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  • Guinea Jubilee scholarship applications due May 1, other info

    Here's some general Guinea Jubilee news updates. First off, applications for the annual Guinea Heritage Association scholarship, typically valued at $500, are due on May 1. Complete applications can be downloaded at www.guineajubilee.com. There are...
  • Retired Smithfield police officer cured of hepatitis C

    Retired Smithfield police officer cured of hepatitis C
    The cure has taken 25 years for retired Smithfield police officer, Kurt Beach. In his first week on the job, in January 1988, Beach used mouth-to-mouth resuscitation in an attempt to save the life of a baby with a bloody breathing tube. He tears up as...
  • Breathing new life into old Gloucester country store

    Breathing new life into old Gloucester country store
    The first time John Warren walked into the old Pointer Brothers store in the Guinea section of Gloucester, he felt like he'd stumbled into something special.     Though the original sales and display area on the first floor had been cut up by a maze of...
  • 'Arrested Development' kicks critics in the teeth at its own peril

    'Arrested Development' kicks critics in the teeth at its own peril
    Television critics of the world unite: Let's start reviewing shows whenever the heck we get around to it. That's the model Netflix appears to be recommending with its decision to release 15 episodes of "Arrested Development" Sunday without making any...
  • Two Americans taken hostage by pirates off the coast of Nigeria

    WASHINGTON – Two Americans were taken hostage by pirates who attacked their ship off the coast of Nigeria, a U.S. official said Thursday. The captain and chief engineer of the C-Retriever, a U.S.-flagged oil supply ship, were kidnapped in the...
  • Grandma says children preferred fruit candy in Halloween experiment

    Grandma says children preferred fruit candy in Halloween experiment
    Inspired by a Yale economist’s annual Halloween experiment that uses trick-or-treaters as guinea pigs, one Angeleno decided to try an experiment of her own. Nancy Levitt, 64, had the hundreds who came for candy choose between three options –...
  • Agricultural Center in Hunt Valley fielding two family friendly events Aug. 10

    The Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture is broadening its horizons when it hosts a pair of events, one old and one new, at its Shawan Road site Aug 10. Considering the array of interests — beef cattle, goats, worms, vegetable gardens,...
  • Australian leader Kevin Rudd's asylum shift tied to upcoming election

    Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s decision to outsource asylum seekers to Papua New Guinea drew scorn from human rights advocates Friday and denunciation from political opponents as an approach that has already failed twice. But the reminders...
  • 100 animals rescued in pet store fire; birds, guinea pigs die

    100 animals rescued in pet store fire; birds, guinea pigs die
    Los Angeles firefighters rescued more than 100 animals from an early morning pet store fire in East Hollywood on Monday but numerous others died. Among those saved were 25 puppies, some rabbits, mice, frogs and fish, said Los Angeles Fire Department...
  • Guinea Jubilee art exhibit & reception this weekend

    Guinea Jubilee art exhibit & reception this weekend
    The Guinea Jubilee art exhibit entries will be available for public viewing Friday evening -- that's tonight! -- from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Bena Country Store. An artists reception will be held at the Bena Country Store on Saturday from 2 p.m. to 5 p....
  • Review: 'The People in the Trees' by Hanya Yanagihara

    Review: 'The People in the Trees' by Hanya Yanagihara
    In 1976, D. Carleton Gadjusek was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for proving the link between a slow-acting prion disease that caused madness and death in the Fore tribe in Papua New Guinea and the tribe’s funerary ritual of eating deceased...