21 Inspirational Marriage Quotes

by Pastor QT Nyathi   Here are 21 powerful marriage quotes to nourish your soul and improve the health of your marriage.# 1. "Realize that you are intimately connected to your partner in every way and so you cannot fix your partner without fixing yourself too in the process."# 2. "Shame on you if you are married … Continue reading 21 Inspirational Marriage Quotes

A Father’s Day To Remember

by Linda Lawrence At the stroke of ten on a Saturday night I received a phone call from our fifteen-year-old son, Sean. “Hey Mom, I’m at Dan’s house. He’ll bring me home as soon as he gets his car running. Be sure and tell Dad I called.”  I offered to pick him up, but he … Continue reading A Father’s Day To Remember

ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD WILL NOT TAKE AWAY YOUR FEARS

All the money in the world will not take away your fears and anxieties. You can be the most successful person in your business, however your money and success will do nothing in getting rid of your stresses and anxieties. So what do you do to make your fears and anxieties to go away? Well, … Continue reading ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD WILL NOT TAKE AWAY YOUR FEARS

Sweet relief! 4 reasons to reach for fresh cherries when coping with stress

(BPT) Stress is a common part of anyone’s life, and individuals have long sought natural remedies to alleviate it. Surveys have shown that Americans are turning to plant-based diets for reasons such as improving overall well-being and mood, and with good reason. Many fruits and vegetables contain specific wellness-boosting properties, with the cream of the … Continue reading Sweet relief! 4 reasons to reach for fresh cherries when coping with stress

Thinking about becoming a freelancer? 6 things to consider before making the jump

(BPT) Considering the economic challenges the world is faced with today, including some of the highest unemployment numbers in recent history, now could be an excellent time to begin a career as a freelancer. Recent nationwide furloughs and layoffs caused by the struggling economy and the social distancing necessitated by COVID-19 make that particularly true. … Continue reading Thinking about becoming a freelancer? 6 things to consider before making the jump

Senate approves measure to protect electronic data from unreasonable search and seizure

By Scott McClallen | The Center Square June 12, 2020 (The Center Square) – The Michigan Senate unanimously approved a measure that aims to require a warrant for search and seizure of electronic documents. The federal and state Constitution protects against unreasonable search and seizure of people's “houses, papers, and effects” without a warrant, but Senate Joint … Continue reading Senate approves measure to protect electronic data from unreasonable search and seizure

Despite economic recession and record national unemployment, mortgages past due remain at 20-year average low

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square 1 hr ago (The Center Square) – Despite an economic recession and record unemployment in the U.S. due to the coronavirus shutdown implemented by state executive orders, the share of mortgages that transitioned from current to 30 days past due increased to only 1 percent in March, below the … Continue reading Despite economic recession and record national unemployment, mortgages past due remain at 20-year average low

Family Foods with a Weight Loss Focus

Family Features) Losing weight and focusing on a healthful diet may lead you back to the same tried-and-true tricks, however, conventional wisdom doesn't always pay dividends. Some eating plans may offer up new twists to help you and your family eat meals you enjoy without forgoing your health goals. For example, "Always Eat After 7 … Continue reading Family Foods with a Weight Loss Focus

Stock market shows signs of life after jobs report; oil futures drop after OPEC meeting

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square 4 hrs ago (The Center Square) – Coupled with a positive jobs report Friday and the Federal Reserve’s expected policy statement on Wednesday, the stock market showed signs of growth Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 241 points, or 0.9 percent, and the S&P 500 rose 10 points, … Continue reading Stock market shows signs of life after jobs report; oil futures drop after OPEC meeting

5 Ways to Help Prevent Home Cyberattacks

(BPT) - Being home 100% of the time has become the new norm for many Americans, as social distancing is implemented in communities across the country to slow the rapidly spreading COVID-19 pandemic. Connected devices are being used virtually nonstop, as the homebound stream shows to binge watch and video chat with friends to help … Continue reading 5 Ways to Help Prevent Home Cyberattacks

