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  • Super Dilemma: Blizzard At Super Bowl Site

    Super Dilemma: Blizzard At Super Bowl Site
    With all that snow blocking roads, closing airports and even forcing a game to be postponed in Philadelphia, it's easy to wonder how the NFL and the Big Apple would handle a blizzard in February 2014. You know, when the Super Bowl is in town. Weather...
  • QB Coach Fisch Hired At U of Miami

    QB Coach Fisch Hired At U of Miami
    Seattle Seahawks quarterbacks coach Jedd Fisch has been hired as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the Miami Hurricanes.       Fisch will remain with the Seahawks for the remainder of their playoff run. At Miami, he'll replace Mark Whipple,...
  • Parenting experts weigh in on 'Tiger Mother'

    Parenting experts weigh in on 'Tiger Mother'
    In "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" (Penguin Press, 2011), Yale Law School Professor Amy Chua describes child-rearing techniques that, as she puts it, "would seem unimaginable — even legally actionable — to Westerners." Reacting to a...
  • Post-Oil Spill Poll on Seafood Attitudes

    Post-Oil Spill Poll on Seafood Attitudes
    A marketing survey commissioned by Louisiana's seafood promotion board shows more than 70 percent of consumers polled nationally express some level of concern about seafood safety following the BP oil spill, and 23 percent have actually reduced their...
  • Kansas City Mayoral Candidates Share Plans for City

    Kansas City Mayoral Candidates Share Plans for City
    Kansas City mayoral candidates speak with FOX 4 News about how they would conduct city business if elected. Every day a new candidate will appear on FOX 4's Morning Show, and later their segment will be added to this story. The candidates vying for...
  • Meet the Candidates: Sly James and Mike Burke

    Meet the Candidates: Sly James and Mike Burke
    Mike Burke and Sly James edged out Mayor Mark Funkhouser in the primary election on Tuesday.  FOX 4 spoke with all of the candidates before the election.  Watch our interviews with Burke and James here.   MIKE BURKE - Mike Burke, 61, received his...
  • Alcohol and type 2 diabetes

    Alcohol and type 2 diabetes
    You're certainly aware by now that being overweight is just one of the risk factors for Type 2 diabetes. You may also know that uncontrolled diabetes can lead to vision loss, kidney failure, amputations, heart problems, and sexual dysfunction —...
  • Dear Oprah: Those health guests may not be so healthful

    Dear Oprah: Those health guests may not be so healthful
    Dear Ms. Winfrey: I get it. I understand why you have so many guests on your show offering advice about health. I'm not a fan of alternative medicine, but I know sensationalism sells. Stuff that stands up to scientific scrutiny often lacks the pizazz...
  • My Pet World: What would cats and crows talk about?

    Q: Between 8:30 and 9 each morning, there's an unusual rendezvous at my home. At first, I thought it was a coincidence, but this happens every morning unless there's heavy rain. Our indoor-only cat sits on the window ledge. Within minutes, a crow arrives....
  • CdM's Larson headed to Minnesota

    Corona del Mar High senior Garrett Larson has signed a national letter of intent to swim for the University of Minnesota. Larson finished third in the 200 individual medley and fourth in the 100 breaststroke last spring at the CIF Southern Section...
  • Chicago-based scientist tasked with doubling firm's healthier food portfolio

    Chicago-based scientist tasked with doubling firm's healthier food portfolio
       As a Pakistani-born doctor who grew up in England, studied nutrition and agriculture in the U.S. and consulted for the Mayo Clinic on diabetes and other diseases, Mehmood Khan has a background that gives him a broad perspective.     His job gives...