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  • Temple researchers developing fetal alcohol syndrome test

    Temple researchers developing fetal alcohol syndrome test
    PHILADELPHIA — Alcohol is the leading known preventable cause of developmental and physical birth defects in the United States, according to Kidshealth.org, but despite that, many women still drink during pregnancy (either knowingly or before they...
  • Longtime Manchester Employee Was Dedicated To Bagpipes And The Shriners

    Longtime Manchester Employee Was Dedicated To Bagpipes And The Shriners
    Kenneth Jones, a longtime Manchester town employee, Shriners member and avid bagpipe player, died Dec. 18. He was 85. Jones, who lived his entire life in Manchester, was the son of Norman and Ethel Jones, two immigrants from Northern Ireland who came to...
  • Oldest PGA Tour rookie is glad he kept in the swing of things

    Oldest PGA Tour rookie is glad he kept in the swing of things
    There was just enough time — a minute or two — for Byron Smith to think. That's not always a good thing in golf, but he could not help himself. A morning sun rode low over the Napa hills, casting its sheen across a course still wet with dew....
  • New Mariano's, Sears would serve Austin, Oak Park

    New Mariano's, Sears would serve Austin, Oak Park
    Developers of a proposed Mariano's store at the corner of North and Harlem avenues in Chicago told community members Wednesday night that they hoped the project would serve as a "catalyst" for business at the edge of the city's west side. At a community...
  • Armin G. Wolle lived for charity, family

    Armin G. Wolle lived for charity, family
    In more than 40 years as a plant manager in the food-and-beverage industry, few men balanced their family and work lives as well as Armin Georg Wolle. "All of the people we grew up playing with were co-workers' kids," recalls daughter Christine Wolle of...
  • Collectors converge on first Connecticut Valley Toy Show

    The Connecticut Valley Toy Show held Oct. 5 included a celebrity from the toy collector's world: Bob Parker, author of the first comprehensive guide for Hot Wheels® collectors and one of the first inductees into the Diecast Hall of Fame, in the...
  • Dr. Donald A. Morrison, orthopedic surgeon

    Dr. Donald A. Morrison, orthopedic surgeon
    Dr. Donald A. Morrison, a retired orthopedic surgeon who had been a partner with Towson Orthopaedic Associates, died Oct. 6 of complications from dementia at Arden Courts of Towson. The longtime Lutherville resident was 82. The son of Allan A. Morrison,...
  • THURSDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS

    THURSDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || MLB || NLCS, Gm. 5: St. Louis@San Fran. || FS18 || || NBA pre. || Milwaukee@Cleveland (T) || NBANoon || || Cleveland vs. Indiana (T) || NBA2 || || Boston@Philadelphia || NBA7 || || Lakers vs....
  • 30-word rant: 10/18

    30-word rant: 10/18
    The headline, "Hagel unveils military plan on climate threat" blew my mind. Have we gone completely insane? We need to fight real terrorists, not imaginary climate change right now. After watching the Scott-Crist debate on Wednesday, the only thing I...
  • Sinai Hospital doctors pioneer limb-lengthening procedure

    Sinai Hospital doctors pioneer limb-lengthening procedure
    Chandler Crews sat on a bench outside of Sinai Hospital in Baltimore one recent day, put her feet on the ground and grinned. Sitting this way was impossible for the 20-year-old from Arkansas just a few years ago because she was born with achondroplasia,...
  • John Kass: 'Obama: Like a Boss' -- bumper sticker for a true Chicagoan

    The Democrats have it all wrong when it comes to one of their choices for a new President Barack Obama bumper sticker: "Like a Boss." The Democrats foolishly think the phrase derives from an old rap song denoting cool competence. "Like a bowse" is how...