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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...
  • Report: Preschool pays off into adulthood

    A new study revealing the lasting, long-term impact of a solid preschool education -- especially in disadvantaged communities -- was released today, just as Illinois’ governor considers a state budget plan that slashes funding to early childhood...
  • Lisa J. Heiser, Hopkins vice dean for faculty development, dies

    Lisa J. Heiser, Hopkins vice dean for faculty development, dies
    Lisa J. Heiser, vice dean for faculty development and equity at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and an author, died Monday of leukemia at her Annapolis residence. She was 56. "She has left an indelible mark on Johns Hopkins and its...
  • 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...
  • Cover Story Sedalia Sanders: Small-Town Background ... Diverse Foundation

    Cover Story Sedalia Sanders: Small-Town Background ... Diverse Foundation
    Taught by her father that a person’s word is his bond, El Centro City Councilwoman Sedalia L. Sanders has spent 38 years drawing upon her life’s experiences to serve her fellow man — experiences she’s culled from a continuum of...
  • 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...
  • The Racier The Car, The Racier The Hormones

    The Racier The Car, The Racier The Hormones
    That's what research says about some men when it comes to conspicuous spending and their desire for sexual activity. New studies by faculty at Rice University, The University of Texas-San Antonio and The University of Minnesota finds that men`s...
  • 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 —...