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Milk, eggs and now bullets for sale in handful of US grocery stores with ammo vending machines

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A company has installed computerized vending machines to sell ammunition in grocery stores in Alabama, Oklahoma and Texas, allowing patrons to pick up bullets along with a gallon of milk. American Rounds said their machines use an identification scanner and facial recognition software to verify the purchaser's age and are as "quick and easy" to use as a computer tablet. But advocates worry that selling bullets

Biden says he won’t step aside. But if he does, here’s why Harris is the favorite to replace him

[caption id="attachment_7976" align="alignnone" width="800"] Vice President Kamala Harris takes the stage to speak at a post debate campaign rally, June 28, 2024, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ronda Churchill, File)[/caption] BY  WILL WEISSERT AND BILL BARROW WASHINGTON (AP) - President Joe Biden insists that only "the Lord Almighty" can convince him to quit the presidential race. But should he change his mind, Vice President Kamala Harris is by far the best positioned to replace him. Harris would have a

Buttigieg, Cooper Break Ground On New Raleigh-to-Richmond Rail Line

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Gov. Roy Cooper broke ground Monday on a new high-speed rail line that will link Raleigh to Richmond, marking the project's first phase, which includes constructing a bridge to carry Durant Road over a railroad line.   The $1.3 billion project funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law is the largest grant ever received by the NC Department of Transportation. It will provide passenger service

Hurricane Beryl’s remnants and rain churn toward Canada and the US Northeast

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The remnants of Hurricane Beryl spawned at least one tornado and threatened flooding Wednesday as the system churned toward Canada and the northeastern U.S. after leaving millions in the Houston area without power. Beryl, which landed in Texas on Monday as a Category 1 hurricane, was a post-tropical cyclone and centered over southeastern Michigan around midday Wednesday with maximum sustained winds of 30 mph (45 kph), the National

Simone Biles has a shot at history at the Olympics while defending champion Russia stays home

(AP) Simone Biles and the rest of the U.S. women's Olympic gymnastics team don't need to be reminded of what happened in Tokyo three years ago. Mostly because nearly all of them lived it. Biles, reigning Olympic all-around champion Sunisa Lee, 2020 Olympic silver medalist Jordan Chiles and 2020 floor exercise champion Jade Carey were all there inside a nearly empty and oddly silent Ariake Gymnastics Centre during a memorable

Study finds Multivitamins Might Not Enhance Lifespan

Medical News Today-New research analyzing data from over two decades and nearly 400,000 participants in the United States suggests that long-term daily multivitamin use may not improve longevity in healthy adults. About 33% of adults in the U.S. take a daily multivitamin to support their overall well-being, assuming that it may help prevent disease and contribute to a longer, healthier life. Despite widespread use, previous studies have not found sufficient

SBA Grants $30 Million To Women’s Business Centers

WASHINGTON - Administrator Isabel Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice in President Biden's Cabinet for America's more than 33 million small businesses, announced four funding opportunities for Women's Business Centers (WBCs) totaling $30 million. This includes funding to support further expansion of the WBC network, the opening of a WBC in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and first-time specialized funding for WBCs that specialize

Home Depot To Pay Washington State $1.6 M

OLYMPIA - The Washington Department of Ecology issued a $1.6 million penalty to The Home Depot for selling prohibited hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) products, after roughly two years of attempts to bring the company into compliance, according to officials. According to the Washington Department of Ecology, HFCs are considered powerful greenhouse gases used mainly for refrigeration and air conditioning, and they can leak into the atmosphere if equipment is faulty or damaged.

Reactions to Tractor Supply Company Statement On DEI

By Ms Jheri Worldwide Staff Writer As a culture, we are becoming increasingly conscious consumers. There is more work to be done and insights to be shared. Everyone has heard the stats, Megan Sayles, cites a Nielsen report in her article 'Keeping the Black Dollar in the Black Community' for The San Diego Voice & Viewpoint, "According to a Nielsen report entitled, 'The State of the African-American Consumer,' African Americans