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Mobile payment technology has steadily gained immense popularity from businesses and customers looking for a convenient way of making and receiving payments. While there are several forms of mobile payments, the term “mobile payments” refers to transactions done from mobile devices. This payment allows businesses to receive payments from apps, such as Samsung Pay, Apple Pay, and Google Pay, which customers download on their smartphones.
In our kitchen cupboard we have boxes of Cheerios, Raisin Bran and Chex cereals. With a little variance, those are the cold cereals that I’ve grown to start every morning with.
Most readers will be surprised by these statistics: 75 to 90% of adult visits to primary care physicians are for stress-related problems and 89% of adults describe experiencing "high levels of stress." One million employees are absent on an average workday because of stress-related problems.
July 14th — today our oldest son and fourth child turned 22 years old. How the years fly by. Happy birthday Benjamin! I had Benjamin at home with Joe’s aunt as my midwife. Benjamin weighed only 4 pounds, 13 ounces and was doing pretty good until he was 2 weeks old. He caught the flu and started dehydrating so we ended up taking him to the hospital for a few days. After that he seemed to gain and never had many health problems. By the time he was a year old he had easily passed the weight of the girls at age 1.
During times of heightened stress, a person can quickly become overwhelmed and even struggle to do things that might be considered simple or obvious. It can be helpful to focus on the things you can control, to identify actions that you can take and to complete those action steps.
Some couples look forward to vacations in Hawaii. Others, romantic dinners in candlelit restaurants. Mark and I are looking forward to getting a dumpster.
Beautiful hydrangeas are in bloom throughout the area landscape. White, pink, blue, purple and many mixed color combinations catch your attention wherever they grow. It is hard to imagine summer without hydrangeas blooming.
In 'Space Jam: A New Legacy,' Lebron James teams up with Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes gang for a high stakes basketball showdown. Rick Damigella has the play by play.
For the last week, a bear has been wandering around near Boulder, Colorado, with a chicken feeder stuck on its head, but with the help of two men who spotted the yearling, the bear has been rescued. CNN affiliate KMGH reports.
The legendary swimmer Mark Spitz is best known for winning seven golds at the 1972 Munich Olympics. He reflects on his incredible achievements and the state of swimming post-Michael Phelps.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Devin Booker only spent one season at the University of Kentucky, but learned what it took to be a professional athlete.
VALDOSTA — Two firefighters and a police officer remained in the hospital Tuesday after an accident involving a downed power line Monday, officials said.
If your order isn’t already in for the new Vette, as my uncle Tony would say, fuhgeddaboudit. This year’s Vette is sold out and orders for the ’22 Vette begin in July so plan accordingly if you want this jet fighter.
I like to use symbolism and metaphors when I work with both my clients and my students. I’m sure I get an eye roll every now and then with, “Here she goes again.” But it offers an opportunity to visualize our experience of life in a way that may seem less abstract, more solid or relatable and understandable.
It has cooled down a little, but the thermometer still shows 78 degrees at 9:45 p.m. It was a warm, humid day. One thing I do appreciate is our battery-operated fans. That was something I grew up without.
Burmese pythons are not naturally found in Florida. But the non-native pests reproduce -- and kill other species -- so frequently the state takes extraordinary measures to combat them. CNN's Victor Blackwell and Alisyn Camerota speak with state-licensed python hunter Donna Kalil about her ef…
Vaccinated teachers and students don't need to wear masks inside school buildings, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday in relaxing its COVID-19 guidelines. The changes come amid a national vaccination campaign in which children as young as 12 are eligible to get shots,…
Tomorrow will be the last day of June. Is it possible that half of 2021 has passed? July 1st brings daughter Loretta another year older, marking it number 21 this time.
SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — The discovery of four more victims in the rubble of a collapsed Florida condominium building raised the death toll to 32, officials said Tuesday as a ramped-up search effort faced new threats from severe weather with Tropical Storm Elsa.
CULLMAN, Ala. - An overheated pup drew a crowd of soft-hearted shoppers in Cullman Wednesday, serving up a timely reminder that the warm days of summer are no time to leave pets unattended in hot cars.
The novelist Chuck Wendig once told me that ideas are like beach glass: They’re nice to look at, but they don’t really do anything on their own. Anyone can get an idea, and anyone can tell you about that idea in a way that makes it sound intriguing and like something that would make a great movie. The story that follows the idea is the trick, and if you’re not careful even the most earnestly executed story can eventually scrub the original idea of all its shine.
In an episode of her Facebook Watch show "Simone vs. Herself," US Gymnast Simone Biles and her grandmother Nellie spoke candidly about Biles' biological mother and going hungry as a child before she was adopted.
Bill Burt and George Bremer discuss how teams are approaching the NFL offseason and training camp, while Kevin Brockway, Elton Hayes and Clay Horning weigh in on the NCAA and name, image and likeness issues.
Bobby Bonilla hasn't played for the New York Mets or in Major League Baseball since 2001, but July 1 still brings a big payday until 2035 due to a unique contract negotiation.
CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta fulfilled a lifelong dream by hosting "Jeopardy!" He is one of several guests hosts for the show since Alex Trebek's death.
KleinVision's AirCar reached an altitude of 1500 feet and completed two take-offs and landings during its maiden flight in Slovakia, according to the company.
MEADVILLE, Pa. – On a recent sunny afternoon, Zack Johnson and Carly Donahue found themselves exactly where they hope to spend the next couple of years: in a van down by the river.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court overturned Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction Wednesday after finding an agreement with a previous prosecutor prevented him from being charged in the case.
SURFSIDE, Florida (AP) — The slow work of sifting through the remnants of a collapsed Florida condo building stretched into a sixth day Tuesday, as families desperate for progress endured a wrenching wait for answers.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 22 1/2 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd, whose dying gasps under Chauvin’s knee led to the biggest outcry against racial injustice in the U.S. in generations.
GENEVA (AP) — President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin concluded their summit on Wednesday with an agreement to return their nations' ambassadors to their posts in Washington and Moscow and a plan to begin work toward replacing the last remaining treaty between the two countr…
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Irene Walters Fidler, 89, died July 21, 2021. She was born in Rockholds, KY, daughter of William and Nannie Longworth Walters. For more info, visit ferncreekfuneralhome.com
Walter Thomas West, age 83 of Gray, KY was born in Knox County on May 26, 1938 to the late Lee and Eva Ogan West and departed this life on July 24, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Tom was of the Pentecostal faith and was a member of the Freedom Point Church. He enjoyed work…
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