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New report: Firefighters injured less, strain and falls top list

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) released the latest edition of its U.S. Firefighter Injury Report which highlights data on injuries sustained by firefighters on duty. The statistics were collected from fire departments responding to the 2013 NFPA survey for U.S. Fire Experience. In 2013, 65,880 firefighter injuries occurred in the More...

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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze to present ‘The Legacy Journey’ in theaters Nov 19

Fathom Events is proud to bring “Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze Present: The Legacy Journey” to select cinemas nationwide for only one night on Wednesday, November 19 at 7 p.m. local time. Taped in front of a More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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U.S. GDP soars 3.5% as Pentagon spending climbs to 5-year high

The Obama administration may be patting themselves on the back with the news that the GDP exceeded positive predictions and rose 3.5% during the third quarter. On Thursday, the US Commerce Department announced that More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 9th, 2014
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Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, says ‘self-driving’ cars less than five years away

Tesla Motors founder and CEO Elon Musk said his company is primed to manufacture vehicles with 90 percent autonomy within the next three years. Musk said at this point his ambitious goal is “not speculation” More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 3rd, 2014
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76 million households, 7 million businesses affected by JP Morgan Chase cyberattack

The cyberattack against JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s computer servers this summer add to increasing doubts over the security of consumer data kept by lenders, retailers and even government agencies. Thursday, More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, September 19th, 2014
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Chinese court fines GlaxoSmithKline almost $500 million for paying bribes

A Chinese court imposed a fine of nearly $500 million on the giant British pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline for bribery, according to a New York Times report Friday. Image/CIA The fine of a record 3 billion More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Hobby Lobby head Steve Green tells Christians to ‘stand up and fight’ for freedom

Hobby Lobby President Steve Green has called out for Christians to stand up and fight for religious freedom in a new video at an event hosted by First Baptist Church of Charlotte.    “Just a few years ago More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 14th, 2014
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Yahoo tried to protect ‘your information,’ Feds threatened $250K daily fine

The US government threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day if it refused to hand over user data to the National Security Agency, according to court documents unsealed on Thursday. In a blogpost, the company said More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
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Panera Bread: Don’t bring your guns, ‘preserve the environment’ of ‘Panera Warmth’

THE BLAZE: Panera Bread is asking customers not to bring firearms into its locations, becoming the latest company to take an anti-gun stance in an attempt to “preserve the environment we are working to create More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, September 8th, 2014
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Chick-fil-A founder, S Truett Cathy, dies at 93

 S. Truett Cathy, the founder of the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain died early Monday, a company spokesman said. He was 93. Chick-fil-A spokesman Mark Baldwin told The Associated Press that Cathy died at home surrounded More...

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