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  • The measles outbreaks that matter the most aren't happening here

    The measles outbreaks that matter the most aren't happening here
    The measles outbreak linked to Disneyland has heightened public debate about the effect of anti-vaccination sentiment, and what can be characterized as a luxury of choice in the United States. Understandably, much of the dialogue is focused on whether...
  • Donna Mae FarrellJanuary 29, 1926 - February 12, 2015

    Donna Mae Farrell<br/>January 29, 1926 - February 12, 2015
    Donna Mae Goss Farrell, age 89, died of natural cause’s incident to old age on February 12, 2015 at her home in Burbank.  Donna is survived by her 5 children Melinda (Merrill) Barney, Roxanne Whittekiend, Gerry (Nancy) Goss, Michael (Cleo) Goss...
  • Holocaust Survivor Band plays the music of their youth

    They're almost 90, survived the Holocaust and love to play music together, so why not? Saul Dreier and Reuben Sosnowicz, nostalgic for the tunes of their youth, have started a group with an unlikely name that tells just a part of their story: the...
  • Kitchen fire displaces family of six in Lauderhill

    Kitchen fire displaces family of six in Lauderhill
    A fire caused by a pot left on a stove inside a duplex apartment displaced a Lauderhill family of six Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Two adults and four children managed to escape unhurt. Most of the fire damage was confined to the kitchen inside...
  • Three displaced in Norfolk house fire

    Three were displaced early Saturday morning after a massive blaze engulfed the top two floors of a Norfolk home Dispatchers got a call about the fire around 1:46 a.m. Saturday about a residential structure fire on the 1300 block of Bolton Street in...
  • Merle Lucille Woodburn October 13, 1921 - January 15, 2015

    Merle Lucille Woodburn</br> October 13, 1921 - January 15, 2015
    Merle Lucille Woodburn (93) passed away peacefully at home on the morning of January 15, 2015. Merle was a very active member of the Burbank Community where she lived for over 72 years. Merle was born in Wolf Lake, Illinois to Merle and Dennis...
  • Uber will cap surge pricing during East Coast blizzard

    Uber will cap surge pricing during East Coast blizzard
    Uber is taking a less frosty approach to the epic blizzard bearing down on the East Coast. The ride-hailing app has announced that it will cap its controversial surge pricing -- when the cost of a fare soars during periods of heavy demand -- during...
  • Catherine B. Doehler

    Catherine B. Doehler
    Catherine Byrne Doehler, who went from a mortgage firm's switchboard operator to become the first woman director and chair of the Baltimore branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, died of heart failure Jan. 12 at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium....
  • Apartment complex fire in N.J. accidentally caused by workers

    Apartment complex fire in N.J. accidentally caused by workers
    Workers doing maintenance at an apartment complex across the Hudson River from New York City accidentally started a fire that caused massive damage and displaced more than 1,000 people, officials said Thursday. The fire at The Avalon at Edgewater, a...
  • Space heater sparks fire at Hampton home, official says

    Space heater sparks fire at Hampton home, official says
    A space heater placed too closely to combustible material sparked a fire at a Hampton home Wednesday night, a fire division spokesman said. The blaze caused fire and smoke damage to the home in the 1100 block of Parkside Avenue, Battalion Chief...
  • Electrical outlet malfunction causes fire at Hampton home

    A malfunction in an electrical wall outlet caused a fire at a home in Hampton Thursday evening, a fire spokeswoman said. Just before 5 p.m., crews responded to the 3600 block of Victoria Boulevard, where they found moderate smoke coming from the second-...