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  • Franz Wright, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 62

    Franz Wright, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 62
    Poet Franz Wright, 62, died at his home in Waltham, Mass., on Thursday after a long struggle with lung cancer, his publisher Knopf confirmed. Wright's 2003 collection "Walking to Martha's Vineyard" won the Pulitzer Prize. Wright was born March 18, 1953,...
  • So Cuba Created a Lung Cancer Vaccine, That's Something

    So Cuba Created a Lung Cancer Vaccine, That's Something
    It's hard to say something nice about Cuba when you think about Fidel Castro. But when you're talking about doctors in Cuba, you're talking about being on the heels of curing cancer. That's something to brag about. Amid all the talk about the recent...
  • Coal ash contamination upsets residents near North Carolina plants

    Coal ash contamination upsets residents near North Carolina plants
    As a boy, Ron Thomas often watched murky water pour from a pipe into the Yadkin River behind his family's farmhouse, dumped from coal ash storage ponds at Duke Energy's Buck electricity plant. Now 80, Thomas worries that he and his wife, Joann, 72, have...
  • Frank DiPascali dies at 58; Bernie Madoff aide turned government witness

    Frank DiPascali dies at 58; Bernie Madoff aide turned government witness
    Bernard Madoff's former right-hand man, who once admitted he was loyal to his boss “to a terrible, terrible fault,” has died less than a month before he was to face sentencing for his role in the multibillion-dollar fraud. Frank DiPascali,...
  • Community news: Grant gives Hobart seniors pass to Taltree Arboretum

    Hobart seniors get free pass at Taltree Taltree Arboretum and Gardens near Valparaiso will offer free admission to Hobart residents 55 or older from June 1 through July 1, thanks to a grant awarded from the Legacy Foundation-Maria Reiner Fund. "We...
  • Study links radon levels in Pennsylvania homes to fracking

    Study links radon levels in Pennsylvania homes to fracking
    A new study by Johns Hopkins researchers links elevated levels of radioactive radon in Pennsylvania homes to the flurry of natural gas wells drilled across the state using the controversial technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking." In a...
  • Toni Creegan: Mother was backbone of her family

    Toni Creegan: Mother was backbone of her family
    From the sleepless, shapeless nights following the loss of her husband, Toni Creegan gleaned one clear goal: she would untangle her family's sorrow as she fought hard for her boys' success. "She was the backbone of our entire family," said son...
  • 'Mad Men' recap: 'The Milk and Honey Route'

    'Mad Men' recap: 'The Milk and Honey Route'
    With all those cigarettes and all that puffing, there was always that lingering hunch that someone was going to get lung cancer. From the very first episode, Don and the rest of the characters knew the dangers of smoking cigarettes. They came up with...
  • 'Mad Men' Episode 13 review: 'The Milk and Honey Route' is all about crime and punishment

    'Mad Men' Episode 13 review: 'The Milk and Honey Route' is all about crime and punishment
    Consequences catch up with characters in the latest “Mad Men” episode. ‘Mad Men’ 9 p.m., Sunday, AMC 3.5 out of 4 stars In 1960, “Mad Men” opened on a bar full of glamorous New Yorkers smoking. Readers Digest...
  • Latest in decorated lacrosse family, Gunnar Schimoler staying strong through family losses

    Latest in decorated lacrosse family, Gunnar Schimoler staying strong through family losses
    Gunnar Schimoler hasn't kept track of all the goals he's scored for the South River lacrosse team in his four years on varsity, but one will stay with him forever. It wasn't an overtime game winner or pivotal in claiming last year's state championship....
  • 'Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman' enthralled by speed

    'Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman' enthralled by speed
    There was Paul Newman, the revered actor, and there was Paul Newman, the entrepreneur-philanthropist. But beyond a good script or salad dressing, Newman's heart and soul were on the race track, as persuasively chronicled in the affectionate documentary,...