October 12, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Trump To Boost Tax Cut Plan In PA Next Week

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is heading to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, next week to make his case for an overhaul of the nation’s tax code.  More...

Today In History

First Columbus Day Celebrated

Today is Thursday, Oct. 12, the 285th day of 2017. There are 80 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 12, 1492 (according to the Old Style calendar), Christopher Columbus' expedition arrived in the present-day Bahamas. More...

Families Are Getting Savvier Paying For College

(StatePoint) – College costs may be on the rise, but families are as determined as ever to make higher education a reality for their children. More...

Pumpkin Coconut Squares Are Scrumptious Treat For Halloween

Here’s a scrumptious treat for Halloween. It happens to be too delicate to give away to the trick-ortreaters, but it’s just right for y-o-u and your family and friends at a Halloween party or dinner. More...

Steps To Save Energy In Your Home

(StatePoint) – Reducing your energy use at home is a win-win for your wallet and the planet. Not only can it save you money on your bills now, but it could also improve your home’s resale value, if you know which steps to take. More...

Attorney General And U.S. Senator Call On FCC To Let Telephone Providers Block Robocalls

WASHINGTON, DC – Attorney General Josh Shapiro and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey took joint action last week to protect Pennsylvania seniors and consumers from robocalls disguised to hide or mask where they come from. Attorney General Shapiro and Sen. More...

75 Percent Of Honey Samples Had Key Pesticide

WASHINGTON (AP) – When researchers collected honey samples from around the world, they found that three-quarters of them had a common type of pesticide suspected of playing a role in the decline of bees. More...

Winds, Floods And Fire: US Ties Record For Costly Weather

WASHINGTON (AP) – Howling winds, deadly floods, fire and ice so far this year have pushed the U.S. into a tie for weather disasters that topped $1 billion in damages.  More...