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  • Population continues to fall in Poconos

    Slow but steady population declines continue in Monroe and Pike counties, according to recent U.S. Census Bureau estimates. The population of Pike County has gotten older while Monroe County remains one of the most ethnically and racially diverse...
  • Too many governments? Downstate has the biggest share

     Too many governments? Downstate has the biggest share
    Few places in Illinois vote more reliably Republican than Iroquois County, home to 1,120 square miles of mostly corn and soybean fields, 28,982 residents and, according to state records, 218 distinct units of government — one for every 133...
  • Losing a parent during childhood may increase risk of early death

    People who experienced the death of a parent in childhood appear to be more likely to die prematurely themselves, new research shows. A study that tracked more than 7 million people for up to 42 years found that people who lost a parent before they...
  • Biking, walking to work are slowly gaining popularity

    Biking, walking to work are slowly gaining popularity
    It's been a bit lonely for Jamie Krzeminski, who has been riding his bicycle from his home near Mead Botanical Garden to work in downtown Orlando for a dozen years. "I still don't see that many people on my route. But I do see more people [lately],"...
  • O.C. now has third-largest Asian American population in nation

    O.C. now has third-largest Asian American population in nation
    Orange County now ranks as the third-largest Asian American population nationwide, with nearly 600,000 Asian Americans living in a county once defined by its dominantly white communities, a study to be released Tuesday shows. In a boom decade running...
  • On the move: Migration figures show old patterns picking up again

    On the move: Migration figures show old patterns picking up again
    Los Angeles is drawing new residents from big cities in the Northeast and Midwest and losing people to less expensive cities in parts of the Sun Belt. But, as always, most of the people who move are moving around Southern California. That’s...
  • Chicago export goods rise 11% last year, putting region 6th in U.S.

    Chicago export goods rise 11% last year, putting region 6th in U.S.
    Metro Chicago saw a 10.7 percent rise in the value of goods exported last year, to $44.9 billion, inching up one slot to place No. 6 nationwide, according to a U.S. Department of Commerce report released Tuesday. The top five metros areas: Houston, New...
  • Bitcoin shows staying power as online merchants chase digital sparkle

    Bitcoin shows staying power as online merchants chase digital sparkle
    Bitcoin is catching on at U.S. online merchants including Overstock.com and Expedia, as customers use a digital currency that just a few years ago was virtually unknown but is now showing some staying power. Though sales paid for in bitcoin so far at...
  • Are celebrity marriages and divorces a barometer for the rest of us?

    Are celebrity marriages and divorces a barometer for the rest of us?
    What a week for celebrity marriage. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got secretly hitched in France on Saturday. Neil and Pegi Young are divorcing after more than three decades. And Beyonce and Jay Z's Video Music Awards appearance on Sunday confirmed they'...
  • Hidden good news for the money-challenged young

    Hidden good news for the money-challenged young
    The U.S. Census Bureau released a report the other day on Americans' wealth that seemed full of bad news. Middle-class wealth was down, and inequality — the gap between the top and everyone else — was up. Stereotypes seem confirmed. But wait....
  • Guest post: Labor Day 2014 sales better than average

    Guest post: Labor Day 2014 sales better than average
    Editor's note: This guest post was submitted by the bloggers from crazytowndeals.com.  A recent Time Magazine article described the Back To School shopping season among retailers as "brutally competitive." According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the amount...