Tensions over vaccine equity pit rural against urban America

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rita Fentress was worried she might get lost as she traveled down the unfamiliar forested, one-lane road in rural Tennessee in search of a coronavirus vaccine. Then the trees cleared and the Hickman County Agricultural Pavilion appeared.

The 74-year-old woman wasn’t eligible to be vaccinated in Nashville, where she lives, because there were so many health care workers to vaccinate there. But a neighbor told her … Read More

Why Earth Inc. Believes Now Is the Perfect Time to Reintroduce the Tamaris Brand to North America

After 50 years in shoemaking, Earth Inc. is checking off a new first.

This month, the Waltham, Mass.-based private company announced its first licensing and distribution deal with European fashion-comfort brand Tamaris, to reintroduce the line to the North American markets for fall ’21.

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Earth, best known for its namesake and spin-off collections of wellness-oriented footwear, sees big opportunity with the Tamaris line, particularly in today’s

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America’s forest sector is ready for climate action and rural America can benefit

While this election demonstrates there’s still a significant divide amongst Americans on many issues, there’s a center on climate policy that is tapping America’s forests as a natural climate solution. 

America’s forest sector is ready for this moment, with deep consensus among public and private sector leaders on needed policies to grow natural carbon capture in forests and wood products, generating thousands of new jobs in the process and significant

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The 50 Lowest-Paying Jobs in America

Few things are more difficult than getting by on a paycheck that’s just not large enough. Some of America’s hardest-working people are trapped in low-wage jobs and don’t end up seeing a lot of financial return. When you’re earning at or just above the minimum wage, you might find yourself needing to supplement your full-time job with one or two part-time jobs just to make ends meet.

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What a $1M Home Looks Like Across America

In some places in the U.S., you can buy a lot of home for $1 million. But in others, you don’t get nearly as much square footage, land or amenities for the money. It all depends on the market. To identify what typical million-dollar homes for sale look like in most states, GOBankingRates worked with online real estate resource Trulia.

The homes selected were originally priced at around $1 million

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Paul and Karine Have a Stressful Start to Their New Life in America

90 Day Fiancé couple Paul and Karine moved to Kentucky from Brazil on Sunday’s episode of 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?, and not surprisingly, it did not go smoothly.

Paul, 36, and Karine, 24, met online and struck up a romance before he traveled to Brazil to meet her. Their first encounter and subsequent relationship was featured on TLC’s 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days and 90

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Pickup truck love has America addicted, willing to sacrifice alcohol and coffee and …

Stephanie McRae leaned into the bed of her husband’s 1997 Ford F-150 to slide in an enormous pellet smoker for her son on Father’s Day, as grandson Kameron Runge watched.

“My husband is a delivery driver who works nights. He’s sleeping right now,” she explained in a Lowe’s parking lot in Fort Gratiot. It was her second trip to Lowe’s, having discovered the box wouldn’t fit in her 2014 Chevy

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How Journalists Sold America the Story of Heroic Britain in 1940

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Of the myths initiated in the summer of 1940, none was more essential than that Britons were “all in it together”. This image of a united people was a brilliant invention. It worked because it actually inspired the conduct it purported to describe and had the added benefit of influencing American opinion. Convincing Americans that Britain was capable of fighting on was an

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how US journalists sold America the story of heroic Britain in 1940

Of the myths initiated in the summer of 1940, none was more essential than that Britons were “all in it together”. This image of a united people was a brilliant invention. It worked because it actually inspired the conduct it purported to describe and had the added benefit of influencing American opinion. Convincing Americans that Britain was capable of fighting on was an urgent priority. American journalists contributed enormously to

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