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  • Ruth E. Warren, 69

    Ruth E. Warren, 69
    Ruth E. Warren, 69, of Science Hill, passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, at Hospice of Lake Cumberland, Jean Waddle Care Center. Born May 25, 1944, in Wayne County, Ruth was a daughter of the late Howard  and Laura Jones Robinson.  She was a cake designer,...
  • Alaskan Completes 360 Mile Cancer Fundraiser Run

    Alaskan Completes 360 Mile Cancer Fundraiser Run
    Kelly Carr of Fairbanks spent the last three weeks on the run for a cause.  On Saturday, July 20th, Carr began running from Fairbanks to Anchorage to raise money for the American Cancer Society.  She titled her journey, "This Mile Is For You," with each...
  • About Steven Geller

    About Steven Geller
    Steven A. Geller is a Shareholder at Greenspoon Marder, P.A. He serves as Chair of the Gambling Law Group, Chair of the Government Relations Practice Group, and is the Director of Government Relations at the firm. He is an “A-V Preeminent”...
  • Donald Morton dies at 79; renowned cancer surgeon and researcher

    Certain types of cancer, particularly melanoma and breast cancer, metastasize by shedding malignant cells into the body's lymph system, where they travel to nearby lymph nodes and form new colonies. From there, the cells can spread to other organs,...
  • Attorney raises marathon amounts for charity

    Meet Chuck Aron. This 67-year-old dynamo has run half-marathons, full marathons, raced in Chicago, raced in Boston, raised thousands of dollars for charity — and is the inspiration for “Chuck’s Chicks,” a group of women he...
  • Boston University student's phone 'wouldn't stop buzzing' at mile 23

    While Cambridge, Mass., resident Azeem Khan was a graduate student at Boston University, he would be swept up in the annual celebration surrounding the Boston Marathon. “The entirety of the city just celebrates this day,” said 25-year-old...
  • White House gives sick Americans more time to select a health plan

    White House gives sick Americans more time to select a health plan
    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration moved Thursday to help tens of thousands of sick Americans who have struggled to enroll in health coverage for next year because of problems with the rollout of new insurance marketplaces created by the...
  • Reed will retire from school district

    Darrin Reed, who is battling leukemia, has retired from his job with the Laguna Beach Unified School District, he said Thursday by phone. Reed, the former executive assistant to the superintendent, is leaving after 14 years with the district to keep his...
  • Better cancer detection with new '3-D' imaging

    Better cancer detection with new '3-D' imaging
    Mammography screening, the accepted "gold standard" for early detection of breast cancer has dramatically reduced the mortality rate for the number two cancer killer of women. When found at Stage 0 or 1, women have a 100 percent five-year survival rate,...
  • Tropical fruit health claims intrigue reader

    Tropical fruit health claims intrigue reader
    Q: I have a question about a fruit from St. Lucia.  It is supposed to have cancer fighting properties and is delicious, according to my best friend.  Her boyfriend is from St. Lucia and she has had the fruit there and wonders about what a good source...
  • Mary Caroline Martinsen

    Mary Caroline Martinsen
    Mary Caroline Martinsen entered her eternal rest on Oct 24th at the age of 89 at her residence surrounded by loving family. She was born in Endicott New York but has lived in Southern Ca for most of her adult life. Daughter of the late Stephen and...
  • Briefly in the News

    Laguna Beach's Parking, Traffic and Circulation Committee is considering making changes to the construction permit process and will hold a public meeting next week to gain residents' feedback, the city announced in a news release. The committee has...