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'Give Kids A Smile!' As dental needs persist, program becomes a fixture

But 15 years later, Give Kids A Smile! Day has become a fixture in eastern North Carolina, providing oral health care to more ... volunteered at Missions of Mercy dental clinics for adults but welcome... read more

Dental help for Chicago's homeless

Homeless people are often embarrassed to smile when they go out on job interviews. So many of them are missing teeth. That’s why Goldie’s Place tries to help provide dental services to this needy popu... read more

State debt to pension funds 'much better'

That could affect the funds’ investment returns and long-term health. Altogether, the state is about $391 million behind in its payments to the Teachers’ Retirement System, the State Employees Retirem... read more

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A top-to-bottom turnaround for Racine's low-performing schools

Rather, she works for Cambridge Education, a consulting company brought in to help raise student achievement at Knapp ... The March 27 session wasn’t just a how-to on dental hygiene. Instead, it was a... read more


Charged With a Crime? Better Check Your Facebook Pictures

Earlier this year, the realms of law and new media collided when Lori Drew was hit with federal charges for creating a fake MySpace page and harassing a neighboring teenager, who then committed suicid... read more

What should president say in health care speech to Congress?

But Democrats are hoping that a more forceful pitch from the president will help move this thing along. In fact, the Vice President is promising success when it comes to health care. Joe Biden says: " ... read more

Obama announces 2-year pay freeze for federal workers

The freeze would take effect on Jan. 1, pending Congressional approval by the end of this year. The 2012 pay freeze will be proposed as part of fiscal 2012 budget proposals to be unveiled early next y... read more

Giving back, Feb. 24

Giant Food Stores and its sister company, Martin's Food Markets, donated more than $25.3 million in cash and products during 2012 as part of their "Living Here, Giving Here" program. The donations wen... read more

Mental health in Colorado

Of the $887 million spent in Colorado on mental health in 2010 from all sources, half went to treatment of needy patients in clinics and state ... Families struggle to find help before it’s too late, ... read more

Towards a Healthier Debate on Health Reform

This week on the JOURNAL, Bill Moyers asked three veteran observers for their perspectives on the health care debate playing out across the country. Each suggested that media coverage has presented un... read more

Kennedy Bullet Fragment Antimony Bias Range

Was Kennedy killed in a conspiracy? By definition we'll never know for certain since any truly effective conspiracy obscures its existence. You know my take on this. We'll be arguing about it in the 2... read more

50 things I've learned in 50 years, a partial list in no particular order

So I thought I’d take the opportunity here to list 50 things I’ve learned in 50 years—truths gleaned from experience ... If you’re determined to achieve something, tell people about it and ask them to ... read more



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