| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:50 AM
The launch of a new toy for girls is happening at Walmart stores in Hartford. Shopkins, small, grocery-themed collectibles from Moose Toys, hit shelves here on June 30th and will be available nationwide by the end of the year. Check out my Q & A over...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 6:34 AM
Auto racing is a popular sport, and many of us would love get behind the wheel of a race car. Racing schools offer lessons for all sorts of racing, be it stock car racing, Formula 1 racing, Indy Cars, and even Kart racing. For the novice...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 9:42 AM
The Nissan Leaf launched with an iPhone mobile application that allowed users to check the battery’s charge level, start and stop charging, and heat or cool the cabin, among other features.
Now, Nissan says those features are now available for...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Do you want the latest in in-car entertainment, but don’t want to fork out the dough at the dealership for a higher-level trim? Pioneer is hoping your answer is yes.
Like Ford’s Sync, Toyota’s Entune, Chrysler’s Uconnect and...
| May 17, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Here are some notes from the past week in the automotive world, courtesy of auto expert Jim MacPherson:
-Tesla, a maker of electrically powered cars, has vowed to start repaying federal loans by the end of the year. Regulatory filings at the end of March...
| Jan 3, 2011
| 4:59 AM
The first week of the year is a hectic one in the tech world. Not because of Christmas returns, but it’s the time when many manufacturers show off what they plan to bring out in the first part of the year.
The huge success story of 2010 is the...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 2:05 PM
With multiple music-making options at different price points to choose from, selecting the method that’s right for your event may seem a little daunting.
To help get your planning back in tune, here are the upsides and downsides to the three most...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Talk about 50 shades of bombardment. This weekend, the highly anticipated movie “Fifty Shades of Grey,” based on the bestselling erotic novel, opens in theaters.
The risque story line has already fueled some odd pop culture moments,...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 10:05 AM
RICHMOND – Every day during the ongoing federal trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell, more happens than can be included in daily reports. Here are a few of those items from the trial's second week.
Who did Jonnie R. Williams Sr....
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:50 PM
At first glance, the “Central Valley Update,” the “Augusta Update” and the “Aurora Update” appear to be doing what any news site would do: hold local candidates accountable.
Problem is, they’re not real news...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:40 AM
RICHMOND — The government's star witness against Bob and Maureen McDonnell took the stand Wednesday, detailing a lavish shopping afternoon with the former first lady and telling a jury that he wrote checks for the couple because he needed the...