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Once thought to be the death of the bookstore, now they’re building them

Years ago it was common for book lovers to fear the end of the bookstore as Amazon slowly became the world’s largest bookseller. Then along came the eBook, and more people said the end days were near. Now it looks as if the market has leveled, print sales are strong, …

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Sears closes 150 Kmart and Sears stores, sells Craftsman tools brand

The new year often brings economic realities down on retail stores. This week those economic realities, including a fourth quarter loss of $748 million dollars, will bring large changes to a long standing American retail brand. Sears Holding is closing a total of 150 stores across the country, several here …

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How to Stay Disease-Free with the Sunshine Vitamin That’s Actually a Hormone

Many foods today are fortified with vitamin D, especially milk, but unless you’re directly supplementing and getting moderate amounts of sunshine, you probably have too low serum levels that increase your risk of getting age-related diseases. The best source of information about vitamin D deficiency and optimal doses is probably …

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Scandal plagued Federal agency begins reform with word cloud about professional standards

Last month, the Social Security Administration’s Office of Disability Adjudication and Review began a “conversation” with employees about the kind of culture the agency wants to promote in 2017. Facilitators of that conversation have gotten as far as forming a “word cloud” of principles in slide show format, according to an internal …

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Kansas and Illinois are losing residents

According to a new study by United Van Lines From Kansas City Business Journal… “In Kansas, 60 percent of the moves were outbound, and nearly 60 percent of those moves were due to a new job. The No. 2 reason for moving was retirement. More than 36 percent of the …

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White man tortured in Chicago, forced to say ‘f**k white people’ and ‘f**k Donald Trump’

Special needs white man bound and gagged as a group of blacks taunt and torture. Disturbing video.. Full uncensored video here… Police will consider hate crime charges against assailants. Great point from Reason.com: “We ought to be a little skeptical of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s contention that Trump’s election …

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California to Hire Eric Holder to Fight Trump

Former Attorney General to be retained by deep blue California to fight Trump. Read more at The New York Times… — Join The Northland News’ email newsletter that delivers the most popular stories right to your inbox:

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Netflix to reboot ‘Magic School Bus’

Promised by Netflix for 2016, but we’re still waiting on the return of Ms. Frizzle. Original voice of Ralphie says not to worry, production has begun. Star power promised! Read more at CNET.com… — Join The Northland News’ email newsletter that delivers the most popular stories right to your inbox: …

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