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  • The Mississippi Delta's Health Care Blues

    The Mississippi Delta's Health Care Blues
    This crumbling Delta town, set amid cotton fields, abandoned railroad tracks and cypress-studded bayous, is a hard place. So hard that the plaintive sound of a local musician drawing a knife blade across the strings of his guitar gave birth to the...
  • Charlie Wedemeyer dies at 64; high school football coach inspired many in battle with Lou Gehrig's disease

    Charlie Wedemeyer dies at 64; high school football coach inspired many in battle with Lou Gehrig's disease
    Charlie Wedemeyer, the inspirational high school football coach who battled Lou Gehrig's disease for more than 30 years, has died. He was 64. Wedemeyer died early Thursday in a San Jose hospital of pneumonia and was surrounded by family and friends, said...
  • MSU Leaders on Coach Tom Izzo's Decision to Stay

    MSU Leaders on Coach Tom Izzo's Decision to Stay
    Michigan State Athletics Director Mark Hollis: "Coach Izzo is more than a basketball coach. He positively impacts everything he touches, much of which is outside the job description of coaching basketball. With traits such as hard work, dedication,...
  • 5.0 Magnitude Earthquake Felt in West Michigan

    5.0 Magnitude Earthquake Felt in West Michigan
    Did you feel the ground or your workplace shaking around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday afternoon? If so, you weren't alone. A 5.0 magnitude earthquake centered in Canada rattled West Michigan, too. Shortly after the quake we started getting calls about it in the...
  • Western Michigan University Announces Creation of School Of Medicine

    Western Michigan University Announces Creation of School Of Medicine
    WMU President John Dunn announced the creation of the Western Michigan University School of Medicine Tuesday morning. At a high profile announcement event, Dunn said a $100 million cash gift, "the largest ever made to a Michigan public university" has...
  • Firearms Deer Season Begins

    Firearms Deer Season Begins
    Firearms deer season starts Monday, November 15. The Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE) is offering high-tech tools to share up-to-date deer harvest information during the upcoming week. The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at...
  • Iconic Kirk Gibson Home Run Bat Sold for $576,000

    Iconic Kirk Gibson Home Run Bat Sold for $576,000
    LAGUNA NIGUEL -- The bat Kirk Gibson hit his iconic home run with in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series was sold for $575,912 at an auction that wrapped up early Sunday. Gibson's jersey from the same game went for $303,277. The items were among the...
  • Genetically engineered salmon under FDA consideration

    Genetically engineered salmon under FDA consideration
    With a global population pressing against food supplies and vast areas of the ocean swept clean of fish, tiny AquaBounty Technologies Inc. of Waltham, Mass., says it can help feed the world. The firm has developed genetically engineered salmon that reach...
  • Reel magic

    Reel magic
    It was no easy decision for Jon Vickers to leave the relative tranquility and to-the-bone familiarity of Three Oaks, Mich., where he and wife Jennifer ran the charming Vickers Theatre. But some offers, to parrot that famous line from "The Godfather,"...
  • Walter C. Mack

    Walter C. Mack 1920-2010 Walter C. Mack lost a valiant fight against Alzheimer’s disease and congestive heart failure on August 1, 2010, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank. He was born February, 8, 1920 in Buffalo, N.Y. Mack was a...
  • Skepticism about ADHD diagnoses

    Skepticism about ADHD diagnoses
    Suspicion has long existed that maybe a significant percentage of kids diagnosed with attention-deficit disorder or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder were really just livelier than was warranted for a classroom environment. Or, rather, immature....
  • Marriage doesn't fuse personalities

    Marriage doesn't fuse personalities
    Studies show that married people share a lot of similar personality traits. But is that because their personalities blend over time or did they have similar personality traits at the start? A new study shows, convincingly, that people tend to choose their...