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  • 'Superbug' found in US wastewater treatment plants

    'Superbug' found in US wastewater treatment plants
    Hospitals aren't the only places where people can pick up a nasty "superbug.'' A University of Maryland-led team of researchers has found methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, at sewage treatment plants in the mid-Atlantic and the Midwest....
  • New Clinton County road project angers hundreds of residents

    New Clinton County road project angers hundreds of residents
    The newest road project in Clinton County has hundreds of people furious. "I think it is a slap in the face to taxpayers, and I think it is a slap in the face to the people who voted him out, said Clinton County resident Rishelle Lutz.  "Because that...
  • Mikulski, Cardin seek more help for chicken farmers

    U.S. Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Benjamin L. Cardin joined an informal Chicken Caucus of senators Monday to urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture to step up efforts to help the mid-Atlantic poultry industry cope with the economic impact of drought....
  • Clinton Co. residents angry about '$80,000 road to nowhere' project

    Clinton Co. residents angry about '$80,000 road to nowhere' project
    It could be the end of the road for a controversial construction project. An outgoing county commissioner is trying to build what's been called an ‘$80,000 road to nowhere’ right in front of his own home. The community is coming together...
  • Texas Mayor Killed in Apparent Donkey Attack

    Texas Mayor Killed in Apparent Donkey Attack
    HOLLYWOOD PARK, Tex. (KTLA) -- The mayor of a small town in Texas just north of San Antonio was kicked and trampled to death by a 500-pound donkey. Hollywood Park Mayor Bill Bohlke, 65, was found dead near his truck on his cattle ranch, where he kept the...
  • Lewisberry Council Votes to Amend Ordinance; Raising Chickens is Banned in the Borough

    Lewisberry Council Votes to Amend Ordinance; Raising Chickens is Banned in the Borough
    A York County family has been told they must say goodbye to their five pet chickens.  The Miller family has had their chickens since they were a day old.  For the first eight weeks of their lives they were raised in the family’s garage.  When it was...
  • 2012 Graw Days hosts authors for Speaker Series and Mini-Museum for history buffs

    The 1904 vintage National Bank building will be transformed Oct. 13 into the Graw Days' History @ the Bank. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., The Bank will have an array of horse racing artifacts, prints, racing silks and artwork. In addition, the Graw Days...
  • Pig farmers are guilty of cruelty to animals

    I strongly object to letter writer Rick Berman's views regarding the "humane" treatment of pregnant pigs ("Pregnant pigs treated humanely," Sept. 22). No reasonable person objects to pregnant pigs being kept in separate pens, but you don't need to be a...
  • David W. Kenney dies at 77; SeaWorld's first veterinarian

    David W. Kenney dies at 77; SeaWorld's first veterinarian
    David W. Kenney, SeaWorld's first veterinarian, who played a key role in bringing the original Shamu to the San Diego amusement park as well as a gray whale believed to be the first raised by humans, died Feb. 14 in Montrose, Colo. He was 77. The cause...
  • Charles T. Manatt dies at 75; Democratic Party leader and diplomat

    Charles T. Manatt dies at 75; Democratic Party leader and diplomat
    Charles T. Manatt, who founded one of the biggest and most influential law firms in Los Angeles and then became a political power as chairman of the state and national Democratic parties, died Friday night. He was 75. Manatt died at Kindred Hospital in...
  • G.D. Spradlin dies at 90; veteran character actor

    G.D. Spradlin dies at 90; veteran character actor
    Gervase Duan "G.D." Spradlin, a character actor best known for playing authority figures in television and films, including "The Godfather: Part II" and "Apocalypse Now," has died. He was 90. Spradlin died of natural causes at his cattle ranch in San...