Author Archives: Cheyenne Buckingham

States Raising Minimum Wage

One of the results of the closely followed midterm elections on Nov. 6 was the passage of minimum wage increases in two states that voted heavily for Donald Trump in ...
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America’s Worst States to Live In

Recently the 24/7 Wall St. "Best America States to Live In" report ranked states on a number of quality of life issues and demographics. Mississippi came out at the bottom ...
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30 Food Recalls That Poisoned the Most People

Chicken, beef, and deli ham – so far in 2018 such products contaminated with different strains of salmonella and listeria have sickened more than 220 people across the country. Millions ...
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Places Where People Pay the Most for Food

Food is a necessary component of every household’s budget. Spending on food products varies greatly and depends on many factors, from grocery store prices of fresh and processed foods, to ...
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America’s Best States to Live In

Each U.S. state has its advantages and shortcomings. Often, Americans live in the state they grew up in because it is familiar and feels like home. Other personal factors are ...
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October’s Most Inspiring News Stories

If ever we needed a month of good news, it was this one. October was marked by the horrific shooting in a synagogue in Pittsburgh and the pipe bombs sent ...
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Places Where People Pay the Most for Food

Food is a necessary component of every household’s budget. Spending on food products varies greatly and depends on many factors, from grocery store prices of fresh and processed foods, to ...
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The Most Famous Fossils Ever Discovered

So, what exactly makes a fossil famous? Is it thrust into the limelight for its scientific significance or for the miraculous way it was discovered? Or perhaps it’s the time ...
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States Obsessed With Halloween

Halloween has become big business in recent years. Americans will spend $9 billion to celebrate the holiday this year, according to the National Retail Federation estimates. Even though this is ...
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25 Cities Spending the Most on Halloween

Halloween has become a billion-dollar industry in the United States. Americans are projected to spend $9 billion this year on Halloween-related items and activities, down from $9.1 billion last year, ...
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Crazy Legends and Superstitions People Believe in Every State

Tell the truth. Do you knock on wood when you say or hope for something positive -- knowing full well this is nothing but a superstition? We've put a ...
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Countries Where People Don’t Get Enough to Eat

As of 2018, 76 low- and middle-income countries around the world received, at some point, food aid from the United States. Many residents in these countries struggle with food insecurity. ...
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25 Famous Women Who Beat Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in recognition of this, 24/7 Wall St. wanted to showcase some well-known women who have defeated the disease. Breast cancer is the most ...
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Most Surprising Facts About Cancer

The 2018 Nobel Prize for Medicine was recently awarded to Professors James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for developing a cancer treatment method that utilizes the body's immune system to fight ...
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30 Most Influential Fashion Designers of All Time

Fashion is the economy’s high-wire act, and its designers are the odds-defying trapeze artists of the industry. The top fashion designers -- whether they’re focused on haute couture or ready-to-wear ...
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