Things you should know today: 9/13/2017


iPhone X puts exclamation point on Apple’s pricing strategy

Apple CEO Tim Cook kicks off the event for a new product announcement at the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple campus on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

The upcoming luxury iPhone reveals Apple’s increasing technological prowess comes with a hefty price tag. Valued at $999, iPhone X will be more expensive than any competing smartphones on the market and cost double the original iPhone price.

Study prompts call to examine flu vaccine and miscarriage

Evan Vucci
FILE – In this Aug. 27, 2010 file photo, a nurse practitioner prepares a flu vaccination in Rockville, Md. A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies suggests that women who received back-to-back flu shots between 2010 and 2012 _ after a new swine flu vaccine came out _ more often had miscarriages. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

A U.S study raised concerns over the correlation between vaccinations and miscarriages when it was determined between 2010-2013 the women who had miscarriages were more likely to have had consecutive annual flu shots.

Harvey and Irma to slow US economy but rebound should follow

John Raoux
Rescue workers, left, search a neighborhood for flood victims as a man on a kayak down the street after Hurricane Irma brought floodwaters to Jacksonville, Fla. Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Oil refineries are down, power is out and businesses are scrambling to resume operation, but despite the cost of damages, experts suggest the toll on the economy will not be long-term.

Transition difficult for hurricane victims

It is difficult for many hurricane victims that are able to make it back to their homes only to discover intensive water damage. One local vented his feelings into song in a moment of quiet reflection.

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