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  • CES Gadget Show: Surveillance is in - and in a big way

    From the face scanner that will check in some attendees to the cameras-everywhere array of digital products, the CES gadget show is all-in on surveillance technology — whether it calls it that or not.
  • Shortages of supplies and workers will delay Gulf rebuilding

    Joe Sobol, owner of Big Easy Construction in New Orleans, has bad news for homeowners who've been calling about roofs damaged by Hurricane Ida or to get an update on renovations that were scheduled before the storm ripped through the area.
  • Millennial Money: 3 things to know if you’re new to gig work

    Shutdowns, layoffs and salary cuts brought on by the coronavirus pandemic have left millions of Americans searching for new sources of income. Those who’ve recently turned to gig work may be weeks away from a financial surprise in the form of unexpected tax bills and insurance coverage fine print.
  • Where you die can affect your chance of being an organ donor

    WASHINGTON - If Roland Henry had died in a different part of the country, his organs might have been recovered. And lives could have been saved.
  • Where you die can affect your chance of being an organ donor

    WASHINGTON - If Roland Henry had died in a different part of the country, his organs might have been recovered. And lives could have been saved.
  • In a state with crumbling home foundations, relief arrives

    VERNON, Conn. - After worrying for years about the foundations crumbling beneath their houses, hundreds of suburban homeowners in a large swath of eastern Connecticut are getting help from the state to salvage properties that had been doomed by bad batches of concrete.
  • Behind deadline: Home projects suffer from worker shortage

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Lynn Osborne has been remodeling two homes. They are different styles, in different states, with different contractors. But there has been one constant: delays due to a shortage of skilled labour.
  • So you want a new kitchen? Tips for starting the process

    So you want a new kitchen? Whether you're considering designing a kitchen using your own architect, a kitchen planner hired through a store like IKEA or Home Depot, or an online planning service, professionals suggest keeping a few things in mind.
  • Georgia health commissioner named CDC director in Atlanta

    NEW YORK - Georgia's health commissioner was named Friday to lead the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the federal government's top public health agency.
  • NBA All-Star game spotlights LGBT oasis in the South

    NEW ORLEANS - The city hosting this year's NBA All-Star game has long enjoyed a reputation as a welcoming place for the gay and lesbian community. New Orleans is home to one of the country's oldest gay bars, the gay celebration Southern Decadence draws nearly 200,000 people yearly, and gay and lesbian authors flock here for the Saints and Sinners literary festival.

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