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Mueller Water Products, Inc. Announces Layoffs in Cost-Saving Effort

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Mueller Water Products Cutting 35 Jobs One of the largest manufacturers of water distribution products, Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA), has announced job cuts as part of a new reorganization effort. The Atlanta, Georgia-based company has announced a “strategic reorganization plan” under which the manufacturer will be eliminating about 35 full-time jobs in various business (more…)

Trump’s August Approval Ratings Tumble

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Longer-term trends show that President Donald Trump’s approval ratings continue to slide. In August, the president’s approval rating slipped to 42% from 43% in July. Fifty-seven percent disapproved of his job performance in August, compared to no changes from July.

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Hookworm, a Disease of Extreme Poverty, Thrives in Alabama

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People testing positive for hookworm, an intestinal parasite that is only found in areas of extreme poverty, is thriving in the United States, the wealthiest country in the world. While hookworm, or Necator americanus, is a tropical disease that is often associated with the developing world of sub-Saharan Africa and Asia, it is currently rampant (more…)