Friday, December 3, 2021

GM recalling 10,000 Chevy and GMC vans due to fire risk

WASHINGTON (AP): General Motors is recalling more than 10,000 vans due to a fire risk and recommending that owners park them outdoors away from...

Recalls issued for Indiana-based company’s pet food brands

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WOWO): An Indiana pet food company has issued a recall due to salmonella issues. Midwestern Pet Foods has issued a voluntary recall of...

Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine protects younger teens

NATIONWIDE (AP): Pfizer announced Wednesday that its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids as young as 12, a step toward possibly...

Unemployment claims sink to pandemic low of 684,000

WASHINGTON (Fox News): The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits has fallen to the lowest number since the onset of the COVID-19...

Some hand sanitizers found to have toxic, cancer-causing chemical

NATIONWIDE (Fox News): A new report is warning Americans to avoid a list of hand sanitizers that are contaminated with benzene, a toxic chemical known to cause cancer. Valisure,...

Comcast to expand services to low-income Americans

NATIONWIDE (Press Release): On the 10th anniversary of its Internet Essentials program, Comcast announced Wednesday it would invest $1-billion over the next 10 years...
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Regal Cinemas to begin reopening process

NATIONWIDE (AP/WOWO): America's #2 movie theater chain is planning to reopen. Regal Cinemas has been closed for nearly half a year, leaving its 7,211 screens...

AstraZeneca: US data shows vaccine effective for all ages

LONDON (AP): AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine provided strong protection against disease and complete protection against hospitalization and death across all age groups in a late-stage...

IRS delays tax filing deadline until May

WASHINGTON (Fox News): The IRS appears to have decided to heed the pleas of lawmakers and advocacy groups who have been urging the tax agency to...

Daylight saving time returns Sunday

WASHINGTON (AP): Lose an hour of sleep this weekend, gain an hour of evening light for months ahead: Daylight saving time is back. Set those...

Weekly jobless claims hover around four times pre-pandemic level

WASHINGTON (Fox Business): The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits inched down last week as coronavirus caseloads drop nationwide and many states rolled back restrictions on...

February job growth surges above expectations

WASHINGTON (Fox News): The U.S. economy added 379,000 jobs in February, evidence the labor market's recovery is gaining steam nearly one year into the pandemic as coronavirus caseloads fall nationwide and...

Conservative icon and talk pioneer Rush Limbaugh dies at 70

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WOWO): Kathryn Limbaugh announced at the opening of The Rush Limbaugh show today, that the conservative talk radio icon had...

Former President Trump acquitted on impeachment charges – again

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WOWO): In a ** to ** vote, the United States Senate has voted to acquit former President Donald Trump on charges that...

Four stimulus check scams and how to avoid them

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): Online scams have increased immensely since the second stimulus check was distributed. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reports 3.1 million payments totaling $5.6-billion...

US economy added 49,000 jobs in January

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Fox News): The U.S. economy added 49,000 jobs in January, rebounding from a surprise employment decline in December as a slowdown in COVID-19 cases nationwide allowed states to ease lockdown...

Banks criticizes both coronavirus relief plans

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Two of Indiana's representatives in Washington appear to be taking different roads when it comes to a coronavirus relief bill. Senator...

US jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000

WASHINGTON (AP): Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, lowering claims to 900,000, still a historically high level that points to further job...

Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others

WASHINGTON (AP): President Donald Trump pardoned former chief strategist Steve Bannon as part of a flurry of clemency action in the final hours of...

762,000+ pounds of Hot Pockets recalled

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): Nestle is recalling more than 762,000 pounds of Hot Pockets due to the presence of glass and hard plastic within the food...

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