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  • Ukrainian rebels say they are ready for ceasefire

    Ukrainian rebels say they are ready for ceasefire
    Embattled Ukrainian separatists called for a truce Saturday after government troops surrounded their main stronghold of Donetsk, and a reported attempt by Russia to send in an armored aid convoy spurred warnings from Kiev, Britain and the United States....
  • Hawaii governor faces tough contest in primary election before hurricane

    Hawaii governor faces tough contest in primary election before hurricane
    Hawaii voters went to the polls on Saturday for the state's primary election as local authorities and residents rushed to clean up debris from one tropical storm with only a day to prepare for an approaching hurricane. Voters are to decide a Democratic...
  • Nine Displaced By Manchester Fire

    Nine Displaced By Manchester Fire
    MANCHESTER — Nine people, including seven children, were displaced by a fire in a multi-family duplex on Orchard Street in Manchester on Saturday, Fire Chief David Billings said. The fire broke out around 1:30 p.m., with heavy smoke coming out of...
  • Insect spray sparks explosion, shatters windows of Glendale apartment unit

    Insect spray sparks explosion, shatters windows of Glendale apartment unit
    One person suffered burns and was transported to a hospital after a can of combustible fumigant triggered an explosion Friday in an apartment at 4419 Pennsylvania Ave., according to police. At 2:40 p.m., an occupant placed a can of fumigant used for...
  • Buck Showalter expects 'pressure' to play in front of Orioles Hall of Famers

    Buck Showalter expects 'pressure' to play in front of Orioles Hall of Famers
    TORONTO -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter said there will be some pressure to perform well against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, when 23 Orioles Hall of Famers will be in attendance for the franchise’s 60th anniversary ceremony after the game....
  • Hansen: Main Beach, just the right amount of wrong

     Hansen:  Main Beach, just the right amount of wrong
    Most Laguna Beach residents have a lukewarm, like-hate relationship with Main Beach. On the one hand, we recommend it to tourists (then stay away). On the other hand, if we have to go — perhaps to meet out-of-towners — we treat it like a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mexico, Caribbean food festivals

    Mexico, Caribbean food festivals
    Imagine lavish multicourse dinners served on the beach, cocktail parties with celebrity chefs you've seen on TV or wine tastings led by award-winning sommeliers. These are just a few reasons why tourists are flocking to wine and food festivals being...
  • Harry Peterson, WWII veteran and food exec, dies

     Harry Peterson, WWII veteran and food exec, dies
    Harry M. "Top" Peterson wasn't much of a cook, his family said, but he knew the chemistry of food inside and out, and used that expertise to become an innovator in the food processing industry. After spending a year at Kraft Foods as a chemist in the...