| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:30 PM
One-quarter of homebuyers in this country are single, according to a recent report from the National Association of Realtors and local real estate experts say the Lehigh Valley has seen similar numbers.
In its 2013 report, NAR showed the number of...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:49 AM
WASHINGTON -- Prices surprisingly dipped in September, the first decline since the spring, indicating that inflation remains well in check as Federal Reserve policymakers meet to consider if they should reduce a key central bank stimulus effort.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Some people dread the winter cold. Others fear the heating bills a cold winter brings.
For those trying to save their paycheck from getting eaten by the family furnace, buying small space heaters is often cited as a quick way to cut costs and stay warm....
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:59 AM
Traveling up a long, gently winding driveway past mountain laurel and rock outcroppings shaded by tall evergreens, visitors begin to feel they are a world away as they approach Joanne and Clay Bassett's deceptively large Cape on Pilfershire Lane in West...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted late Wednesday to delay sweeping food safety rules that would require farmers and food companies to be more vigilant about guarding against contamination.
Lawmakers adopted an amendment by voice vote to a wide-...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Automatic federal spending cuts scheduled to take effect Friday are unlikely to hit state government for a month and the potential consequences are largely unknown for now, Michigan's budget director said Tuesday.
| Mar 4, 2013
| 10:50 PM
“To the caller who would like to see only positive comments in Mail Call: I agree that a lot of comments are stupid and arrogant, but how boring would it be to read only thank you notes, comments on the nice weather, great Christmas lights, and...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:11 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Home satellite TV provider DISH Network Corp has signed a deal to run 200 of its trucks on propane, in the latest indication that the niche fuel could soon rival natural gas as the United States' cheap transport alternative.
| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Free tax preparation is available through April 9 at the Petoskey Friendship Center.
Trained AARP volunteers will help Emmet County seniors age 50 and older, with low and moderate incomes, prepare federal and state tax returns. Volunteers will help...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 10:41 AM
With the National Weather Service predicting wind chills as low as 20 below zero today, people have to take precautions.
“Definitely people who have lung problems and other chronic illnesses must be careful,” said Darcy Thorne, emergency...
| May 5, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Believing in his employees to the very end, Lynn Bowers used to encourage them, saying their small Hagerstown company could compete like “a Davy in an industry of Goliaths.”
But last year, after struggling through the worst economy many of...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:58 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two weeks before the economy-threatening "fiscal cliff" is due to kick in, both President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are making significant concessions to each other, backing off what had once been ironclad...