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  • U.S. Beef Recall Expanded

    U.S. Beef Recall Expanded
    GREELEY, Colorado -- JBS Swift Beef Co. of Greeley, Colo., is voluntarily expanding its beef recall to include about 380,000 pounds of products because of possible E. coli contamination. A recall earlier this week involved about 41,000 pounds of...
  • 3 things to avoid when cutting health costs

    3 things to avoid when cutting health costs
    Everyone's looking for ways to trim expenses now, and I've been getting a lot of questions from readers about strategies for reducing health-insurance costs. But I've also seen people make big mistakes in an attempt to save money. Avoid the following...
  • All files pointed to Ivins, FBI says

    Federal authorities released hundreds of pages of documents yesterday in an effort to show that they could prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Bruce Edwards Ivins, the Army scientist who killed himself last week, was the sole person responsible for the...
  • Fashion Critic Mr. Blackwell Unconscious in Hospital

    Mr. Blackwell, known for his witty and rhyming annual worst-dressed list, is seriously ill. The self-annointed fashion critic has been in a Los Angeles hospital and unconscious since Tuesday, Aug. 5, report news sources. His business partner Robert...
  • Ways to volunteer in your community

    Here are a few ways you can get involved in your community: Cat volunteers are needed. Adoptable cats from Animal Resource Foundation will be living at Petco in Newport News. Volunteers will provide full-service care, including cleaning, love and...
  • Phelps' home schooling

    Today, Michael Phelps goes for his sixth gold medal of these Olympics. He's the undeniable star of the Games - a goofy-grinning Poseidon with boy-band popularity - but the television cameras will give plenty of time to the other instrumental characters....
  • Jeff Kent tries to remove foot from his cheek

    Jeff Kent tries to remove foot from his cheek
    I apologize. I got so rattled after hearing Jeff Kent criticize Vin Scully, I had Kent batting ahead of Manny Ramirez in paragraph one and behind him in paragraph two in Sunday's column. Don't know who told the 7-Eleven Kid, but she refused to go out...
  • Childhood Illnesses and DisordersBeginning to Heal Emotionally

    My youngest son was diagnosed with a life-threatening blood disorder just five days before his first birthday. I had found a strange looking bruise on his tummy and decided to take him into the pediatrician, knowing that it just didn't look right. Since...
  • Monthly Meetings in Williamsburg

    CIVIC GROUPS Woman's Club of Williamsburg. 11:30 a.m. select Wednesdays, Ford's Colony Club House, 1 Ford's Colony Drive, Williamsburg. Luncheon meetings. Membership information: 229-7242. HEALTH Alliance on Mental Illness regular meeting. 7 p.m. third...
  • Q&A with Newport News' Dr. John Brady, "The Village Doctor"

    When was the last time that your family physician made a house call? Or you were able to make a same-day appointment, see the doctor without waiting -- and then spend a half hour talking over your treatment plan? These seemingly old-fashioned images...
  • Alejandro Escovedo steps to the front

    Alejandro Escovedo steps to the front
    All comeback stories are unlikely, but Alejandro Escovedo's is more so than most. Five years ago, he was vomiting blood in a Tempe hospital. Several months ago, he was on stage with Bruce Springsteen, playing the first song on his new album to an audience...