Breaking News

April 23, 2014

Police are searching for two suspects who robbed two people in the parking lot the Marketplace at 16025 Harrowgate Road at about 10:13 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22. No one was injured during the incident. The victims, who own the business, had closed and locked the store and were preparing to leave just after 10 p.m. Tuesday. As the second victim was about to enter his vehicle, he was approached by two suspects who demanded money.

Creativity and education

What does your cell phone ring tone say about who you are? I’ve heard old fashion telephone rings, an “ACDC” riff, tinkle bells, “Pink Panther,” Clint Eastwood’s “Good the Bad and the Ugly.”


Living with the thorns

In the Bible, the Apostle Paul talked about his thorn in the flesh. There were some who believed that his thorn was a person, however I believe that his thorn was a health issue, specifically an eye problem that he spoke about.


Age is just a number

There is often a common theme in my articles and that is that age is just a number. I was thinking about the article for this month and, once again, how I was going to convey this message. I was thinking about what the indicators were that triggered someone to think someone is “old.”


The sweet smelling Korean spice viburnum

I have a passion for plants with fragrant flowers; perhaps it goes back to my earlier days in our family home in New Delhi where, in the modest but well-kept garden, sweet smelling flowers could always be found.


Heart healthy diets

Cardiovascular disorders such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, peripheral vascular disease, heart attacks, and strokes top the list of causes of major chronic illness and death in the U.S.


Max considers unionization

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. I just came across an article that stated that college football players on scholarship want to join a union. Not sure why, but the football players at Northwestern University have cleared their first major hurdle with the National Labor Relations Board.


Another big thing

Last week, in this space, I urged young people with political aspirations to weigh the advantages of making AGW – anthropogenic global warming – part of their political agendas.



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