Relationships Matter Most

The CEO of a California mega firm PIMCO, a $2 trillion investment fund, resigned upon receiving a note from his daughter listing 22 milestones he had missed in her life. His most recently reported annual income was $100 million. His 10 year old daughter's compelling list of the special moments where he was absent in … Continue reading Relationships Matter Most

Attorney General Nessel Establishes Unemployment Insurance Fraud Task Force To Pursue Bad Actors

LANSING -- Today, Attorney General Dana Nessel announced the creation of a Task Force to bring special focus and additional resources to bear in investigating and prosecuting fraud in the unemployment insurance program.  The urgency to process claims and get benefits to Michigan families in need during the COVID-19 crisis created new opportunities for fraudsters … Continue reading Attorney General Nessel Establishes Unemployment Insurance Fraud Task Force To Pursue Bad Actors

Study ties stroke-related brain blood vessel abnormality to gut bacteria

NIH funded study supports link between high levels of gram-negative bacteria and a stroke- seizure- and headache-inducing vascular malformation In a nationwide study, NIH funded researchers found that the presence of abnormal bundles of brittle blood vessels in the brain or spinal cord, called cavernous angiomas (CA), are linked to the composition of a person’s … Continue reading Study ties stroke-related brain blood vessel abnormality to gut bacteria

Everyday ethics: Should I be taking unemployment insurance?

The crisis has forced many businesses to close, prompting a spike in unemployment claims. AP Photo/Rick Bowmer Lee McIntyre, Boston University A lot of people are facing ethical decisions about their daily life as a result of the coronavirus. Ethicist Lee McIntyre has stepped in to help provide advice over the moral dilemmas we face. … Continue reading Everyday ethics: Should I be taking unemployment insurance?

Higher education braces for ‘tremendous’ revenue loss, adjustments for next fall

By Scott McClallen | The Center Square 18 hrs ago (The Center Square) – The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education and Community Colleges heard testimony about what life will look like for college students in the fall. Higher education institutes will offer some in-person classes and remote options while adhering to safety precautions such as … Continue reading Higher education braces for ‘tremendous’ revenue loss, adjustments for next fall

Increasing screen time during the coronavirus pandemic could be harmful to kids’ eyesight

Shu-Fang Shih, University of Michigan and Olivia Killeen, University of Michigan The coronavirus pandemic is remaking the way children learn, and it could have an impact on their eyes. With schools shifting to online lessons at home, children are spending more time in front of computer screens, and many parents are relaxing screen-time rules for … Continue reading Increasing screen time during the coronavirus pandemic could be harmful to kids’ eyesight

Should you fly yet? An epidemiologist and an exposure scientist walk you through the decision process

Passengers onboard an American Airlines flight to Charlotte, North Carolina, from San Diego, California. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images Kacey Ernst, University of Arizona and Paloma Beamer, University of Arizona We don’t know about you, but we’re ready to travel. And that typically means flying. We have been thinking through this issue as moms and as an … Continue reading Should you fly yet? An epidemiologist and an exposure scientist walk you through the decision process

Keys to a Stronger Marriage

Marriage may not be as easy as you thought but, those who put effort into their marriage will be rewarded with longevity, satisfaction, and growth with the one you love. Being the best partner possible is not always easy. At times it's not fair. At times it hurts; it can be lonely. It involves choosing … Continue reading Keys to a Stronger Marriage

New Colorado unemployment claims drop for seventh week in a row

By Derek Draplin | The Center Square May 28, 2020 (The Center Square) – New unemployment claims in Colorado have dropped for the seventh week in a row, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor. The state had 15,731 new jobless claims for the week ending on May 23, down from over … Continue reading New Colorado unemployment claims drop for seventh week in a row

Trump executive order targets regulations waived during pandemic for potential permanent repeal

Jace Lington / Ballotpedia via The Center Square 20 hrs ago President Donald Trump has issued an executive order directing federal agencies to remove regulatory barriers to economic activity as part of a coronavirus pandemic recovery effort. The order, issued May 19, specifically directs agency leaders to determine whether regulations modified or waived during the … Continue reading Trump executive order targets regulations waived during pandemic for potential permanent repeal