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My aunt and uncle lived up the hill from Martins Ferry, Ohio, high above the river. My uncle ran a used car lot – Snezek’s – and so it was understood that they had a little bit of money and a bigger house than the rest of the family in

Critics are slamming Amazon’s HQ2 deal hard over tax incentives, a helipad, and more

Not everyone is happy with the deals Amazon made when it picked the multiple locations for its so-called second headquarters. Some residents and representatives of New York’s Long Island City and Virginia’s Arlington reacted to Tuesday's announcement with concerns over how the offices will impact their communities and the various incentives

Kencko wants to help you eat more fruit and vegetables

People don’t eat enough fruit and vegetables, that’s despite an embarrassment of options today that include fast grocery delivery and takeout services with a focus on health. A study from the U.S-based Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released last November found that just one in ten adults in

The electric aircraft is taking off

Evan Gaj Contributor Evan Gaj is a mechanical engineering graduate from LeHigh University currently on a Fulbright Scholarship in Warsaw studying drones. In 2008, the electric motor vehicle experienced a rebirth triggered by a rise in oil prices. Now in 2018, it is the time for another rebirth — in electrical aviation.

See you on Monday for some crypto talk

I’ll be helping build a larger meetup focused on pre-ICO companies in New York on April 23 and I’d love to see you there. It will be held at Knotel on April 23 at 7pm and will feature a pitch-off with eight startups — I will write about the

Brendan Byrne, Governor Who Gave New Jersey Casinos, Dies at 93

Brendan Byrne, the former governor who brought casino gambling to New Jersey and presided over the construction of Giants Stadium in the 1970s, has died. He was 93.He died Thursday, according to a statement from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. No details were given.The two-term Democrat’s support for legal gambling

New York’s vanishing shops and storefronts: ‘It’s not Amazon, it’s rent’

Vacant storefronts are becoming more noticeable in the capital of consumption, as small retailers are being pushed out by wealthy investorsWalk down almost any major New York street say Fifth Avenue near Trump Tower, or Madison Avenue from midtown to the Upper East Side. Perhaps venture down Canal Street,

Bitcoins Wild Ride: A Rally, a Rout and Outages on the Exchanges

Bitcoin plunged as much as 20 percent hours after a rally past $11,000 generated a surge in traffic at online exchanges that led to intermittent outages.The plunge capped a wild day for the largest cryptocurrency that included a breakneck advance to a high of $11,434 before the reversal took it

FCC Got 444,938 Net-Neutrality Comments From Russian Email Addresses

Someone was trying to game the U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s electronic public comment system on net-neutrality rules.But who? Was it supporters or foes of the open internet rules -- or was it the Russians?A study has found more than 7.75 million comments were submitted from email domains attributed to FakeMailGenerator.com,

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