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Corvina Police Officer Dies After Motorcycle Crash

A 28-year-old police officer with the Corvina Police Department died Tuesday after being thrown from his motorcycle, reported the Los Angeles Times. Officer Jordan Corder was driving southbound on Citrus Ave. when More »

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Younger, First-Time Owners Driving This Year’s Increase in Luxury Brand Car Sales

Luxury car sales are “booming,” says a report from Time.com, but it might not mean what you think it means for the economy.More recently, Time reported that overall new car sales rose More »

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Google’s Latest Lawsuit Finds The Search Giant in Hot Water Over Street View Wiretapping

Google, which control the world’s search engine market with a 65-70 percent share, has been accused of wiretapping during their Google Street View mapping project. The United States Supreme Court is allowing More »

Volvo’s Newest Hybrid Electric Bus Includes Silent Engine and 75% Less Carbon Emissions

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It’s no secret that energy efficiency is becoming one of the biggest concerns in the auto industry today. But even though industry experts have often noted that public transportation is significantly more environmentally friendly than driving individual cars, rarely do

5 Tips for Incoming Students

September means that students are flooding back to Hagerstown-area colleges. Here are some settling-in tips for students new to the Hagerstown area: Enjoy the City It’s easy to get wrapped up in campus life, but Hagerstown offers numerous restaurants and

Are You Facebook Friends With the Police?

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If you’re not on social media, then chances are most of your friends and family are — a fact that police are using to their advantage. With an estimated 50-80% of all people from various demographics using some social network

How High-Tech Innovations Might Soon Be Able to Transform Your House Into a ‘Smart Home’

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When looking at some of the emerging trends for home improvement technology, it might be safe to say you could soon have a smart home as well as a smartphone. Currently, Americans spend approximately $134 billion each quarter on improving

Across the Country, Volunteers Help Restore Homes for Veterans

On September 11, volunteers across the country helped show reverence for those who have served our country in a different way than usual. According to a September 11 Lockport Union-Sun and Journal article, the Home Depot-sponsored effort to fix up

Arrive Alive Simulation Gives HCC Students a Taste of Driving Distracted

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UNITE International gave students at Hagerstown Community College a startling demonstration of distracted driving on Thursday, as part of the organization’s Arrive Alive Tour. Students at HCC were put behind the wheel with cell phones as part of a driving

Reducing Childhood Obesity Should Include Federal Tax on Sweet Drinks, Research Shows

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Childhood obesity is hardly a new problem in the U.S., but now more so than ever before, researchers are striving to find new ways to encourage young Americans — and their parents — to be more conscious about their health.

Serial Robber Conducts $65,000 Dental Equipment Heist

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A man who stole some $65,000 worth of dental equipment from two Brooklyn dental offices late last month is wanted by law enforcement.According to a July 8 NY Post article, the thief stole enough equipment to be able to create his own

Temporary Jobs More Prevalent in B.C. Than in Previous Years, Says Report

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According to a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, an increasing number of people in British Columbia are working at temporary jobs.“The clear trend is temporary jobs that are unprotected and open for abuse,” said B.C. Federation

Pink 5.5 Carat Diamond Sells For More Than $9 Million

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An oval pink diamond sold for $9.5 million at Christie’s New York Important Jewels sale on Tuesday, June 10. The light pink diamond was 5.5 carats. An original estimate placed the diamonds value at $7.5 million.  “Colored diamonds continued their