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  • It's in Newport News' budget: $2,719,989 for community support

    Newport News has budgeted $2.7 million this fiscal year to support 32 nonprofit organizations that serve the city. The Virginia Living Museum is receiving the largest chunk of the money — $928,007, a jump from $528,007 in last fiscal year's budget....
  • Colombia's rebels declare indefinite cease-fire

    BOGOTA, Colombia Colombia's largest guerrilla group Wednesday declared an indefinite cease-fire amid a two-year peace process that may be the country's best chance of ending the half-century civil conflict. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia,...
  • Connie Curran, nurse and health care executive, dies

     Connie Curran, nurse and health care executive, dies
    Connie R. Curran started out as a nurse before moving into consulting and executive positions during a career focused on health care and education. "Connie was such a strong voice for nursing and for board governance," said Daniel Hamburger, president...
  • Obama opens relations with Cuba, easing half-century standoff

    WASHINGTON The United States will restore diplomatic relations with Cuba in the most sweeping changes to U.S.-Cuba policy since President Dwight Eisenhower severed ties with its communist rulers and the two countries faced each other in the most dangerous...
  • Weston house fire displaces nine

    Weston house fire displaces nine
    Five adults and four children were displaced after a house fire Tuesday in Weston. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue received a call around 12:15 p.m. about the fire at the two-story, single-family house in the 200 block of La Costa Way, said Mike Jachles,...
  • Two dogs rescued from burning house in Lauderhill

    Two dogs rescued from burning house in Lauderhill
    Two dogs were rescued from a burning house Tuesday in Lauderhill. Lauderhill Fire Rescue responded to a fire in the 3400 block of Northwest Second Street about 2:40 p.m., said Capt. Jerry Gonzalez, the agency's spokesman. First-arriving units found...
  • Western allies

    The wartime Western allies, their judges sitting in judgement on war crimes in the city of Nuremberg, ordered hung until dead eleven major World War II criminals at Spandau Prison in Germany on October 6, 1946. Those judged were not hung because their...
  • Howard County health digest

    Screenings •The county Health Department's North Laurel Community Health Center, 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road, offers HIV/AIDS testing from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, and from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. by appointment. Call 410-313-0630. Also, the...
  • American Red Cross: Need for blood donations is a constant

    The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to give one last gift this holiday season. For patients with cancer or other illnesses or injuries requiring blood transfusions, the need for blood is constant and doesn't get a holiday break. The...
  • War Stories (Part 2 of 2): 'Gen. Eisenhower took my hand: "Soldier, how do you feel?"'

    War Stories (Part 2 of 2): 'Gen. Eisenhower took my hand: "Soldier, how do you feel?"'
    THE STORY SO FAR: Schuylkill County native Carl A. Schroeter, a son of German immigrants, is on a cold march after being taken prisoner during the Battle of the Bulge. He has been rifle-smacked to the ground by a murderous German guard after trying to...
  • Fire guts four homes in east Allentown

    Fire guts four homes in east Allentown
    A two-alarm blaze gutted four row homes in east Allentown on Sunday, leaving residents homeless days before the winter holidays. The fire ripped through 1634 E. Cambridge St. and extended to three connected houses on the block between Hanover Avenue and...