Archive for February, 2010

Obama has first medical checkup of presidency

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Barack Obama underwent a routine medical checkup on Sunday, his first since taking office more than a year ago. (53 secs ago)

COLA stays at GASD

Teachers at Gettysburg Area School District can find several ways to reduce the district’s $51 million budget, the president of the Education Association said last night, but reducing or eliminating teachers? contracted 3.5 percent cost of living allowance is not an option. (47 secs ago)

Belvidere woman killed in crash in Roscoe

An accident that killed a 38-year-old Belvidere woman is under investigation this morning. (55 secs ago)

Campaign encourages courtesy, consideration when traveling multi-modal paths

THE VILLAGES — Residents soon will be seeing a crop of new posters pop up around The Villages. The posters are part of “S.H.A.R.E. the Path,” the Village Center Development District’s new campaign encouraging residents to be considerate of others while traveling on the multi-modal path system. (37 secs ago)

How Stressed Are You? Take Quiz To Find Out

Daily stress is normal. But too much stress can lead to serious health problems. How stressed are you? Take this test to find out. (24 secs ago)

For sale’ sign might appear soon

The former Oregon School for the Blind just south of downtown Salem could be up for sale as soon as next month, with Salem Hospital and Willamette University possibly eyeing the land. (1 min ago)

Alex Joyce ready for district push

Alex Joyce is getting ready to make that final push. A returning Times-Tribune All-Region swimmer from Scranton Prep, the senior is making waves toward another run toward the District 2 medal stand. Recently, Joyce picked up a pair of wins against rival (26 secs ago)

HHS: Transport considered ‘non-secure’

The North Platte Telegraph Health and Human Services officials are now confirming that the Prince of the Road transport company was not notified that a juvenile, who escaped in the Hershey area on Feb. 13 during a transport by the company, might have needed to be restrained during the trip. (1 min ago)

Medicare settlement costs Mercy nearly $3 million

SPRINGFIELD – Three years after the hospital brought the violations to the federal government’s attention, Mercy Medical Center has agreed to pay nearly $3 million to settle claims it violated the False Claims Act in connection with a number of Medicare cases. (1 min ago)

Hospital says sorry over putting patients in store rooms

Hospital bosses have apologised for making patients stay in rooms described as store cupboards? and pledged to review the practice. (32 secs ago)