| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:40 PM
WASHINGTON - Just when it seemed Americans' approval of Congress could not drop any lower, it did - to 9%, the lowest in Gallup's history of posing the question, the organization said Tuesday.
Positive attitudes about Congress have been hovering in...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:55 AM
“Fantasy sports” are hugely popular, but when fans “draft” players for their teams, they “own” only the players' statistics. Recently, Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs created Fantex Holdings, which will...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Though the weather is stuck on scorch, end-of-summer sales are already sprouting in earnest. In search of a bathing suit, I'm game. When you live in Miami and spend time in chlorine-saturated pools, you're always looking for a suit to replace your faded,...
| Oct 4, 2013
Homebuyers who have children or who are thinking of having children typically want to know about school districts and want to buy in the best school district they can afford.
How much more do they have to pay for a home that feeds into a top-ranked...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:27 PM
MILFORD — It's been a stressful year for anyone who entered the town's Parsons Government Center Thursday and followed handmade signs to the "intake center" seeking relief payments for storm Sandy.
More exactly, it's been a stressful 360 days, the...
| Oct 13, 2013
Republican members of Congress have barricaded themselves inside the House chambers, where they are holding hostages: the federal government, and the debt ceiling. The building is surrounded by angry citizens. President Obama has arrived and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
You can buy insurance that covers nearly any risk you can think of -- including alien abduction and excessive rain -- but that doesn't mean it's a good deal. Below are a couple of widely sold coverages that you probably don't need -- plus better ways to...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:59 AM
More than 200 people, some arriving before dawn, lined up along Glendale Avenue on Wednesday to receive root canals, fillings and other dental work during a free emergency care clinic hosted by the California Dental Group.
Vance Jordan, 59, of Glendale...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:18 PM
The Glendale office of the California Dental Group is holding a free emergency-care clinic from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday for patients who urgently need dental work but can’t afford it.
Procedures such as fillings, extractions, toothache...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:47 AM
At this point, the polls are pretty consistent: Americans are angry about the budget and shutdown shenanigans in Washington, but they’re angrier at Republicans than they are at Democrats. Which should tell you something about who is really to...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Since taking over the Retail Watch column in April, I have received emails, phone calls and face-to-face inquiries regarding Costco Wholesale, the national warehouse club retailer that may or may not be coming to Lower Macungie Township as part of a...
| Sep 20, 2013
Dr. Jon Bultema has joined the staff of Dr. Darold Opp's Center for Advanced Dentistry.
Bultema previously served as a dentist in the U.S. Navy. He grew up in Fargo, N.D., and graduated from North Dakota State University.
In addition to general...