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IRS issues several tips to avoid tax season fraud

IRS issues several tips to avoid tax season fraud

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

LAS VEGAS - Each year, taxpayers' personal information is compromised through phishing scams or by unscrupulous tax preparers. IRS Criminal Investigation wants taxpayers to be...
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Stocks fall, yields rise after Fed signals rate hike ‘soon'

3 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   3 articles

An early market rally gave way to a broad slide for stocks and a surge in bond yields Wednesday after the Federal Reserve signaled it plans to raise interest rates “soon.”
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EPA acts to curb air, water pollution in poor communities

3 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The Environmental Protection Agency announced a series of enforcement actions Wednesday to address air pollution, unsafe drinking water and other problems afflicting minority...
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Locally and nationally, Rolling Meadows native Shannon McNamara's memory lives on two decades after her death

Locally and nationally, Rolling Meadows native Shannon McNamara's memory lives on two decades after her death

5 hours ago   |   WGN TV

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. - It's yet another day in which hopes of a mother are once again realized by the sheer presence of people that made their way inside the fieldhouse on a...
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On New Podcasts, the Sound of Falling in Love

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

“This Is Dating” and “It's Nice to Hear You” let listeners eavesdrop on singles in search of connection.
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Headed To An Event In The Twin Cities? You'll Need A Vaccine Card Or Negative Test, Starting Wednesday

5 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Those attending ticketed events in the city will now need to show proof of vaccination or provide a negative COVID-19 test. The change, part of a larger plan...
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Are you worried about inflation or a falling stock market shrinking your savings?

Are you worried about inflation or a falling stock market shrinking your savings?

6 hours ago   |   NPR

NPR wants to know how you're being affected by falling stock values or the rising price of gas, food and utilities.
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Moderna vaccinates first participant in phase 2 trial of Omicron-specific booster as study finds that antibodies fall 6-fold over 6 months

Moderna vaccinates first participant in phase 2 trial of Omicron-specific booster as study finds that antibodies fall 6-fold over 6 months

6 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star   |   2 articles

A vial of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine and syringes sit prepared at a pop up vaccine clinic at the Jewish Community Center on April 16, 2021 in the Staten Island borough of New...
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Moderna began a clinical trial testing an Omicron-specific vaccine booster shot in adults

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Moderna has soared over the last year on the back of its coronavirus vaccine. Radek Mica/Getty Images Moderna launched its first trial for an Omicron-specific booster in...
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Challenge to Indiana University vaccine mandate nixed again

Challenge to Indiana University vaccine mandate nixed again

6 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

INDIANAPOLIS - A federal appeals court is letting Indiana University keep its COVID-19 vaccination requirement for students in place , dealing another legal blow to a lawsuit...
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Easy, affordable ways to boost energy, nutrition & get better sleep

Easy, affordable ways to boost energy, nutrition & get better sleep

Right about this time every winter, people start giving up - and I mean completely giving up - on their New Year's resolutions. Maybe yours was to work out more, or to get... Read more ...

South Korea puts CEOs on notice with contentious work safety law

Legislation holding management liable for accidents has been praised by unions and criticised by business groups. Read more ...

Santa Ana mail carrier surprises 7-year-old boy battling cancer with his own...

TRUE HERO: A mail carrier in Santa Ana went far beyond the call of duty to bring joy and hope to a 7-year-old boy battling cancer. Read more ...

Vikings hire former Wall Street trader Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as GM

Vikings hire former Wall Street trader Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as GM

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Vikings have hired Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as their general manager, taking an innovative turn with an Ivy League-educated data expert from Cleveland's... Read more ...

Horror icon Tony Todd continues eclectic path in ‘Stoker Hills'

An iconic figure among horror fans as Candyman, Tony Todd seems right at home as a university film professor whose students hope to make their own classic horror marks in... Read more ...

Breyer: a pragmatic approach searching for a middle ground

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has the air of an absent-minded professor, once joking in court that his wife put directions in his pocket to keep him from getting lost... Read more ...

Perkiomen Valley High School students stage walkout over reinstated mask mandate

The district said they respect the students' right to advocate for what they believe in. Students returned to school after 30 minutes. Read more ...

GM sold 26 electric vehicles last quarter but projects it will overtake...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says GM appears "to have some room for improvement." Picture Alliance/Getty Images GM is investing heavily into EVs and projects it can overtake current... Read more ...

Q&A: Here's what we know about the new omicron subvariant

Q&A: Here's what we know about the new omicron subvariant

GET THE FACTS: Dr. Dean Blumberg answers questions about the new omicron sub-variant, and whether or not you can get infected with this strain after getting omicron. Read more ...

In Sacramento, you could be fined $15 for improperly parking rental...

In Sacramento, you could be fined $15 for improperly parking rental scooters, bikes

Anyone renting scooters or bicycles in Sacramento will now have to lock them up to bike racks or to themselves in identified drop zones or you'll run the risk of getting... Read more ...