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How come I can't change locations on my local news. Mesa everytytime. I'm in Sunnyvale, Ca.

Let me change location(s). Set my own default. It should be pretty easy to do.

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      • BruceBruce commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        It thinks I am in Charlotte, NC. Birmingham is a long way from Charlotte. When is this going to be fixed?

      • HCHC commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Ditto for the weather widget. It's a new city every time.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I'm in Alabama and when the weather appears it is for Sunnyvale, CA. I can add my city, but cannot make it my default.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Same problem in Connecticut. It shows my location as New Haven but I am 60 miles north east of there.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I also don't live in Sunnydale Ca. I live in Tn. and am tired of resetting every time I turn the computer. I think it's time to go to a home where things work!!!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        When you read through the comments/suggestions, you will find "location" issues at least five different times. In fact, I don't see any other subject that ****** off more people than being forced to see the weather in Sunnyvale, CA if you don't live there. How can it be that other sites do the "location" thing easily, consistently, but Yahoo just can't seem to get the hint...or muster up the technical expertise to give the customers what they want?

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Aaaaaand here we are nearly six months later, and has this been fixed? NO - of course not. Don't be silly.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I am also getting an incorrect current location and I don't care where Yahoo THINKS my IP addressis coming from!!!! Please let us set our own default location, even if it happens to be far away from where we truly are.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I'm in Texas, not Germantown, Maryland. Don't care what their weather is. This shouldn't be difficult. Guess this launch was like passing obamacare - let's launch it and see if it works.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Funny thing is Anonymous is everybody else across the Country is getting Sunnyvale Ca. I'm in Alabama but I know what your weather is. Way to go Yahoo. True to form ; )

      • QyrggQyrgg commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Every time I change location to my current location, it always resets to Sunnyvale CA, I really don't care what the weather or news is there.... because I'm not there!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Same thing happens to me all the time. Quit relying on server locations and add a persistent user defined location.

      • L.E.L.E. commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Here we are mid December and we still cannot maintain a setting for local news. I believe most have given up at this point.

        We are getting ragtag smattering of obscure little blog/one typewriter newsrooms/foreign propaganda agencies. That's why I'm reading ABC and Google news, just checking here periodically to see if anything has changed.

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