Jermaine Chase

Two cities in northeastern United States reeling from fires that have killed dozens

CNN By Theresa Waldrop New York City and Philadelphia both mourn the loss of dozens of lives, including many children, in the horrific apartment fires in recent days. Together, the two fires killed 31 people, 17 of whom are believed to be children. Add to the tragedy the winter temperatures …

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‘Easy fix for our waste’: DIY worm farming hits UK homes | Environment

Early birds used to catch the worm, but households, schools, and even prisons can now have invertebrates delivered to their doorstep for free – if they squirm. A Nottingham-based initiative, the Urban Worm Community Interest Company (UWC), is on a mission to ‘deworm’ the UK by starting an urban worm …

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Rosemary Goring: My chalet was like an advertisement for comfortable country living (if only for a few hours)

MONITORING of the oil tank level continues daily. It’s a nerve-racking test, deciding when to place an order, whether to splurge on the central heating an extra hour, or remember that there are still much colder days to come; in addition, the price of oil could fall. And Donald Trump …

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County rejects ORV regulation | TahoeDailyTribune.com

STATELINE, Nevada – Douglas County Commissioners have rejected a proposed settlement in a federal lawsuit over vacation home rentals. The commissioners voted 5-0 to reject the regulation and a revision of the ordinance to codify it. Several residents spoke out against the settlement of the ordinance, urging the commissioners to …

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Man dies after retreating from burning house in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A man died in a hospital after Oklahoma City firefighters pulled him out of a burning house. The name of the victim has not yet been released, but he has been described as an adult male. Oklahoma City Fire Department crews were called to the 4900 …

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Hertz lawyer just said six words the company should hope its clients never hear

Hertz is in the midst of an ongoing bankruptcy court lawsuit over allegations by more than 100 customers that they have been falsely arrested and, in some cases, spent months in jail for driving cars they had legally rented. In court proceedings this week, Chris Shore, an attorney representing Hertz, …

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Wichita named best city in the United States for affordable apartment rentals

large Stock Photo Wichita is the most affordable US city for single people to rent an apartment, an analysis of 1.2 million studio listings found. the RentHop Singles Index ranks cities based on the median cost of a studio apartment compared to the average salary of singles who live there. …

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More signs of a slowdown in the country’s hot real estate market – expert

House prices rose dramatically across the country last year with new data released yesterday showing 27.6% growth in the market. Higher interest rates and the credit crunch are among the factors affecting housing demand, according to an expert. Photo: RNZ / Nate McKinnon According to CoreLogic, the rate surpassed the …

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This Hoggs Hollow estate is an exquisite cottage in the city

Written by STOREYS Custom studio An urban version of an English mansion, a charming town cottage, a beautiful estate in Toronto’s coveted Hoggs Hollow neighborhood – all of these can be used to describe 71 Plymbridge Road. Now in the market near Yonge and York Mills, the sprawling 5 + …

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No, customers do not need human-provided services in the front desk

The classic philosophy of the hospitality industry is as follows: customers – whether they are leisure, business, corporate groups or members of SMERF – need services provided by super kind, smiling humans and well trained. Think of the employees of the Ritz Carlton and their little manual “Gold Standards” which …

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