Home Prices Weaker Than Predicted

Posted On July 29, 2014

(Undated) -- Home prices are posting weaker-than-expected results. The latest S&P/Case Shiller composite shows a seasonally-adjusted dip of zero-point-three percent. Despite the slip, prices were up just over nine-percent compared to the same period last year.

Merck Reports 2nd Quarter Earnings

Posted On July 29, 2014

(Undated) -- Merck is posting strong earnings for the second quarter. The nation's number two drug manufacturer says sales of newer drugs mostly offset declining sales of drugs that face competition from generics. Merck earned 85 cents a share in the second quarter, four cents above what analysts were expecting. Merck shares moved higher this…

TSA Wants Your Ideas

Posted On July 29, 2014

(Undated) -- The TSA is offering big bucks for the best ideas on speeding up airport security. The person with the best idea for breezing through the security checkpoint line could get as much as 15-thousand dollars. Contest participants will have to consider a variety of factors like peak hours, TSA staffing and flight schedules.…

White House Warns Delaying Greenhouse Gas Curbs Could Cost Billions

Posted On July 29, 2014

(Undated) -- A White House report out today warns that delaying action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could mean billions of dollars in added costs for the U.S. The report by the President's Council of Economic Advisers says each decade of delay will make it 40-percent more expensive to reach targets to slow or reverse…

OKCupid Runs Social Experiment On Users

Posted On July 29, 2014

(Undated) -- The dating website OKCupid is telling users it tweaked information they saw as part of a social experiment. The site made the announcement when it revealed the results of three experiments. OKCupid obscured profile photos in one experiment, hid profile texts to see how that affected personality ratings in another, and told users…

  • Pet Patrol

    2 Lost Cows

    Posted on July 30, 2014
    Location: Mt. Sinai, Indiana

    2 Lost Cows in the Mt. Sinai area. Male is…