List by Month: 8-2012

Want A Mild Winter? Head To Rochester, New York

08.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Weather Channel said the Rochester area is among the safest places in the nation this winter for weather. They said outside of harsh winters, the area escapes many of the other weather plagues, and is one of the two safest places in the ...

Drought Hits Pet Owners

08.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The American Veterinarian Medical Association says there is going to be a 1-billion-dollar rise in the cost of pet products, especially pet food, because of the drought, over the next several months. Meanwhile, Americans aren't owning as many pets. ...

Rover Uses Laser To Blast Rock On Mars

08.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Mars rover "Curiosity" zapped its first rock with a laser on Sunday. Curiosity emitted a million watts of power 30 separate times at the fist-sized rock, burning a hole in it to check out the rock's characteristics. It's the first rock on any ...

P.A.'s Voter ID Ruling Appealed Within 24 Hours of Judge's Decision

08.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Lawyers for peoples rights groups have officially appealed the decision on Pennsylvania's voter id law.  The groups suing filed the appeal Thursday afternoon. They asked the high court for a speedy review, with oral arguments during the ...

Wegmans Yanked Soups For Plastic Fragments

08.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Wegmans is recalling their Wegman's brand Chicken and Dumpling soup and Italian Wedding style soup, Because it may contain fragments of plastic. No one has been hurt, but the store has gotten numerous reports of people finding plastic in their ...

Pennsylvania Logs Its 7th Case of West Nile; We Have Tips To Keep You Safe

08.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It's an all-out ariel assault in Texas on mosquitos that are carrying the West Nile virus. Dallas County, Texas started using crop sprayers to spray mosquitos. That hasn't happened since 1966.  230 people have been infected in that one county, ...

Want To Cast A Vote In NY? All You Need Is Internet

08.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

You can now register to vote online in New York, if you have a drivers license or a non-driver i.d. card. The state is trying to make it easier to vote. It ranks 47th out of all 50 states for the number of people registered each year. It also saves ...

Romney Closing In On Obama In PA

08.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A new Franklin & Marshall College poll shows Mitt Romney is cutting into President Obama's lead in Pennsylvania.  A month ago, Obama was up by double digits. Today that lead is just six points, 44 to 38 percent. The poll also shows ...

Soon, You Might Be Able To Check Out At the Grocery Store... With Your Smartphone

08.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Several major retailers are working on a new mobile payment service that will allow customers to check out using their smartphones.  Walmart, Target and several other retailers announced yesterday they're creating a smartphone app called ...

If 2 Children Need Childcare, It's Higher Then Rent In All 50 States

08.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Child care costs exceed rent in most states. According to a report from Child Care Aware of America, the annual cost of infant care ranged from 46-hundred dollars a family in Mississippi, to 15-thousand-dollars a year in Massachusetts. They also ...

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