Oklahoma: Images of the Sooner State

Oklahoma, home to nearly four million residents, is a geologically diverse state. The territory shifts from high plains to rolling mountain ranges, from mesas to marshland, and from wide open prairies to dense forests. Here are a few glimpses into the landscape of Oklahoma, and some of the animals and people calling it home. This photo story is part of Fifty, a collection of images from each of the United States. …read more Source:: The Atlantic – Best of       

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Walmart’s drive-thru coronavirus testing sites will be hosted on the ‘far edge’ of store parking lots, internal memo says

Walmart is working with the federal government to set up drive-thru coronavirus testing sites in some of its stores’ parking lots. Locations and timing of the testing sites will be determined by the federal government, according to an internal memo reviewed by Business Insider. “For the limited number of stores chosen, testing will be in-car and at the far edge of the parking lot and all testing will be administered by federal health officials,” the memo said. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Walmart CEO Doug McMillon announced Friday that the company had agreed to host drive-thru coronavirus testing sites in the parking lots of some stores. The company… Read More

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3 reasons to keep your cash in high-yield savings instead of checking

A checking account isn’t the place to keep money you want to grow, but a high-yield savings account is. In a high-yield savings account, money will earn more interest than it ever could in a checking account. And, you’ll be less tempted to spend it. Putting your money into multiple high-yield savings accounts can help you to visualize your goals and see your progress easier. See Business Insider’s picks for the best high-yield savings accounts » Your checking account isn’t the place for your money to grow. If you’re keeping too much money in your checking account, you might find you’ve been procrastinating on the things you want to accomplish… Read More

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Here’s how much people in 29 jobs that are at a high risk of exposure to coronavirus make (it’s not that much)

Some occupations could be at a higher risk of catching the coronavirus than others. In particular, those who are helping patients infected by the coronavirus or who work in a job where they cannot work from home and have a lot of direct contact with the public could face a greater risk of exposure. We looked at Bureau of Labor Statistics data to find the annual salaries of Americans working in jobs at risk of exposure during the coronavirus outbreak. 20 of the 29 occupations on our list earned less than $51,960, the annual average salary of US workers in May 2018. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. There… Read More

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