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  • IDF soldier shares stories of Israel, Midwest tour – in peace

    IDF soldier shares stories of Israel, Midwest tour – in peace
    The night of Thursday, April 23, was a relatively easy one for 25-year-old Hen Mazzig. There was no heckling, no screaming and no one was calling him a murderer. Mazzig was at the end of a two-week "StandWithUs" tour of the Midwest, where he is...
  • Michael Wynn, respected college and high school coach, dies at 67

    Michael Wynn, respected college and high school coach, dies at 67
    Michael Wynn, a star football player at Evanston Township High School during the mid-1960s, played defensive end at the University of Nebraska and was drafted in the eighth round of the 1970 NFL draft by the Oakland Raiders. Injuries derailed his dreams...
  • Roger Kennedy dies at 85; former National Park Service director

    Roger Kennedy dies at 85; former National Park Service director
    One day deep in the administration of George W. Bush — a time of tumult among environmentalists and conservationists — Roger Kennedy found himself shaking his head and sighing. The Endangered Species Act was in the cross hairs of a...
  • Oscar Handlin dies at 95; Pulitzer-winning Harvard historian

    Oscar Handlin dies at 95; Pulitzer-winning Harvard historian
    Oscar Handlin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian at Harvard University whose classic portrait of 19th century European emigrants launched the modern study of immigration as the predominant American story, died Sept. 20 in Cambridge, Mass. He was 95. The...
  • Multivitamins no fountain of youth for women

    Multivitamins no fountain of youth for women
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women taking multivitamins don't live longer than those who get their nutrients from food alone, a new U.S. study shows. In fact, they appear to have slightly higher death rates, researchers found. "There is very little...
  • Do teen driving restrictions save lives?

    Do teen driving restrictions save lives?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Programs that keep young drivers from taking the wheel at night, or with a car full of teens, may reduce the risk of fatal crashes in some drivers -- but increase that risk in others. A study that compared death rates found...
  • Dr. Charles Edwards dies at 87; led Scripps foundation

    Dr. Charles Edwards dies at 87; led Scripps foundation
    Dr. Charles Edwards, a major figure in public health issues as a federal official and later as president of the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in San Diego, died Aug. 7 at his home in La Jolla after a lengthy illness. He was 87. Edwards, the...
  • Remembering photographer Jerome Liebling

     
    Jerome Liebling, the renowned documentary photographer and filmmaker, died late last week in Northampton, Mass. He was 87. During his long career, Liebling specialized in capturing street life around the country. His photographs documented the lives of...
  • Former WESH reporter Lynne Sater has died

     
    Former WESH reporter Lynne Sater died Monday at her home in Oconomowoc, Wis., after a battle with a rare form of cancer. She was 49. She had worked at the NBC affiliate in Orlando from 1988 to 1993 with her husband, Terry Sater. He is an anchor at WISN in...
  • Shrimp 101

    Shrimp 101
    America's favorite seafood? Shrimp. It's easy to see why; shrimp are available fresh or frozen, shell-on and peeled, raw and cooked. Shrimp lend themselves to countless dishes, from curries to gumbos to kebabs to stir fries. "Mom and I loved shrimp,"...
  • Simple elixir called a 'miracle liquid'

    It's a kitchen degreaser. It's a window cleaner. It kills athlete's foot. Oh, and you can drink it. Sounds like the old "Saturday Night Live" gag for Shimmer, the faux floor polish plugged by Gilda Radner. But the elixir is real. It has been approved...