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Last summer she turned on the tap and orangey-red water came out. Now she fears for her whole family

By Sara Sidner, Meridith Edwards and Rachel Clarke, CNN Tammie Bailey worries every day that her water will turn bad. That the smell of rotten eggs and rotting meat will come out of her kitchen tap again. Worse still, that the water will be the soupy mix of sediment and contaminants that forced her to the homes of neighbors and relatives to cook and shower for weeks last summer. “Last [...]

By |March 25th, 2023|Regional News|

The far out, far-right plot that Germany is still trying to unravel

By Sophie Tanno and Nadine Schmidt, CNN An extremist and until recently almost unheard-of network in Germany is back in the spotlight after police carried out nationwide raids against it. The Reichsbürger movement — made up of small groups and individuals spread across the country — peddles a number of bizarre views and rejects the legitimacy of the state. In December last year, 25 people were arrested on suspicion of [...]

By |March 25th, 2023|Regional News|

Berlin vote could turbocharge German capital’s climate plans

By FRANK JORDANSAssociated Press BERLIN (AP) — Berlin voters on a proposal Sunday that would force the German capital to drastically ramp up its climate goals. The referendum calls for Berlin to become climate neutral by 2030, meaning that within less than eight years the city would not be allowed to contribute further to global warming. An existing law sets a deadline for achieving that goal at 2045, which is [...]

By |March 25th, 2023|Regional News|

‘What can we do?’: Millions in African countries need power

By MOGOMOTSI MAGOMEAssociated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — From Zimbabwe, where many must work at night because it’s the only time there is power, to Nigeria where collapses of the grid are frequent, the reliable supply of electricity remains elusive across Africa. The electricity shortages that plague many of Africa’s 54 countries are a serious drain on the continent’s economic growth, energy experts warn. In recent years South Africa’s power generation [...]

By |March 25th, 2023|Regional News|

What to do with your credit card debt now that the Fed raised rates again

By Jeanne Sahadi, CNN The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its key interest rate for the ninth time since last March. Each time the Fed raises the rate, lending rates that banks charge their customers tend to follow. That means consumer debt — especially variable-rate credit card debt — will get more expensive. “[T]he average credit card rate is now at a record high above 20%,” said Greg McBride, chief [...]

By |March 25th, 2023|Regional News|

Gwyneth Paltrow testifies in a civil trial that she ‘froze’ in 2016 skiing crash at a Utah resort

By Aya Elamroussi, CNN Gwyneth Paltrow, the award-winning actress facing a civil trial for a 2016 skiing crash at a Utah resort, testified that she “froze” when a man allegedly skied directly into her back, causing them to collapse to the ground as their skis tangled together. Paltrow testified on Friday that the collision forced her legs apart as she felt someone from behind her. “I was skiing, and two [...]

By |March 25th, 2023|Regional News|

New Zealand tells China its concern on lethal aid to Russia

BEIJING (AP) — New Zealand Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta has expressed concern to China over any provision of lethal aid to support Russia in its war against Ukraine during a meeting with her Chinese counterpart. Her press office on Saturday detailed Mahuta’s cautionary remarks in Beijing, days after Chinese President Xi Jinping concluded his trip to Moscow, a warm affair in which Xi and Russian President Vladimir Putin praised each [...]

By |March 25th, 2023|Regional News|

Tornado hits western Mississippi as storms knock out power for thousands. A town is ‘gone,’ resident says

By Aya Elamroussi and Sharif Paget, CNN At least one tornado rolled through western Mississippi on Friday night, damaging homes and knocking out power as the threat of storms remain overnight for neighboring Alabama and Tennessee. The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado hit the towns of Silver City as well as Rolling Fork, which one resident described as obliterated following the storm’s devastating path. “I’ve never seen anything like [...]

By |March 25th, 2023|Regional News|

Ski resorts in California got so much snow they’re going stay open through June

By Zoe Sottile, CNN The slopes are open for summer, at least in California. Several California ski resorts have announced they have received so much snow that they plan to stay open until well into the summer months. Mammoth Mountain, a popular four-season resort located in the Eastern Sierra mountains, announced earlier this week it would be open for skiing at least until the end of July. This is the [...]

