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‘Storm Lake’ Spotlights Small Newspaper’s Grit Amid Business Adversity | Tradition | Seven Days

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The seed that grew into the award-winning documentary Storm Lake was planted in April 2017, the day New York cinematographer Jerry Risius noticed headlines saying {that a} small northern Iowa newspaper had gained a Pulitzer Prize. A northern Iowan himself, Risius mentioned the information triggered what he known as “my Linda Blair second, which is my head spinning round,” he mentioned.

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Texas business reopens after months of winter storm repairs

AUSTIN (KXAN) — On Saturday, a beloved local pharmacy got to open its doors again for the first time since the winter storm. Quick Pharmacy’s Round Rock location has been closed since a pipe burst, destroying the store and all its inventory in February.

“Being down and out for four-and-a-half to five months is challenging,” said Quick Pharmacy owner Amanda Bradley. “It was a devastating flood, and it wasn’t just something that we could patch up and move on.”

After a pipe burst in the ceiling, water

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Cryptocurrencies are taking the developing world by storm, with more users now in Nigeria than in the US – 2 experts lay out how bitcoin is changing emerging-market finance | Currency News | Financial and Business News

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Cryptocurrencies have made it into the mainstream this year, with crypto-backed bank cards, investment products and traders, both big and small, have got in on the action, driving the likes of bitcoin, ether

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How to prep for winter storm insurance claims :: WRAL.com

Thousands of people affected by winter storms across the country last week are starting the claims process. Experts say doing prep work before you have to make a claim makes it easier.

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‘This woman is a warrior’: Minnie’s Food Pantry raising money for employee who lost home in storm, mother days later

Dulce Bobadilla’s pipes burst in her apartment. In the middle of the storm, she had to move her mom with cancer three times.

PLANO, Texas — Home video shows the moment when water flooded Dulce Bobadilla’s apartment that she shared with her parents and her daughter.

“The storm collapsed all the pipes and burst, so water was coming through the ceiling, the ceiling collapsed and water just coming like a fountain,” said Bobadilla.

The freezing water poured into her mother’s room. Her mother was sick with cancer and was already having a hard time.

“It was scary because my mom

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