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Banana Boat sunscreen for scalps is recalled due to cancer risk; what is benzene?

Banana Boat sunscreen for scalps is recalled due to cancer risk; what is benzene?
Banana Boat has recalled one of their products due to its containment of trace amounts of benzene, which can cause cancer. Benzene can cause cancer of people are repeatedly exposed to it. The company issuing ... more
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Dead dogs are turning up in upstate New York and other parts of the country; what is Canine Parvovirus?

Dead dogs are turning up in upstate New York and other parts of the country; what is Canine Parvovirus?
Canine Parvovirus is a virus that can be deadly to dogs, especially puppies, and now people are starting to find dead dogs in the Troy area. People are growing fearful of the virus, which often ... more
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Energy Assistance: Bills could be cut by up to 50%, who’s eligible?

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As inflation continues to push prices up, many Americans are looking for energy assistance for their utility bills. The US Energy Information Administration shared that the average bill for electric in 2020 was $117.36 per ... more
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Are we entering a recession? White House says no, but numbers have Americans questioning it

Are we entering a recession? White House says no, but numbers have Americans questioning it
The U.S. economy's second quarter of shrinking has Americans concerned that we may be heading into a recession, but the White House claims that's just not the case. President Joe Biden's approval rating has been ... more
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Tax Refunds: The question that never seems to be answered “Where’s my refund?”

Tax Refunds: The question that never seems to be answered “Where’s my refund?”
Since the pandemic hit in 2020, tax refunds and the IRS have seemed to be impossible for Americans to navigate. The question that never seems to be answered year after year, is where's my refund? ... more
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Everything you need to know to try and win the $1 billion dollar Mega Millions drawing tonight

Everything you need to know to try and win the $1 billion dollar Mega Millions drawing tonight
The Mega Millions lottery drawing tonight has now passed the threshold of $1 billion dollars, and the drawing is tonight. As millions of Americans try to get a piece of the jackpot, they have questions ... more
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Flash flooding in Kentucky updates: At least 3 dead, Ohio Task Force 1 deployed

Flash flooding in Kentucky updates: At least 3 dead, Ohio Task Force 1 deployed
Ongoing flooding in the state of Kentucky has reportedly killed at least three people. An Ohio task force team is being deployed to assist. Flash flood emergencies continue as Kentucky faces deadly flooding, destroying roads ... more
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Everything to know about the $52 billion dollar CHIPS Act: Senate passes bill to send to the House for vote

Everything to know about the $52 billion dollar CHIPS Act: Senate passes bill to send to the House for vote
Congress has been working to pass a $52 billion dollar semiconductor manufacturing subsidy bill called the CHIPS Act, and not everyone supports it. Despite this, it was passed by the Senate and will make its ... more
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The “Great Resignation”: Expert says the pandemic exacerbated ongoing employment issues; priorities have changed for Americans

The “Great Resignation”: Expert says the pandemic exacerbated ongoing employment issues; priorities have changed for Americans
Americans working during the COVID-19 pandemic were forced to make hard choices, putting their families first ahead of their employment, and this gave people many reasons to quit their jobs. Once people began prioritizing their ... more
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Direct stimulus payments worth $1,000 going out to some Americans this summer

Two direct payments in the works for Florida residents
New Mexican residents will soon see direct stimulus payments worth up to $1,000 as inflation continues to cause stress to Americans across the country. The payments are for state residents that do not file state ... more
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Direct payments worth $750 available to families; 100,000 qualifying households still haven’t applied

Direct payments for Indiana residents in the works– who is eligible?
The child tax credit direct payment deadline is quickly approaching for Connecticut families to apply for up to $750 dollars. The payments are worth $250 per qualifying child and a maximum of three children can ... more
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New York works to battle hogweed, the spotted lanternfly, and beech tree disease as many invasive species spread rapidly

New York works to battle hogweed, the spotted lanternfly, and beech tree disease as many invasive species spread rapidly
Invasive species aren't new to New York State, and now the state is working to get rid of various species like hogweed, the spotted lanternfly, beech tree disease, and Japanese knotweed. Invasive species are plants ... more
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Polio in New York: Could there be an outbreak in the U.S.? Everything to know about Polio

Did that one case of polio end up causing a community spread in New York?
Americans have dealt with COVID-19 and Monkeypox, and now millions are fearing an outbreak of the polio virus as the first case in over a decade makes an appearance. Was it caused by the vaccine? ... more
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Americans expected to save $5,200 for inflation as they struggle to afford school supplies, the wealthy spend for school with no issue; Corporations claim to have done the best they have in 72 years

Americans expected to save $5,200 for inflation as they struggle to afford school supplies, the wealthy spend for school with no issue; Corporations claim to have done the best they have in 72 years
Inflation has created stress on Americans, requiring them to now budget for the added cost of goods. As Americans struggle, corporations thrive, boasting a 35% earnings increase for 2021. To put it plainly, it looks ... more
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Stimulus: If you’re denied the Minnesota $750 payment, you can appeal the decision

Two direct payments in the works for Florida residents
Minnesota is sending stimulus payments to qualifying residents worth $750, and over one million people applied, but they may need to appeal. Out of the applications, many are expected to be denied. Around 660,000 residents ... more
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Direct payments in South Carolina going out residents due to $3.4 million in uncashed checks

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$3.4 million dollars in direct payments went uncashed in 2019, so now South Carolina residents can see direct payments out of that money. The total amount residents will see is currently unknown. That decision will ... more
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Stimulus checks and tax rebates: Some changes to this week’s stimulus and direct payment roundup

Stimulus checks and tax rebates: Some changes to this week’s stimulus and direct payment roundup
Last week FingerLakes1.com reported a list of all states residents could expect stimulus payments or tax rebates under their state's local government. This week some new states have been added to the list, as well ... more
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T-Mobile customers could see part of $350 million dollar settlement due to data breach

T-Mobile customers could see part of $350 million dollar settlement due to data breach
A recent data breach that impacted the lives of millions of Americans may soon result in payouts from a settlement with T-Mobile and its customers. A little less than one year ago, there was a ... more
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Social Security: When are Social Security, SSI, and SSDI payments going out this August; who gets $4,194?

Social Security: When are Social Security, SSI, and SSDI payments going out this August; who gets $4,194?
The Social Security Administration is gearing up to send the next round of retirement, SSI, and SSDI payments to Americans this August. The payments help those who have retired, as well as qualifying low income ... more
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