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  • Teen decides on amputation: 'I can do whatever I want with this leg. It's getting cut off'

    Teen decides on amputation: 'I can do whatever I want with this leg. It's getting cut off'
    After some inner turmoil and much self-reflection, 15-year-old Seth Melvin says he's ready to lose his right leg. His words make his parents cringe. "I just want to get it chopped off," he says occasionally. It's a decision that's been looming for...
  • Kids at risk from tippy instant soup cups

     Kids at risk from tippy instant soup cups
    On a typical June day last year, 3-year-old Jolan Jackson was sitting at the dining room table in his booster chair waiting for his meal. Having just boiled a cup of water in the microwave, Jolan's teenage sister poured the hot liquid into a Cup...
  • Nolan Ryan to leave Texas Rangers, sell his stake in the team

    Nolan Ryan is leaving the Texas Rangers again, stepping away from his CEO role 20 years after ending his Hall of Fame career as a pitcher. In what the team had called a retirement, Ryan said Thursday that he is resigning as chief executive of the...
  • Webb Simpson up by 4 strokes in Las Vegas

    Webb Simpson maintained a four-stroke lead Saturday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, birdieing four of the last seven holes at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas. Simpson shot a four-under 67 to reach 19 under. He opened with rounds of 64 and 63....
  • Webb Simpson pulls away for Las Vegas win

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  • Food festivals abound in Florida this fall

    Food festivals abound in Florida this fall
    Each fall Florida seems to spread a giant tablecloth over the length and breadth of the peninsula to be ready to serve up a bounty of food festivals. Here's some of what's on tap, listed chronologically: -- Sept. 1-30 -- Foodies may wish to savor the...
  • Hospital Directory

    Hospital Directory
    AHMC Anaheim Regional Medical Center – Anaheim (714) 774-1450, www.anaheimregionalmc.com   Alhambra Hospital Medical Center – Alhambra (626) 570-1606, www.alhambrahospital.com   AltaMed Medical Group – Los Angeles/Orange County...
  • Orange second grader has role in “Dolphin Tale” movie

     
    Three Points Elementary second-grader Laila Harris has a small role in the Warner Brothers movie “Dolphin Tale,” about a dolphin who gets a prosthetic tail. Laila, who has a prosthetic leg because she was born with only one leg, was...
  • Rose Parade 2013: float list and route map

     
    Rose Parade: 2013 float list and route map...
  • Las Vegas calendar: events for October 2009

    Oct. 2 to 4 Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth Where: Mandalay Bay Highlights: The ink will be flowing as an expected 50,000 tattoo fans gather to watch famous artists use the human body as their canvas. Info: (201) 342-4446, www.mandalaybay.com Opening...
  • White House honors go to Norton Museum of Art

     
    First Lady Laura Bush will award the Norton Museum of Art the highest honor for museums and libraries at a White House ceremony tonight. The museum, which is famous for its masterpieces of 19th century and 20th century paintings......