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Big question: Will the Greek crisis delay a Fed rate hike?

Business News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 13:27
Greece could start a domino effect that hits Washington D.C. this summer. It could even knock the Federal Reserve off course.

Greece swaps finance minister to help bailout talks

Business News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 12:53
Greece has replaced its finance minister in a bid to smooth talks on a new international rescue.

Hogan-Gawker trial delayed until at least the fall

Business News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 12:16
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Greek crisis is nothing compared to China

Business News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 12:00
The population of Greece is slightly less than the state of Ohio's, while its gross domestic product is just a little bit bigger than the economies of Kazakhstan, Algeria and Qatar.

American Apparel closing stores, laying off workers

Business News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 11:47
American Apparel announced Monday that it is closing stores and laying off employees and noted that it faces nearly two dozen lawsuits from ousted CEO Dov Charney.

Amazon says new 'Prime Day' will bury Black Friday

Business News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 11:19
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Your 401(k) may nosedive after Greece's 'No' vote - but don't panic

Business News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 11:07
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Chinese army flexes its muscles

CNN World - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 10:52
Gunfire rattled, humvees roared and Chinese soldiers dove through flaming hoops in a show marking the anniversary of Hong Kong's return from British rule.
Categories: International News

Declaration of Independence smudged

CNN - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 10:45
It's one of the nation's most important founding documents but the Declaration of Independence -- the document that paved the way for the creation of the United States -- hasn't always been treated with the care you might expect.
Categories: National News

Alamo, missions get World Heritage status

CNN - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 10:43
The Lone Star State isn't quite so lonely after earning a spot on an elite list kept by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
Categories: National News

Fires, faith and fear at black churches

CNN - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 10:43
Categories: National News

Will these Massachusetts killings ever be solved?

CNN - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 10:41
It's been more than 10 years since Shirley Reine was found dead in her Falmouth, Massachusetts, home.
Categories: National News

Princess Charlotte makes second public appearance

CNN World - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 10:40
The royal baby made her second public appearance as her family made their way to her christening at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene in Sandringham, England.
Categories: International News

See F-16 fighter blast flying drone from sky

CNN World - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 10:38
The Royal Danish Air Force released video of an exercise involving an F-16 fighter jet shooting an unmanned aerial drone with guided missiles.
Categories: International News

Shark tosses fisherman overboard

CNN - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 10:27
A fisherman caught more than he gambled for off the Florida coast. Thankfully, he lived to tell the tale.
Categories: National News

Independence Day celebrations across U.S.

CNN - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 10:27
Across the U.S. fireworks lit up the skies in celebration of Independence Day.
Categories: National News

Man shoots firework from top of head, dies

CNN - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 10:26
A 22-year-old Maine man was killed when he attempted to light a firework on top of his head. CNN affiliate WABI reports.
Categories: National News

Avoiding pool bacteria, other summer health concerns

Health - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 09:45
From bacteria in the pool to sunburns, we've got you covered.
Categories: Health

Prevent Water Damage And Cut Insurance Costs

Lifestyles - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 08:32
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(NewsUSA) - Water damage is the second most common reason for homeowners to file claims with their insurance companies; only home fires are associated with more damage and more claims. Water damage can stem from a variety of sources, including leaking water heaters, ruptured washing machine hoses, leaky pipes and failed plumbing systems. These leaks can cause flooding that can stain ceilings, warp floors and destroy personal property anywhere in the home.

Another consequence of leaks and water damage: mold. Indoor mold is an additional source of damage that, according to the Insurance Information Institute, costs the average $3,000 to $4,000; while water damage combined with mold yields homeowner insurance claims ranging from $15,000 to $30,000.

Mold can damage walls, stain ceilings, ruin carpeting and damage home ventilation systems.

Mold also has the potential to damage personal items, including personal electronics, clothing with sentimental value (such as a wedding dress) and fine art.

Not only is mold almost impossible to remove, it contributes to poor air quality in the home, which can cause health problems for homeowners with allergies or asthma. Even non-allergic individuals may experience skin and eye irritation or respiratory problems in moldy environments. Although visible mold can be cleaned from walls, and moldy rugs can be replaced, homeowners with mold problems must consider how to reduce or control the moisture content in the home.

An automatic water shut-off system can help stop mold before it starts by identifying leaks before they lead to major water damage. One example of such a system, FloLogic, acts as a circuit breaker for home plumbing. The System shuts off the water when it detects a leak, whether it is a pinhole leak, running faucet or malfunctioning appliance causing a flood. The FloLogic System automatically shuts off the water and alerts the homeowner with an alarm so the leak can be identified and repaired as soon as possible, limiting the water damage.

Homeowners who install and use a system such as FloLogic may be able to avoid the costly insurance claims associated with water damage. Some homeowners' insurance companies recognize the benefits of such systems and may offer discounts to homeowners who install devices to protect against water damage.

Visit www.flologic.com for more details about how the FloLogic System works.

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