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What to Buy for the COVID-19 Pandemic

Unsure what to buy during this COVID-19 outbreak? Here are some important items to fill your cabinets.

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"Complete 540,” North Carolina

North Carolina transportation officials are moving forward with plans for a new six-lane highway around the southern half of Raleigh that would cause sprawling development and troubling environmental damage. The plan is called “Complete 540,” and would form the southern half of Raleigh’s 540 beltway, approximately seven miles from downtown Raleigh. At a cost of more than $2 billion, the highway, likely to be paid for with a mix of state funds and toll revenue, will be the most expensive in North Carolina history.

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'Best By' vs. 'Use By': What you need to know about food dating

“Best-By” vs. "Sell-By" vs. "Use-By"? What's the difference, and how do you know when food is no longer safe to eat? Food dating labels can be confusing.

20 Questions to Ask Your Nursing Home during COVID

Whether you have a loved one currently in a nursing home or rehabilitation facility, or whether you’re shopping for one, you should arm yourself with a list of questions to gauge how safe the environment is. Here’s a guide to those questions, and the answers you should expect.

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2019 Federal Priorities

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21st Century Transportation

We’re running campaigns that put us on the road to meeting America’s changing transportation needs.

21st Century Transportation

Getting Rhode Island's state transportation priorities on track.

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22 ways to protect yourself from fraud, identity theft and headaches

Fraud/ identity theft is the No. 1 complaint to the Federal Trade Commission, with 2.2 million complaints last year. Consumers reported losing $3.3 billion last year, up from $1.8 billion in 2019.

5 Factors that Determine your Credit Score

Here are the factors that determine your credit score and the steps you can take to improve it.

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710 Tunnel, California

A proposal to drill a pair of highway tunnels is the most expensive, most polluting, least effective option for solving the San Gabriel Valley’s transportation problems.

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