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James Packard


Columbia, MO, United States

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Past articles by James:

Another Drought Emergency Has Been Declared In Southern California

The water district serving 19 million people in and around Los Angeles is telling residents to conserve water to avoid worse restrictions. → Read More

10 Students Overdose After Apparently Taking Cannabis Edibles

The overdose of 10 students at a Los Angeles-area middle school was not fentanyl-related, but police are still investigating what caused it. → Read More

3 Races Will Decide Control Of The U.S. Senate

Election night ended without clear results in several races, including those that will determine which party controls the House and Senate. → Read More

Antisemitic Reports Still Rising In Los Angeles After Ye's Comments

Experts fear antisemitic comments from Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, have sparked hate groups in the U.S., specifically Los Angeles. → Read More

Americans Are Using More Credit As Prices, Interest Rates Rise

The U.S. has its highest credit card debt in more than 20 years, as daily consumer prices continue to rise. → Read More

The IRS Will Let You Keep More Of Your Paycheck In 2023

All seven tax bracket levels will be revised upwards in 2023, allowing filers to shield more of their money from taxes. → Read More

Though Recession Fears Are Increasing, Evidence Is Still Lacking

A Bloomberg prediction says a recession is 100% certain, while other economists say spending and market factors are evidence against that theory. → Read More

Surveillance Footage Of Possible Serial Killer Suspect In California

Police say a California serial killer seems to be "on a mission" throughout the fatal shooting of six men and the wounding of one woman. → Read More

Florida Airports Reopen, But Flights Will Be Affected For Weeks

Thousands of flights have been impacted by Hurricane Ian, and there will be ripple effects across all airlines for weeks. → Read More

Over 2 Million People Experiencing Power Outages From Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian has knocked out power to millions in Florida, and some power lines will take long amounts of time to repair. → Read More

More Than 1.5 Million Floridians Without Power Due To Hurricane Ian

It could be days or weeks before power services are completely restored in Florida as Hurricane Ian makes landfall. → Read More

Recession Worries Loom As Wall Street Falls Deeper Into Bear Market

Wall Street remains on shaky ground as indexes continue to fall into a bear market amid rising inflation. → Read More

U.S. Schools Will Now Carry Overdose Medication

Los Angeles public schools will stock campuses with the overdose reversal drug naloxone in the aftermath of a student’s death. → Read More

Interest Rates Are Expected To Increase Again

Investors brace for another big interest rate increase this week from the Federal Reserve. The hikes are having an effect on homebuyers. → Read More

Why Is China Buying Up U.S. Farmland?

Chinese companies own about 0.2% of American agricultural land, per USDA data. → Read More

The Perennial Importance Of National Voter Registration Day

As states log record turnout in primaries this year, history shows an upward trend, with registration and turnout climbing for midterm elections. → Read More

Why Do Air Traffic Controllers Retire At 56?

The Federal Aviation Administration argues burnout gets more acute for workers by their mid 50s. → Read More

How Hollywood Captured The Life, Legacy Of Queen Elizabeth II

From film to TV, Queen Elizabeth II has been the subject of an array of Hollywood projects and actor's lives. → Read More

Southern California Fire Forces Evacuations, Shuts Down Some Roads

More than 5,000 acres are burning in a southern California fire, causing evacuations near Santa Clarita amid triple-digit temperatures. → Read More

New Gas-Powered Cars Will Be A Thing Of The Past By 2035 In California

California's Air Resources Board approved a sales ban of all new, gas-powered vehicles by 2035, which could slash the state's emissions. → Read More