Juul to pay nearly $440M to settle states’ teen vaping probe

by the Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Electronic cigarette maker Juul Labs has agreed to pay nearly $440 million to settle a two-year investigation by 33 states into the marketing of its high-nicotine vaping products, which have long been blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping. Connecticut Attorney General William Tong announcedContinue reading “Juul to pay nearly $440M to settle states’ teen vaping probe”

Opioid Crisis Friday: Colorado has already seized more fentanyl in 2022 than all previous years combined

Colorado State Patrol has seized more pounds of fentanyl this year than all previous years, reflecting a trend with the seizure of other illicit narcotics by Bradford Betz with Fox News Colorado authorities have already seized more fentanyl in 2022 than in all previous years combined, according to the latest drug seizure statistics.  With still fourContinue reading “Opioid Crisis Friday: Colorado has already seized more fentanyl in 2022 than all previous years combined”

Stimulus 2022: Deadline to apply for $1,000 direct one-time payment just nine days away

by Asher Notheis, Breaking News Reporter  |     | September 06, 2022 10:49 AM Maryland residents have only a little more than a week to claim a Student Loan Debt Relief Tax Credit of up to $1,000. Eligible people living in the state have until Sept. 15 to apply for the tax credit intended to help people in Maryland who tookContinue reading “Stimulus 2022: Deadline to apply for $1,000 direct one-time payment just nine days away”

Book Review Tuesday: Unmasked: My Life Solving America’s Cold Cases

Unmasked: My Life Solving America’s Cold Cases by Paul Holes My rating: 3 of 5 stars I listed to this book on the Libby App. It is the first time using the app, so it was interesting. It was not what I tried to get, but there are waiting lists. First off, the author isContinue reading “Book Review Tuesday: Unmasked: My Life Solving America’s Cold Cases”

District of Columbia Man Sentenced to 55 Months in Prison for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Columbia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 29, 2022 District of Columbia Man Sentenced to 55 Months in Prison for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach Defendant Encountered Senate Minority Leader While Illegally Inside Building             WASHINGTON – A District of Columbia manContinue reading “District of Columbia Man Sentenced to 55 Months in Prison for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach”

If you’ve been paying your federal student loans during the pandemic, here’s how you can get a refund

Borrowers who have made federal student loan payments since March 2020 may be eligible for a refund. Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles we think our readers will find useful. We earn a commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliateContinue reading “If you’ve been paying your federal student loans during the pandemic, here’s how you can get a refund”

Opioid Crisis Fridays: Judge rules CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart owe $650M in opioids suit

by Associated Press Aug 17, 2022 CLEVELAND — A federal judge in Cleveland awarded $650 million in damages Wednesday to two Ohio counties that won a landmark lawsuit against national pharmacy chains CVS, Walgreens and Walmart, claiming the way they distributed opioids to customers caused severe harm to communities and created a public nuisance. U.S.Continue reading “Opioid Crisis Fridays: Judge rules CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart owe $650M in opioids suit”

Travel Thursday: The Abandoned Nuclear Power Plant In Washington Is One Of The Eeriest Places In America-Washington State

by Jessica Wick There’s no denying that Washington has some spooky abandoned spots. From our numerous ghost towns to our old abandoned buildings, it’s easy to let your imagination run wild when you’re driving through the Evergreen State. But did you know that there’s an abandoned nuclear power plant here that was set to be theContinue reading “Travel Thursday: The Abandoned Nuclear Power Plant In Washington Is One Of The Eeriest Places In America-Washington State”

Book Review Tuesdays: Finding Tess: A Mother’s Search for Answers in a Dopesick America by Beth Macy.

Finding Tess: A Mother’s Search for Answers in a Dopesick America by Beth Macy My rating: 4 of 5 stars I recently have gone through a situation that has touched my life regarding this subject. I have read the authors Dopesick book and watched the series on Hulu. However, I didn’t know much about thisContinue reading “Book Review Tuesdays: Finding Tess: A Mother’s Search for Answers in a Dopesick America by Beth Macy.”

What You Need to Know About Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

President Biden’s move means the student loan balances of millions of people could fall by as much as $20,000. This F.A.Q. explains how it will work. By Ron Lieber and Tara Siegel Bernard Published Aug. 24, 2022Updated Aug. 25, 2022, 11:24 a.m. ET President Biden announced on Wednesday that the federal government would cancel up to $20,000 worth of federalContinue reading “What You Need to Know About Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan”