February 22, 2018 RSS feed / Features

Study Cited For Blaming Autism On TV Cartoon Does Not Exist

WASHINGTON (AP) – There is no Harvard study that says a British children’s television cartoon causes autism, despite what a social media post claims. More...

Flu Shot Won’t Make You Spread Flu

WASHINGTON (AP) – Getting the flu shot won’t make you spread the disease more, doesn’t weaken your immune system but it does offer some protection from getting infected, despite misleading claims on social media. More...

Today In History

Washington Born In 1732

Today is Thursday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2018. There are 312 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. More...

The Wall That Heals Coming To State Capitol

“The Wall That Heals,” a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and an accompanying mobile Education Center are coming to Harrisburg. More...

Onion Beer Bread Is A Crowd-pleaser

A larger-than-usual crowd meeting up at your house for dinner? This Onion Beer Bread would add a lot to the menu. It’s delicious, of course, but it’s also very easy to whip up. More...

Strong Quake Rekindles Memories Of Past Disasters In Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) – A powerful earthquake that rattled south and central Mexico caused little apparent destruction but rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly earthquakes five months ago.  More...

Slow Cooker Barbecue Beer Beef Stew

Let’s just start by saying that the words beef, beer and barbecue in a recipe title don’t make my husband sad.  More...

Tips To Protect Birds In Your Yard And Garden

(StatePoint) – One of the best parts of backyard living in the warmer months is all the potential for bird watching that comes with it. More...

Dinosaur-killing Space Rock May Have Triggered Sea Volcanoes

WASHINGTON (AP) – The giant space rock that wiped out the dinosaurs may have set off a chain of cataclysmic volcanic eruptions on land and undersea, claims a new study that is already dividing scientists.  More...

Small Changes In What You Eat Can Make A Big Difference

(StatePoint) – Not everyone is inclined to think about the global impact of their food choices, particularly when they are not in their own kitchens. More...