BARNSTABLE, MA — Nearly 36 percent of Cape Cod businesses only have enough money to survive for six months or less, according to survey results from the Cape Cod Commission. The Cape Cod Commission, an economic development agency for Barnstable County, surveyed about 400 businesses across the region affected by […]

Denton is a midsize Texas city north of Dallas. This week, it became a microcosm of the cascading crises that has beset the state: electricity blackouts, natural-gas shortages and water problems. Denton and other parts of Texas are experiencing their third straight day of blackouts as a deep freeze created […]

Keep track of your progress, map your routes and become a better athlete with our picks (iStock/The Independent) Running in the UK has been booming for years. But it feels like the trend has significantly accelerated thanks to the coronavirus, with parks full of Lycra-clad runners and sports retailers reporting […]

Cole Crosby ran the length of New Jersey, from the High Point Monument to the Cape May Lighthouse, over the weekend. It just took him a little longer than he planned. The 32-year-old ultra-marathoner from South Brunswick reached the lighthouse at 10:30 p.m. Sunday, completing a 197-mile journey from the […]

Two Senate candidates decided to run for UF Senate seats without any party affiliation, despite the unusually high number of party options in this Student Government election. Four parties are running for Student Government election, including the current majority party, Gator, as well as three new parties: Change, Progressive and […]

CLOSE 5 Things to know about the Nov. 3 election Wochit Five candidates are vying for two seats on the Port Hueneme City Council on Nov. 3.  The candidates include two Incumbents defending their seats. Sylvia Andrea Schnopp, the current Mayor Pro Tem, is the longest serving member of the […]