Politics

E-Cigarettes Are Marketing Through Student Scholarships
Now, this is something I would’ve never realized! A News 10 abc article caught my eye this week about E-cigarette companies offering scholarships. The catch when reading the article it seemed is that they are offering scholarships as a way to promote their brand..…
What It Means When You Get A Call From Your Own Number
Your phone rings of vibrates, you look down at it, and you see your own number calling you.  No, this isn't some weird urban legend or episode of the 'Twilight Zone.'  It's a scam that's been going on! And according to News 10 abc, it's been happening acr…
Warning Released For Rat Poison-Laced Synthetic Marijauna
Spectrum News is reporting that a new warning has been issued by State health workers due to reports of synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison.  While this hasn't been found in New York yet, there have been reports in five other states, and a cause enough for concern that offi…
IRS Releases List of Top Tax Scams for 2018
In the thick of tax season, with 'Tax Day' soon approaching, the IRS has released it's "Dirty Dozen" list of the top tax scams of 2018.  Among the tops scams for 2018 are certain phishing scams, phone scams, fake charity scams, frivolous tax scams, and more…
Herbal Supplement Recall Ordered by FDA for Salmonella
According to News 10 abc, the FDA has ordered a Las Vegas company to pull it's Kratom herbal supplements off of the market.  The reason for this being that they tested positive for Salmonella.  Apparently there's a nationwide outbreak with up to 90 cases of Salmonella related to Kratom, and accordin…
New Law Allows for Gun Removal from Domestic Violence Abusers
As reported by News Channel 13, a new law passed this weekend allows for the removal of guns from abusers in domestic violence cases.  According to News Channel 13, the law was announced with heavy dialogue from Governor Cuomo about the murder rate of women by domestic violence, and a…
NY Announces New License Plate Design for A Cause
Let me just preface this by saying that I am beyond excited and supportive of the new license plate design announced for New York.  The design is a choice, you don’t have to get it.  The golden and navy plate isn’t going anywhere.
However, now when you head t…

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