| 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...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 2:20 PM
"It doesn't cost anything to smile." For 60 kids in Roanoke today, it didn't cost anything to fix their smile.
The program is run by Child Health Investment Partnership, or CHIP. Dental residents from Virginia Commonwealth University came all the way...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 6:11 PM
This week I'm feeling the need to address a topic that weighs on me more with each passing day: I'm getting old.
I've realized this because I no longer spend my weekends traipsing my kids to birthday parties with bounce houses and reptile shows. Instead,...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 1:21 AM
BRAWLEY — Inspired by her two dogs and natural curiosity, Evelyn Oliva decided to test the intelligence of various dog breeds for a science project.
“I made the dogs go through an obstacle course and tested them with spoken commands to...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:46 PM
Editor's note: As part of the coverage of the 2013 legislative session, the American News will provide, on most days, a list of 10 pieces of information helpful to understanding what is — and sometimes isn’t — happening at the state...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Water. Your mom said to drink it growing up, your coaches told you to drink it after practice, and your doctor says to drink plenty of it. But Salina Cares worries that its city's water may actually be bad for people's health.
"Right now, our focus is...
| 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...
| 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 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 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...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:30 PM
There's hardly anything more crushing for a 16-year-old girl than taking a bite out of a hamburger only to see her front tooth fall out on to her plate, and the stunned face of the 16-year-old boy sitting across from her.
I should know. I was the girl....
| Jan 12, 2013
| 11:31 AM
As long as passions are running hot and heavy in Allentown over whether to hock the city's water system decades into the future, it may be a good time to consider whether to continue injecting poison into that system's drinking water.
A little bit of...