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Here Are the Chubbiest
States in America
Nov 13, 2023 12:34 PM CST
Here Are the Chubbiest States in America
And the least chubbiest
- "Being overweight is becoming the new normal in America." So says WalletHub in its list of the chubbiest and slimmest states in the nation. The site took a look at obesity and overweight prevalence, health consequences, and food and fitness, and cross-referenced them across 31 health metrics. (Note:...
Drivers in This State Are
the Most Confrontational
Sep 3, 2023 1:10 PM CDT
Drivers in This State Are the Most Confrontational
Arizona tops Forbes Advisor's list of those with the most road rage
- Road rage: Most of us have dealt with it, in one form or another. Those different forms—cutting people off, not letting others change lanes, honking the horn, and flipping the bird, just to name a few—are what Forbes Advisor included in its attempt to determine which states have...
She Could Be
US' First Trans
Jun 26, 2023 12:33 PM CDT
She Could Be US' First Trans Congresswoman
Sarah McBride, a Delaware state senator, is launching campaign for seat as a US rep
- Sarah McBride won her race for Delaware state senator in 2020 with 70% of the vote, becoming the nation's first transgender state senator. In her reelection race, no one bothered to oppose her. The 32-year-old is hoping to translate that popularity into yet another first for a trans lawmaker:...
May 22, 2023 12:20 PM CDT
Fourth Democratic Senator Is Retiring
Delaware's Tom Carper won't run again, opens way for another Black female senator
- Another longtime Democratic senator is retiring, the fourth in this election cycle. Tom Carper of Delaware announced his decision on Monday, reports Politico . The 76-year-old, who serves as chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, first won the seat in 2000, per the
Delaware News Journal
22nd State Legalizes
Apr 22, 2023 7:01 AM CDT
22nd State Legalizes Recreational Marijuana
Delaware's governor decides against vetoing legislation a second time
- Delaware's Democratic governor is not in favor of legalizing marijuana for recreational use—but he has decided to stop standing in the way. Gov. John Carney said Friday that he would allow two legalization bills to become law without his signature, the
reports. Possessing up to 1...
Looking for Big Tips?
These States Deliver
Mar 6, 2023 3:22 PM CST
Looking for Big Tips? These States Deliver
Delaware tops the list of Toast's quarterly 'Restaurant Trends Report'
- Online eatery platform Toast is out with its quarterly "Restaurant Trends Report," for Q4 of last year, and among such stats as delivery orders during the Super Bowl, the site examined the state of tipping nationwide. Toast looked at average tips across the US and found that Cleveland...
Justice Has a First
Mar 1, 2023 1:00 AM CST
Newest SCOTUS Justice Has a First
Jackson writes her first majority opinion in unanimous decision on Delaware and MoneyGram
- The newest Supreme Court justice has written her first majority opinion. Ketanji Brown Jackson authored the ruling in a case involving a dispute between Delaware and other states regarding MoneyGram, the second-biggest money transfer company in the world. The company is incorporated in Delaware, and the state kept hundreds of...
Biden Lawyer: No
Classified Docs Found
in Beach House Search
Feb 1, 2023 3:10 PM CST
Biden Lawyer: No Classified Docs Found in Beach House Search
But FBI removed materials for further review
- Bob Bauer, President Biden's personal lawyer, says the FBI searched the president's Delaware beach house for more than three hours Wednesday and did not find any documents with classified markings—but agents "took for further review some materials and handwritten notes that appear to relate to his...
In Another Spot, Biden Aides
Find More Classified Docs
Jan 11, 2023 4:09 PM CST
In Another Spot, Biden Aides Find More Classified Docs
Search began after first batch was found in November
- Aides to President Biden have found more out-of-place classified documents, somewhere other than the office where the first batch was discovered. They've been looking for such files since documents were spotted in November in an office Biden once kept at the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement...
This Is the Most
Giving State in America
Nov 12, 2022 10:00 AM CST
This Is the Most Giving State in America
Congrats to Utah, according to WalletHub's ranking of the most, least charitable states
- If you're in a position to be philanthropic, whether that means donating your money or your time, where you live can make a difference in terms of enthusiasm from fellow locals—which in turn might inspire even more of your own altruism. WalletHub looked at 19 metrics across all...
