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  • West Hollywood blood drive protests FDA exclusion of gays as donors

    West Hollywood blood drive  protests FDA exclusion of gays as donors
    As the group outside the Red Cross blood donation bus on Santa Monica Boulevard huddled together for a photo, the man holding the camera yelled: "Everybody, say blood!" Then: "Everybody, say, 'I wish they accepted my blood!'" At the blood drive in...
  • Course Source: Bath Golf Club, Bovey Castle

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Course Source: Bath Golf Club, Bovey Castle IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Bath Golf Club in Bath, England. THE LAYOUT: There were only seven golf clubs in England when Bath Golf Club was founded in 1880,...
  • Two rescued, eight homeless after Fort Lauderdale fire

    Two rescued, eight homeless after Fort Lauderdale fire
    Two elderly adults required rescue and eight people, including five children, are homeless following a fire in Fort Lauderdale, officials said. The Sunday afternoon blaze on the 1100 block of Southwest 15th Terrace was under control quickly but not...
  • 1 dog, 3 cats die in Hampton house fire

    1 dog, 3 cats die in Hampton house fire
    One dog and three cats died in a Hampton house fire that displaced a family Thursday, a fire department spokesman said.  The fire was in the first block of Old Meribeth Road, Hampton Fire & Rescue Assistant Chief Jeffrey Pereira said. Firefighters...
  • Pines church organizes Unleashed Mission Camp

    About 160 teens recently took a week out of their summer break to make a difference in the community. During West Pines Community Church's Unleashed Mission Camp, middle and high school students worked on a series of projects. Each of the five days saw...
  • End the ban on gay blood donors

    End the ban on gay blood donors
    The first time I tried to give blood, I was turned away. It was my freshman year of college. A friend in my dorm told me about an on-campus blood drive and asked me to go with her. I’ve never been good at blood draws so I’d never tried to...
  • Fire Drives Family Out Of East Hartford Apartment

    EAST HARTFORD —A fire on Jaidee Drive that displaced a family of five Tuesday started when a mattress fell on a lamp, a fire official said Wednesday. The mattress, which had been propped up against a wall, dropped on the lit lamp and started...
  • Bethlehem family displaced by apartment fire

    A Bethlehem family of four was displaced Friday afternoon when a fire damaged a South Side apartment house, officials said. The blaze broke out at 552 Monclair Ave., near Summit Street, heavily damaging an apartment in the three-unit building. The...
  • Fire Rips Through Hartford Building

    Fire Rips Through Hartford Building
    HARTFORD — A two-alarm fire ripped through a building on Park Street Wednesday morning, sending so much smoke into the air that it was visible from the highway. The fire was called in about 4:30 a.m. and numerous emergency crews responded to the...
  • As Ebola virus spreads in West Africa, some blame health workers

    As Ebola virus spreads in West Africa, some blame health workers
    The Ebola virus would be terrifying no matter where it struck: It’s a disease with no cure that causes headaches and fever, severe diarrhea, vomiting and bleeding and has been known to kill up to 90% of its victims. But in a corner of West Africa,...
  • Fire leaves apartment uninhabitable in Boca

    A fire in the Oaks of Boca apartment complex on Wednesday left a family's home uninhabitable, according to a Boca Raton Fire Rescue press release. Fire fighters responded to the complex at 644 Northwest 13th Street at about 1:53 p.m. and found smoke...