| Jul 8, 2013
| 3:43 PM
In yet another overt stab at truth, justice and the American way, our godless public school system is looking to remove cursive handwriting from the national curriculum.
That’s correct, the flowing script you and I began to learn in second grade...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I use hydrocortisone cream for my bug bites. It works, but is there something else to manage this or the pain and itch? Me and my kids get bit frequently and I don't like the idea of "taking a bath" in chemical creams. — K.K.,...
| Jun 30, 2013
Life is good in Connecticut. How good? A quality-of-life survey funded by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation found Connecticut to be the nation's best state in which to live when it comes to such things as health, income, education …
This got me to...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The trash truck driver who police said caused the train derailment in Rosedale that triggered a fire and explosion said he slowed and looked as he approached the tracks but never saw or heard the CSX locomotive bearing down on him.
John Alban Jr. told a...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:27 AM
Hello rose lovers and welcome to Season 9 of The Bachelorette! It’s been a long 77 days for us 'Bachelor' fans, but I am back and ready to bring you the play-by-play as we follow Desiree on her second chance at love, which is sure to be filled with...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:34 PM
GRAPEVINE, Texas — In a highly anticipated vote Thursday, the Boy Scouts of America lifted its ban on gay youth starting next year, the latest sign of a shift in American attitudes toward gays and lesbians.
The resolution was adopted with more...
| May 23, 2013
| 12:52 PM
WASHINGTON — A top Mexican drug cartel commander pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court in the 2011 ambush attack south of the border that left one American agent dead and a second injured, and three other defendants also admitted their...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Portland is the largest city in the country that doesn’t have fluoridated water, and voters have resoundingly decided it’s going to remain that way.
A proposal to add the cavity-fighting mineral to tap water was defeated Tuesday, with more...
| May 22, 2013
| 5:33 AM
EAST JORDAN -- It will cost the city of East Jordan about $265,000 to service, repair and build a new well house for one of its city wells.
The city commission voted unanimously at its meeting Tuesday to accept a proposal for engineering services from...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The Precocious Tots of Finland: A University of Kansas professor and two co-authors, in research in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Finance, found that children age 10 and under substantially outperformed their parents in earnings from stock trading...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:09 AM
American voters don't understand the very real threat of the Lizard People. Don't they see on the Internet about those shape-shifting reptilian people seeking to rule the world?
A nationwide survey conducted by Public Policy Polling finds only 4 percent...