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Friday, October 16, 2009

Health officials: Syphilis, AIDS up in county

HIV is still a serious problem in Wayne County, and likewise there has been a dramatic increase in syphilis cases, health officials say. "(Syphilis) is a disease that 10 years ago, we thought would have been eliminated by now," Health...

Mayor's Committee honors disabled, those who help them

Three people were honored Thursday for their contributions to persons with disabilities and another, who is disabled himself, for his work at a local business. The honors were presented during an awards luncheon at Lane Tree Country Club in...

A hero's farewell

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Katie McDowell broke down when Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Carrol Chandler kneeled before her Thursday morning holding a folded flag, which, moments earlier, had been draped over her husband, Mark's, casket. The Air Force...