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Wells Fargo giving raises to 25K entry workers

(CNN) - Wells Fargo is giving its tellers and other entry-level workers a raise. The banking giant says it's upping the pay of 25,000 entry-level workers to a minimum of $13.50 an hour. Phone bankers and customer service representatives are…

AAA Georgia Issues Safe Driving Alert

PRESS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA. (January 6, 2017) — Winter Storm Helena is expected to bring snow and ice to portions of Georgia and AAA warns motorists to be cautious while driving during adverse weather conditions. According to data from the Federal Highway…

Mayor rules out run for Governor

Columbus, GA (WLTZ) - It was actually an article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution that created all the buzz. The blog singles out Mayor Tomlinson on the short list of contenders…

2016 car sales set new U.S. record

(CNN) - Auto sales hit record high for the seventh year in a row. According to sales tracker Autodata; 17.6 million cars and trucks were sold. Year-end incentives, improved economic conditions and easy credit all helped push sales higher. Back…

Fisher Price high tech toddler fitness bike

(CNN) - Kids want to play on a computer, but parents want them to be active. One toy company believes this is the best of both worlds. It's called "Think and Learn Smart Cycle" an exercise bike with a tablet…

Company unveils world's biggest thumb drive

(CNN) - You can call this the top dog of computer flash drives. The "data traveler ultimate GT" is the world's biggest thumb drive, according to its makers. It can store up to two terabytes of data or more than…

Smart breast pump lets moms multitask

(CNN) - New mothers who pump breast milk often find it uncomfortable and inconvenient. The equipment is bulky and loud, and the process can be painful. To remedy this, a Silicon Valley company is out with a new product to…

Llama on the loose in Athens

Athens, GA (CNN) - An unusual sight for drivers and residents in Athens, Georgia, Wednesday afternoon. A llama got loose and roamed the streets of the city. The Oconee County Sheriff's office says the llama managed to make its way…

FDA to examine exploding e-cigarettes

Minneapolis, MN (KARE) - The Food and Drug Administration has identified 134 U.S. incidents of e-cigarette battery problems. The FDA says that includes batteries overheating, catching on fire or exploding. And more than 50 people have been injured between 2009…

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