| Dec 22, 2011
| 11:34 PM
House Republican leaders, bowing to pressure from both the White House and their Senate colleagues, agreed to a stopgap measure that will forestall a tax increase on American workers that was scheduled to take effect Jan. 1.
The deal is expected to...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Laguna Beach firefighters extinguished a fire at a 30-unit apartment complex on New Year's Eve, containing the damage to one unit.
Around 4 p.m. Saturday, the sound of the apartment's smoke alarm alerted nearby neighbors, who called the fire department,...
| 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...
| Jan 17, 2012
Unless you are a passionate snow-lover, there's nothing to complain about this winter. Even if we did have a big snow, it probably wouldn't be even a quarter the depth of the snow in Alaska.
While much of the U.S. is falling behind with snow amounts this...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 5:52 PM
The Piccolo family said they bought a 100 year old house on Thomas Street, in Southtown Grand Rapids nine years ago because of the charm. Janet Piccolo says she the home needed some work right away.
"You do the cosmetic things first. We painted, got...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:44 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Treasury has begun processing home heating credits for low-income residents.
Residents can apply for the credits for 2011 heating payments on their state income tax return or by filing a Michigan...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 9:10 AM
When it comes to home heating, safety is a big concern.
There are some things you need to consider if you have a fireplace, wood stove, or burn coal. Being careful with the ashes is a top priorty. If you're not, the consequences could be deadly....
| 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,...