Consumer Reports: Best appliances for back to college
Heading back to college? Consumer Reports tests loads of appliances that can help
stock your new digs.
A pod coffeemaker is a convenient way to jumpstart the morning. Consumer Reports top-rated the $130 DeLonghi Nescafé Dolce Gusto Genio. It’s quick to brew that much-needed first cup. Pods are convenient but they’re pricey. And Consumer Reports expert coffee tasters found that the coffee was only so-so. So if ...
?A Selfie with The Flash? Twitter Contest
Summer’s biggest party, The Ozarks Empire Fair, begins today, July 24th! And The Ozarks CW wants to make sure you enjoy it even more with our Twitter Contest!
Starting Thursday through Saturday August 2nd, when you attend the Ozark Empire Fair, stop by the Ozarks CW booth (in the center hall of the E-Plex) and take a selfie with The Flash. Then, post the picture on ...
Former soccer coach indicted on federal porn charges
A former coach from Crocker faces federal child pornography charges. A federal grand jury in St. Louis indicted Kevin Zimmerman, 39, on charges of transportation of child pornography. The charges come on top of local charges filed against Zimmerman in Texas County.
The federal indictment charges that Zimmerman had several pornographic photos on a cell phone last fall.
He also faces trial in September on charges of ...
Consumer Reports: Best greek yogurt
Yogurt continues to grow in popularity. Sales now top 7 billion dollars a year. A lot of the latest growth is propelled by Greek-style yogurt. Most yogurts are nutritious and a good source of calcium. Greek yogurt has even more protein and that’s part of the appeal.
Consumer Reports checked out 27 popular Greek yogurts—in plain and vanilla
flavors—for both taste and nutrition.
The nutritionists noticed something unusual ...
Ex-IRS employee pleads guilty in KC fraud conspiracy
A former employee of the Internal Revenue Service in Kansas City pleaded guilty to stealing taxpayers' identity information to receive fraudulent tax refunds.
Taylor S. Knight, 32, of Kansas City entered the plea Friday in federal court. She admitted that she used the information to receive fraudulent tax refunds and prepaid debit cards while working at the IRS.
Knight and her boyfriend were arrested in August 2011 ...
Hot and humid this weekend
Hot temperatures and heat index values near the triple digits stick around for the weekend. We'll cool down next week. ...