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Good news for renters: Apartment costs in Raleigh decline in September

Good news for renters: Apartment costs in Raleigh decline in September

1 hour ago   |   WRAL

Raleigh rent prices fell in September, the latest data show. But rents have grown faster than wages, meaning housing affordability concerns persist.
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Safety measures in place ahead of Balloon Fiesta

Safety measures in place ahead of Balloon Fiesta

10 hours ago   |   KOAT

“You will notice that there will be more public safety officers in the park than ever before. And one of the ways we've done that is we were able to increase the wages for...
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Maryland state employees to see 4.5% wage increase resulting from larger than expected budget surplus

13 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

All Maryland state employees will receive a 4.5% wage increase beginning Nov. 1 as a result of a second year of a projected multibillion dollar revenue surplus.
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Woman told she can't dine alone: ‘Next time bring a friend'

Woman told she can't dine alone: ‘Next time bring a friend'

14 hours ago   |   New York Post

A Korean barbecue joint has a two-person minimum policy.
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SFO restaurant workers win raises, guaranteed health care in strike; back on the job Thursday

18 hours ago   |   ABC

The roughly 1,000 workers that were on strike are now back on the job Thursday after a tentative agreement giving them raises and free family health care. They say that it is a...
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Robinhood Cash Management Account review: Hybrid checking and savings account with no foreign transaction fees

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Insider's experts choose the best products and services to help make smart decisions with your money. In some cases, we receive a commission from our our partners , however...
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Insurance companies may pocket home care wages, agencies say

21 hours ago   |   Times Union

Hundreds of millions of dollars in state funding set aside for home care workers are likely to end up in the pockets of private health insurance companies, industry experts say.
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Cross-Burning Suspected White Supremacist Faces 10 Years In Prison

Cross-Burning Suspected White Supremacist Faces 10 Years In Prison

22 hours ago   |   News One

A white man in Mississippi has been charged with a federal hate crime and arson violations after he allegedly set a cross a blaze in his front yard to try to intimidate a Black...
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FreedomPlus personal loans review: Competitive rates, but most borrowers will pay a 4.99% origination fee

23 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Insider's experts choose the best products and services to help make smart decisions with your money. In some cases, we receive a commission from our our partners , however...
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Billionaire investor Ken Griffin says a US recession is inevitable - and the Fed needs to stick to its guns to reset inflation

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

A US recession is now inevitable, according to billionaire investor Ken Griffin. Heidi Gutman/CNBC/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images The US will go into recession...
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Gen Z is pushing to end unpaid internships

Unpaid internships are facing new scrutiny from colleges, state lawmakers -- and even the White House. Read more ...

Maple Leafs sign defenseman Rasmus Sandin to 2-year deal

Rasmus Sandin has signed a two-year, $2.8 million contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs, the club announced on Thursday. Read more ...

Large fire burns north of Downtown Omaha

Large fire burns north of Downtown Omaha

A large fire is burning north of downtown Omaha. Read more ...

Hurricane Ian leaves trail of destruction in Florida, with estimates of...

While officials are still assessing the damage, the economic toll of Hurricane Ian is already staggering. Read more ...

Ginni Thomas, wife of Justice Clarence Thomas, testifies before Jan. 6 panel

GOP activist Ginni Thomas testified for several hours behind closed doorsbefore the House Select Jan. 6 committee. Her lawyer released a statement that she answered all the... Read more ...

Two Girls Shot Dead in Similar Circumstances; Two Very Different Sentences

In both instances, teenage girls were killed by teenage boys in Miami and the same court ruled that both of the killings were manslaughter. Read more ...

Fact Check: Did an Alligator Break Into a House During Hurricane Ian?

As Hurricane Ian swept through Florida, videos and photos of houses submerged in flood water have circulated, including one of an alligator apparently breaking into a home. Read more ...

Dog Wearing Cone of Shame Forgets How To Move in Viral Video: 'So Dramatic'

"He hasn't forgotten, he's just ashamed. It's called the cone of shame for a reason," one TikToker said. Read more ...

Hernández: Jaime Jarrín's dignity driven by his sense of duty as a Latino...

Retiring Dodgers broadcaster Jaime Jarrín built a reputation for being one of the classiest people in baseball, and that wasn't by accident. Read more ...

'La Guagua 47' film explores Hispanic and Latin American culture in Philadelphia

La Guagua 47 is based on the Septa 47 bus route that runs from South Philadelphia to North Philadelphia and depicts a journey of someone who discovers culture with different... Read more ...