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Past articles by Travis:

Wednesday Powerball jackpot reaches $473 million

The second-largest Powerball jackpot of the year was up for grabs Wednesday, and the final amount turned out to be much higher than anticipated. → Read More

Andrew Woolfolk, saxophonist for Earth, Wind & Fire, dead at 71

Andrew Woolfolk helped Earth, Wind & Fire to six Grammy Awards and multiple top 10 hits including "Shining Star" and "After The Love Has Gone." → Read More

A couple of Monday Powerball players are at least $1 million richer

Monday's Powerball jackpot was quite a bit larger than initially projected. At least a couple of players are picking up a cool $1 million. → Read More

No winners for Saturday's $409M Powerball jackpot

While nobody won the jackpot Saturday, two people in Arizona and Florida are taking home $1 million. → Read More

55 reports of overhead garage storage racks falling prompt recall

There have been dozens of reports of the racks falling from garage ceilings, one of which bruised and cut a person's face. → Read More

Was Hulu down for you Thursday? You're not alone.

A website that tracks user reports of online service outages showed a large spike in reported Hulu disruptions that lasted nearly two hours. → Read More

Mars moon will crash into Red Planet. This video will help NASA know when.

The Mars Perseverance rover has sent back a stunning video showing the larger of the Red Planet's two moons passing in front of the sun. → Read More

One $2 million Powerball ticket sold Wednesday; Jackpot rises to $400 million

Powerball is celebrating its 30th birthday this week. Wednesday marked the second-largest jackpot of the year. → Read More

Verizon confirms service disruptions Wednesday

Cell phone customers nationwide reported problems making calls Wednesday. Verizon said there was a disruption in its fiber network. → Read More

Netflix warns it's going to start cracking down on password sharing

The announcement on password sharing comes as Netflix revealed it lost 200,000 subscribers to start 2022 and expects to lose 2 million more by summer. → Read More

Get up before dawn to see four planets lined up in the morning sky

Four planets in our solar system will be in a nearly straight line in the sky for the next few nights. Here's when and where to look for this rare event. → Read More

Did anyone win the $352 million Powerball jackpot?

Powerball is celebrating its 30th birthday this week, and someone may be blowing out $352 million worth of candles if they picked these numbers. → Read More

How many unruly airline passenger incidents were related to face masks?

A federal judge just voided a rule for public transit that was the most-cited reason for unruly airline passenger behavior since the start of 2021. → Read More

Don't want to wait for your tax refund next year? IRS tool can help get the money sooner

You don't need to wait for the IRS to give you your tax refund next spring? There's an online tool to calculate how to keep that money throughout the year. → Read More

The IRS may owe you hundreds of dollars from years ago. Monday's your last chance to collect

The median uncollected tax refund from 2018 is $813, but that money is about to be kept by the government if 1.5 million taxpayers don't act by Monday. → Read More

Reach space with no rockets? NASA agrees to test flight with new launch system

A system that hopes to fling satellites into space at 5,000 mph without a need for rockets just got a boost from NASA. Here's how it works. → Read More

A Costco policy enacted early in the COVID-19 pandemic is about to end

Costco was one of the first businesses to enact special shopping hours for people at higher risk from COVID-19. That's about to change. → Read More

The IRS may owe you hundreds of dollars from years ago. You have 1 week to collect.

You may be owed hundreds of dollars by the IRS. But the government is one week away from keeping that money for good unless you act. → Read More

Twitter will finally let you 'unmention' yourself in conversations

Want to get out of a Twitter conversation you never asked to be in? The company is "experimenting" with a new feature. → Read More

Reports: Former teen idol Bobby Rydell dead at 79

Bobby Rydell's career started at age nine. He became such an influence, the fictional high school in "Grease" was named after him. → Read More