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Here are the least (and most) stressed states in America

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WFXB) – Did you know April is Stress Awareness Month? well, the good news is stress levels reached an all-time low across the country in 2016, but the bad news? One recent study found that Carolinians seem to be sweating it out more than most. WalletHub has released a new study revealing the most stressed and least…

NJ school apologizes for ‘slave auction’ posters

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (WFXB) – More than 150 years after the Civil War, slavery is still an important lesson in schools. But a New Jersey school found a homework assignment touched a raw nerve with parents. Fifth graders at South Mountain Elementary School in South Orange studying the Colonial Era were given an option to create an advertisement – and…

New Jersey is the most ‘moved from’ state in America

Seems that a lot of people want to get out of New Jersey. A new study by moving company United Van Lines reveals New Jersey tops the list of the most-moved from states in 2016. It’s the 5th straight year New Jersey has topped the list. The study also shows that a lot of movers, especially retirees, are heading south. The Palmetto…

Kris Kobach accidentally reveals immigration plans

(WFXB) – Kris Kobach, Kansas’ Secretary of State, accidentally divulged his immigration plans while posing for a photo opp with president-elect Donald Trump. The documents appear to detail Kobach’s strategic plan for the Department of Homeland Security for the first year of the Trump administration, which include reducing the “intake of Syrian refugees to zero” and “extreme vetting questions for…

“Americanitis”: The Disease of Living Too Fast

In the 19th and 20th century, doctors coined a new term for a set of common symptoms – this condition was called “Americanitis.” It was thought the hurry, bustle and incessant drive of the American way of life caused this disease responsible for high blood pressure, hardening of the arteries, heart attack, nervous exhaustion, and even insanity.