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  • George Putnam, longtime L.A. newsman, dies at 94

    George Putnam, the pioneer television news anchorman and conservative commentator whose distinctive stentorian voice was familiar to millions of Southern Californians during his heyday in the 1950s and '60s, died today. He was 94. Putnam, who had been...
  • Health departments fight tuberculosis on both sides of the U.S. border with Mexico

    Health departments fight tuberculosis on both sides of the U.S. border with Mexico
    REYNOSA, Mexico — A ragged-looking man takes deep breaths as a doctor listens through a stethoscope for a stubborn killer. Her verdict is good news. The medication seems to be containing his tuberculosis. The bad news is that doctors can't keep him...
  • How Fast Will The Presidency Age Obama?

    How Fast Will The Presidency Age Obama?
    When a new U.S. President takes the oath of office, he often exudes a youthful optimism. President Obama has been hard at work since the inauguration, but when he leaves Washington, D.C., will he visibly wear the stress of his position? According to a...
  • NBC Prescribes Ryan Murphy Pilot

    "Nip/Tuck" creator Ryan Murphy is bringing a different kind of medical show to NBC. The network is developing a comedy pilot based on the book "Hyper-chondriac: One Man's Quest to Hurry Up and Calm Down" by Brian Frazer. Murphy will direct and...
  • 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...