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HOW TO WINTERIZE YOUR CAR
There are several things you can do to get your car ready for winter.
Check your battery and make sure the terminals are clean.
You can use baking soda and water to clean the battery stems.
Batteries should be replaced every three to four years.
Make sure your antifreeze is at the proper level.
It should be replaced every two years.
Also check to make sure you have the correct amount of oil.
You might want to consider adding a synthetic blend motor oil to your
vehicle during winter, because sythentic oils make starting a cold
Check the your tire pressure and tread. You can use the penny test.
Stick a penny in the tire tread, and the tread should cover the top of
Abraham Lincoln's head.
In your trunk you should have an ice scraper, extra antifreeze, oil and
wiper fluid, jumper cables,
and an emergency pack.
Friday, November 16 2012, 09:42 PM CST
Prince Edward presents Edinburgh's awards in Tenn.
May 23, 2013 22:00 GMT
By ERIK SCHELZIG Associated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Queen Elizabeth's youngest son, Prince Edward, is visiting Tennessee to promote one of the British royal family's charities, the Duke of Edinburgh's awards.
The prince presided over an awards ceremony at the governor's mansion in Nashville on Thursday for the first batch of young Tennesseans to participate in the leadership and character program.
About 80 youths received the award by participating in community service, skills development, physical fitness and adventurous journeys through the Boy Scouts, Boys and Girls Clubs, LEAD Academy, Montgomery Bell Academy or the Miss Tennessee Scholarship Organization.
Following the event, Gov. Bill Haslam and first lady Crissy Haslam invited the awardees and their families to tea inside the governor's residence. Later on Thursday, the prince was scheduled to headline a black-tie gala at Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville.
Bernanke signals Fed to maintain stimulus efforts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chairman Ben Bernanke is telling Congress that the U.S. job market remains weak and that it is too soon for the Federal Reserve to end its extraordinary stimulus programs.
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AP Business Writer
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