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  • Newport News family takes on Alzheimer's publicly

    Newport News family takes on Alzheimer's publicly
    Four years ago, Karen Garner received a phone call she'll never forget. Her husband, Jim, traveling on business in Savannah, Ga., called to tell her he was looking at the same bridge that they'd seen on a recent vacation. She hung up the phone in her...
  • New SARS-like virus detected in Middle East

    New SARS-like virus detected in Middle East
    LONDON (AP) - Global health officials are closely following a new respiratory virus related to SARS that is believed to have killed at least one person in Saudi Arabia and left another person in critical condition in Britain.     The germ is a...
  • Paying it Forward in Myerstown

    Paying it Forward in Myerstown
    Right by the old water tower on the outskirts of Myerstown, FOX43 met Louise Strause and Dayl Klinger, a mother-daughter duo wanting to help a friend in need. "She's been part of our family for 40 years," Dayl Klinger said. "Growing up together, I was at...
  • Welcome to Human Existence, Riley!

    Welcome to Human Existence, Riley!
    Dear Riley, As the child of one of my best friend’s, Joe, I’d like to welcome you to existence in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Planet Earth, Milk Way Galaxy, Whatever Temporal Plane of Reality We Reside Upon.  Your dad just...
  • Swimming

    Swimming
    Not unlike the perceived challenge of living through a nuclear holocaust during the Cold War of the 1950s and '60s, learning to swim in a relatively rural area with two parents who were not strong swimmers was quite complicated for me. I had imperfect...
  • 'Chs. Carroll Turns Detective; Solves Initial Mystery' [History Matters]

    100 Years Ago 'Refined' burlesque An ad in the Times: "Gayety Theatre — A Big Event in Local Theatricals — An announcement will soon be made of the coming to Baltimore of one stellar aggregation of stars, that will surprise even the...
  • Vaccination schedule for children is safe, study says

    Vaccination schedule for children is safe, study says
    The recommended schedule of vaccines for children is safe and has done much to dramatically lower the incidence of devastating illnesses, according to a new national scientific study that was partly led by a Northwestern University professor....
  • Jazz bass legend Charlie Haden yearns to perform again

    The revered jazz bassist Charlie Haden hopes he can give a brief speech when he picks up his Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy the day before the Grammys are broadcast on Feb. 10. But Haden sometimes has difficulty speaking, and...
  • Despite bullets in Miami, FDR conquered Central Florida in open motorcade

    Preparations for the 57th Inauguration on Jan. 21 inspire recollections of storied presidential visits to Central Florida. When Grover Cleveland arrived in 1888, for example, his reception was a bit chilly: The Orlando Ice Works presented him with a...
  • Come let us reason together, or: A matter of public health

    "What is there to say?" That's the question editorial writers all over the country were asking themselves after what happened at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. It's no longer necessary to specify where Newtown is, or just what happened there. It...
  • Fake vaccine and Kardashian pregnant, shame on us

    Is it any wonder America is distrusted and held in contempt around the world? I was unaware my tax dollars were paying for fake polio vaccination programs in Pakistan (and no doubt elsewhere). What a dreadful way to "win the hearts and minds" of a...