Nye County, a rural enclave in Nevada, has positioned itself as the epicenter of a Donald Trump-fueled conspiracy about the security of electronic vote tabulators. The Nye County Commission voted in March to make the county one of the first to act on the false narratives that machines that count votes are rigged. County Clerk Mark Kampf, […]

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Typically, the most active portion of the year is spring and summer: for most years in the last decade, monthly home sales peaked in the months of June, July, or August. While seasonality tends to be more pronounced in locations that have especially dramatic transitions between summer and wi…

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MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Here's another reason to stay out of jail: New research shows the risk of dying from cancer is sharply higher among those who are behind bars or have been recently released.

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Six party committees have raised a combined $1.4 billion thus far in the 2022 election cycle. In August, the committees raised $84 million, according to recent filings with the Federal Election Commission.  The Republican National Committee (RNC), Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC), National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), and National Republican […]

Bike riding while on meth, opioids is sending thousands to ERs. Between 2019 and 2020, more than 11,000 people were treated in U.S. emergency rooms for injuries after they rode a bicycle while high, researchers found. Read more

For the better part of the past century, the American electric power system evolved around large, mostly fossil fuel power plants delivering electricity to residences, businesses and industry through a network of transmission and distribution wires that collectively came to be called the electric grid. But as the threat of climate change driven by carbon […]

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(The Center Square) – U.S Customs and Border Protection-Laredo Office is cautioning the public about a “significant amount of immigration law violations throughout South Texas ports of entry” and warning potential traffickers of people and drugs about the “serious legal consequences for criminal violations of immigration law.”

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MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- People who work in manufacturing, welding and chemical operations and are exposed to hazardous chemicals may face a higher risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a new study found.

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MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have been looking to the microbiome, and its numerous gut bacteria, as an area of research with plenty of potential for finding connections to various diseases.

SATURDAY, Sept. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- It can be hard to talk to your loved ones about moving into assisted living, so don't push them too hard and make sure they feel safe and comfortable with the idea, one expert advises.

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Republicans gathered inside a warehouse in Southwestern Pennsylvania on Friday to outline the legislation they’d try to enact if voters give them back control of that chamber following the November midterm elections. Speaking from an HVAC factory in Monongahela, about an hour south of Pittsburgh, House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said […]

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The nation’s largest Protestant association of Christian schools is joining forces with Tennessee and 19 other Republican states to try to block a Biden administration executive order that seeks to protect LGBTQ students in public schools from discrimination. The Association of Christian Schools International, whose members include 2,000 schools and 60 colleges across the country, […]

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One unexpected bright spot of the COVID-19 pandemic was the expansion of state stabilization funds—also known as rainy day funds—driven largely by increases in tax revenue. State and local governments rely heavily on taxes to finance their operations, with the largest sources coming from sal…

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FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Girls with type 1 diabetes may fare worse than boys when it comes to blood sugar control and other critical aspects of their health, a new research review finds.

FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Losing excess weight may not only help prevent knee arthritis, but also slow its progression in people who already have the condition, a recent study suggests.