summer

Gas Prices Will Rise This Summer But Should Remain Low

The U.S. government says the average price of retail gasoline will rise to $2.46 a gallon this summer as oil prices bounce back. But prices at the pump will still remain below levels of just a few years ago. The Energy Information Administration says gas averaged $2.23 a gallon last summer. The hike reflects the 15 percent rise in oil…

Researchers Study U.S. Athletes for Zika During Summer Olympics

WASHINGTON (AP) – Researchers will study some U.S. athletes for Zika during the summer Olympics and Paralympics in Brazil, to better understand how the virus infects. The National Institutes of Health announced the study Tuesday, amid concern among athletes over the mosquito-borne virus, which can cause severe birth defects. International health officials have said pregnant women should skip the games,…

YMCA Offers Summer Programs to Keep Youth Engaged

Summertime can mean idle hands for many children now that school is out,  but the YMCA of Greater Montgomery is hoping to change that. The YMCA has several summer camp programs taking from now until the start of the new school year. One program is taking place at the Goodtimes YMCA on Bell Road. It’s a daily camp designed to offer kids…

ASU Holds Summer Research Program for Students from Around the World

Eleven undergraduate students from around the world are working on original research this summer at Alabama State University. The exciting and stimulating 10-week summer research training program runs through July 30. The program aims to introduce the students to a variety of careers and fields of study in the STEM disciplines. “We anticipate that this exciting research experience will lead…

Warmer Weather Brings Scaly Visitors

Now that most schools are out and summer break has started, it’s time to remember that with the summer heat comes a danger that may be lurking in your backyard. They could slither up on anyone, and when you least expect it you could be a venomous snake’s next victim. With more people roaming outdoors and enjoying the summer, it’s all…