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Norfolk Southern to pay Ohio town residents for any lost home value after a train crash and resulting health worries decimated the local economy

Norfolk Southern announced new details Monday about its plan to compensate East Palestine residents for lost home values since the fiery derailment disrupted life in the eastern Ohio town in February. The railroad’s program will no doubt be welcomed by some people who want to sell their homes and move away from the town rather than…
bubmag
September 19, 2023
Black Thursday

The Child Content Creator Crash is Coming

We're sorry, but something went wrong while fetching your podcast feeds. Please contact us at plus@slate.com for help. Episode Notes On today’s episode, Candice Lim and Rachelle Hampton dive deep into the mystery shrouding Lil Tay, a 14-year-old influencer who went viral in 2018 for being the “youngest flexer of…
bubmag
August 19, 2023
Black Thursday

Builders spy recovery in repair & maintenance

The latest state of trade survey from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), whose members typical depend on the repair, maintenance and improvement (RMI) sector of the construction industry, report a steady upward trend in RMI building work. Overall, 40% of FMB members reported an increase in workload during the…
bubmag
August 3, 2023
Black Thursday

How damage from default could cascade across global economy…

WASHINGTON (AP) — If the debt crisis roiling Washington were eventually to send the United States crashing into recession, America’s economy would hardly sink alone. The repercussions of a first-ever default on the federal debt would quickly reverberate around the world. Orders for Chinese factories that sell electronics to the…
bubmag
May 22, 2023