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12 water-saving tips for summer

Severe drought will cost California $2.7 billion in revenue and more than 18,600 jobs this year, by one account. But its effects will be felt by most of us in the form of higher food prices, considering that California...

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Grin but don’t bare it: cover up with sunscreen to prevent skin cancer

It was good advice in 1997 and remains so today. Nearly two decades ago, Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich wrote an essay in the form of a commencement address to the Class of 1997. Titled "Advice, like youth,...

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A safe bet for your road trip is to check tire pressure

The road trip is back. Memorial Day weekend travel volume - the vast majority of it by automobile - is expected to reach a 10-year high in 2015, according to the AAA auto club. Some 37.2 million Americans are forecast...

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Pennsylvania’s peak tornado season runs May through July

If you live in Hershey or Hummelstown, it's a safe bet that your family headed to the basement or an interior room on the evening of April 20, 2015. Emphasis should be placed on "safe," as the National Weather Service...

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12 gas grill safety tips

Having a certified propane tank is an important part of ensuring the safe operation of your gas grill. Tanks require recertification when they reach 12 years of age. Speaking of the number 12, here are a dozen gas...

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Tanks for the memories: your grill’s propane cylinder might be expired

Your mouth waters as you toss chicken and steaks onto your gas grill. You take comfort in knowing that the poultry and beef are fresh, delicious and safe to feed to your family. Speaking of safety, have you given any...

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You should spend more than 15 minutes on your car insurance

What's the magic of 15 minutes? There's a famous quote, often (perhaps incorrectly) attributed to Pittsburgh-born pop artist Andy Warhol: "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes." And, of course, a...

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4 ways to save money when insuring young drivers

When your children start driving, concern for their safety takes a back seat to nothing. And with good reason: fatalities are highest among teen drivers, who obviously have relatively little time behind the wheel....

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Graduated driver licensing helping to make roads safer for young drivers throughout U.S.

Parents can get sticker shock when it comes to purchasing auto insurance for their teen-age children. The price tag is commensurate with the risk associated with that age group. Fatalities among teen drivers are three...

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Pressure situation: getting tire inflation right

The road to Super Bowl XLIX was a rocky one for the New England Patriots, accused of having used illegally under-inflated footballs in the American Football Conference championship. NFL fans and non-fans alike learned...

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