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  • 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...
  • Woman Dies Of Injuries From Bridgeport Apartment Fire

    BRIDGEPORT — A woman died Monday afternoon after she and her 2-year-old daughter were removed from a burning apartment building early Sunday morning on Washington Avenue. Marisol Estrada, 43, was pronounced dead mid-afternoon Monday at...
  • Oktoberfest already?

    Oktoberfest already?
    Yes, already. And why not? It's prime weather for an outdoor beer festival here in Orlando, and there's more than a few venues looking to get a jump on things. Besides, if you know your Oktoberfest, you're already hip to the fact that it starts in...
  • Innovative doctor a blaze a of energy treating young burn patients

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. For someone who spends his days around severe burns, Dr. David Greenhalgh is exceptionally cool. Greenhalgh, chief of burns at Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California, built the facility's burn program almost singlehandedly...
  • Nature-minded volunteers needed for 'Wings and Wildflowers Festival'

    Lake County will have its third annual "Wings and Wildflowers Festival" set for Oct. 3-5 at Venetian Gardens in Leesburg. Vendors will be located outside and inside the community center. Organizers are seeking nature-minded volunteers to assist program...
  • Shriners raise money to help teenage burn victim

    Shriners raise money to help teenage burn victim
    Nearly 120 local children are getting help from the Lake County Shriners this year because circumstances prevent their own families from providing the health care they need. Among them is 13-year-old Matt Baugh, who suffered burns over more than 70...
  • The burden of 'a normal life'

     The burden of 'a normal life'
    Without seeing him, Zachary Craig sounds like a normal boy. He cuddles with his favorite pet, a Shih Tzu named Fritz. He sways with ease through the monkey bars. Like any boy, he has pictures of his favorite idol on his bedroom wall: heroic...
  • 'Obama: Like a Boss' — bumper sticker for a true Chicagoan

     '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...
  • Markings tell the most important story when dating pottery

    What can you tell us about this platter? The family story is that it was found hidden in the wall of a Baltimore hotel that was under demolition, and that it was put there to save it during the Civil War. My grandfather got it between 1920-1935. A: 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...