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Budget-Friendly Groceries, Million-Dollar Cities, and FDA Backlash

By April 5, 2024No Comments

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Joke of the Day: Did you hear the cheesy weather forecast?

Rain with light Bries!

Keeping up with America

Falling trees kill 3 people in a single day as storms slam New York, Pennsylvania: At least three people were killed by falling trees in separate incidents in New York and Pennsylvania on Wednesday, as treacherous storms rolled in from the Midwest and pummeled the Northeast with heavy rain and powerful winds.

FDA faces backlash over approval of genetic test for opioid addiction risk: In a letter to the agency, a group of experts called on the commissioner to revoke its approval, saying the test doesn’t work.

This Los Angeles heist sounds like it came from a thriller novel. Thieves stole $30 million in cash: Thieves got away with $30 million in cash from a money storage facility in Los Angeles by breaking into the building on Easter Sunday and cracking the safe. Now detectives are seeking to unravel the brazen cash heist, reportedly one of the largest on record in Los Angeles.

Amazon increased US plastic packaging despite global phase-out, report says: The same year, 2022, company replaced plastic sleeves in EU with paper and cardboard, and cut plastic packaging globally by 11.6%

The US has more ‘million-dollar cities’ than ever, Zillow says. Here’s what that means: The U.S. housing market continues to reach record costs as there are currently 550 cities where the frequent home value is $1 million or more, according to new market data.

Around the World

Rio Tinto’s Madagascar mine may face lawsuit over pollution claims: Mining company hit with accusation it contaminated waterways with harmful levels of uranium and lead.

Displeasure with Biden’s handling of Hamas-Israel war was on display at closed-door White House meeting: Six Muslim community leaders met with Biden on Tuesday, many who pressed him to do more to help civilians dying in Gaza.

Lets Talk Business and Tech

Google considering charge for internet searches with AI, reports say

Is It Time to Back Away from Big Tech?

Bill Gates’ three tips for business success

Richer, Wiser, Happier

Achieving Financial Success Made Simple: In the world of personal finance, Jennifer Roberts, CEO of Consumer Banking at Chase, emphasizes the importance of starting early when it comes to financial management.

How to grow budget-friendly groceries indoors and out | OC Register. Your great-grandparents were on to something; growing budget-friendly groceries is a smart way to save money and enjoy fresh produce right from your home. Recent rapidly rising grocery prices suggest that now might be the time to follow their lead. Learning how to grow food indoors and out lets you enjoy fresh produce without stretching your budget. But before you start digging, review these tips and tricks for growing the right crops with the best yields.

‘I tried Martin Lewis’ 15% pension hack – here’s everything I’ve learnt so far’: The money saving expert offers a pension tool that allows people to forecast the contributions a worker needs to make to afford a comfortable retirement.

Sports and Showbiz Shenanigans

NBA Fact or Fiction: Does Nikola Jokić have any challengers in the MVP race? | Eagles and Jordan Mailata reach terms on 3-year mega extension

‘The whole movie is open to interpretation’: Kirsten Dunst thinks Civil War will get film fans talking | Lionel Shriver says watching Harry Potter actors speaking out against JK Rowling is ‘hideous’

Netflix’s Talented Mr. ‘Ripley’ remake is a flop | Denis Villeneuve in Talks for Film Based on Nonfiction Book ‘Nuclear War’

 Life Hacks to Hack Your Life

5 smart money tips to help you spring clean your pantry budget

7 Misconceptions About Funerals

Arnold Schwarzenegger gives Jason Kelce weight-loss tips following NFL retirement

The Best Cooking Hacks We Learned in 2023

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