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Recent articles by John:

Local mom, 3 kids face eviction due to PUA benefits delay

A woman whose job was helping dying people now needs help herself after Ohio paused her unemployment benefits. → Read More

Discovery Plus: Is the new streaming service with HGTV and Food Network shows worth trying?

Discovery Plus will offer popular lifestyle shows, but do you you need it? → Read More

Job hunting online? Scammers now pose as real companies

If you are looking for a job during this pandemic, you may have to do your interviewing via Zoom or Skype. Unfortunately this new way of hiring -- with no face to face interview -- has led to a surge in job scams, as one Mt. Adams man learned. → Read More

Local Fitworks closes suddenly; members left scrambling

Members are faced with 30-minute drive to remaining location → Read More

How can you find a PS5 or Xbox Series X?

Shoppers hoping to find this years hottest toy are ending up frustrated and empty handed. Are there any tricks for getting an Xbox or Playstation? → Read More

How supermarkets are fighting pandemic hoarding 2.0

Remember the product shortages back in March and April when the COVID pandemic first hit? → Read More

The best December sales from now till Christmas

If you didn't find everything you need over Black Friday, you still have several big days to save money → Read More

When to shop this week for the lowest prices

Should you shop Wednesday night, Thanksgiving Day or Black Friday for the best deals? → Read More

The 9 best Black Friday deals this week

Black Friday has been stretched to a month this pandemic year. Here are the hottest deals you will find Thanksgiving week. → Read More

Golden Corral closes Cincinnati-area restaurants

The Golden Corral has closed its Florence and Ft Wright restaurants, leaving buffet lovers with few options → Read More

How to find hard-to-find cleaning supplies

They have become the Holy Grail of cleaning supplies this pandemic year: Lysol and Clorox wipes. Trying to find them is often an exercise in futility. → Read More

Pros and cons of Amazon's new pharmacy service

Amazon is taking on Walgreens and CVS with a discount online pharmacy. But will customers switch? → Read More

Working from home? Watch out, the tax man might be coming

Working remotely in your suburban home seems like a great way to escape city taxes. Not necessarily. → Read More

5 tips for protecting your kids from lewd content, online predators during virtual learning

Distractions aren't the biggest concern of kids spending most of their day online. Scammers and predators know that lots of kids are on their computers right now. → Read More

Here are the best Black Friday deals from Walmart in their final ad before Thanksgiving

Walmart has just unveiled details of their third and final 2020 Black Friday sale → Read More

Be wary about being paid for testing COVID-19 vaccine

How would you like to earn money to test out the COVID-19 vaccine? It sounds great, but is it true? → Read More

Online learning threats parents need to know about

With more schools switching back to remote learning, parents need to know the risks children face → Read More

Is a second stimulus check coming? Here's what we know

Remember talk of a second stimulus check? The presidential election put negotiations on hold. → Read More

Frustrated concert goers still fighting for refunds

Tens of thousands of people with tickets to canceled or postponed 2020 concerts are still unable to get their money back → Read More

Kroger places new product limits as shoppers start to stock up again

As COVID cases soar, shoppers again grabbing grocery items → Read More