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  • Hospital offers heart-healthy events

    To recognize American Heart Month Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares is hosting a series of heart healthy events throughout February. Dr. Sule Salami, a cardiologist, will speak about "Diabetes and Heart Disease" at 1 p.m. Wednesday and Dr. Miguel...
  • 'Kid Presidents' shares surprising tales from presidential childhoods

     'Kid Presidents' shares surprising tales from presidential childhoods
    Know about the president and the pears? Few people do. The anecdote can be traced to Herbert Hoover's childhood, and you'll find it in the new book, "Kid Presidents: True Tales of Childhood From America's Presidents" (Quirk). Its author is David...
  • Maps provide another view of South Florida history

    Maps provide another view of South Florida history
    In 1854, six years before the Civil War, the U.S. government first mapped the South Florida coastline, primarily to mark the depth of shoreline waters and prevent ships from breaking up on rocks. The map didn't show much other than obscure landmarks...
  • History mugged in recent Pullman coverage

     History mugged in recent Pullman coverage
    If, as they say, truth is the first victim of war, then Chicago has demonstrated a corollary: During a hard-fought mayoral election, history takes a mugging. President Barack Obama's recent visit occasioned a refashioning of local lore into a...
  • Larger-than-life leader needed in White House

    I grew up in Washington, D.C., during World War II and remember the fear and anxiety of that time. The threat was real because we knew what was happening at home and overseas. The difference between then and now is leadership. Then we had bigger-than-...
  • FDR’s 1935 Los Angeles visit

     
    President Franklin D. Roosevelt arrived in Nevada for the Hoover Dam dedication. The following day, he and Eleanor Roosevelt arrived in Los Angeles....
  • New national monument on Oahu is a 'gift for future generations'

    New national monument on Oahu is a 'gift for future generations'
    The creation of a national monument on Oahu to remember the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II is a “great gift for present and future generations.” Carole Hayashino, president and executive director of the Japanese...
  • PA Gov. Tom Wolf says he'll push for passage of state minimum wage hike to $10.10 over two years

    PA Gov. Tom Wolf says he'll push for passage of state minimum wage hike to $10.10 over two years
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday that passage of a higher minimum wage in Pennsylvania is one of his priorities in the current legislative session. Wolf said he backs a bill sponsored by Rep. Patty Kim, a Dauphin County Democrat, to boost...
  • Iconic educator Bethune stood at helm of struggle for justice

    In a life that lasted from the aftermath of the Civil War to the dawn of the Space Age, Mary McLeod Bethune left her mark on the nation. More than any other black leader between Booker T. Washington and Martin Luther King Jr., the woman who founded...
  • On this Presidents Day, where does Obama rank

     On this Presidents Day, where does Obama rank
    Where does President Barack Obama rank on your list of U.S. presidents? Near the top? At the very bottom? Somewhere in the middle? Today, Presidents Day, is the perfect opportunity to reassess your opinion of our nation's embattled leader. Or, if you...
  • Parole Board Must Reverse Cop Killer's Release

    Parole Board Must Reverse Cop Killer's Release
    Plainville police officer and Vietnam veteran Robert Holcomb was executed by Gary Castonguay while investigating a burglary on the evening of Nov. 21, 1977. Four bullets entered 28-year-old Officer Holcomb's body as he chased 33-year-old Castonguay, a...