February 18, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Butterflies Help Lighten Load For Cancer Patients

TUPELO, Miss. More...

Scrap Metal Collector Keeps Hartford Cats Fed

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Willie Ortiz is beaming under his headlamp. It’s 7 p.m., dark and cold. He’s driving a beat-up minivan packed floor to roof with cans of cat food. More...

Handmade Coloring Books For Adults Helps Cancer Patients

GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) – It started as a doodle. Now, Becca Briscoe of Goshen has developed four coloring books based on those doodles, featuring around 600 designs. More...

Sea Lion Found Starving In San Diego Restaurant On The Mend

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Veterinarians say a starving sea lion rescued last week after finding its way into a fancy San Diego restaurant is on the mend.  SeaWorld vets said Wednesday that the 8- month-old female pup has put on about four pounds, a More...

Welcome To The ‘Agrihood’: Homes Built Around Working Farms

Gated communities with houses clustered around golf courses, swimming pools, party rooms and fitness centers are common in many suburban areas. But homes built adjacent to functioning farms? More...

WWII Vet Begins Journey To Reunite With Wartime Girlfriend

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Tomi Takes A Bow At Westminster, Dog Saved Family From Fire

NEW YORK (AP) – When Julia Haight leads her prize entry into the Westminster Kennel Club dog show ring Monday, she’ll see a shiba inu who’s athletic, alert and pert. Oh, and this: Tomi helped save her life. More...

Man’s Gigantic Snowman In Moville Survives Winter Thaws

MOVILLE, Iowa (AP) – Grace Bennett, a Woodbury Central sixth-grader, finds herself many days looking with anticipation when traveling midway from home to school.  Bennett is scanning the status of a gigantic snowman on a main street corner More...

Utah Red Cross To Honor Veterans Home Therapy Kangaroo

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – The Utah Red Cross plans to honor a year-old red kangaroo that works as a therapy animal at a Salt Lake City veterans home.  Charlie is one of about a dozen therapy animals at William E. Christoffersen Veterans home. More...