Friday, August 1 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-08-01 13:55:15 GMT
U.S. employers extended this year's hiring surge into July by adding a solid 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000.Full Story >
U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the...Full Story >
Friday, August 1 2014 9:28 AM EDT2014-08-01 13:28:16 GMT
A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has gone into effect following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting.Full Story >
A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with at least 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying an infantry officer may have been...Full Story >
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The cold weather can cost you big bucks if your car breaks down due to the low temperatures, but Trent Harp at Smitty's Automotive says people can take few steps to try to make sure their vehicle survives the winter.
He says the first key is making sure their battery is in good shape. "Batteries, cold weather is really rough on the battery. If their battery is 4 years or older, I suggest they wither have it checked or replaced."
He says a sign the battery could fail is if there's corrosion build-up on the battery posts. "It requires more cold cranking amps to turn your engine over and as the temperature falls the battery has to work harder. If it's not up to standards then it'll fail."
He says another common reason cars come into the shop during the winter, people either don't have enough antifreeze in the radiator or the fluid hasn't been changed in a while. "The older it gets the less protection it has.
The older it gets it'll turn into acid and it'll cause deterioration of seals, water pumps." Even though newer vehicles have tire pressure monitors, he says it's always a good idea to check tire pressure. He also says a good winter practice is keeping plenty of fuel in the tank, and not exposing a vehicle to the potential for fuel line freeze-up.
"The more space you have in your tank the more room there is for condensation. Condensation is moisture, it gets cold you don't want moisture in your fuel, you keep it full it gives you less of a chance for that to happen."
Thursday, July 31 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:48:50 GMT
Green Township Police are looking for a suspect after a man robbed Kroger while wielding a butcher knife. Police say the man entered the store on North Bend Road with the knife around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.Full Story >
Green Township Police are looking for a suspect after a man robbed Kroger while wielding a butcher knife.Full Story >
Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:12:13 GMT
The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.Full Story >
The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.