Archive for February, 2011

Dinniman reveals bout with cancer

During an event to bring attention to the pending elimination of a state low-income health care program, state Sen. Andrew Dinniman revealed for the first time publicly that he recently had prostate cancer surgery and is doing well. (54 secs ago)

Clifford Winger, 80

OXFORD — Clifford Winger, 80, of Oxford, died at 12:00 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at Creasy Springs Health Campus in Lafayette. (56 secs ago)

Nintendo 3-D handheld goes on sale in Japan

TOKYO — Nintendo’s latest game machine, offering glasses-free 3-D images, went on sale in Japan on today ahead of a global rollout, and analysts say it promises to be the world’s first 3-D mass-market product. (1 min ago)

Local company, bank donate to NPCC health complex effort

MPCC Area Communications Specialist For the second year in a row, American Mortgage Company and Farmers State Bank have given a generous donation to the North Platte Community College Foundation to be used towards building a Health Complex at the college. (1 min ago)

Isinbayeva to miss indoor champs

Moscow Two-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva will miss the European indoor athletics championships in Paris next month because of a virus infection, the country’s head coach Valentin Maslakov said. (34 secs ago)

Thai PM says has edge in coming election

BANGKOK – Thailand’s prime minister said on Wednesday he expected his party to have the edge in a mid-year general election but he would probably need to form a coalition to govern, signalling a close and potentially volatile poll. (24 secs ago)

EFSA issues raft of food contact material approvals

All were given approval under Regulation No.1935/2004 by the agency’s CEF panel on food contact materials , enzymes, flavourings and processing aids. (41 secs ago)

Avaya Upgrades Hospital Mobile Communications System

Mobility and automated outreach technologies enhance coordination, pre-admission preparedness and post-discharge care. (1 min ago)

Work force challenged by new demands

As Toyota begins producing cars, the automaker and its suppliers will bring some 4,000 jobs to Northeast Mississippi. The company will enter a region already beginning to see its manufacturing jobs become more highly skilled and technical. (1 min ago)

Baseball Bears lose twice

Missouri State stranded 12 runners and came up scoreless with runners in scoring position in five of the nine innings in a 7-2 loss to Air Force in the Bears’ opener Friday at the Texas State Tournament in San Marcos, Texas. (1 min ago)