Story Ideas - May 2016

 

With every day becoming more of a battle in May, our team at SmithGeiger offers some armor in the form of 10 potential quick-turn stories ideas from around the country...

BEVMO WINE WORRIES

A class-action suit alleges BevMo! is displaying prices for bottles with wine ratings for specific years that don't match the bottles on the shelves.

9-1-1 WARNING

A widow has a warning for anyone dialing 9-1-1, as states and the feds work to deploy the next-generation emergency system.

SWADDLING & SIDS

It's a technique many parents use to soothe their newborns.  But a new analysis of recent studies shows it may increase the odds of SIDs.

SNOOPING CELL PHONES

How to disable your cell phone from spying on you.


I DON'T OWE YOU ANYTHING

6 ways to get debt collectors off your back (and check out that cool animation off the top).

FITNESS TRACKER TEST

Can your fitness tracker keep up with you? This station puts them to the test.

LOST & FOUND, OR JUST LOST?

It's billed as the world's largest lost & found for your keys and other items, but does it work?

 

KIDS: THE GUN TEST

See what happens when this station goes undercover to watch what kids do when they find a gun lying around.

FIRE: GET OUT!

You probably own a smoke detector, but most people don't have this key life-saving device in their home.

DRILL-FREE CAVITIES

A new technique promises to eliminate the need for a drill when it comes to filling those stubborn cavities.

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