NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Toy Insider, one of the toy industry's most influential organizations and a trusted go-to resource for parents and gift-givers, today unveiled its expert picks for the best kids' toys and gifts in its 14(th) annual holiday gift guide. The hottest and most coveted items for 2019 are broken out into three lists: the Hot 20 (the most wished-for items of the year), the STEM 10 (science, technology, engineering and math toys that make learning fun), and the brand-new 12 Under $12 (affordable toys packed with play value and unboxing experiences).

The Eastern Virginia Medical School, a public institution that receives taxpayer money, was charged almost $368,000 for an inconclusive investigation into whether Gov. Ralph Northam appeared in a yearbook photo that depicted a man in a Ku Klux Klan outfit standing next to a man wearing blackface.

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today strongly condemned President Trump for sharing a false, Islamophobic smear targeting Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Twitter and called on that social media company to suspend the president's account for violating its terms of service. #SuspendTrump

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BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has doubled her support in Florida in the last four months to pull within 10 points of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in the race for the Democratic party's nomination for president in 2020, according to a statewide survey of Florida voters by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI).

FREEPORT, Bahamas, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to expedite and improve the overall aid distribution on Grand Bahama, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Grand Bahama has requested additional resources from the U.S. Coast Guard and the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) to support logistics, warehouse management and distribution.

The data used in this analysis is from the U.S. Census Bureau 2017 American Community Survey Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS). At the household level, the total annual real estate property tax paid (including state and local sources) was divided by its property value to compute an effective property tax rate for every home in the U.S. These tax rates were then used to compute the median property tax rate for each state. To control for differences in property types across states, only owner-occupied single family homes on less than 10 acres were included in the analysis. As such, the median household income shown is limited to that cohort of homes as well.