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Bonding With a Box Store

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 03.23.2014 | Women
Bonni Brodnick

The person serving mini-tacos samples showed complete politesse when I circled back for the fifth time.

Innovation Earth: Reinventing The Wheel... Er, Tire

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

If there's one prediction I can make about our future world, it is this: There will be a lot of tires. The latest forecast puts 1.7 billion cars on ...

How To Fix A Flat Tire In Seven Minutes, From Lauren Fix (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

Knowing how to fix a flat tire is crucial if you own a car, because we all get a flat at some point. Lauren Fix, The Car Coach®, joined me on Mondays...

Who Says Bigger Is Better?

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 03.27.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

After nearly two years of discussion, drawing architectural plans and dealing with town bureaucracy, construction -- or should I say destruction -- began on our home.

WATCH: Meanwhile, In Portugal

Posted 01.23.2012 | Comedy

Let's say you and your friends are hanging around, bored on the weekend with nothing to do, when you happen upon a giant tire. Better yet, the tire is...

Mountain Of Tires Mysteriously Appears In Connecticut

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

NORWICH, Conn. -- Officials in Connecticut are spinning their wheels trying to figure out who dumped as many as 2,500 tires on city property behind a ...

Wholesale Prices Rise For 7th Straight Month

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Steady improvement in the economy may soon come at a price – faster inflation. Shoes, clothes, tires, plastics and other pro...

Woman Dies In Bizarre Truck Tire Accident

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Colorado woman died on Sunday after a truck tire crushed the roof of her car on I-25 north of of 144th Avenue. The Longmont Times-Call cites poli...

10 Tips For Making Your Stuff Last Longer

Wallet Pop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

One thing sure to bring a tear to the eye of a frugal WalletPop reader is the sight of a product put out to the curb for trash pickup that could have,...

BP May Add Rubber Balls To 'Top Kill' Drilling Fluid Mixture In Effort To Plug Gushing Oil Well

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BP may soon add rubber balls to the mixture of heavy man-made drilling fluids that it is pumping into its gushing oil well, reports The Times-Picayune...

There Will Be No Trade War

Gilbert B. Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gilbert B. Kaplan

If you were going to start a trade war against the United States, it is unlikely that your first salvo would be on chicken parts, or as the Chinese rather charmingly first announced, on dorkings.

Enforcing the Rule of Trade Law

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The USW is in solidarity with Chinese and Indonesian workers who suffer abuse at the hands of their employers. It is governmental policies that injure us both and that we oppose. China cheats.

Washington Post Spreads Myths That Trade Enforcement Will Hurt Climate Change Agreements

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Elk

If we don't enforce certain sections of trade agreements related to export, why would countries uphold their end of the deal when it comes to issues like climate change?

Obama Imposes Tariffs On Chinese Tires

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday slapped punitive tariffs on all car and light truck tires entering the United States from China in...

Who Would Be Against American Manufacturing?

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dave Johnson

We are used to this kind of bad, antisocial, economically destructive behavior from self-interested American companies, organizations and people. And for some reason we seem to tolerate it.

Lobbyists Paid Off by China vs. 30,000 U.S. Workers: Which Side Will Obama Choose?

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Elk

So far over 8,000 people have lost their jobs, and over 20,000 more jobs are at risk if the Chinese are allowed to continue with this strategy of not obeying trade laws.

Sam Stein

Obama Touts Tire Inflation In Symbolic Pushback To Partisan Critics

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Unrestrained by the sensitivities of campaign season, Barack Obama returned to an energy policy statement that got him in a bit of hyper-partisan heat...