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  • Chemical leak at DuPont facility in Texas leaves four dead

    A chemical leak at a Houston-area industrial site left four people dead and a fifth hospitalized early Saturday, according to DuPont.
  • Many reported sickened after West Virginia chemical spill, survey says

    Many reported sickened after West Virginia chemical spill, survey says
    When a storage tank spilled an obscure coal-cleaning chemical into the water supply in West Virginia in January, officials ultimately toldĀ 300,000 people not to use the water. Charleston was the largest city affected, as well as the source of the spill....

    Senior wrestler at Poquoson battles illness and opponents

    Jeffrey Ogburn's most formidable opponent has never stared back at him in a wrestling singlet. It's been inside his body, causing cramps that force him to double over at times. He's missed school due to hospital stays, some as long as two weeks. He's...

    Wishing for the right to make that final exit

    Wishing for the right to make that final exit
    Colleen Kegg hasn't worked out the details of her exit plan yet. But about one thing, Kegg is clear: When she can no longer feed herself or go to the bathroom without assistance, she will take steps to end her life. A rare and incurable neurological...

    Elm seedlings are annoying but nearly unavoidable

    Elm seedlings are annoying but nearly unavoidable
    Q. The Drake elm in my yard and those of the neighbors produce thousands of seeds every fall and I spend most of the years pulling the seedlings up. How do you control the problem? A. Like you, most gardeners spend some time pulling out the Drake elm...