A social media app that can be useful in a disaster

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Join a network like Nextdoor before you really need it, writes Leslie Meredith.


Syracuse Arts Academy named Outstanding Charter School of the Year

Syracuse Arts Academy Charter School of the Year Award

Since 2006, Syracuse Arts Academy has been fostering arts integration.


Final six F-16s leave Hill Air Force Base for the last time

F-16s leave Hill

The F-16 era is officially and permanently over at Hill Air Force Base.


After tornado hit their home, Utah family grows stronger, is forever changed

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It took three minutes for a twister to destroy Paul and Gaelynn Sewell’s home — and change their lives forever.


Riverdale neighborhood putting lives back together a year after tornado hit

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A year after a tornado touched down in parts of Weber County, members of a Riverdale neighborhood are rebuilding and recovering from trauma caused by the storm.


OPEC, Russia hold steady on cuts as oil market improves

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. OPEC and Russia said they were about halfway toward clearing a global oil glut and urged fellow producers to stay focused and finish the job, while stopping short of additional action to reassure a jittery market. The producers, who together pump more than half the world’s oil,...


GE said to near industrial-solutions unit sale to ABB

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. General Electric is nearing an agreement to sell its industrial-solutions business to ABB Ltd. in a deal valued at $2.5 billion to $3 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said. The American and Swiss companies are likely to announce an agreement by next week, said the...


Stocks edge lower in midday trade as health care, tech slip

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The major U.S. stock indexes edged lower in midday trading Friday, adding to the market’s modest losses from a day earlier. Health care companies were down the most. Energy stocks led the gainers. A new round of tensions between the U.S. and North Korea helped send bond yields lower, which weighed...


The unusual way KB Home punished its CEO for screaming profanities at Kathy Griffin

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Discipline for CEOs with a penchant for bad behavior in their personal lives tends to come in one of two ways. If the offense is embarrassing but something from the past -- like the years-old graphic emails Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel sent as an undergrad fraternity bro...


Lego ninjas fight sequel fatigue along with monsters, villains

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. When Warner Bros.‘ Chief Executive Kevin Tsujihara laid out his vision for the studio’s film business in 2014, movies based on Lego toys were one of the crucial franchises he planned to develop into the next decade. Three years and three movies in, the series risks running out...


Money-Saving Offer For Medicare’s Late Enrollees Is Expiring. Can They Buy Time?

Many older Americans who have Affordable Care Act insurance policies are going to miss a Sept. 30 deadline to enroll in Medicare, and they need more time to make the change, advocates say. A lifetime of late enrollment penalties typically await people who don’t sign up for Medicare Part B — which...

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