By |March 25th, 2023|Regional News|

From Polaroids to Instant Pots: Every year’s must-have shopping fad since 1973

Olena Yakobchuk // Shutterstock From Polaroids to Instant Pots: Every year’s must-have shopping fad since 1973 Cropped picture of two women holding colorful shopping bags. Shopping has changed over the years—from small, local businesses to big-box stores with global supply chains and the ease of online shopping—but one thing has stayed the same: American consumers don’t want to miss out on the next big thing. In fact, Americans spend an [...]

By |March 24th, 2023|Regional News|

Industries that laid off the most workers in January

Canva Industries that laid off the most workers in January A group of business people working around a desk. World economies have been left in disarray after the COVID-19 pandemic shocked supply chains and deeply affected the global workforce. And the U.S. has been no exception. As financial rescue efforts fade into the background, the U.S. economy is facing dual crises of stubbornly persistent inflation and uncertainty about a looming [...]

By |March 24th, 2023|Regional News|

The Nigerian Prince and 8 other common cybercrime characters

fizkes // Shutterstock The Nigerian Prince and 8 other common cybercrime characters Cropped view of man holding phone. “My Dear, a fortune is awaiting you … but it’s locked in an overseas account …” Sound familiar? You likely have multiple versions of this email in your spam folder. As tempting as it is to think of easy money, the reality is that the Nigerian Prince is a scammer targeting you [...]

By |March 24th, 2023|Regional News|

States where the most Jan. 6 rioters were arrested

Bill Clark // Getty Images States where the most Jan. 6 rioters were arrested Trump supporters taking over the steps of the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. Leading up to the riot in which supporters of then-President Donald Trump attempted to storm the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 6, 2021, it had been clear to international and national intelligence and research institutions for years that right-wing extremism was on [...]

By |March 24th, 2023|Regional News|

How the rate of uninsured drivers has changed over time in every state

Canva How the rate of uninsured drivers has changed over time in every state Two motorcycles ride on a tree-lined road. Are you driving in a state where the number of uninsured drivers on roads is growing? A car wreck is never a happy event, but a collision involving a driver without auto insurance can make repairs and recovery significantly more difficult. The General used Insurance Research Council data to [...]

By |March 24th, 2023|Regional News|

20 popular international snacks you should try if you can find them

Lika Mostova // Shutterstock 20 popular international snacks you should try if you can find them Three Pocky boxes on pink background. We’re snackin’ all over the world. Stacker scoured the internet to find 20 of the best international snacks you should try at least once. We also looked into staple foods and sweet treats from diverse countries to compile a well-rounded list. According to a YouGov report from March [...]

By |March 24th, 2023|Regional News|

7 common types of anti-transgender legislation that have passed or failed in the last 10 years

Kevin Dietsch // Getty Images 7 common types of anti-transgender legislation that have passed or failed in the last 10 years A student athlete speaks at a press conference at the U.S. Capitol. The sign on the podium says # Let Kids Play. On March 2, 2023, Tennessee passed a law criminalizing drag performances—the first of its kind since anti-crossdressing laws were introduced in the mid-1800s. Drag shows, a fixture [...]

By |March 24th, 2023|Regional News|

Earth Hour: Why people across the world are turning their lights off

By Zoe Sottile, CNN Each year, millions of people from over 190 countries and territories coordinate to turn off their lights for just one hour. The event is part of an annual tradition to raise awareness about climate change. Here’s what you need to know ahead of the 16th annual Earth Hour celebration. What is Earth Hour? Earth Hour was launched in 2007 by the World Wildlife Fund and its [...]

By |March 24th, 2023|Regional News|

Utah State player upgraded to fair condition after collapse

By MARK ANDERSONAP Sports Writer Utah State redshirt freshman wide receiver Josh Davis is in fair condition on Friday, one day after collapsing at spring football practice following sudden cardiac arrest, the university announced. Davis, initially was listed in critical condition, was breathing on his own. He is in the intensive-care unit at McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden, Utah. Davis’ parents arrived in Utah on Thursday evening. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound Davis, [...]

By |March 24th, 2023|Regional News|

An explosion at a candy factory in Pennsylvania leaves at least 2 dead, others remain missing

By Sara Smart, CNN At least two people are dead and nine are unaccounted for following an explosion at a candy factory in eastern Pennsylvania on Friday, officials said. The explosion occurred at the R.M. Palmer Company facility in West Reading just before 5 p.m., West Reading Police Chief Wayne Holben said in a press conference on Friday night. The cause for the explosion is unknown and remains under investigation, [...]

By |March 24th, 2023|Regional News|
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