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  • Major step: Kirk returns to Senate

    Major step: Kirk returns to Senate
    Keeping a pledge he made last spring, Sen. Mark Kirk climbed the Capitol steps on Thursday to mark his return almost a year after suffering a major stroke. The 53-year-old Republican from Illinois was greeted by two top Democrats: Vice President Joe...
  • Amputee a driving force in getting people with disabilities moving

    Amputee a driving force in getting people with disabilities moving
    Army veteran Melissa Stockwell has one strong, healthy leg. The other is a scarred, 6-inch stump that she has proudly nicknamed "Little Leg." The Bucktown woman throws birthday parties for this shortened limb, always dresses it in her favorite colors...
  • Griffin twins will take visits, but they say UCF fans should not be concerned

    Griffin twins will take visits, but they say UCF fans should not be concerned
    St. Petersburg Lakewood twin defensive backs Shaquill and Shaquem Griffin said Friday night after the Spartans' 37-13 win over Bishop Moore, that they remain fully committed to UCF, but will still be taking official visits after the playoffs. The...
  • Wounded Warriors Super Bowl Game Raises Funds for Team Gleason

    Wounded Warriors Super Bowl Game Raises Funds for Team Gleason
    Big plays, big crowds, cheering fans and autographs.  All the makings of a big game! Athlete Saul Bosquez says, "We played last year in Indianapolis and had a decent sized crowd.  I have a feeling this year is going to be a little bit bigger than the...
  • Fitness Community Conversation

    Fitness Community Conversation
    What do a chiropractor, a meditation teacher, a truck driver and an "adventurpreneur" have in common with an outdoors enthusiast, a workplace wellness provider, a Lake Michigan circumnavigator and a paratriathlete? They all share an interest in fitness,...
  • Concerns about chickenpox grow in Indiana after cases in Vigo, Parke counties

    Concerns about chickenpox grow in Indiana after cases in Vigo, Parke counties
    Concerns are growing about chickenpox in Indiana. Two Terre Haute schools are fighting a chickenpox outbreak—and a Parke County school announced Wednesday that it would exclude students without chickenpox vaccinations. Vigo County health officials...
  • The president's feeble gesture

    The president's feeble gesture
    "President Obama plans to give up 5 percent of his salary this year to draw attention to the financial sacrifice of more than 1 million federal employees who will be furloughed." -- The Washington Post, April 4 "Here's the plan. We get the warhead and...
  • High school boys lacrosse: Jessup attacking adversity

    High school boys lacrosse: Jessup attacking adversity
    MISHAWAKA -- How much courage and maturity does it take for a 14-year-old to decide his quality of life would be better if his right leg were amputated? What high school freshman can weigh the possibilities and reach that conclusion? Three years...
  • Her strength keeps family going

    Her strength keeps family going
    It seemed like a regular day. Kaitlyn Dobrow, 18, woke up in time for her eight-hour shift as a receptionist at the Days Inn & Suites of Huntington Beach. She worked from 3 to 11 p.m. until her best friend, Kristen Kidd, gave her a ride to the gym,...
  • PASSINGS: Ron Springs, Mel Queen, Beverly DiTomaso

    Ron Springs Former Cowboys running back Ron Springs, 54, a former Dallas Cowboys running back who had been in a coma since 2007, died Thursday at Medical City Dallas Hospital, said former Cowboys teammate Everson Walls, who donated a kidney to...
  • Optical illusion dampens arthritis pain

    Seeing the movements of a healthy hand mirroring one's own movements plays a welcome trick on the brains of arthritis sufferers, a new study shows: It reduces the perception of pain. The observation, reported this week at the Society for Neuroscience's...
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor's daughter Francesca Hilton seeks conservatorship

     
    Zsa Zsa Gabor's daughter Constance Francesca Hilton on Tuesday filed a petition requesting an independent conservatorship be set up to watch out for the health and money interests of her mother. Zsa Zsa Gabor's affairs have been tended to in recent...