Butte County may soon have a better idea of what lies beneath its surface, thanks in part to the Kingdom of Denmark.Starting in late November, a helicopter took off for several days from the Orland…
State aid returning to Illinois schools. Here’s how Highland District 5 is planning.
A Southern Illinois school district is rebounding after years strict budgets. With rising state funding and revenue, Highland’s school district is looking to its community for help on a new strategic plan.
Must aid be an ethical dilemma?
On January 12, 2010, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, killing 200,000 people, destroying Port-au-Prince, and leaving more than a million people homeless. Reporters from the United States flew to the scene, and a debate quickly emerged about the role of journalists in such a desperate situation. Doctors who worked as medical correspondents for major news […]
What is an in-canal hearing aid?
In-the-Ear or ITE hearing aids are custom-made devices that work just as their name says -- inside the ear. Most often they are worn inside the “bowl” of the outer ear but sometimes they are so small that they fit inside the ear canal, called in-the-canal hearing aids (ITC). Prior to the invention of the Open-Ear hearing aid, in-the-ear hearing aids were considered the most discreet. It’s important to clean in-the-ear hearing aids regularly to prevent a buildup of earwax in the hearing…
Teachers learn basic first aid
Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel conducted an Active Shooter and Bleeding Control Training Session for the teachers and staff at Cottageville Elementary School on Thursday Feb. 14. The training’s goal is to teach the first people on the scene how to properly manage bleeding injuries, thus impr
An expert's help with hearing aid is critical
Dear Dr. Roach: What can help a senior citizen with profound hearing loss? Many audiologists say a hearing aid can definitely help, but it seems it never
Kool Aid Squeeze Rocket Launcher
3:30pm Wednesdays. Children's Museum. Explore and learn about the scientific process through critical thinking skills.
What happens while you're making other plans
I remember my mother’s 32nd birthday pretty well. This is partly because she — sweet lady that she is — kept the birthday card my brother and I made her hanging on her bedroom wall for several years It was a large card, made with poster board instead of paper. It featured a picture I drew of my mother with a humongous cake. The only parts of her that were visible in the drawing were her legs behind the huge cake, and there…
How not to lose your hearing aid
BBB Tips: Be smart about school financial aid
By now, many high school seniors have finished their college applications and are waiting for results.
People learn how to aid their injured pets
How do you transport your dog if it has been injured?
House Rules considering disaster aid bill
The House Rules Committee is meeting today to consider the disaster aid bill that the House is expected to vote on this week.The committee has published a list of
Hey, Hey, What Can I Do (Live at Farm Aid 1998)
Hootie & the Blowfish performs a cover of Led Zeppelin's "Hey, Hey What Can I Do" live at the Farm Aid concert in Tinley Park, Illinois on October 3rd, 1998....
How to fix common hearing aid problems
You depend on your hearing aids every day, so it’s important to know how to troubleshoot common problems that can occur with these tiny instruments that allow us to experience life to the fullest.
Brazilian Textiles to Save $100 Million From Aid Plan
Brazil’s ailing textiles and apparel sector could save $100 million a year if a government plan to help shore up Latin America’s largest economy succeeds, a top industry executive said.
Accepted! How to Decipher Your College Aid
With college acceptances in hand, now comes the hard part: understanding your financial aid offers. These letters are notorious for being laden with
$3.75M grant to aid Rte. 20 improvements
SHREWSBURY – The Baker-Polito administration announced this week a $3.75 million MassWorks Infrastructure Program grant for widening and other
Brice Cherry: How sports aided in West's healing
Sports are not and never will be a life-or-death proposition — Roman gladiator duels be damned.
Learn CPR and first-aid skills on Valentine’s Day
TWIN FALLS — Home is where the heart is ... and where 88 percent of all heart attacks happen. Are you prepared to save the life of your sweetheart if
Why it’s important to know first aid for your pets
Our pets rely on us to take care of them when they’re sick or injured. But if we’re not prepared, panic and confusion can hinder our ability to help when they need us most. The best way to increase…