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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Wizards' Beal staying positive about wrist injury

    Wizards' Beal staying positive about wrist injury
    NBA Wizards' Beal staying positive about wrist injury Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal spoke publicly about his fractured wrist for the first time Tuesday, a few hours before the team announced that it had exercised the fourth-year...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • "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...
  • 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...
  • Connecticut State Library Seeks To Digitize World War I History

    The now century-old conflict known to its contemporaries as the Great War left an indelible imprint on Connecticut. For those who lived through it, on the battlefield or the home front, it was a life-defining event, and the Connecticut State Library...
  • Woman, pet rescued from suspicious Pompano house fire

    Woman, pet rescued from suspicious Pompano house fire
    Smoke was flowing from bedroom windows of a pale yellow home on the city's east side when Pompano Beach firefighters and paramedics answered an alarm Tuesday in the Highlands neighborhood. Inside the house, in the 1400 block of Northeast 44th Street,...