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The academic rigors of second-grade math were proving too difficult for a young Ronald Bonk. The mocking numbers overwhelmed him. Bonk chewed on his pencils, hoping the method would provide prescience. The stress roiled. Eventually the habit evolved,...
The Nov. 28 letter to the editor by Glen Forsch is a case in point for education on the puppy mill ordinance. His “facts” are simply untrue. He states that an outright ban would do nothing to solve the puppy mill problem, but supply and demand...
Stop doing 'No. 3' in public Tuesday evening, the City Council passed an ordinance further restricting smoking in multi-unit housing. For those who have thought of quitting smoking, this might be a good time to quit. All over the country, people are...
Authorities in Sacramento allege that a woman slapped a deputy as a way to go to jail and stop smoking. On Friday, Etta Lopez was sentenced to 63 days in jail for battery of a peace officer. She pleaded no contest to the misdemeanor charge and was...
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Rabies prevention The Department of Health offers information on how to prevent the spread of rabies and what to do in the event of exposure. Rabies is most often seen in raccoons, bats, foxes and skunks. Information: 410-222-7168 or visit aahealth.org....
Upcoming Healthy Choices With Diabetes: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., May 11, June 8. Group diabetes management class for people who have diabetes and their caregivers. 503 E. Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs. To register call 321-207-0851. Hearing Screening: 10:...
Scouts selling Camp Cards Cub Scouts Pack 356 is selling Camp Cards for $5 each through May 13. If you would like to purchase, call Lisa Ledford at 365-9402 or William Stafford at (317) 250-7250. Family Connections FRC Advisory Council to meet...
“It’s Earth Week. There should be zero tolerance in Hagerstown and Washington County for littering of cigarette butts; burning cigarette butts in roadways, and cigarette butts in our beautiful parks.” — Hagerstown “In regard...
Florida voters have given lifelong smokers such as Jack Ferrara new reason to breathe easy. After a number of tries with nicotine patches, acupuncture and hypnosis failed him, the Hollywood retiree finally snuffed out his 58-year cigarette habit —...
firstname.lastname@example.orgAfter throat cancer took his voice box, it took David Briles three years to learn how to speak a complete sentence by burping continuously. The 59-year-old Charleston, W.Va., native never regained much of his ability to laugh again, but was determined...
Mid-Continent University’s Advantage Mid-Continent University’s Advantage is an accelerated adult degree completion program that brings classes to local community classrooms throughout 27 cities and towns including Somerset, Danville and Mt....
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