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Planning to vote in person? Consider taking a bag of supplies to help you survive long lines
You should plan for long lines. Here's a list of what you should do before you go to vote, what you should take with you and how you should stay safe while you’re at your polling place.
Plastics Legislation Map
Pledge to be Toxic-Free
Safe alternatives are possible and profitable.
Poison control centers have probed 15,000 cases with kids and hand sanitizer in 2021
What to know about hand sanitizer ingestion and how to prevent it in your family. While a child may not suffer alcohol poisoning if they lick their hands after using it, any amount swallowed or ingested is hazardous.
Portsmouth Bypass, Ohio
A major highway project that scored near the bottom of the state’s priority list is under way in a county, and a state, where driving has declined and existing roads are in desperate need of repair.
Post office slowdown: How to cope with new delays in our mail delivery
This means everything from bills to birthday cards will arrive later in our mailboxes. And credit card and loan payments, RSVPs and government forms we send will take longer too.
Price gouging: What to watch for to protect your wallet
Our popular tips to prevent and report price gouging have assisted in record-breaking reports to states’ attorneys general, and also has led to new and strengthened related laws in states.
Protecting Children While Sheltering in Place
While we shelter in place and children stay home all day, it's important keep certain hazards out of their reach.
Protecting yourself from toxic hand sanitizers
After the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) flagged five brands of potentially dangerous hand sanitizer last month, the list of potentially contaminated products has skyrocketed.
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