| Aug 12, 2011
| 9:48 PM
A very hearty congratulations go out to Central Floridian Norm Lewis, who will receive an Onyx Award next month. The awards, which recognize outstanding achievements of African-Americans and those of the African Diaspora, will pay special tribute to...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 4:39 PM
Eatonville actor Norm Lewis, who will be honored Saturday night at the Onyx awards for his national contributions to the arts, is hard at work on a new staging of “Porgy and Bess,” set for Broadway later this year. So he won't be able to be at...
| Oct 2, 2010
"It was funny, one of the funniest flights ever," says 15-year-old China Murphy, a Denbigh High School sophomore with a room-filling personality. It was also her first ever flight this summer, when she boarded the single-engine four-seater 1987 Mooney 252...
| Feb 25, 2010
"A joyful heart is the health of the body, but a depressed spirit dries up the bones."
Who knew that the Old Testament sages who wrote the Book of Proverbs were medical researchers in disguise? It seems that laughter really is the best medicine. n...
| Apr 25, 2010
Hampton is celebrating its 400th anniversary with numerous events, including beefed-up versions of several of its annual festivals. including special occasions yet to come:
Hampton Bay Days — More than a quarter-million festival goers are...
| May 10, 2010
| 10:09 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bone marrow transplants are undergoing a quiet revolution: No longer just for cancer, research is under way to ease the risks so they can target more people with diseases from sickle cell to deadly metabolic disorders.
| May 19, 2010
| 7:57 AM
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| Jun 23, 2010
| 8:37 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dozens of people who were blinded or otherwise suffered severe eye damage when they were splashed with caustic chemicals had their sight restored with transplants of their own stem cells — a stunning success for the...
| Jun 25, 2010
Gov. Bobby Jindal nixed funding Friday for coastal parishes struggling with the oil spill, teacher stipends and lawmakers' pet projects from the $26 billion budget bill, in a lengthy list of line-item vetoes.
Along with the funding stripped, the governor...
| Feb 16, 2010
| 9:03 PM
Inherited diseases such as cystic fibrosis often occur in families with no known risk for them. Gene mutations can pass silently for generations until two carriers mate; then children have a one-in-four chance of getting the disease.
| Apr 16, 2011
| 5:04 PM
A feeling of resentment by many minority groups smolders beneath the surface of some of our country's laws.
These minorities feel relegated into second-class citizenship. Why?
Because some of our laws appear to make some groups more important or...