| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Apartment damaged in New Year's Eve fire
Laguna Beach firefighters extinguished a fire at a 30-unit apartment complex on New Year's Eve, containing the damage to one unit. There were no injuries.
Around 4 p.m. Saturday, the sound of the apartment's...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 7:33 AM
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential contenders have mixed reviews for a federal program that helps thousands of poor residents with their heating bills.
Texas Rep. Ron Paul wants to do away with the federal program altogether. He says...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 3:55 AM
It's going to get cold again this weekend and the perfect time to winterize your skin.
Frigid temperatures, dry hair, high home heat and winter sun can wreak havoc on your skin. If you don't fend off the damage you'll be looking at botox by the time your...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:24 PM
The high cost of energy has been a major drag on Connecticut's businesses and residents for years. Despite efforts to bring them down, energy costs are still on the short list of reasons for the state's tepid economic growth.
So, for starters, let's...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:32 PM
With gas prices on the rise — up to $5 a gallon in certain places in California — Somerset residents are concerned about the price of gas in town. According to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report, the state average for regular gas is $3.90,...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:02 PM
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. – NIPSCO has some good news as we head into the cold weather season.
Assuming we have normal winter temperatures, NIPSCO expects our home heating bills to be among the lowest in a decade and slightly below last year’s...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:19 AM
PETOSKEY -- Mother Nature might not be as friendly toward Midwestern consumers' heating budgets for the 2012-13 winter as she was a year earlier, some observers of weather and heating cost trends predict.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 12:40 PM
The second day of the 2012 Alaska Federation of Natives convention was highlighted by a speech from Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who addressed delegates in Anchorage for her 10th time as a senator Friday.
Murkowski took the stage at the Dena’ina Center...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Do you want to hear something really scary?
The average person is expected to spend nearly $80 this year on Halloween costumes, decorations and candy, according to the National Retail Federation. That's up from about $72 last year.
That sure sounds like...
| May 3, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Q: Regarding your search for 'pure' gasoline without ethanol, I've seen ads indicating that it's offered at the Amerigreen station on Main Street in Kutztown. According to the 'Gas Buddy' app on my smartphone, their regular is $3.999 per gallon [on...
| May 4, 2012
| 9:33 AM
Spring is a time of year that often means warm days and colder nights for Northern Michigan — and that type of weather pattern can necessitate some care by people who heat their homes with wood.
In recent weeks, firefighters in the region have...