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  • Survivor pursues degree as way to serve local parish, community

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Sponsored Content: Before breast cancer, 43-year-old Rebecca Wilson had dreamed of pursuing her Master’s in Theology; after cancer, she’s going for it. “It was something I’ve thought about doing for 10 or 12 years,” she said. “This summer, the opportunity presented itself and I’m in a...

  • Survivor profile: Chris McCloy on a family history of breast cancer

    By Leslie Massey, leslie.massey@gazette.com
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Sponsored Content: Chris McCloy’s mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1966 at age 44. At that time, patients went into surgery not knowing if they would have a breast when they woke up. Radical mastectomies were the only option and the surgery was often disfiguring. “Radiation,...

  • Survivor Fit program keeps patients active during, after cancer treatment

    By Leslie Massey, leslie.massey@gazette.com
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Sponsored Content: Look for daily Think Pink features on gazette.com during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s important for cancer patients to stay physically active both while undergoing and post treatment. Survivor Fit, a cancer-specific exercise program offered by Penrose Cancer...

  • Homeland Security orders new screening for Ebola

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened for the deadly disease at one of five airports, the Homeland Security Department said Tuesday. Earlier this month, Customs and Border...

  • Kimono's evolution reflects changing Japan

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — It's difficult to imagine a more eloquent symbol of Japan than the deceptively simple, T-shaped kimono. Traditional yet ever changing, the kimono ("thing to wear," in Japanese) has evolved dramatically over the past 150 years. Its story encompasses the evolution of...

  • Work on key Spaceport road may start in summer

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An improved southern New Mexico road to Spaceport America could to be under construction by next summer, county officials told state lawmakers Monday. During a legislative hearing in Las Cruces, Dona Ana County officials said the U.S. Bureau of Land Management...

  • Golden Gate Bridge officials float sidewalk toll

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden Gate Bridge officials are again floating the idea of charging bicyclists and pedestrians to use the famed span's sidewalks. The bridge district released a plan on Monday keep the agency solvent that includes the sidewalk toll. District spokeswoman Priya...

  • Go For the Food: Bryant's barbecue in Kansas City

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — I learned an important lesson from a food blogger in Kansas City: Talking about barbecue in these parts may involve "fightin' words." Case in point: When I mentioned on Facebook that I was heading to Kansas City, one friend sent me to Arthur Bryant's barbecue...

  • A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Ready for the annual Thanksgiving math quiz? QUESTION: How large a turkey do you need if you are expecting 12 guests (but possibly 14 if Aunt Sue hasn't broken up with her loser boyfriend and his tagalong mother by then), one of whom will only eat birds raised on a gluten-free diet,...

  • Fresh take on an herb-roasted Thanksgiving turkey

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    There is something splendid about an herb-roasted Thanksgiving turkey, not the least of which is the way it fills the home with rich, savory aromas. So with this recipe, we didn't want to stray too far from that ideal. But we did want to mix things up just a bit. We drew our...

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