| May 28, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: Cleveland Clinic
The eyes have it -- strain, that is. As our enthusiasm for using computers, tablets and phones grows, our eyes are paying the price.
Upwards of 90 percent of computer and device users experience a problem so...
| Jun 2, 2014
It's 11 p.m. the night before Father's Day or a graduation. What are you going to do? Head to a Kodak kiosk at a CVS or Target store, upload a picture and personalized card right then and there. "It's a great way to be able to use all those photos sitting...
| May 30, 2014
David Lazarus' framing of the CEO-worker pay gap allows us to see clearly an egregious error in thinking: How exactly does the chief executive demonstrate his worth? ("Executive pay is an insult to working families," Column, May 26)
A CEO is often...
| Jun 1, 2014
MinuteClinics are springing up in CVS retail stores at the rate of 150 a year across the country. The first one on the Peninsula opened in Hampton in mid-May and will be followed by additional locations in Newport News and Williamsburg within the month....
| May 23, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Two alleged burglars were arrested Thursday after leading police on a pursuit through Los Angeles that ended shortly after a hit-and-run crash in Glendale, authorities said.
At 12:20 p.m., police got a call about a man, 29-year-old Elvis Kazaryan, who...
| May 7, 2014
| 6:41 AM
After a wonderful coupon class at the Hampton Public Library’s main branch on Sunday, I realized it might be time for a more general refresher course.
Here is a reminder — and maybe some new information for beginning couponers —...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Consumers have a responsibility to watch out for funky charges on their credit card statements. So Carol Kearns has no one to blame but herself for allowing an unwanted roadside-assistance service to keep billing her for nine years.
But that doesn't let...
| May 29, 2014
Here's another chapter in the endless book about why you shouldn't believe everything your read or hear on product promotions. Lornamead Inc., whose "Lice Shield" products are sold at major chain stores including Walmart, CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:47 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Today's list includes free gift cards at Starbucks and Publix with purchase, and free Nivea lip gloss at CVS, dining coupons at Smokey Bones, Red Lobster and retail coupons at Macy's and Kohl's.
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| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores. Today, snag a $10 off $50 grocery purchase coupon inside the Target flier inserted into this weekend's Sun...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 3:47 AM
It’s only fair to commence this screed with a disclosure of personal bias: I’m not thrilled with my local neighborhood CVS store. I wasn’t a fan back when it was an Eckerd Pharmacy, either. Regardless of who owns the place, the waiting...