| May 22, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Good Sunday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're traveling this weekend and are thus in a fairly languid state of mind. Our apologies for taking so long to deliver the usual assortment of links and odds and ends to make the weekend......
| May 27, 2010
New Orleans - With hurricane season only days away, the Army Corps of Engineers wants to make sure the city's three new pumping stations are ready.
Throughout the day Thursday, emergency response teams will be testing all systems, including back up...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 2:14 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Saving lives is a competitive business.
One unit of blood can save up to three lives, but blood donation centers worry about supply and demand like any other marketer.
Kay Clark-Cox, manager of blood donor recruitment at the South Bend...
| May 8, 2011
| 8:24 PM
This Mother's Day, the Mississippi River served as a backdrop to barbecues, picnics and fishing. But others were drawn to the river for a less joyous reason.
"I used to come here all the time and I've never seen the river this high – ever," said...
| May 17, 2011
| 12:03 PM
Tunica, Mississippi -- The Mississippi River drew to within a finger's length of the highest level ever recorded at Greenville, Mississippi, on Tuesday as a flood of historic proportions continued to slink its way to the Gulf of Mexico.
| Feb 9, 2011
| 2:56 PM
New legislation is introduced before the state capitol as 40,000 Pennsylvanians prepare to lose their state health benefits. Senator Mike Stack introducing senate Bill 420, in hopes of extending adult basic insurance for at least another year.
| Feb 15, 2011
| 9:02 AM
The city’s common council president Tuesday announced he will file as an at-large candidate in this year’s elections.
Derek Dieter, a Democrat, has represented the city’s 1st District, covering the city’s northwest side, since...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 2:08 PM
The last time the people of South Bend elected a fresh Republican face to lead their city as mayor, Studebaker was still open and the Beatles were topping the charts.
But Friday, as the deadline came to file for the May primary, GOP candidates like...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 3:50 PM
SOUTH BEND — Part of a last-minute flurry of filings, a Latino attorney joined the city’s crowded Democratic mayoral primary field today, the deadline for candidacy declarations for the May 2 primary elections.
Several common council races...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 4:11 PM
Other than a slight bit of jaundice, Lindsey Horn's new bundle of joy arrived healthy.
Very, very big.
Newborn Connor Bridge weighed in at a whopping 13 pounds, 1 ounce, when he came into the world Dec. 2 at 11:07 a.m. at Saint...
| May 21, 2011
| 4:15 PM
As the river continues to rise, The 37th Chief Of Staff of the U.S. Army, General Martin Dempsey visited New Orleans' Bonnet Carre Spillway, Saturday morning to discuss flood control.
General Dempsey said he's proud of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
| Feb 9, 2012
Thursday afternoon,the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans Office announced it was activating Phase 1 of its flood fighting procedures. The Corps orders the move any time the water level on the Mississippi river exceeds the 11 foot mark at the...