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The best deals on affordable tech from Apple to Samsung for everyone on your list

BestReviews is reader-supported and may earn an affiliate commission. Details. Which Cyber Monday deals on affordable tech are best? Cyber Monday is known for great deals on name-brand products, including some of today’s most popular electronic. Several of BestReviews’ favorite brands are available at steep discounts, making the day after Thanksgiving an ideal time to upgrade your collection. We’re finding […]
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Is it illegal to spit on someone in Illinois?

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Assault is a serious crime under Illinois law. But is spitting on someone considered assault? According to Illinois law, spitting on someone is considered a form of “simple battery”, which is defined by 720 ILCS 5/12-3 as “Knowingly and without legal justification making physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature.” […]
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How tech layoffs could impact the housing market

(The Hill) – A series of layoffs at America’s major technology companies could put pressure on local housing markets amid a broader nationwide cooling.  These layoffs, brought on in part by a series of interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve and a decline in revenues, could cause forced sales, damage buyer confidence and lead […]

50 best Cyber Monday deals on Amazon today and counting

BestReviews is reader-supported and may earn an affiliate commission. Details. Cyber Monday is the best time of year to be an online shopper. This sales holiday takes place the Monday after Black Friday, and e-commerce titans like Amazon have countless deals worth checking out. This year, we’re keeping up with Amazon’s best Cyber Monday deals, so you don’t […]

Pilot, passenger rescued from plane after crash into power lines that caused widespread outages in Montgomery County

UPDATE, Nov. 28, 8:30 a.m. — Montgomery County Public Schools said that as of 4 a.m., Pepco had restored power to all schools and offices. After the power outages, staff needed to assess all buildings for their safety and other systems readiness such as heat, water and network connectivity. They were to do that throughout […]
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Man drove 110 mph-plus, rammed cruiser, trooper alleges

A 35-year-old Davenport man was in custody Sunday after an Iowa State Trooper alleged he rammed the trooper’s cruiser after a chase that reached 110 mph. Curtis Sullivan, whose address also is listed as Moline, faces felony charges of assault on persons in certain occupations – use/display of weapon; second-degree criminal mischief; and eluding – […]
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Keeping kids rested during the holidays

(WTVO) — Most kids will be heading back to school on Monday after Thanksgiving break, but it is not long until they are off again for the holidays. Health leaders said that diminished sleep can become a big issue, especially for young children. They said that parents should be aware of the recommended amount of […]

Will there be a post-Thanksgiving COVID surge?

(WTVO) — Health officials are sounding the alarm about a possible spike in respiratory viruses as people gather this holiday season. This came as the number of both flu and RSV cases continue to climb. Those at the highest risk include immunocompromised and older adults. Younger children face the highest risk for RSV. While COVID-19 […]

Walmart uncrowns Amazon as Black Friday King

(WTVO) — Amazon has been dethroned as the Black Friday king, falling to fourth in deal shopping searches. Walmart took the top spot for Black Friday online deal shopping. Search intelligence platform “Captify” said that Walmart dominated this year as searches leaped a massive 386% compared to last year, likely due to inflation costs. Target […]