| Jul 8, 2010
It's enough to make a burger executive, and maybe some children, very unhappy.
Health advocates are involved in another season of rallying against the marketing of certain foods to kids. One California county this spring banned toys in most fast-food...
| Jul 21, 2010
| 5:42 PM
Do you know what inspired the mural?
On the car radio in a parking lot off Edinger Avenue near Edwards Street, Rod Stewart is singing "Every Picture Tells a Story."
So it seemed fitting to investigate the history of a mural I've seen many times in the...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 12:41 PM
Some future doctors in Roanoke are trading their stethoscopes for thinking caps as they try to help out the community.
Students from the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Jefferson College of Health Sciences are taking part in community...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 12:40 PM
From the insane to the mundane, the secret-telling and the day-in-the-life musings, I've tried to give you a good sample of the best the Web has to offer (when you need a distraction). We're ignoring sites like Facebook -- the biggest time-killer of...
| Feb 27, 2011
| 10:05 PM
The Somerset County Farm Bureau celebrated Food Check-Out Day Feb.15 by collecting a variety of food locally and transporting it to the Ronald McDonald House in Pittsburgh.
Gail Stoltzfus, whose husband Glenn Stoltzfus serves as president of the Somerset...
| Jul 7, 2011
July is National Ice Cream Month, and Ashley's Ice Cream (280 York St., 203-776-7744; 1018 Main St., Branford; 203-481-5558; 2100 Dixwell Ave., Hamden; 203-287-7566; 942 Boston Post Road, Guilford; 203-458-3040; 724 Boston Post Road, Madison; 203-245-...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 4:01 PM
What could have been a tragic morning for a lost Jack Russell terrier took a happy turn Friday thanks to the efforts of an ex-Hagerstown mayor, a McDonald's manager, and several dog-loving breakfast patrons.
"Several of us were at McDonald's on...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 11:57 PM
Thumbs up: to local prosecutors and investigators for getting a conviction in a haystack arson case. Martin Archuleta was found guilty by a jury of playing a part in setting a particularly noxious haystack fire that blackened the sky and spread...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 1:26 AM
The clown with the big red shoes is more than Happy Meals and hamburgers.
For literally hundreds of families every year, he’s about compassion, a calm port in a storm of doctors, tests and illness.
We’re talking about Ronald McDonald,...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:28 PM
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| Sep 13, 2011
| 2:41 PM
SOUTH BEND — A driver was trapped in his pickup truck Tuesday morning after a front-end loader ran over it.
This happened east of Blackthorn and northeast of South Bend Regional Airport at South Bend Organic Resources, a recycling center. A WSBT...