Monthly Archives: January 2016

12 outrageous excuses for being late to work

Move over classic late-to-work excuses, there are some new kids in town. Gone are the days of traffic, snow covered road, broken alarm clock, child care, and taking-the-cat-to-the-vet reasons for being tardy. Employees are getting creative. A new survey from CareerBuilder is revealing some of the most outrageous and bizarre excuses employees tell their bosses […]

Warning: Powerball scam!

With Powerball players in 44 states ready to cash in on the largest jackpot in history, consumer advocates are warning that scammers will be looking to make money, too. Tonight’s winning numbers for the estimated $1.5 billion jackpot will be announced at 10:59 pm ET on WPFO FOX 23 and online, but the Better Business […]

Children’s cough syrup recall; what parents need to know

Children’s cough syrup sold at many retailers across the country, including CVS, Rite-Aid and Dollar General, is being recalled because dosing cups with the wrong markings were included in the packaging, triggering concern that children could get sick after an overdose. Pharmaceutical manufacturer Perrigo is voluntarily recalling several batches of its cherry and grape over […]