| Feb 6, 2013
| 1:29 PM
The Maryland State Grange has announced the availability of a deaf scholarship for the 2013-14 school year.
Individuals who are hearing impaired or preparing to work with the hearing impaired are urged to apply.
Applicants must meet one of the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:56 PM
SOUTH BEND -- More people are dying in fires and here's why it's so startling: most of those deaths could have been prevented.
Indiana's fire marshal says most of those fatal fires involved homes without smoke detectors or working ones. Jim Greeson...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Every year, more college students in the U.S. are learning a new language without uttering a word.
American Sign Language, or ASL, has become one of the most popular language classes, ranking fourth in the latest Modern Language Association Survey and...
| May 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Editor's note: Virginia's State Corporation Commission's Bureau of Insurance issued this news release on Tuesday, May 28. It contains helpful information about reviewing your insurance policies before the Mid-Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1. ...
| May 20, 2013
An elderly woman heads into the emergency room with severe stomach pain. She hardly understand what’s happening, let alone how the doctors will fix it.
All she knows is that it hurts, she’s alone and she doesn’t speak English.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:14 AM
A few dozen pennies, shiny and perpetually floating in a clear brick of plastic sit on Herman Shooster's desk. Given as a gift celebrating the 1968 initial public offering of his first entrepreneurial venture, a frozen food company, it wasn't long...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Del. Neil C. Parrott stirred up the state last year by creating a website to collect signed petitions, forcing laws such as the ones on same-sex marriage and in-state tuition for illegal immigrants onto the ballot in the November election.
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:15 PM
While most theater practitioners gravitate from show to show, venue to venue, a few may be found putting in years of artistic labor on behalf of one specific producing organization. Two such individuals are spotlighted this week.
The Costa Mesa...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:19 PM
The U.S. Small BusinessAdministration has approved issuing low-interest loans to Alaska businesses and residents affected by September’s storms and flooding in the state, following a state request for assistance.
The loans, announced by SBA...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:30 AM
BERRIES MIGHT LOWER HEART RISKS
A recent study in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association offers more evidence to bolster berries' health benefits. The study included 93,000 women (ages 25-42) who were enrolled in the Nurses' Health...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 5:55 AM
Chloe Rice has never thought of herself as having a disability.
Rice lives an active life. She's a freshman soccer player at Corona del Mar High, where she is a good student. She also enjoys scuba diving and snowboarding. She had competed in gymnastics....
| May 7, 2013
| 10:29 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s push to shut 53 city elementary schools ran into an unexpected buzz saw of criticism Tuesday from hearing officers hired to vet the process, with several raising doubts about the wisdom of the proposals and recommending...