News Unplugged

See that 10 cent stamp? That’s how much it cost to mail a letter or bill in 1974. A dime. Starting Sunday, it’ll cost you 49 cents! Yep, the price of...

If you’re keeping count, the average price of gasoline in the U.S. is up for the 35th straight day!  Winter isn’t typically a time when demand rises at the gas pump,...

Sometimes I misjudge the reactions of people. Today was a good example. The U.S. Postal Service announced that it plans to scrap Saturday delivery of your cards and letters to save...

I didn’t up and quit my job last night to live a life of luxury, and the odds are pretty good you didn’t either. But two lucky winners struck it rich...

Think you can be President in 2016? Of course not. So why are you playing the Powerball lottery this week? You may have heard that the Powerball jackpot continues to climb...

Here we go again. Lotto fever is here. The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing is expected to reach $425 million! The frenzy to buy tickets for the biggest Powerball jackpot ever...

Not too long ago when my kids were small, I remember one of them begging my wife and I to buy a brand new, expensive sports car. It was something like...

Has it been a while since you’ve seen much of a bump in your paycheck? Or maybe no bump at all?  Next year will be different, according to a new survey. Consulting...

I can remember as a kid when Pete Rose made headlines as the first singles hitter to make $100,000 a year. That was in 1970. “Charlie Hustle” made eleven times what...

Summer already got you down? We’re in the midst of a heat wave in the middle of the country. Tulsa tied a 101 year old record Monday when the high temperature...

My youngest son (of 3) turns 17 this week. He’s throwing himself a big party to celebrate. Maybe I should celebrate too. I’ve reached a milestone in parenting.  I recently read...

I’m tired of changing light bulbs, especially in those hard to reach spots.  Know what I mean? Even ones that claim to last a long time… really don’t. So this claim...