List by Category: National

Gallup Takes First Large-Scale Headcount of The American Gay Population

10.19.12 |

A new survey shows there are more gay adults in America then ever before. Gallup has just finished what they call a headcount the largest study ever done to tally the nation's L.G.B.T. population. They say, based on interviews with 120 thousand ...

Defense of Marriage Act Likely Heading For A Showdown At the U.S. Supreme Court

10.19.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Defense of Marriage Act was found unconstitutional Thursday by a 3-judge panel in New York City. The law defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman only.  It also says states are not required to recognize same-sex ...

Car Dealers Use Device On Vehicles Sold To People With Low Credit

10.19.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Consumers with credit problems have a new option when buying a car. Instead of getting high interest rates or needing a down payment, dealerships are opting to sell the vehicle with a device installed that makes an annoying alarm clock beeping ...

The Average Student Loan Debt Is $27K

10.18.12 |

College graduates are leaving school with the highest level of debt ever recorded. Two-thirds of college graduates finish school with debt, and those who borrowed money walked off the graduation stage owing on average nearly 27-thousand dollars. ...

1 In 7 Homeowners Have A "Boomerang Kid" Or An Elderly Parent Living With Them

10.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

They call them boomerang kids.  Nearly one-third of U.S. homeowners expect their adult children to move in with them, according to a survey by one of the country's biggest home builders.  The survey by Pulte Group out today finds that one ...

Veteran Of Three Wars Buried Yesterday

10.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Army is saying goodbye to a veteran of three wars.  Command Sergeant Major Basil Plumley served in the second World War as well as Korea and Vietnam.  Actor Sam Elliot portrayed him in the 2002 film, "We Were Soldiers."  He was ...

Worship Leader at Nation's Largest Church Says Workers May Need A Break From Church

10.15.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Should exhausted men make it to church? The worship leader of America's largest congregation says on occasion, some hard-working guys may need their Sabbath rest more then they need fellowship. Israel Houghton, worship leader at Houston's Lakewood ...

For The First Time, Protestants Make Up Less Then 50-Percent Of The Faithful

10.10.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There's been a major shift on the religion landscape.  Protestanism is no longer the majority religion in America.  Less than 50 percent of us identify with a Protestant group - either Evangelical or mainline.  Compare that to the ...

Triple-A Gives Tips To Winterize Your Car (It's Time)

10.10.12 |

Triple-A is encouraging motorists to take time this month to get a vehicle checkup, before the winter weather sets in.  Spokesman Doug Shupe says "properly preparing your vehicles for the next season of driving is absolutely essential for the ...

President Obama Could Hurt Charitable Giving In 2013 And Beyond

10.10.12 | Sarah Harnisch

President Obama wants to cut the tax deduction for charitable giving and that could hurt a lot of churches and ministries. Rick Dunham is C.E.O. of Dunham and Company, a North Carolina-based organization that helps not-for-profits improve their ...

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