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  • On the Town: Road Kings open the throttle on giving

     On the Town: Road Kings open the throttle on giving
    While the Road Kings of Burbank is an organization best known for the numerous car shows it presents and its invaluable annual participation in Burbank on Parade, what many residents may not be aware of is the car club's long-standing commitment to...
  • Columbia Digest

    Home tour The villages of Columbia will offer the fifth annual Columbia Home Tour, a self-guided tour of five distinct homes, on Sunday, June 1. Tickets are $25 and available at Amherst in Kings Contrivance. Proceeds benefit Rebuilding Together Howard...
  • Three win Amanda Post student athlete scholarships [Clarksville]

    This week's news seems mostly all about winners. Everybody wants to be a winner and it's nice when everyone can win. Sometimes struggling to compete makes you a winner even without a trophy or ribbon. Congratulations to all who struggle in the race of...
  • Relay for Life takes defiant stand against cancer

    After losing her mother to colon cancer about four years ago, Golboo Davari needed to do something thing to help her cope with the loss and find a way to help others with the disease. Rather than simply donate money to the American Cancer Society, she...
  • Mount View girls given Girl Scout Silver Award [West Friendship]

    Congratulations are in order for Mount View Middle School seventh-graders and Girl Scouts Juliettes Hanna Al-Kowsi and her partner Ava Pirie of Troop 794 who were awarded the prestigious Girl Scout Silver Award in early May. The Silver Award is the...
  • Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy

    Designer fashions alternative route for cancer therapy
    As a vegetarian and daily yoga practitioner, Amy Johnson thought she was healthy before she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last August. Now she consumes 50 pounds of carrots, 25 pounds of Granny Smith apples and 14 heads of romaine lettuce each week in...
  • A good reason to get your zzz's

    A good reason to get your zzz's
    Not getting a good night's sleep may be a lot more harmful to your health than you thought. Beyond making you tired and cranky, it has been linked to heart disease, diabetes, obesity, depression and — most recently — cancer. Two 2012 studies...
  • Burb's Eye View: Those who were lost are still out there

    Burb's Eye View: Those who were lost are still out there
    Just because we look up into the night and can't see the stars doesn't mean they're not there. I thought this as my eyes drifted into the sky, past the stage lights at Johnny Carson Park. Those stars were up there somewhere, but a cloud hid them from...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Box of Rain Volunteers are needed to act as mentors for the Box of Rain organization's Big Sailor/Little Sailor Program and to serve as sailing instructors. Donations of funds and safety boats for sailing classes, boats, boating equipment —...
  • Connections made out in the field can help build career

    Connections made out in the field can help build career
    Who: Bill Ellis, of Pembroke Pines, recently joined D. Stephenson Construction as vice president, in Fort Lauderdale, from Pirtle Construction, in Davie, where he worked for 20 years, most recently as vice president. My role is important because: I lead...
  • Health groups say FDA 'vaping' rules fail to protect children

    WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration's move to regulate e-cigarettes drew criticism Thursday from some public health advocates, who said the regulations do not go far enough to protect young consumers. The proposed rule would for the...