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L.A. NOWRose Parade: 2013 float list and route map...
L.A. NOWA former Ventura County school board member who fathered a child with a young girl has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for sexual abuse. Brian E. Martin, 49, a member of the Rio School District board since 2006,......
Jeffrey D. Sachs is a Columbia University economist and special advisor to U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan.President Bush last week brazenly brushed aside British Prime Minister Tony Blair's call for a doubling of aid to Africa. Blair and other European leaders have taken on the task of fighting extreme poverty — and Bush watches from the sidelines. To...
A 72-year-old man with eyebrows so long he brushed them each morning raised $1,600 for charity from people who paid to take turns trimming his out-of-control brows. Some of the wiry hairs shorn from Si Burgher's shaggy eyebrows measured more than three...
Racheal Mofya sits quietly, her head down, there but not there. Her left arm rests in a sling. She scratches at the healing scars all over her body. A plum-colored turban hides the thick, livid scars snaking around her head. Mofya is in a gaily...
++++++++++++++++++++ || Program Overview || Reading by 9 is a multi-year campaign aimed at helping Southern California kindergarten through third-grade students read at grade level by the age of nine. It was launched by The Times in 1998. || || || The...
This list is not all-inclusive Sept. 7 WINNETKA Farewell to Summer Luau 4-7 p.m. Families may get together and say goodbye to summer, luau style. Lifeguards will come back to guard the water and food will be served throughout the event. During...
John Woods Carpenter Jr., 88, of Walloon Lake, Mich., and Orange City, Fla., died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Orange City, Fla., as a result of kidney and heart failure. From birth, he had spent his summers at Walloon Lake and moved there permanently...
Tags: Human Interest, Social Issues, Orange City, Malaysia, Peru
Republican & Herald, Pottsville, Pa.The Ashland Area Rotary Club celebrated the 75th anniversary of receiving its charter with a dinner and program Sunday at The Mineshaft Cafe. The dinner celebrated a club that has placed the Rotarian motto, "Service Above Self," in its community...
Tags: Politics, Regional Authority, Human Interest, Polio, Holidays
The Hartford CourantPolly Hincks was 85 years old when she decided to join the local Rotary Club. Now 86, the polio survivor was eating dinner at The McAuley retirement community last fall when she met a few members of Rotary International. She learned that the...
Although polio has been reduced to its lowest level in history, three countries still have polio transmission — Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Last year 223 polio cases were reported. So far in 2013 there have been 19 cases, according to the...
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