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BOSTON (Reuters) - New Hampshire is the best place in America for a child to live thanks to lower rates of child poverty, according to a report released on Wednesday measuring health, education and economic security. Holding onto the lead for the ninth...
Tags: Massachusetts, Kansas, Family, Social Issues, Poverty
A face can make a movie work. As a black maid employed by a white family in Mississippi in 1963, Viola Davis has such a quietly intense face that it says all that needs to be said in "The Help." Having grown up under Jim Crow laws, this maid named...
Tags: Viola Davis, Academy Awards, Movies, Octavia Spencer, Emma Stone
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsIn the past two weeks, kansas storms have damaged homes and businesses with strong winds. But those winds are also displacing and injuring Mississippi Kites. The Kites hatch late in the year, so a lot of young birds are just learning to fly. In just ten...
Tags: Kansas, Injuries and Wounds, Health
Nearly 100 years after Lincoln freed the slaves, proper Southern ladies entrusted the raising of their children to women of color, but wouldn't let them use their toilets. This is the story of "The Help," the highly watchable movie of the bestselling...
KIAHWould you drive 1400 miles for your favorite slice of pizza? David Schuler drove from Jackson, Mississippi to his hometown of Stoughton, Massachusetts for one. Schuler takes this trip every other year to stock up on pizza and visit family. On this...
Dale R. “Dickie” Shuck Sr., 57, Meyersdale, died Aug. 19, 2011, at home. Born Feb. 18, 1954, in Larimer Township, a son of Dalton and Cora (Smith) Shuck. Preceded in death by parents; brother Leonard “Butch;” nephews, Eric Landis...
Donald F. Munson grew up around politics, but it wasn't until he became a congressional page in the early 1950s that he decided to make a career of it. The Washington County Republican, who served 36 years in the Maryland General Assembly, met Gerald R....
There hasn’t been much good to say about the Great Dismal Swamp wildfire. In less than three weeks, it has torched 6,000 acres and the resulting smoke continues to pose health risks from Suffolk to Gloucester County and beyond. There is, however,...
With the hindsight provided by 108 years, it would seem Orville and Wilbur Wright's first flight in Kitty Hawk, N.C., might have warranted a Page 1 banner headlines, but it rated just a one-column Page 3 headline in the Dec. 19, 1903, Tribune. Under the...
There is continuing concern about a major earthquake or a series of earthquakes that could impact Hoosiers following one that shook the nation's east coast Tuesday. "Not just in California," said Dr. Michael Hamburger, Indiana University Professor of...
Tags: Arkansas, Colorado, Natural Disasters, Tennessee, Kentucky
Jerry Leiber, who with his songwriting partner, Mike Stoller, created a songbook that infused the rock 'n' roll scene of the 1950s and early '60s with energy and mischievous humor, has died. He was 78. Leiber, the words half of the duo, died Monday at...
NEW YORK — Americans eager to give after the 9/11 terrorist attacks poured $1.5 billion into hundreds of charities established to serve the victims, their families and their memories. But a decade later, an Associated Press investigation shows...
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