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  • In Norfolk, CHKD breast milk bank now accepting donor applications

    In Norfolk, CHKD breast milk bank now accepting donor applications
    Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk received approval last year to start a breast milk bank for babies in its neonatal intensive care unit, NICU. It started taking applications from milk donors in May and it plans to start processing...
  • Laguna house fire causes $500,000 damage

    A fire caused $500,000 in damage to a two-story house in the Arch Beach Heights neighborhood Wednesday, according to a Laguna Beach Fire Department release. Twenty-eight firefighters from Laguna and the Orange County Fire Authority knocked down the...
  • Outside Opinion: Gatorade's Twitter miscue shouldn't scare executives

    During the NBA Finals this month, a fan asked Gatorade on Twitter why its "sports science" couldn't prevent LeBron James' leg cramps. Someone in Gatorade's marketing division hastily tweeted back, "The person cramping wasn't our client. Our athletes can...
  • Hunters fire near Yosemite National Park now threatens 100 homes

    Hunters fire near Yosemite National Park now threatens 100 homes
    An out-of-control wildfire burning in Mariposa County west of Yosemite National Park has burned one residence and is now threatening more than 100 others as dozens of residents evacuate, officials reported Tuesday. The Hunters fire started Monday...
  • Showers and storms this week

    Showers and storms this week
    Though we'll see some sun here and there, expect showers and storms throughout the week, thanks to tropical moisture flowing over the region. Rain begain moving across much of South Florida before dawn Monday and some areas have already experienced up...
  • Beatrice A. Schwartz, real estate broker

    Beatrice A. Schwartz, real estate broker
    Beatrice A. Schwartz, a retired real estate broker and volunteer, died May 22 of complications from dementia at Milford Manor Nursing Home. She was 96. The daughter of Romanian immigrants, Beatrice Albin was born in Chicago and moved with her parents...
  • Wildfire in Sequoia National Forest grows to 2,200 acres

    A wildfire burning in the Sequoia National Forest in Kern County is expected to expand deeper into the woods Monday, its flames fueled by wind and unseasonably dry conifer trees and grass, officials said. The Shirley fire, which has burned at least 2,...
  • Militants kill dozens in hours-long siege on Kenyan town

    A crowd of people gathered to watch a World Cup soccer match were among the targets of militants during a deadly five-hour siege on a small town on Kenya’s coast. Meshack Kimani said he was watching the game in a video hall in the town of...
  • Kenya town attacked during World Cup screening, 50 killed

    Kenya town attacked during World Cup screening, 50 killed
    Somali-linked Islamists have killed at least 50 people in a Kenyan coastal town, executing men in front of their families and killing others who had gathered to watch World Cup soccer on television. The al Shabaab group said on Monday that its commandos...
  • Wildfire in Sequoia National Forest now threatens 1,000 homes

    A growing wildfire burning in the Sequoia National Forest now threatens 1,000 homes, power lines and communication facilities in the area, officials said Monday. The Shirley fire, which is only 10% contained, has burned at least 2,200 acres in the...
  • It's hurricane season. Is your emergency kit ready?

    It's hurricane season. Is your emergency kit ready?
    If you moved to South Florida after Hurricane Wilma in 2005 and are wondering what the big deal is about storm season, a free Hurricane Expo in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday will help get you motivated to prepare. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at...