PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Fifth-graders in California who adorned their mortarboards with tiny toy plastic soldiers this week to support troops in Iraq were forced to cut off their miniature weapons. A Utah boy was suspended for giving his cousin a cold pill prescribed to both students. In Rhode Island, a kindergartner was suspended for bringing a plastic knife to school so he could cut cookies.
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.
Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Lindsay Ann Akins, daughter of Bill and Beth Akins, to James Nathan Hodges, son of Ricky and Beverly Hodges of Reidsville.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph William Franklin of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Marie Franklin of Bluffton, S.C., to Kevin James Burke of Bluffton, S.C., son of Mr. and Mrs. James William Burke Jr. of Walterboro, S.C.
Most of our fruits and vegetables had their origins in far-off lands. But the avocado is a native of America. It has been a staple food in Mexico, Central, Northern and South America for centuries.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Dobbins of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Michelle Dobbins of Atlanta, to Joseph Wayne Snyder of Atlanta, son of Kenneth Snyder of Atlanta and Danielle Matkowski of Carrollton, Ohio.
OAKMONT, Pa. - Angel Cabrera was the last survivor to par Friday, but only because of an amazing birdie on his final hole that made Phil Mickelson extinct at this U.S. Open.
OAKMONT, Pa. - No 72nd hole collapse for Phil Mickelson at this year's U.S. Open. No 72nd hole for Phil Mickelson, period.
DEAR ABBY: I have a 25-year-old sister, "Sheila," who has three beautiful children. The problem is, she does not care about herself, her kids or her family.
DEAR DR. GOTT: Last spring, my doctor ran blood tests and told me I had a high cholesterol level and was prediabetic.
All of your good work may not have paid off in ways you've been hoping, but in the year ahead an unusual chain of events could bring you the recognition you deserve. It won't be luck alone that gets you what you want; it will be talent and ability.
For Dr. Al Mooney, Director of Addiction Medicine and Recovery at Willingway, one of the key factors that distinguishes this week's Addiction Update Conference is its "focus on the solutions rather than the problems."
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