easier on the road. However, the...

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  • tallahassee
  • 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](/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