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Fewer Americans file unemployment claims last week

WASHINGTON – Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as layoffs continue to fall amid a strong rebound in the job market. Unemployment claims fell 15,000 to 214,000 for the week ending March 12, from 229,000 the previous week, the Labor Department reported Thursday. The first applications for unemployment assistance generally follow the rhythm […]

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The old Whitmire Piggly Wiggly will be replaced by a combined “dollar” store

WHITMIRE, SC (WIS) – A town in Newberry now knows what will replace the last full-service grocery store it had in town. James Brock with developer Twin Rivers Capital, LLC confirmed to WIS that the now-empty land will be replaced with a “combined Dollar Tree/Family Dollar store.” The combined store will occupy the building that […]

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Life Experience inspires the opening of the W.Va. Survival Store | West Virginia News

By COLIN McGUIRE, The Journal CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — If Efram Torres hasn’t seen it all, he has seen a lot. There was a time when he worked as a first responder right after 9/11. Then there was also the period of his life when he took a position with FEMA in 2005 and […]

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Family of teenage girl violently arrested by Rialto police plan to press charges

RIALTO, Calif. (KABC) — A family has taken the first step toward filing a lawsuit after video showed a 16-year-old girl being thrown to the ground by a Rialto police officer during a violent arrest early of the month. The family’s attorney has filed the necessary documents to begin the lawsuit process. The arrest took […]

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Israel successfully tests naval air defense system

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Monday it had successfully tested a new naval air defense system, intercepting a range of threats in what officials called a key layer of protection against Iran and its proxies in the region. The “C-Dome” system is a naval version of the Iron Dome, which has been used to shoot […]

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Charleston Water System will spend $75 million to $100 million on upgrades to accommodate growing population

JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) — Charleston’s water system will spend millions of dollars over the next few years to ensure its wastewater system can handle the Lowcountry’s continued growth. Improvements are underway at the Plum Island Wastewater Treatment Plant on James Island. Charleston Water System spokesman Mike Saia said he wants to double the amount […]

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Noem Names Wasko Head of South Dakota Correctional System | South Dakota News

PIERRE, SD (AP) — The person who will lead South Dakota’s corrections system comes from Colorado where she was president of a company that administers health care services to state and local corrections partners. Governor Kristi Noem announced on Wednesday the appointment of Kellie Wasko as the new secretary of corrections, effective March 7. “Her […]

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Missing Master Keys Lead to Costly Security Fiasco at State Capitol

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) — In a costly security fiasco at the state Capitol, state lawmakers are spending $250,000 to change every lock on their offices because the master keys are missing. The issue arose on the opening day of the legislative session when security camera video showed a state Senate staffer walking in and out of […]

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Insulet Announces FDA Clearance of its Omnipod® 5 Automated Insulin Delivery System, First Tubeless System with Smartphone Control

ACTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD) (Insulet or the Company), the global leader in tubingless insulin pump technology with its Omnipod® brand of products, today announced that it has received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Omnipod® 5 (Omnipod 5) automated insulin delivery system for people six years of age and older with type […]

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Children’s ER doctor urges parents to properly store guns after rise in pediatric injuries

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – Last year, Children’s of Alabama saw more than 70 pediatric patients with a gun. Officials said it was the highest they had ever seen and so far this year the trend is not slowing. Pediatrician Dr. Eric Jorge of Children’s of Alabama said he has seen a more than 50% increase […]

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IRS refund deadline is approaching, experts say, file early

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – It’s tax season again and the standard IRS refund deadline is a month away. This is already making people confused as to how to deposit certain credits for 2021. With the advanced child tax credit option in 2021 along with expanded education credits and new breakdowns allowed for Kansas state reimbursement, […]

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If you earned $73,000 or less, you can file your federal taxes for free online

Did you know that you meet certain criteria to be able to declare your federal and your taxes for free online? If your adjusted gross income (AGI) was $73,000 or less, you can use one of the Free File IRS Partner offers to file a free federal tax return. Some programs also offer free status […]

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Governor Ivey provides grant to help establish RV store, complex in Heflin; 130 new jobs expected

