The minimum wage is going up in 10 states this year, nine of them because it's indexed to inflation and rises with the cost of living. Rhode Island passed a law last year raising its minimum wage effective Jan. 1. Here's a look at each state and the changes that were made.
Craig Mason of Los Osos hadn't heard from his brother for days when he finally received a text Wednesday. He thought his brother was fishing with friends in Baja California when he learned that Hurricane Odile had wreaked havoc in the Mexican resort.
Sherrie Gibbs routinely takes her 14 year old dog Quigley out for walks in the Janin Acres subdivision in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley and is not surprised to learn that coyotes and mountain lions are roaming around her neighborhood.