Higher Food Prices Predicted Due To Disease, Drought

Posted On July 25, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Disease and drought are driving up prices for meat and seafood. The USDA predicts wholesale pork prices will climb by as much as eleven percent this year due to a virus that has killed millions of piglets. Beef prices may jump up to nine percent. The USDA said the continuing drought could…

U.S. Durable Goods Rebounds

Posted On July 25, 2014

(Undated) -- U.S. durable goods are rebounding. The latest Commerce Department report shows durable goods orders rose point-seven-percent in the month of June. Orders slipped in May, and many analysts were expecting a slight rebound. Gains were seen in sectors outside of military goods, including machinery, computers and other electronic goods.

Amazon Smartphone Debuts Today

Posted On July 25, 2014

(Undated) -- The first smartphone from Amazon goes on sale today. It's called "Fire," and it's designed to steal your attention away from the iPhone and Android devices. The "Fire" has a 3D visual output that features four cameras. It sells for 200 dollars and it's only on AT&T. There's one more catch. Apps for…

GM Recalls Benefiting Some Dealers

Posted On July 25, 2014

(Undated) -- The recall of millions of General Motors vehicles has not been the financial disaster GM dealers feared. In fact, it's brought in a fair number of new buyers. Dealers from around the country say a number of customers who bring in their old cars for repairs wind up driving home in newly purchased…

Insurers Overspend Funds, Consumers Get Refunds

Posted On July 25, 2014

(Detroit, MI) -- Health insurance customers across the country might be due for millions in refunds. Under a little known provision of the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies that spend too much on overhead and not enough on healthcare services are required to give some of that money back to customers. This year, insurance companies…

  • Pet Patrol

    2 Lost Cows

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

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