UK unemployment rate down to 6.2 percent in May to July; wages up

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor London, England, United Kingdom (4E) – The unemployment rate in the UK fell at a faster-than-expected pace in the three months through July, dropping to its lowest level for nearly six years, while wages grew...
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Life after death in Iraq as many flee homes

Washington, DC, United States (IRIN) – Nearly 1.8 million Iraqis are estimated to have fled their homes since January 2014, with most fleeing the rapid advance of the Islamic State (IS, formerly known as ISIS) as it swept through much of western and northern Iraq in June,...
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August Alsina remains in hospital after collapsing onstage

Tep Mayo – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor New York City, NY, United States (4E) – R&B singer August Alsina, 22, from New Orleans, who is best known for his single “I Luv This Shit” remains hospitalized after he collapsed onstage during a show in...
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In Onscreen Dramas, Health Experts Inject A Dose Of Reality

Hollywood, CA, United States (KaiserHealth) – The questions from producers run the gamut: Could a body be stolen from a hospital? What do infectious disease specialists wear during an outbreak? Do surgeons really say “Stat!”? In a bright office building in...
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Malaysia CPI jumps 3.3 percent in August

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (4E) – The consumer price index (CPI) climbed by 3.3 percent in August from a year ago, primarily due to higher prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages as well as higher costs of non-food...
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LT Supers Hold 2014 CDBG Public Hearing

CLEARFIELD – The Lawrence Township Supervisors held the first public hearing in the 2014 Community Development Block Grant application process last evening before its regular monthly meeting. The purpose of the first public hearing is to provide opportunities for the general...

Theft Suspect Waives Charges

CLEARFIELD – A Clearfield woman has waived her right to a preliminary hearing on more than 2,800 counts of theft charges, according to online court documents. Kathy A. Martin, 56, of Clearfield has been charged with 763 counts each of theft by unlawful taking; theft by deception;...

Rise Of Catholic Insurance Plans Raises Questions About Contraceptive Coverage

Washington, DC, United States (KaiserHealth) – Catholic and other religious hospitals and universities have been arguing in federal court for much of the past two years that they shouldn’t have to offer or facilitate birth control as part of their employee health...
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Woman to Stand Trial for Stealing from her Mother

DUBOIS – A DuBois woman will stand trial for taking more than $100,000 from her mother’s accounts. Deborah Diane Hilliard, 57, 212 E. Weber Ave., DuBois, is charged with theft by failure to make required disposition of funds, two counts of theft by unlawful taking and...

Mill Road Closings Announced as Paving Continues

CLEARFIELD – As paving is nearing completion on Mill Road, the Lawrence Township Supervisors announced at last night’s meeting that the upper part will be closed from the Clearfield Middle School driveway to Turnpike Avenue. There will be the occasional closing of Turnpike...