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  • Hurricane Ana weakens, moves west of Hawaii

    Heavy rains continued to blanket much of Hawaii on Sunday as Hurricane Ana weakened and headed away from the state, with flash-flood advisories remaining in place for several communities. Forecasters at the National Weather Service listed the storm as a...
  • 10 displaced in Eastport apartment fire

    10 displaced in Eastport apartment fire
    An Eastport apartment fire displaced 10 people and sent another to the hospital early Saturday morning. The Annapolis Fire Department rescued three people from the balcony of a third-story apartment at the 1200 block of Madison Street about 2:48 a.m.,...
  • 1918 influenza epidemic struck hard, fast

     1918 influenza epidemic struck hard, fast
    The photos showed a nurse, a hospital worker and a street sweeper wearing face masks. The story reported how a rapidly spreading disease was overtaxing the city's and nation's hospitals, doctors and nurses. Published in the Tribune 96 years ago this...
  • Ana becomes hurricane off coast of Hawaii; expected to miss Big Island

    Ana becomes hurricane off coast of Hawaii; expected to miss Big Island
    The storm dubbed Ana is spinning off the coast of Hawaii and has officially been designated a hurricane, according to the National Weather Service. Ana is 230 miles south of Hilo, with sustained winds of nearly 75 miles per hour and stronger gusts,...
  • Food prices soar in Ebola-hit countries, aid workers deliver rations

    GENEVA/MONROVIA (Reuters) - Food prices have risen by an average of 24 percent across the three countries worst hit by the Ebola outbreak, the World Food Program (WFP) said on Friday, as aid workers scrambled to distribute emergency rations to the hungry....
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Suicide prevention A Chesapeake Life Center symposium: "Life After a Suicide Loss," will be presented by author Eric Marcus of the American Foundation For Suicide Prevention from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the center, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena....
  • Loma Prieta quake memories endure of love lost, and love rediscovered

    SAN JOSE, Calif. After the earth lurched and jolted the Bay Area 25 years ago Friday, Lauren Anderson waited on her living room couch overnight in the Santa Cruz Mountains, hoping her husband was just delayed like everyone else in San Francisco and...
  • "The Broadway Boys" opens Live at Lynn Theatre Series

    "The Broadway Boys" opens Live at Lynn Theatre Series
    Sure, they’re show tunes. But they’ve been remixed. That’s the way it is with “The Broadway Boys,” which opens Libby Dodson’s Live at Lynn Theatre Series Saturday, Oct. 18, and Sunday, Oct. 19, at Lynn University in...
  • Red Cross delivers first medical aid in a year to Palestinians in Syria

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday it had delivered its first medical supplies in a year to Palestinian refugees living in a camp in the Damascus suburb of Yarmouk in Syria. Around 20,000 people are...
  • Bruce Rauner is far from 'out of touch'

    A campaign ad sponsored by the Democratic Party was recently aired on television. The message was that Bruce Rauner, Republican candidate for governor of Illinois, is so rich that he is “out of touch” with the citizens of Illinois. But does...
  • La Cañada History: Local resident settles in as JPL's chief engineer

    La Cañada History: Local resident settles in as JPL's chief engineer
    Ten Years Ago La Cañada Flintridge resident Brian Muirhead was settling into his new position as chief engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Muirhead first became acquainted with the operations at the lab as an intern in 1977; he was hired on the...