updated - December 11, 2019 Wednesday EST
The U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has issued an interim final rule that prohibits passengers and crewmembers from putting battery-powered portable electronic smoking devices in their checked-in luggage, according to a Transportation Department press release. The PHMSA has also prohibited the use and charging of the e-cigarette while on board the plane, to avoid safety risks.
Thomas G. Stemberg, the man who co-founded Staples Inc. and invented the office superstore, died Friday, October 23, 2015, at his home in Chestnut Hill, according to a report from the Boston Globe. Stemberg, 66, was battling gastric cancer, which he was diagnosed with two years ago.
Freddie Mac said in a press release that their Primary Mortgage Market Survey show mortgage rates have nudged slightly higher. The rates, however, have remained below four percent and will probably remain lower longer than previously reported.
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