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  • Library hosts hurricane preparedness event

    Residents recently learned the "Seven Recommended Hurricane Preparedness Steps" during a presentation at the West Boca Branch Library. "We don't like to think about the bad things happening to us and our loved ones, but preparedness is crucial to...
  • Howard County health digest

    Meditation in motion Qigong, the art and science of using breathing techniques, gentle movement and meditation to cleanse, strengthen and circulate, will be instructed by Bridget Hughes, from 11 a.m to noon, Aug. 11 and 18. Cost $15 per class....
  • East Stroudsburg fire displaces six families; strains American Red Cross resources

    A fire that broke out in a section of two-story brick row homes in East Stroudsburg early Tuesday forced a couple to jump from a roof to safety and displaced six families who are receiving emergency assistance from the area American Red Cross chapter....
  • Water builds up in China quake zone, brings new danger: Xinhua

    BEIJING (Reuters) - An earthquake in China on the weekend triggered landslides that have blocked rivers and created rapidly growing bodies of water that could unleash more destruction on survivors of the disaster that killed 410 people, state media...
  • At blood center, big salaries are back

    At blood center, big salaries are back
    Four years ago, Florida's Blood Centers was in the midst of turmoil and controversy that ultimately cost the CEO her job. There were conflicts of interest among board members. Donations were dropping. The agency was laying off employees. But the...
  • Growing Ebola crisis fuels calls for coordinated international response

    WASHINGTON As the second American stricken by Ebola returned to the United States on Tuesday, concern is mounting about the lack of a coordinated international plan to fight the growing outbreak in West Africa. Nancy Writebol, a missionary from...
  • Earthquake in China's Yunnan province razes an estimated 22,550 houses

    Earthquake in China's Yunnan province razes an estimated 22,550 houses
    The rising death toll from a magnitude 6.1 earthquake in southwestern China's Yunnan province is putting the spotlight on the poor quality of construction in the rugged, mountainous terrain. By late Monday, 398 people were reported dead and 1,891...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include blood drives and senior emergency preparedness workshops

    TAI CHI AND YOGA 1 People dealing with cancer can participate in free tai chi and yoga programs this week at St. Luke's Cancer Center-Anderson Campus. Tai chi at 4:30-6 p.m. Wednesday, features gentle postures to help reduce stress and fatigue, as...
  • Veteran KCBS/KCAL anchor Kent Shocknek announces retirement

    Veteran KCBS/KCAL anchor Kent Shocknek announces retirement
    KCBS/KCAL news anchor Kent Shocknek, a familiar face on local broadcasts for more than 31 years who is also known for his dramatic on-air desk dive during the 1987 Whittier Narrows earthquake, has announced that he is retiring at the end of September....
  • One person hurt in West Boca house fire

    One person hurt in West Boca house fire
    A Sunday afternoon fire at a home west of Boca Raton left one person injured. Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue responded at 1:17 p.m. to a blaze reported on the 22000 block of Altona Drive. Firefighters found heavy black smoke and flames from the side of...
  • 400,000 in Ohio without drinking water

    400,000 in Ohio without drinking water
    Testing of water for toxins in Toledo, Ohio, continued on Sunday as some 400,000 people remained without safe drinking water for a second day following the discovery of high toxin levels from algae on Lake Erie. Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins said some...