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  • Malaria, a scourge that we can defeat

    Malaria, a scourge that we can defeat
    Malaria is an enormous and tragic problem — that can be beat. It takes the life of a child every minute in Sub-Saharan Africa, and a million people die from malaria each year. It also stifles economic development, as malaria prevents children from...
  • The Bronte Society corrects a grave error

    Anne Bronte, younger sister of Charlotte and Emily, has a new gravestone, the BBC reported Tuesday. The new plaque corrects a 164-year-old error on the original.  Anne, author of the novels "Agnes Grey" and "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall" as well as a...
  • Henryton demolition approved

    The Board of Public Works gave the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene the green light Wednesday to move forward with the emergency demolition of 18 vacant buildings at the Henryton State Hospital Center in Carroll County. The center, which...
  • Kirk Douglas to pay tribute to his late friend Burt Lancaster

    Kirk Douglas to pay tribute to his late friend Burt Lancaster
    Kirk Douglas will be paying tribute to his old friend and frequent co-star Burt Lancaster at the UCLA Film & Television Archive's June 7 screening of their classic 1957 western, “Gunfight at the O.K. Corral” at the Billy Wilder Theater in...
  • Straw and hay fuel fire that destroyed farm building in 1913

    An article in the May 24, 1913, edition of The Argus reported the damage to an area farm due to an early morning fire. A large barrack on the Wilton Farm, Wilkens avenue and Maiden Choice road, George J. Zaiser, owner, was destroyed by fire early...
  • Audrey Niffenegger on 'Raven Girl'

    Audrey Niffenegger on 'Raven Girl'
    Audrey Niffenegger has always been a renaissance woman. Best known as the author of the best-selling novels "The Time Traveler's Wife" (2003) and "Her Fearful Symmetry" (2009), Niffenegger, a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, is also...
  • Wartime romance

    Wartime romance
    Every love story should have a Jimmy Stewart moment. Tony and Doris Provenzano have theirs, and we'll get to it in a minute. They'll celebrate their 68th wedding anniversary in December. It's a marriage that overcame D-Day, not to mention hardship and...
  • Astronaut Scott Carpenter dies at 88; second American to orbit Earth

    M. Scott Carpenter, a college dropout and local ne'er-do-well who became the second American to orbit Earth, wasn't proud of the way his teen years took off. "The local papers that say I was just a normal boy are trying to think of something not bad...
  • Vivien Leigh, lavishly illustrated in a new biography

     Vivien Leigh, lavishly illustrated in a new biography
    British actress Vivien Leigh had that undefinable star quality. For 30 years, the exquisitely beautiful Leigh captivated film and theater audiences with her well-crafted, magnetic performances. In fact, Leigh won lead actress Oscars for creating two...
  • Cockroach farms multiplying in China

    Cockroach farms multiplying in China
    JINAN, China — This squat concrete building was once a chicken coop, but now it's part of a farm with an entirely different kind of livestock — millions of cockroaches. Inside, squirming masses of the reddish-brown insects dart between...
  • New excavations begin at Florida reform school

    With each scrape of the Florida Panhandle soil by an excavator's metal claw, anthropologists are moving a step closer to unraveling a century of mystery over the fates of missing boys from an infamous reform school. Some of those sent to the Arthur G....