Archive for June, 2010

Earl Clark, Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame inductee, dies at 58

Earl Clark could always count on a lively response from audience members, even those who were least likely to be in the mood. (1 min ago)

CVS, Walgreens settle prescription dispute

NEW YORK CVS Caremark Corp. and Walgreen Co. have settled a dispute that threatened to change where millions of Americans can fill prescriptions. (34 secs ago)

Advanced phones offer many benefits, but expert says beware of becoming too reliant

Mid-America Wireless sales consultant Lupe Villegas goes over some of the new features of the HTC Aria just released Tuesday with store manager Gordon VanDyke. (1 min ago)

Schools take on bullying

The Fort Payne school system has adopted a new policy that takes aim at bullying and harassment. The new policy expands to include electronic acts.? At its regular meeting Thursday, the Fort Payne Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt an expanded anti-harassment policy. (2 mins ago)

Fewer funds for fun

Senior citizens playing badminton in the Frances B. Wyatt Center gym and children splashing in the Carver Recreational Center pool would be looking for new places to have fun under proposed city budget cuts. (48 secs ago)

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HUNTINGTON — Country music rockers Crisp & Davis kept the crowd entertained during Heiner’s Summer Concert Series in downtown Huntington on Thursday night. (1 min ago)

Cap Again Collecting Oil From Gulf Leak

The logistics coordinator onboard the ship that’s been siphoning oil from a gushing well in the Gulf of Mexico tells The Associated Press that a cap on top has been reattached and is again capturing some of the crude. (39 secs ago)

White House: No more neglected issues with Russia

Hosting Russian President Dmitry Medvedev for the first time, President Barack Obama will pivot from the national security challenges that have defined U.S.-Russia relations, with an eye on deepening the economic ties between the countries, White House officials said Tuesday. (20 secs ago)

Health officials issue heat warning for parts of the Coachella Valley

Health officials issued a heat warning today as temperatures were expected to reach above the century mark through this week in eastern Riverside County. (33 mins ago)

Health experts will propose fat tax on junk food

Health experts will propose a new “fat tax” on junk food this week to help combat heart disease and obesity. (16 hours ago)