HEFLIN, Alabama (WBRC) – Gov. Kay Ivey has provided nearly $ 1 million to attract new businesses to the town of Heflin and create 130 jobs. The $ 950,000 Community Development Block Grant will pave the way for a large US recreational vehicle store and recreational vehicle resort. The development will be located on a […]

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modified hunting system helps boy get his first dollar | Indiana News

By BRY MCDERMOTT, Indiana Gazette. INDIANA, Pa. (AP) – Lucas McCormick, 11, didn’t want to get out of bed when his mother, Kayla McCormick, woke him up on the first day of gun season in late November. Like most young hunters, this Marion Center sixth grader was stuck between determining to shoot his first buck […]

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Homeland Security Team Officers Must Wear Body Cameras | Technology

PA WASHINGTON (AP) – Officers from a Department of Homeland Security investigative unit will wear body cameras for the first time in a six-month pilot program that will focus on the costs and benefits of use of technology in federal law enforcement, officials said. The cameras will be used during testing by 55 members of […]

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New Yu And Me Books store in New York’s Chinatown spotlights works by immigrant authors: NPR

Scott Simon speaks with Lucy Yu, owner of a new bookstore in New York City that highlights Asian American literature and the works of immigrant authors. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: A new bookstore opens in New York’s Chinatown, showcasing the works of immigrant authors, especially Asian Americans. His name is Yu and Me Books – Yu […]

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File published on the murder of a former senator

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) – Arkansas State Police this week turned over thousands of pages of a file relating to the murder of a former state senator. According to content partner KARK, a Pulaski County circuit judge ordered the ASP to disclose the file on the death of former State Senator Linda Collins. The file […]

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Amazon’s Marketplace model is coming to a store near you

Everyone and their brother get a deal online. What should investors think of this? Channels, which allow third-party sellers to list, sell, and ship items on an established retailer’s site, have a bit of time. Kroger KR grocery chain 2.31% has one, as do clothing vendors Express, Lands’ End, J.Crew, and Urban Outfitters.. URBN -4.98% […]

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Aldi’s new store opens in Haymarket this week

Discount grocer Aldi will open its new Washington-area store in Haymarket, Va. On December 9. Discount grocer Aldi will open its new Washington-area store in Haymarket, Va. On December 9. (Authorized by Aldi) Discount grocer Aldi will open its new DC store in Haymarket, Va. On December 9. The 6701 Lea Berry Way store is […]

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Artist exhibitions in the old Criglersville store turned gallery | Virginie News

By ALLISON BROPHY CHAMPION CRIGLERSVILLE, Virginia (AP) – Multimedia artist Sharon Zarambo, like everyone else, has suffered a lot of losses in the past year. “Seven people have died, including my mother and my dog,” said the 66-year-old, who grew up on Long Island and has lived in Etlan’s countryside in Madison County for 23 […]

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San Jose retailers hire more private security as stores grapple with staged thefts

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) – After a weekend like the one we just experienced in the Bay Area, the immediate question for some is: will we see more mass organized crime? Silicon Valley Central Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Christian Malesic has his own question. “What can we do about it? It’s a very […]

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Hitler’s photo of Sanford gun store angered Jewish leaders

SANFORD, Florida – The front left window of A&N Sports on 17-92 in Sanford is covered with a large lettering which reads: “Our Bill of Rights is immutable and unalterable. What part of “will not be violated” is not understood? “ Below the letter is a poster of Nazi Party leader Adolf Hitler wearing a […]

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Gun store promotes ‘not guilty’ sale after Rittenhouse acquittal

CONROE, Texas (KPRC) – Texas gun store and shooting range come under fire following text message to customers announcing ‘not guilty’ sale after acquittal by Kyle Rittenhouse. The Saddle River chain texted customers early Saturday morning telling them the big holiday sale would start later today and last until Thanksgiving. The sale includes offers on […]

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SC toy store sold to employee with long history at the shop | South Carolina News

By WARREN L. WISE, Post and Courier MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (AP) – At 9, Elizabeth “Schnookie” Royall was doing her after school homework in the back room of a Mount Pleasant toy store while her mother, Posie, worked. Twenty-five years later, Royall – now Darby after getting married – is the owner of Wonder Works. […]