For about 35 percent of county residents, there’s nothing quick or easy about getting to a grocery store, according to 2010 statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
GALVESTON — When people fight development of liquefied natural gas plants in their communities, they inevitably point to the “Cleveland Disaster,” which occurred in 1944 when a holding tank failed, releasing 1.1 million gallons of its contents into streets and sewers.
One of the things to be most thankful for in covering local sports is when the unexpected happens. It’s also what makes doing preseason predictions one of the worst chores.
Last weekend, I was in northeast Oklahoma visiting friends and had the opportunity to go duck hunting outside of Muskogee, Okla. If half of the ducks I observed make it down to the Gulf Coast, we can expect some heavy numbers of gadwalls, widgeons and mallards before the end of the season.
All of us should praise the Lord at Thanksgiving. In Psalms 103, we are reminded “not to forget all his benefits.”
I took the title of this column from a Martha Stewart Living Magazine. Before you get the wrong idea, I have to explain that I don’t read or watch Martha Stewart, but my wife does.
Turkey day is around the corner but to keep food poisoning the Centers for Disease Control has sent out tips to safely thaw and prepare Thanksgiving Day meals.
It’s known that cholesterol levels typically rise as people age and that high cholesterol levels are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. What’s less known is that cholesterol levels begin to decline the more a person ages. Recently, researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the University of Kentucky found that differences in one gene can influence a person’s cholesterol levels from midlife to late life.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department is updating its tally of arrests from a third night of demonstrations linked to the shooting protest in Ferguson, Missouri.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A campaign finance investigation is moving forward against an Alaska television reporter who quit her job on-air and vowed to work toward legalizing marijuana.
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