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South Bend's Animal Care and Control is headed in a new direction, including a change in leadership. The director, Gary Libby, was fired earlier this week after 17 years with the department. The city's communication director wouldn't say why Libby was...
Tags: Social Issues
A majority of Americans support the idea of allowing terminally ill patients to end their lives with the help of their doctors. For instance, 55% of people questioned for the NPR-Truven Health Analytics Health Poll last year said they were in favor of...
There does not seem to be any middle ground on the issue of physician-assisted suicide. In fact, going by the reactions to Friday's column on that topic, there is no support for any ground other than that for the right of individuals to make end-of-life...
Savor the victory. The power structure conspired to perpetuate hell for Mildred and Elwood "Woody" Osman of Cherryville, but they prevailed. After 64 years of marriage, Woody took a .38-caliber revolver to the hospice room at Lehigh Valley Hospital in...
WDBJ7 ReporterRay Ray, a foster dog, is blind. "And Ray Ray likes to use his bowl as his cane," said Angela Honeycutt. Bianca, another dog available for adoption has a neurological condition. "She'll lose her balance and she rolls over a few times and then she'...
Tags: Pets, Pittsylvania County, Social Issues
When 45,000 dogs and cats are tragically killed yearly in Maryland, costing taxpayers over $8 million, a remedy is long overdue. That's why Sen. Joanne Benson and I sponsored House Bill 767 and Senate Bill 820 in the 2013 General Assembly. It will...
Booth Gardner, a two-term Democratic governor who later in life spearheaded a campaign that made Washington the second state in the nation to legalize assisted suicide for the terminally ill, has died after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was...
At Baltimore County's animal shelter this week, dozens of animals were waiting for someone to adopt them. Among them were Cisco, a year-old pit bull terrier, a bulldog named Ivan and Sugar Pie, a tricolor cat. But judging by shelter statistics,...
The Humane Society of Washington County will host the New England Academy of Animal Control Officers in order to bring an animal control officer and animal care technician academy to Hagerstown. The animal control officer academy will be held Monday,...
Op-ed writer George Fenwick's assertion that trap, neuter and release programs (TNR) lead to an increase in the number of uninoculated species is unfounded. He obviously does not understand how TNR works. TNR is a program that allows a cat caretaker...
ReporterAndrea Shreeman is an actress in California, but she grew up in Roanoke. Now she's hoping to make a movie here. We first met Shreeman last summer when she was making her pitch to potential investors. She's back in town now, redoubling her efforts to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. C. Everett Koop has long been regarded as the nation's doctor— even though it has been nearly a quarter-century since he was surgeon general. Koop, who died Monday at his home in Hanover, N.H., at age 96, was by far the...
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