Tobacco Cost By State: Why Cigarettes Prices Could Increase On Election Day
Several states that haven't raised taxes on tobacco products in more than a decade could see increases following the November election.
The Free-Form Funeral
Led by baby boomers, families are turning to personalized and symbolic memorials to bid farewell to loved ones.
The Economy’s Last Best Hope: Superstar Middle Managers
Only a third of U.S. workers feel inspired at work, and a Gallup analysis suggests that’s hurting the economy. What if it all can be fixed by hiring better bosses?
Learn to make a matzo ball that will get you drunk
Challenged to create a cocktail with matzo, Christopher Marty of Best Intentions makes “alcohol soup.”
How to Read the Newspaper
I used to be a newspaper editor, a cog in the wheel of the dreaded “mainstream media.” I’ve written for the New York and Washington newspapers, and even — angels and ministers of grace defend us! — Politico. And the checks go both ways: I am a paid-up subscriber to the New York Times. Call me an enemy of the people. Here’s a little secret for you: The news ain’t fake. (Mostly ...
Who is running for Wisconsin Supreme Court?
Wisconsin Court of Appeals Chief Judge Lisa Neubauer and Wisconsin Court of Appeals Judge Brian Hagedorn are vying for the open spot on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, which will be vacated by Justice Shirley Abrahamson, who chose not to seek reelection. Both are members of the Waukesha-based District 2...
Middletown man faces animal cruelty charges in guinea pig molestation case
A Middletown man facing charges that he sexually abused a guinea pig in a pet store parking lot last month has denied any wrongdoing and said he was only trying
Harris Teeter partners with BP for a fuel rewards program for VIC shoppers
Harris Teeter is partnering with BP to offer Fuel Points reward discounts for Teeter VIC card shoppers when they fuel up at BP and Amoco gas stations. The program is effective Oct. 2, 2018.
Facing Mounting Bills, Mark's Outing Owner Asks Community for Help
Mark's Outing has seen better days, according to owner and namesake Mark Outing. And citing "tremendously slow" business days, Outing is reaching out to the...
Man recounts ‘fight for my life’ after being taken away in garbage truck
The homeless man who wound up inside a garbage truck in Bangor last week thought for certain he was going to die.