Montgomery County issues statement regarding August 21 solar eclipse

HILLSBORO (Heartland Newsfeed) — Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency (MCEMA) director Greg Nimmo informs residents of Montgomery County to take safety precautions should they choose to view the solar eclipse on August 21, which is scheduled to be partially viewable, roughly 90%, in the area between 11:00 a.m. and 1:28 p.m. that day. (Photo More...

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By United Press International On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Disney to pull content from Netflix, start streaming service in 2019

BURBANK, Calif. (UPI) — Disney on Tuesday announced it will remove its content from Netflix and begin its own streaming service in 2019. Disney CEO Bob Iger arrives on the red carpet at the “Beauty More...

By United Press International On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Missouri supermarkets start using robot stock boy

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Mo. (UPI) — A St. Louis-area grocery store on Monday introduced customers to a new employee who doesn’t take bathroom breaks or need to call in sick — Tally the robot. The Schnucks More...

By Guest Poster On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Eight ways to completely ruin a guest post

Guest posting is an easy digital PR strategy that scales from bloggers and freelance writers to enterprise organizations. The basic premise: you write a blog post or an article that will be published on another More...

By United Press International On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Manufacturer of ride that killed teen at Ohio State Fair says corrosion the cause

COLUMBUS, Ohio (UPI) — The manufacturer of a ride that malfunctioned at the Ohio State Fair and killed a teenager and injured several other people last month said the mishap was due to corrosion. KMG International, More...

By United Press International On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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Ohio State Fair resumes rides after deadly accident

COLUMBUS (UPI) — The Ohio State Fair said all its rides have passed re-inspection and are back to operating normally after one called “The Fire Ball” malfunctioned and killed an 18-year-old man More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Newspaper alleged to have joined Carlinville in FOIA battle

  CARLINVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — The ongoing war between Edgar County Watchdogs, John Kraft and the City of Carlinville has dragged on for the past five years, and according to a recent report on More...

By United Press International On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Charter Communications declines a merger with Sprint

Ed Adamczyk, United Press International Writer STAMFORD, Conn./OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (UPI) — Charter Communications Inc. ended speculation it would acquire Sprint Corp., announcing it would not seek a merger More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Discovery to buy Scripps in deal valued at $14.6 billion

SILVER SPRING, Md./CINCINNATI, Ohio (Heartland Newsfeed) — Discovery Communications Inc. said Monday they have reached an agreement to buy Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal valued More...

By Reuters On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Charter Communications: ‘no interest’ in buying Sprint

STAMFORD, Conn./OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (Reuters) — Charter Communications is not interested in Sprint’s proposal to be acquired by Charter, a company spokesman said. Pedestrians pass in front of a Sprint More...