Accused of 'Mischief,' Musk
Gets Deadline in Twitter Deal
Oct 6, 2022 7:15 PM CDT
Accused of 'Mischief,' Musk Gets Deadline in Twitter Deal
Company, billionaire trade insults in filings before court puts off trial
- Close your purchase of Twitter by Oct. 28 or prepare for trial, a Delaware Chancery judge told Elon Musk on Thursday. The decision, which followed back-and-forth filings from the company and the suitor, effectively delays the proceeding, which had been scheduled for Oct. 17. Musk wanted more time to pull...
DMV Revoked Her Vanity
Plate. She's Fighting Back
in case you missed it
Aug 7, 2022 4:25 PM CDT
DMV Revoked Her Vanity Plate. She's Fighting Back
Federal judge rules that Kari Lynn Overington's suit on 'FCANCER' plate may proceed
- Kari Lynn Overington was in a celebratory mood when she hit the milestone of being cancer-free for two years, so she treated herself to a new car and a vanity plate that said "FCANCER," a defiant message to the breast cancer she'd beat. The DMV issued the...
Cops: Man Died After
Lyft Driver Kicked
Him Out on Highway
Jul 27, 2022 12:39 PM CDT
Cops: Man Died After Lyft Driver Kicked Him Out on Highway
Former Cuomo aide Sidney Wolf was hit by another vehicle on Delaware highway
- Sidney Wolf, a former senior policy aide to former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, died on a Delaware highway early Sunday morning after a Lyft driver allegedly kicked him and five friends out of a vehicle. According to a Delaware State Police release, the group hired a Lyft to bring...
Biden OK After
Fall Off Bike
Jun 18, 2022 11:30 AM CDT
Biden OK After Fall Off Bike
President took a tumble while riding Saturday in Rehoboth Beach, Del.
- President Biden fell when he tried to get off his bike at the end of a ride Saturday at Cape Henlopen State Park near his beach home in Delaware, but he said he wasn't hurt. "I'm good," he told reporters after US Secret Service Agents quickly...
Biden to Grads
at Alma Mater:
'No Time to Be
on the Sidelines'
May 28, 2022 11:30 AM CDT
Biden to Grads at Alma Mater: 'No Time to Be on the Sidelines'
President gave commencement speech to Class of '22 at University of Delaware on Saturday
- President Joe Biden told graduates Saturday at his alma mater, the University of Delaware, that "now it's your hour," as he encouraged young people in the United States to help the country live up to its ideals. Speaking to more than 6,000 graduates, and with the...
Soon, Delaware Will Have
No Commercial Air Service
May 16, 2022 6:01 PM CDT
Soon, Delaware Will Have No Commercial Air Service
It's not the first time folks in the state will need to drive out of it to catch a commercial flight
- Frontier Airlines confirmed to Business Insider that it will operate its last flight at New Castle Airport on June 6. With that, Delaware will be the only state with no commercial airline service. Per WHYY, it's a "dubious distinction" with which Delawareans are already familiar: Frontier was the...
Here Are the
10 Best States
for Remote Workers
Apr 5, 2022 4:32 PM CDT
Here Are the 10 Best States for Remote Workers
The Garden State tops WalletHub's list
- During the pandemic, much of America got a taste of what it's like to be a full-time telecommuter. Now that many businesses have started to open back up, a good number of them are allowing workers to remain remote. To see which states are most conducive to this type...
2 Democratic Governors
Drop School Mask Mandates
Feb 7, 2022 11:51 AM CST
2 Democratic Governors Drop School Mask Mandates
New Jersey and Delaware are the latest
- New Jersey is dropping its requirement that students and staffers wear masks at schools, reports NJ.com . The news was seen as significant because Gov. Phil Murphy is a Democrat "who has imposed some of the nation’s most stringent pandemic-related mandates," per the
New York Times
This Is the Best
State for Retirees
Jan 24, 2022 1:41 PM CST
This Is the Best State for Retirees
Surprise! Florida comes in at No. 1 in WalletHub rankings
- Figuring out what to do once you retire can be a challenge, including where you put down roots to ride out your golden years. WalletHub looked at nearly four dozen metrics across all 50 states, in three main categories: affordability, which looks at everything from the cost of living and...
Cops: Bank Robber Made
Deposit in ATM Outside
Dec 16, 2021 3:45 PM CST
Cops: Bank Robber Made Deposit in ATM Outside
He was a Wells Fargo robber, and also a customer
- Police in Delaware say a man who robbed a Wilmington bank on Saturday didn't keep the cash for long—after fleeing the Wells Fargo branch, he paused to make a deposit in the ATM outside. Police say McRoberts Williams, a 44-year-old California resident, handed a note to a teller...
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