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  • The 'Archaeology' of Sally Kirkland

    "MY ATTITUDE is always one of sensuality and aggressive enthusiasm and a kind of outrageousness of expression. I suppose if I'd wanted to be the girl next door, I could have been. I think America is confused by someone who appears sensual and spiritual at...
  • LB Marshall getting chance to play

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Denver Broncos - INSIDE SLANT When Danny Trevathan succumbed to a fracture in his upper tibia during practice Aug. 12, the Denver Broncos held their breath. Although the injury was not as severe as initially feared,...
  • Woman sentenced for $6,900 con job on dementia patient

    An Allentown woman admitted Monday that she took advantage of the deteriorating memory of an 88-year-old resident of Gross Towers to steal the victim's life savings and use the money to buy booze and crack cocaine. Betty Schissler, 53, pleaded guilty...
  • 'Great Gatsby' theme event will help raise money for mammograms

    The 10th annual Pink Tea, which will help raise money for free mammograms, is at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Dora First Baptist Church, 1000 E. First Ave. Proceeds will go into a fund for women in Lake County who can't afford mammograms. There will be...
  • Essence of series: Essential oils have many uses

    The W.T. Bland Public Library in Mount Dora will host a three-part series on essential oils taught by Stephanie Clunn. Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers and other parts of plants. The oils also...
  • Many conditions can cause dementia, but Alzheimer's is the most common

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What's the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's disease? Are they hereditary? ANSWER: Dementia is a broad term used to describe a group of symptoms that interferes with a person's thinking and the ability to function well in day-...
  • 818 Roundup: Casey Kasem's body headed to Norway instead of Glendale, Glendale electeds eye assembly

    818 Roundup: Casey Kasem's body headed to Norway instead of Glendale, Glendale electeds eye assembly
    Good morning readers! Today is Monday, Aug. 18. Today looks to be a hot one, with highs of 91 and a forecast low of 65. So stay cool and check out these headlines from around the area.  Casey Kasem's body was reportedly on the way to Europe earlier this...
  • 'The Strain' recap: A vampire free-for-all begins in 'Occultation'

    'The Strain' recap: A vampire free-for-all begins in 'Occultation'
    The Master, along with being the king of all vampires, sure is a micromanager. He's left few, if any, details of the burgeoning vampocalypse to chance in FX's thriller "The Strain." Viewers have learned the extent of his type-A personality by seeing...
  • Music project strikes a chord with Alzheimer's patients

    MILWAUKEE Irene Wade doesn't always remember her name, or her birthday, or her children's faces. She'll often stumble in the middle of a sentence and then burst into tears. But one recent morning at a nursing home in Cedarburg, Wis., the 99-year-old sang...
  • U.S. deejay Kasem to be buried in Norway: daughter's publicist

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The widow of American radio personality Casey Kasem intends to have his body buried in Norway, the spokesman for one of Kasem's daughters said on Friday, in the latest twist in a legal battle stemming from his end-of-life care....
  • Fish-eaters may keep more gray matter in old age

    Fish-eaters may keep more gray matter in old age
    Eating baked or broiled fish at least once a week may preserve parts of the brain that are hit hard by aging, according to a small new study. Brain scans showed that people over age 65 who regularly ate fish had 14 percent more gray matter in brain...