Archive for August, 2010

Stress hits bottom in worker poll

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 30 — U.S. workers indicated in a recent poll that job-stress was the least favorite part of their jobs, Gallup researchers said. Gallup poll – United States – Workplace stress – Stress – Gallup (31 secs ago)

Youths train to teach about substance abuse dangers

Four young people from the Garden City community are trained to reach out to their family, friends and community to talk about the dangers of drug and alcohol use. (57 secs ago)

It’s reigning cats and dogs

Most Australian pet owners say their animals are more loving and dependable than their partners – TV vet agrees. (49 secs ago)

Baby tiger found stuffed in bag at Thai airport

Authorities at Bangkok’s international airport found a baby tiger cub that had been drugged and hidden among stuffed toy tigers in the suitcase of a woman flying from Thailand to Iran, an official and a wildlife protection group said Friday. (1 min ago)

Eee Confirmed In Another Town

Public health officials say the virus that causes Eastern equine encephalitis has been found in mosquitoes collected in Bolton. (44 secs ago)

McCain turns back tea party opponent as 5 states hold primary votes to pick party slates

WASHINGTON – Republican Senator John McCain captured a place on the Arizona ballot by spending $20 million and shedding his moderate image for hard-right political orthodoxy in a national political season fraught with danger for incumbents. (46 secs ago)

New Swedish medical center is taking shape in south Everett

Walls go up for three-story medical facility and emergency room near 128th Ave. SE in south Everett. (35 secs ago)

Man stabbed his 100-year-old mother

A former black-cab driver stabbed his 100-year-old mother in the neck then told his brother: “I’ve just gone mad,” the Old Bailey has been told. (16 secs ago)

1 doctor blacklisted, 3 suspended for license violation

Abu Dhabi — The Medical Licenses Committee chaired by Dr. Salem Al Darmaki, Acting Director General of the Ministry of Health, has decided to blacklist one doctor and suspend 3 others for violating license conditions. (56 secs ago)

Rezoning request down to final reading with council

The North Platte Telegraph Third time may be the charm for Jennifer Smith, whose rezoning request is in front of the city council on Tuesday. Smith has asked to rezone property at 321 South Bailey from residential to commercial so she may locate her home health business in property she owns. Smith is currently renting office space. (2 mins ago)