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Might want to make your next six-pack glass bottles. Cans and plastic bottles are lined with a controversial chemical called BPA, and while the CDC still says the chemical’s health effects are unclear, research on chronic exposure has linked it to high blood pressure and heart rate issues.
Obamacare enrollment deadline —The HealthCare.gov website and state sites seem to be working well enough to get people enrolled if they want coverage to be effective on Jan. 1. The final deadline for enrollment for coverage — to avoid penalties at tax time— is Feb. 15. The Obama administration is encouraging those who signed up on the exchanges last year to go back and revisit their policies this year, saying that about 70% of people could find a cheaper policy.
UPS projects Today will be the single busiest day in the company’s history for its processing centers. UPS insists they are prepared for the spike in demand after facing an avalanche of criticism for failing to deliver thousands of packages by Christmas Eve last year.
This Thursday December 18th is National Free Shipping Day which means most major retailers will offer free shipping with guaranteed delivery in time for Christmas.
Oil prices continue to drop: $2.39 is one stations price in Kirkland.