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United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades seek volunteers for tax assistance

United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades looking for volunteers for income tax assistance program.  VITA volunteers help working individuals and families keep their hard-earned money.  This past year, volunteers prepared approximately 7,000 tax returns for individuals and families making up to $66,000.  Refunds to those using this free service totaled nearly $11 million dollars.

If you’re looking for an opportunity to give back, United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades is looking for volunteers to help out during the upcoming tax season. “This is a volunteer driven program and we need volunteers,” said Mary Meador, volunteer engagement and Volunteer Income Tax program manager with United Way of Lee, Hendry, …

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Active Optical Cable Market to Reach Value of US$ 15.21 Billion by 2031, States TMR Study

High Performance Ceramic Coatings Market to Reach US$ 14.3 Bn by 2030: TMR Report

The active optical cable market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 7.6% during 2022-2031 Increasing need for high speed data transmission globally is creating sizable business avenues in the market for active optical cable Rising product demand from data producing and data consumer companies in North America is bolstering the regional market WILMINGTON, …

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High Performance Ceramic Coatings Market to Reach US$ 14.3 Bn by 2030: TMR Report

High Performance Ceramic Coatings Market to Reach US$ 14.3 Bn by 2030: TMR Report

Growing utilization of high performance ceramic coatings, especially for attaining heat and corrosion resistance, in multiple industries propelling revenue streams; massive demand in dental sector underpins enormous prospects Abundant demand in automotive industries to spur revenue streams in North America; Asia-Pacific high performance ceramic coatings market replete with opportunities, fueled by application in semiconductor industry …

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NY State Police to aid Puerto Rico | News

NY State Police to aid Puerto Rico |  News

PLATTSBURGH — A contingent of 50 State Police troopers have been sent to Puerto Rio to aid the island nation in its recovery from Hurricane Fiona. The first wave of 50 troopers, along with 69 New Jersey State troopers, flew out of JFK Airport at about 10 am Saturday morning bound for Luis Munoz Marin …

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In one year stationed at sub base, sailor jumps into community ― and a difficult new role

In one year stationed at sub base, sailor jumps into community ― and a difficult new role

Fire Control Technician 1st Class (SS/SW) Jessica Staley Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, with the USS Nautilus (SSN-571) in the background, at the Submarine Force Museum in Groton. Staley teaches Fire Control Technician “A” School at the Naval Submarine Base and has a one month rotation as a casualty assistance calls officer. Staley is also a …

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Are ELDs making the trucking industry safer?

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has required full industry compliance with the ELD mandate since December 2019, so it’s reasonable to ask, is the device making the trucking industry safer? While there is as yet no government-approved study providing definitive answers, Ronnie Brown III, who drives for Waterloo, Iowa-based Gray Transportation, says no. “ELD …

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Minnesota techies suggest ways to get more value from your smartphone

Minnesota techies suggest ways to get more value from your smartphone

In Minnesota, there are more cellphones than people. According to Federal Communications Commission data, there were 5.8 million mobile wireless subscriptions in Minnesota in 2020. And Minnesota’s population was about 5.7 million in the US census that year. Between 2016 and 2020, nearly 93% of households in Minnesota had some kind of computer device, including …

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Roger Waters Ditches Polish Gig Following Controversial Statements About Ukraine

Roger Waters Ditches Polish Gig Following Controversial Statements About Ukraine

Roger Watersthe 79-year-old co-founder of the psychedelic rock group Pink Floyd, just gave himself a few days of vacation for spring 2023. His current This Is Not A Drill tour, which began in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in July, and will continue through a final gig in London, England in 2023, will not make a previously scheduled …

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