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  • In Norfolk, CHKD breast milk bank now accepting donor applications

    In Norfolk, CHKD breast milk bank now accepting donor applications
    Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk received approval last year to start a breast milk bank for babies in its neonatal intensive care unit, NICU. It started taking applications from milk donors in May and it plans to start processing...
  • Hunters fire near Yosemite National Park now threatens 100 homes

    Hunters fire near Yosemite National Park now threatens 100 homes
    An out-of-control wildfire burning in Mariposa County west of Yosemite National Park has burned one residence and is now threatening more than 100 others as dozens of residents evacuate, officials reported Tuesday. The Hunters fire started Monday...
  • Showers and storms this week

    Showers and storms this week
    Though we'll see some sun here and there, expect showers and storms throughout the week, thanks to tropical moisture flowing over the region. Rain begain moving across much of South Florida before dawn Monday and some areas have already experienced up...
  • Hunters fire swells to 1,300 acres; two firefighters injured

    Hunters fire swells to 1,300 acres; two firefighters injured
    A fast-moving wildfire burning in steep and dry terrain in Mariposa County west of Yosemite National Park ballooned to 1,300 acres by Tuesday afternoon. At least two firefighters suffered minor injuries battling the wildfire, which has quickly...
  • Our storm warning

    Too many coastal Virginia residents will not be moved by the bluster accompanying the start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season. Dire predictions of powerful storms will be met by bravado and tales of having already endured the worst Mother Nature could...
  • Hunters fire in Mariposa County pushes east toward Yosemite

    Hunters fire in Mariposa County pushes east toward Yosemite
    A wildfire burning in Mariposa County crawled slowly east toward Yosemite National Park on Tuesday as hundreds of firefighters dealt with increasingly strong winds. The Hunters fire has burned 1,300 acres and was 20% contained, according to the...
  • Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike; Israel debates force-feeding

    Israeli authorities hospitalized 40 Palestinian detainees Tuesday who were taking part in a weeks-long hunger strike, according to media and prison service officials. The Palestinians are part of a larger group of prisoners who have refused food for...
  • Sgt. Stubby, The Canine World War I Hero From New Haven

    Sgt. Stubby, The Canine World War I Hero From New Haven
    One of the most famous combat veterans from World War I is a stray bull terrier mutt from New Haven whose wartime exploits made him the first military dog to be promoted to sergeant. When Stubby died in April 1926, the New York Times ran a half-page...
  • Biz News: Essentials drive helps homeless families

    Biz News: Essentials drive helps homeless families
    HomeAid Orange County, along with the Children and Families Commission of Orange County, delivered more than 1.2 million items Thursday to 17 facilities serving homeless families, according to a news release. This year's Essentials for Young Lives...
  • Top 10 for Teens: Finding a Summer Job

    Top 10 for Teens: Finding a Summer Job
        - Look everywhere; talk to everyone – Job seeking is serious, time-consuming work. Spread the message via word-of-mouth and social media that you are looking for a job - to family, teachers, friends, counselors and parents’ friends....
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Annapolis Language Bank Volunteers who are fluent in a second language are needed to welcome area visitors who might have difficulty communicating in English. These volunteers also are sometimes called upon by public safety officials, health...