| Oct 25, 2010
| 8:30 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A Tampa Bay woman who was plagued by uncontrollable hiccups for months is charged in the killing of a man during a robbery, police said.
Jennifer Mee, 19, of St. Petersburg and two others are charged with first-degree murder in...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 9:29 PM
Q: My cat gets the hiccups and sometimes belches. I've always had a cat, but this is my first male, and he's a sweetheart. Do male cats in particular get hiccups? What should I do about it? — E.R., Cyberspace
A: "In my 42-year career as a...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 2:49 PM
What they are: Involuntary, intermittent, spasmodic contractions of the diaphragm, followed by a sudden closure of the epiglottis (the cartilage protecting the vocal cords), which makes the hiccup sound. They have no known function, but they...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 10:59 PM
My dad’s work car keys were still hanging right where he always put them. On a nail by the front door.
The day before they left I spent all night wondering if they would still be hanging there the next morning whenever I came downstairs...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 5:43 PM
Prepare yourself. This is a column that will probably change your life — and possibly not for the better. That cannot be helped. In every great movement, there are unintended victims, and for that, I am sorry.
The word must reach the American...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 3:16 PM
RIDGEDALE, Mo. -- Vocal opposition from neighbors, public criticism from Bass Pro Shops owner Johnny Morris and planning and zoning issues -- the proposed racetrack complex near Branson Airport keeps hitting speed bumps. The latest to go up is from a...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 4:06 PM
MISHAWAKA -Talk about a sell-job.
Ray Hinton, a strapping 6-foot-3, 220-pound tight end for Ball State’s football team in the late '70s, had the hiccups and couldn't shake them.
His buddy and teammate Brady Hoke had a solution.
"Brady told me...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 11:19 AM
Boeing Co's (BA.N) 787 Dreamliner, the world's first commercial airplane made largely of lightweight composite materials, is set for first delivery to a customer next week, the pinnacle achievement in the life of one of Boeing's most challenging...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 4:21 PM
Boy, what a week for me to take off. Just my luck, it turned out to be one of the most amazing news weeks of the year. Joe Paterno is fired, the Earth is nearly hit by an asteroid and ... and ... (54 seconds go by) sorry, I just can’t seem to put my...
| Nov 23, 2011
*1/2 (out of four)
To say that this Chicago-set drama takes a long time to get going inaccurately implies that it ever gets going.
Practically everyone thinks that Joe May (Dennis Farina) is dead. He's not, but he sure moseys slowly from hiccup to...