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Want a 4-Day Work Week? A New Study Shows Success With An Extra Day Off

The dream of a four day work week could be reality if companies follow the example of a New Zealand business. Perpetual Guardian manages estates, trusts and wills. They gave their 240 employees four-day work weeks in March and April. They only worked 32 hours but were paid for 40. Researchers studied the results. They…

What Would You Do With $422 Million?

It is the question often asked when large lottery jackpots are a possibility. What would you do with the winnings? The Mega Millions jackpot is at $422 million for Friday night's drawing. This is just the 7th time that the jackpot for Mega Millions gone over the $400 million mark. It's now the 6th largest…

Ford Recalls 550,000 Vehicles

We have a recall to tell you about today that impacts roughly 550,000 Ford vehicles. Evidently, a gearshift problem in some Ford cars and SUVs could cause the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly! The recall covers Fusion sedans from 2013 through 2016 as well as some 2013 and 2014 Escape models. Ford says a bushing…

Family Has Close Call With Washing Machine

A Colorado mother has taken to Facebook to warn parents about the dangers of front-loading washing machines and households with young children. The McIver family had just bought a new washing machine and told their two children, ages 4 and 3, not to play with it. But kids being kids, they didn't listen. Lindsey McIver…

Thailand Cave Rescue CONCLUDED SUCCESSFULLY

Dive crews in Thailand are worked day and night rescuing the rest of a boys soccer team that has been trapped in a cave for over two weeks. All of the boys and their coach have been brought to safety in a daring rescue operation that involved the boys being attached to two divers while…

City Says Vendor To Blame For St Petersburg Fireworks Debacle

People flooded downtown St. Petersburg for the city's annual Independence Day celebration that normally includes a fireworks show... this year, however, they never materialized. With seemingly little or no notice, revelers who'd braved rain and lightning at times were left disappointed and began the long march home after the city tweeted at 9:45pm that there…

4th Of July Fireworks Guide - Where To Watch

Pinellas County: Safety Harbor Celebration Fireworks start at 9 p.m. At 5 p.m. there will be children's activities, live entertainment and food vendors. There will be a parade down Main Street from 10 a.m. to noon. Wednesday, July 4 Treasure Island Fireworks Fireworks will start at 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 4 Largo Celebration Festivities begin…