Learn to save on pet products, supplies
Families come in all shapes and sizes. But one thing that many families have in common is pets. With the average cost of owning a pet being $600 to $900 annually, I'm happy to say there are quite a few ways to save on those furry friends of ours.
Craft Beer Week featuring five 'collaboration brews'
Pittsburgh Craft Beer Week, which runs April 19 through 27, encompasses dozens of events across the city and region. But perhaps the best way to get a good taste of it is to get a taste or tastes of the "collaboration brews" made for that week at five local craft breweries.
Sun-Times: Famed movie critic Roger Ebert dies
Roger Ebert, the most famous and most popular film reviewer of his time who become the first journalist to win a Pulitzer Prize for movie criticism and, on his long-running TV program, wielded the nation's most influential thumb, died Thursday, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. He was 70.
'Jackass' star's different strokes: Margera paints
The star of "Jackass" is showing off his artistic side.
Pope reluctant to be pope: What does it mean?
He still goes by "Bergoglio" when speaking to friends, seems reluctant to call himself pope and has decided to live in the Vatican hotel rather than the grand papal apartment in the Apostolic Palace.
It might seem as if Pope Francis is in a bit of denial over his new job as leader of the world's 1.2-billion Catholics. Or perhaps he's simply changing the popular idea of what it means to be pope, keeping the no-frills style he cultivated as archbishop of Buenos Aires in ways that may have broad implications for the church.
Panera trying new pay-what-you-want experiment
Order a bowl of turkey chili at a St. Louis-area Panera Bread cafe and it'll cost you a penny. Or $5. Or $100. In other words, whatever you decide.
‘Spring Fling’ fundraiser will benefit area hospice
A local hospice wants to celebrate spring while raising money to continue its mission.
Conemaugh Regional Hospice will host its first Spring Fling on April 5 at Ace’s, 316 Chestnut St. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.
Pa. school asks students to cut back on body spray
Freedom High School in Bethlehem says one of its students was recently hospitalized for exposure to Axe Body Spray. Now, officials are asking students to stop using it as a cologne or fragrance while attending the school.
Speeding Iowa dad ignores police with baby coming
An Iowa man who was pulled over for speeding as he rushed his pregnant wife to the hospital said he was determined to keep going despite the police lights flashing behind him.
1972 story inspired 4 Diamonds Fund
The teacher saw it as a way to challenge the members of her accelerated English class. But one of her brightest students, Chris Millard, didn't want to write about his own life. The boy, who had been struggling with cancer, hesitated to rehash the experience.
So, instead of an autobiography, in the spring of 1972, Chris penned an allegorical tale of a knight, Sir Millard, who completes difficult tasks to earn the diamonds of courage, wisdom, honesty and strength. And the rest, including the inauguration of The Four Diamonds Fund and its dramatic growth through the annual THON at Penn State University, is history.
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