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Why On Earth Is My Water Bill So High?

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No one wants to get a bill in the mail that is higher than usual, but a high water bill can be especially concerning. It’s natural to want to find out what is causing the spike in your bill and fix it so it doesn’t occur anymore. Here are some common reasons your water bill […]

Travel Tip: 4 Things You Absolutely Must Have For a Cruise Vacation

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You’re going on a cruise, hooray! Cruises are so much fun. You get to relax in the sun, experience new things, and meet new people. Cruises are not like regular vacations, though. If you’ve never been on one, there are some things you definitely need to bring with you that you normally wouldn’t for a […]

U.S. Government Boosts STEM Education Awareness Through Forever Stamps

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In an effort to raise awareness about the necessity and underlying value of education within the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields, the U.S. government has issued a series of commemorative Forever first class stamps. The stamps are intended to “pay tribute to the study of science, technology, engineering, and math,” according to The74. The […]

The Feral Hog Population Grows in Alabama and Wreaks Havoc on Real Estate

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In Alabama, the feral hog problem is getting worse. Farmers and homeowners alike are concerned with the negative effects that the hog population creates for harvests and properties. For many farmers, controlling the hog population is a necessary part of the job. Hogs are ambitious omnivores and eat most anything that they see, including crops. […]

Alabama Ranked 49th in Dental Health According to New Study

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According to a recent study, Alabama ranks 49th in over dental health and 51st in dental care. The WalletHub study compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia on 25 key indicators of dental health and wellness. The two main categories used were dental health and care and oral health. The performance in the […]

Alabama Auto Industry Booming As New Toyota-Mazda Money Flows

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With Toyota-Mazda’s announcement of a joint venture to build a 4,000-worker assembly plant in Huntsville, Alabama, many auto industry experts are now calling Alabama the auto capital of the south. The $1.6 billion Toyota-Mazda plant capped off another major year of growth for the Alabama auto industry, which has seen substantial growth in recent years. […]

Telemedicine Programs Are Improving Health Care Access Across The US

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Telemedicine, a recent and convenient form of health care, has been improving the health of many Americans in more than just rural areas. According to the National Public Radio, the rise of telemedicine has been keeping both rural and urban Americans out of the Emergency Room for non-urgent problems by improving the access, cost, and quality […]

Season Of Gifting Temps The Country’s Front Porch Package Thieves

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Whether buying gifts or purchasing a treat for yourself, it’s easier than ever before to receive packages almost instantly. In many cases, all you have to do is pay 50% of the delivery fee for overnight or 2-day shipping. Then the little brown box is on your doorstep, ready for you to find it. But how do […]

Is More Snow Coming to Alabama on New Year’s Eve? Weathermen Say… Maybe

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Earlier this December Alabama residents were taken by surprise when up to 10 inches of snow suddenly fell. Unlike northern regions of the country that are used to regular December snowfalls, Alabama residents aren’t accustomed to heavy snow at any time of year. As a result, the snowfall caused a number of traffic accidents throughout […]

Chief Federal Judge Rebukes Attorneys For Delay Requests In Houston Flood Case

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A chief federal judge rebuked several government lawyers during a hearing on Wednesday, December 20, for seeking delays in a flooding lawsuit. According to the Houston Chronicle, more than 1,500 Houstonians are suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for building their homes inside of the floodplains of Houston’s dams. During the initial hearing to […]