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  • Stolen credit card leads to donation

    Stolen credit card leads to donation
    On Monday, June 14, 2010, officers of the Thibodaux Police Department investigated a complaint of forgery. Officers spoke with the eighteen-year-old victim, who stated First American Bank debit card was stolen after she placed her purse in a co-worker'...
  • Keep It Simple! Keep It Cheap! Cash For Appliances/Red Bull Flugtag Charity Launch

    Gayle Anderson was live in Corona for expanded CASH FOR APPLIANCES PROGRAM in California. Customers of Southern California Edison (SCE) and Southern California Gas Co. (The Gas Company) have new options and can earn more money in energy rebates following...
  • Closeup On Old Furnace State Park

    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: The name refers to an old iron smelter which once stood on the site, which is in the Danielson section of Killingly. In colonial times, the furnace was built to reduce local ore into iron for agricultural equipment and machinery....
  • Some Floridians still waiting on appliance rebates

    Some Floridians still waiting on appliance rebates
    About 7,000 rebates for appliances Floridians bought in April still have to be mailed, the state said this week. It could be near the end of September before everyone who applied for a rebate toward the cost of refrigerators, freezers, dishwashers,...
  • Calif. Cash for Appliances Program Expands

    The California Energy Commission has voted to expand its Cash for Appliances rebate program to offer savings on even more new, energy-efficient appliances. The revamped program is known as California Cash for Appliances PLUS. It adds certain energy-...
  • Ceiling Collapses With Children Inside

    Ceiling Collapses With Children Inside
    Tundra Moore, 21, has lived in the Gulf Coast Arms Apartments in Northeast Houston for two years, but the sound she awoke to Thursday morning is one she never wants to hear again. A leaking hot water heater was a big source of frustration for Moore's...
  • Green building growth continues

    Green building growth continues
    More people are buying BPA-free plastics and reusable grocery bags but for new homebuyers does that environmental consciousness translate to Energy Star appliances and tankless water heaters? In Illinois the green building movement seems to be a...
  • Japan Widens Investigation Into Nuclear-Contaminated Beef

    Japan Widens Investigation Into Nuclear-Contaminated Beef
    TOKYO -- Japan announced Tuesday that all beef detected with radiation higher than government safety standards will be destroyed as the probe into beef contaminated from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant expands. This week governments in three...
  • Tankless water heaters don't always reduce energy bills

    Tankless water heaters don't always reduce energy bills
    STEVE BROWNELL has a dim view of his tankless water heater, and he's in denial about his utility bills. Three years ago, the Irvine resident installed the heater in his 3,000-square-foot, single-story home with the goal that the unit would pay for itself...
  • Old foundry a diamond in the rough

    Old foundry a diamond in the rough
    Off the bustling main street of this erstwhile Gold Rush boomtown, up a lane from the B&Bs and renovated brick storefronts and flocks of tourists, a bulky and aged factory looms like an elephant at a tea party, its windows cracked and its corrugated steel...
  • Warning signs that home needs repairs

    Every product should have a red flag built in—some warning that pops up, say, before the water heater gives way and floods the basement. A few do, like smoke detectors that start beeping before their batteries die. But the tricky business of...
  • Take control of home heating

    Thermostats used to be primitive on-off switches that required a lot of tweaking -- up a hair to ward off a chill, then down a hair to cool off. Modern versions have keypads and digital readouts that control heating, cooling, humidity and even the amount...