| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:46 PM
STORRS — Life is about percentages. As one of the six men interviewed late in 1998 by Lew Perkins, Don Patterson had a 16.7 percent chance of replacing Skip Holtz for the head UConn coaching job. Diagnosed with Stage IV tonsillar cancer in 2008,...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Mike Kaminski spent 12 seasons in the high school ranks where there is no break through the holidays.
In fact, playing in a holiday tournament is one of the highlights of the year in scholastic basketball.
So, it was a bit of an adjustment for...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:43 PM
In the Jan. 16 Huntington Beach Independent, Assembly candidate Emanuel Patrascu writes that it was Keith Curry and his fellow members on the Newport Beach City Council who brought the fire rings issue to the Air Quality Management District.
| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:38 PM
On Saturday, the Irvine Barclay Theatre will be the site of classical music — and caffeine.
Organic coffee company Urth Caffe is coming to Laguna Beach in the summer. But married co-owners Shallom and Jilla Berkman plan to introduce their...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:08 PM
When my son and daughter were youngsters, once a year I'd have a disagreement with their pediatric dentist. He wanted to do routine annual X-rays, and I would protest because neither child ever had any cavities. His response: Dental X-rays are an...
| Dec 18, 2013
Lung cancer kills three times more Virginians each year than any other cancer. In its soon-to-be-released annual report, the Virginia Cancer Registry revealed that though its incidence ranks third to prostate and breast cancer, lung cancer has by far...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 2:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Why is a mammogram the standard screening tool used to look for breast cancer? Wouldn't MRI catch the disease earlier?
ANSWER: For most women, mammograms work well as a screening test for breast cancer. Magnetic resonance imaging of the...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Donating to charities on Facebook will now be as easy as "liking" their posts and pages.
The 1-billion member social network on Monday introduced Donate, a new feature that will appear on charities' pages and besides their posts, giving users a quick...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Beyond her penchant for fedoras and baseball caps, Giuliana Rancic wears a multitude of hats. She is co-anchor of E! News, host of "Live From the Red Carpet," co-host of "Fashion Police," co-star of reality show "Giuliana and Bill" — moving to E!...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:15 PM
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration moved Thursday to help tens of thousands of sick Americans who have struggled to enroll in health coverage for next year because of problems with the rollout of new insurance marketplaces created by the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:26 AM
Lareatha Anne (McFarland) "Tootie" Goodwin, 77 years of age, of Rothbury, Mich., passed away on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at her daughter's home in Holdrege, Neb.
She was born on Feb. 18, 1936, at Carp Lake, Mich., the daughter of Gordon and Della (Ford)...