| Sep 30, 2012
As obesity rates soar worldwide, the antidote may seem obvious: Eat less! Move more! But the common-sense approach hasn't been terribly effective, prompting some scientists to question the simplicity of the formula.
Although personal decisions and self-...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 9:41 AM
The following is Governor Tom Corbett’s 2012-13 Budget Address to the General Assembly (as prepared for delivery):
Speaker Smith, President Pro Tempore Scarnati, Lieutenant Governor Cawley, members of the General Assembly, distinguished cabinet,...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 1:47 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is tying lots of strings to the extra cash he's offering public schools, universities and communities in next year's budget.
To get a share of the 1 percent increase being offered to K-12 schools in...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 4:36 PM
During their numerous speeches, Barack Obama, his cronies and all the "Talking Heads" who want Obama's job always manage to get around to one of their favorite talking points, which is their great concern for what the "American People" want and deserve....
| Feb 24, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Pennsylvania is receiving an additional $52.3 million in federal funding for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) to assist those who are struggling to pay home heating bills, Department of Public Welfare Secretary Gary D. Alexander...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Looking for ways to save a few bucks on your gas, electric, or heating bills? We secured a DTE Energy expert to help show us how, and also maximize the savings.
In fact, over the next five days, I'll be looking at ways to save on utility bills and...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Ready to save more money on your utility bills around the house? In part 3 of our 5 part series on energy savings, we focus on weather stripping, caulking, insulation, fireplaces, florescent lights, and power strips.
I was lucky enough to spend a full...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Gus Sentementes' article on impending job losses in Maryland due to federal budget problems ("Tightening belts in Md., July 29) reads like a propaganda piece for defense contractors. The article chronicles the complaints of military contractors who...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:18 PM
The state may overhaul the system that protects us from getting ripped off at the gas station, grocery store and even the parking meter.
Some lawmakers want to do less-frequent inspections to make sure fuel pumps, home heating oil trucks and parking...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 7:47 AM
Sunday, April 15
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 1:30 p.m. on Sundays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey (behind Lowe's). All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Monday, April 16
| Apr 16, 2012
| 7:58 PM
Gov. Sean Parnell's call for a special session has stopped Legislature staffers who were packing boxes inside the State Capitol Monday. Instead, they're now settling in for what could be a long, contentious 30 days.
After watching three important...