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Former Dry Cleaning Site in Buffalo Gets Groundwater Remediation, Redevelopment as Cancer Center

A former shopping plaza site in Buffalo, NY, could be the next spot for remediation and cleanup, according to the New York Department of Environmental...
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EPA Casts Further Doubt on Safety of Lumber Liquidators’ Flooring

Although carpet still covers nearly 70% of the flooring in the United States, renewed interest in hard floors has propelled discount wood and laminate...
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Family Makes Statement on the Teen “Queen of Versailles” and Her Shocking Addiction

Victoria Siegel, the 18-year-old featured in 2012 documentary The Queen of Versailles, was found dead of a drug overdose June 6. Now, a representative...
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Energy Efficiency Saves Vermont-Based Yogurt Maker $2.1 Million

Homeowners don’t have to do much searching to find out that energy efficiency can save a ton of money. According to the Department of Energy, a ...
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Recess Helps Reduce Prevalence of Childhood Obesity, New Study Finds

Recess might be all fun and games, but a new study reveals that it’s having an important impact on children. Between 2006 and 2012, 281 Californ...
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Are Whiter Teeth Worth the Risk of At-Home Whitening Kits?

Everyone wants brighter, whiter teeth. Over the last five years, the number of teeth whitening procedures being performed has risen an astronomical 30...
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A Soldier’s Story: The Changing Face Of Court Reporting

A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers soldier recently became the first person to graduate from the Marine Corps’s new court reporter course. Sgt. Firs...
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Emojis Can Now Be Used to Order Food

Emojis are quickly becoming a new form of language, and can now be used to actually order food — thanks to a new app called Fooji. Emojis are sm...
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Paris Removes Contemporary Display of Love Across the Seine River

Colloquially known as the “City of Love,” Paris removed a contemporary landmark of sorts that attracted thousands of star-crossed (and oth...
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New Study Measures Calming Effect Pets Have on Children With Autism

A new study has provided a physiological measurement of how interacting with pets can decrease anxiety in children with autism. “Previous studies su...