On PR Newswire: Rankings for Best Places to Live, Most Stolen Cars Announced, Snacking Increases During Pandemic

With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy:

NICB Hot Wheels report graphic

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NICB’s Hot Wheels: America’s Top Ten Most Stolen Vehicle Makes

Car thieves have a new favorite target: the Ford Full Size Pick-Up. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s latest “Hot Wheels” report, which includes crime data from across the country, Ford Full Size Pick-Ups were the most stolen vehicle in 2019, supplanting the Honda Civic as the top target of theft.

photo of Boulder, Colorado downtown

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U.S. News & World Report Unveils the 2020-2021 Best Places to Live, Best Places to Retire Rankings

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, unveiled on Oct. 13 the 2020-2021 Best Places to Live and Best Places to Retire in the U.S. The new lists evaluate the country’s 150 most populous metropolitan areas based on affordability, job prospects, and desirability.

holiday photo collage

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Despite 2020’s Best Efforts, the Holidays Are Approaching

It’s that time already? The days have blended this year more than usual due to daily-routine changes courtesy of the pandemic. But now it’s time to focus on happier times ahead over the next few weeks as the holidays get closer, and who isn’t excited to do that? As always, the U.S. Postal Service has you covered with all the important mailing deadlines you need to know for the expected delivery of cards and gifts to your loved ones, whether they’re overseas or across the country.

Vegas Loop concept map

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Plans Underway for Elon Musk’s Innovative Underground Transportation System to Expand Throughout Las Vegas Destination

Initial steps to expand Elon Musk’s innovative underground tunnel system throughout Las Vegas, Nev., will soon be underway. The Vegas Loop will represent a first-of-its-kind transportation solution for a tourism destination, offering convenient transportation and reduced congestion throughout the Las Vegas resort corridor.

CVS Storefront

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Snacking Has Increased During the Pandemic, CVS Pharmacy Survey Reveals

A new survey from CVS Pharmacy released Oct. 14 found that two-thirds of American adults (66%) are snacking at home more, and nearly three in five (59%) are choosing better-for-you snacks and meal solutions more often than they would have prior to the pandemic. In response to the survey, which was conducted online by the Harris Poll on behalf of CVS Pharmacy in July 2020, nearly half of Americans (48%) also indicated that they have been surprised to discover better-for-you snacks and meal solutions at a drugstore that they would not have expected.

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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists.  He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.

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