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For 6/24/08 editions
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HEALTH WATCH: Reconsider buying hearing devices online.
HEALTH PAGE: With skin cancers on the rise, keep your tanning in check
HEALTH VIDEO: This week, doctor discusses treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome.
HEALTHY PREGNANCY: Moms work out, eat right throughout their pregnancies. ROCKFORD
CART FOR DISABLED GOLFERS: Cart helps disabled golfers get back on course – For Quincy resident Virgil Frese, discovering a specially designed golf cart that allows wheelchair users to tee it up was like opening the world’s best Christmas present SPRINGFIELD
BOOMERANG GENERATIONG: 'Boomerang Generation' moving back in with parents. CHICAGO SUBURBAN
CULTURE CLASH: We don't do what the stars -- or cookies -- tell us
DEPRESSION AND MEN: Depression is a real issue for men.
RICK ROGERS: Getting the competitive juices flowing.
TOY STARDOM: 9-year-old inspires American Girl doll - Among her collection of American Girl dolls, there's one that sometimes gives 9-year-old Madeline O'Neil the creeps if she looks at it too long. MetroWest, Morton, on wire now
ATYPICAL BEACH BOOKS: Get serious this summer, try out some atypical 'beach books' - Instead of nodding off in a hammock with an author as predictable as Aunt Dot's casserole, take a chance with a new writer who'll lead you into bracing waters. MetroWest, Bergeron, on wire now
MAHONEY CARTOON: A #$*&%@$ ode to George Carlin.
Ledger, 6 p.m.
BRITT CARTOON: George Carlin cussing his way into heaven. Will be posted this evening.
TERRY MAROTTA: Absinthe is back? What’s next?
JEFF VRABEL: At age 4, the little guy begins a lifetime of correcting his dad.
PAUL GORDON: Where there’s smoke, there’s conflict - Is it hypocrisy or perhaps irony? Either way, the United Auto Workers say it's unrelated. The issue is that the union, which is fighting Caterpillar Inc. on the issue of a smoking ban at all Caterpillar campuses, was one of the driving forces behind a new smoking ban at all Atlantic City casinos, effective in October.
EDITORIAL: Bailout, sweet bailout - Congress wants to have a nationwide housing bill ready by July 4. That's ironic, since not much about its bipartisan legislation seems to foster independence. Quite the opposite. Capitol Hill's attempt at helping Americans saddled with mortgage debt amounts to little more than a bailout. PEORIA
DUMMIES FOR HOCKEY PLAYERS: Inventor builds dummies to teach young hockey players - For inventor Michael Getchell, teaching kids the sport of hockey is a key goal of his, and he credits much of his enthusiasm to “a little dummy.” Enterprise, Murphy, on wire now
PREGNANCY PACT – Gloucester mayor responds to story that girls made pact to get pregnant. CNC, 6 p.m.
WILL BE UPDATED
STUDENTS AND CYBER-CRIME: Survey shows students as victims -- and perps -- of cyber crime. MESSENGER POST, N.Y.
NO FLOWERS FOR GRACE: Bank not keeping graves decorated per will request. What happens when a woman leaves money in a trust so that flowers can be delivered to her grave and the grave of her husband, but the bank is bought by another bank, which is bought by an even bigger bank, and now no flowers are being delivered to the grave?
WILDLIFE AND WET WEATHER: Wet weather a different kind of butterfly effect - The long, cold and wet spring and stormy June that together have dampened spirits — not to mention croplands and river communities — have affected some wildlife as well. SPRINGFIELD
MAKING CENTS: How to re-enter the job market. NAPOLITANO / LEDGER
SAVE GAS MONEY: Save gas money by commuting one day less - When just getting to and from work seems to cost more than your take-home pay, what's a driver to do? The answer, in some cases, may be to just stay home. MetroWest, Reuell, on wire now
National Budget for 6.24.08
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