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email@example.comZombies. Giant super-storms. Runaway climate change. Alien invasions. Sneak attacks by invading enemy nations. Thrilling stuff of end-of-life-as-we-know-it science fiction books and movies. But as recent news coverage reminds us — Superstorm...
firstname.lastname@example.orgCopper pipe theft, a problem that has plagued Hagerstown, also is keeping the Washington County Sheriff's Office busy, an officer said Tuesday. Most of the copper thefts in the county are occurring in vacant houses that are in foreclosure or up for sale,...
It is fitting today to pause to offer a final salute and quiet reflection on the remarkable life of Frank Woodruff Buckles, America’s last living World War I veteran, who passed away this week in Charles Town, W.Va., at the age of 110. When Buckles...
Special to The Herald-Mail"Season of the Witch" is an ugly, ugly film where Nicolas Cage helps escort a suspected witch to an unfair trial in a plague-ravaged Europe. Everything about the film is unpleasant; I only came out of the film with a laundry list of complaints. In...
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email@example.comEditor's note: This is the second in a monthly series about childhood obesity. Food wasn't making William "Chris" Moats happy anymore. So the 15-year-old and his family decided to challenge his biggest foe: obesity. A program called KidShape helped...
The Hartford CourantIn May 1918, with America embroiled in the First World War, Iowa's Gov. William Lloyd Harding dealt a blow against Germany. His Babel Proclamation — that was its title; you cannot make this stuff up — decreed: "Conversation in public places,...
The Tuesday morning sun was bright, the breeze was cool and the knights on their Hippity Hops were tilting fiercely at their targets with foam rubber lances, more commonly known as swimming pool noodles. Across the lawn, parallel lines of children...
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Facing what AARP calls an "epidemic of senior hunger," Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer issued a call to community and church leaders today to come to the aid of residents who have "fought for our freedom and raised our children." More than one in every five...
China will almost certainly pass the United States in the total size of its economy within a decade or so. But if one looks also at military and "soft power" resources, the U.S. is likely to remain more powerful than China for at least the next few...
BROOKINGS - The Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ADRDL) at South Dakota State University has developed tests to detect Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) in pigs. In recent weeks, swine herds in several Midwestern states have...
Many predicted the 1980s crack epidemic would create a generation of children with major developmental and behavioral problems, but a new study found much of that hype hasn't panned out. Researchers from the Department of Pediatrics at the University...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — For Scott Mangus, it started innocently enough. Mangus, a LaPorte native, was in a motorcycle crash in 2004 while spending his college spring break in Thailand. Doctors there prescribed him a narcotic pain medicine for his injuries,...
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