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  • Study: Scare tactics aimed at vaccine skeptics may backfire

    SEATTLE As measles outbreaks in the U.S. continue to grow, new research from Washington State University finds that scare tactics aimed at vaccine skeptics may actually make the problem worse, not better. Emotional appeals about the health risks of...
  • The boutique booze boom in Washington

    It's a safe bet that few would stare at the rain and mist off the harbor of Hoquiam, Wash., and think, "This feels a lot like Western Scotland. Let's make single-malt whiskey here." But Emerson Lamb did. He's already building a second warehouse, about...
  • Washington flu season most deadly in years, but not over

    The deadliest flu season in Washington state in at least five years is winding down, but it's not yet over. State health officials say state labs have confirmed at least 120 flu deaths since the season started in September, but only a fraction of those...
  • Utah State creates hotline to help grieving pet owners

    Utah State creates hotline to help grieving pet owners
    As a first-year veterinary science student at Utah State University, it's not surprising that one of Erin Hughes' best friends is a black Labrador named Charly. "I got her as a puppy in high school," Hughes said. "She has been one of my most loyal...
  • The Harbor Report: Rowing coach put the 'sea' in OCC

    Between 1983 and 1985, I was at the Orange Coast College sailing center almost every day as a member of the OCC sailing team and then one year as coach. During this time, I met people like Jim Jorgensen, Brad Avery and Dave Grant. At that time, Grant...
  • Ray Nagel dies at 87; former UCLA quarterback, Rams exec

    Ray Nagel dies at 87; former UCLA quarterback, Rams exec
    Ray Nagel, a UCLA quarterback in the 1940s who became a college football coach and athletic director before a stint in the front office of the Los Angeles Rams in the 1980s, has died. He was 87. Nagel died Jan. 15 in San Antonio, according to the...
  • Africa's scourge, Chicago's crusade

    Africa's scourge, Chicago's crusade
    The Ginyebus know wild animals. They live six miles from the world-renowned Serengeti National Park, where tourists pay thousands of dollars to photograph the same wildlife the family sees as part of ordinary life: leopards, wildebeest, jackals and,...
  • Money tight and work in Tanzania challenging for Chicagoan

    Money tight and work in Tanzania challenging for Chicagoan
    Only about half the dogs Anna Czupryna is studying in Tanzania have names. Dogs are different here. They are foragers and night watchmen treated more like livestock than pets.     But when the dogs of north-central Tanzania do get named, their owners tend...
  • Lincoln Park Zoo battling rabies in Tanzania

    Lincoln Park Zoo battling rabies in Tanzania
    Tucked in a quiet corner of the bustling area occupied by this town's bus station and central market, the setup doesn't look like much: a few of the country's ubiquitous four-wheel-drive vehicles, some men in dress shirts, and a red bucket and a couple of...
  • Scott H. DunhamMay 7, 1950 - October 26, 2014

    Scott H. Dunham<br/>May 7, 1950 - October 26, 2014
    Scott H. Dunham of Glendale, California, died on October 26, 2014 from complications from pneumonia. He was surrounded by his family. Scott was born on May 7, 1950, in Seattle, Washington, but spent his formative years in Anaheim, California. He moved...
  • This is not Buzz Aldrin's space chow

    Michele Perchonok sat contemplating a shrink-wrapped brick of freeze-dried mac and cheese just outside the test kitchen at NASA's Johnson Space Center. The dish has been served countless times on the space shuttle and International Space Station. When...