| Aug 23, 2010
Colonoscopy is an important tool to detect colorectal cancer. In recent years, virtual colonoscopy, which involves a CT scan of the colon instead of the invasive, optical inspection of the colon, has been shown to be as effective as traditional...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 10:03 PM
On Wednesday, Iraq war veteran David Mayer is going to be at the general meeting of the American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291, along with his mother and father. He will speak about the organization he is establishing to build homes for veterans who have...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 7:46 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Three years ago, Glen Mayer was sitting behind an American Legion booth at a fair in Palo Cedro, near Redding, when Bill Dunn happened upon the unexpected welcome mat.
Dunn, the 1st vice commander of American Legion Post No. 291 in...
| Feb 12, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Chris Hanburger had never played organized football before enrolling at Hampton High in the summer of 1957. After four days of practice with the Crabbers, he wanted to quit.
"I was done," he says. "I was so sore I could hardly move."
| Jun 29, 2011
| 7:46 AM
When Nora Earhart, registered nurse at the Emmet County Jail, visited her grandson at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in December she wanted to do something to help him and the other injured soldiers.
She asked George Earhart, a staff sergeant in...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 7:27 AM
FORT BELVOIR, Va. (AP) — A homemade wind chime with the word "Whining" under a red slash is made from metal parts put in his leg after a parachute accident. Every Sunday he trims his crew cut. He didn't join the Army willingly, but as Command Sgt....
| Mar 3, 2011
| 11:13 AM
WASHINGTON—The reigning Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks will visit President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at the White House on March 11.
The visit, at 2 p.m. Chicago time, will see the president salute his hometown hockey...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Chris Hanburger was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday night, becoming the fourth former Peninsula high school player enshrined following Warwick's Henry Jordan, Lafayette's Lawrence Taylor and Hampton's Dwight Stephenson.
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| Sep 7, 2011
| 3:09 PM
President Barack Obama says NASCAR and the presidency are alike: Anything that can go wrong will go wrong at some point during the season.
Obama commented at the White House Wednesday as he welcomed Jimmie Johnson and seven other drivers from last year's...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 1:05 AM
The outdoors is known to have therapeutic values. The values are magnified tremendously when wounded warriors are the recipients.
Outdoorsman, writer and television personality Jim Zumbo of Cody, Wyo., coordinates hunting and fishing trips for Purple...
| May 26, 2011
| 12:51 PM
Writing your weekly editorial is a pleasure; sometimes I’m sure it is on a topic of immediate interest to The Interior Journal’s readers, other times it is only something I want to interest you in. Regardless, it’s not “news”...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 4:06 PM
On the morning of Easter Sunday 2009, Army Specialist Brendan Marracco's vehicle was hit by an Explosive Fired Projectile as he returned to his base in Iraq. Two years later and after several surgeries resulting in the amputation of both arms and legs,...