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2008-08-01 18:00:35

TEMPLE - For the second time in a year, the Temple Girl Scout Cadettes and Seniors, along with two Junior members, recently presented the Franklin County Children's Task Force with toiletry bags to be donated to new families who give birth at Franklin Memorial Hospital this year. Every family who has their first baby at the local hospital is given a bag of useful information and items through the Task Force's Growing Healthy Families program. The toiletry bags were put together with items...

2008-07-21 12:00:51

The controversial highly-charged story surrounding John F. Kennedy's assassination is revisited with the November 11 release of Oliver Stone's JFK as a Three-Disc Ultimate Collector's Edition from Warner Home Video. The UCE will feature The Kennedys: America's Emerald Kings, an extraordinary new documentary from filmmaker Robert Kline based on Thomas Maier's acclaimed book about five generations of the renowned political family. Unique to the documentary is political and private footage of...

2008-07-12 09:00:06

U.S. Federal Aviation Administration officials say they have changed take-off and landing procedures at New York's Kennedy Airport after two near collisions. Air traffic controllers working at Kennedy and a nearby regional control center said the first incident happened last week when a Cayman Airways jet and a LAN Chile airliner came close to colliding while using perpendicular runways at Kennedy, but the FAA denied there was a problem, The New York Daily News reported Saturday. FAA...

2008-07-07 18:00:31

Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., is doing fine midway through his radiation and chemotherapy regimen for a malignant brain tumor, his wife says. The news is really all positive and encouraging, Victoria Kennedy wrote in an e-mail to family and friends that was obtained by The Boston Globe. The only side effect is fatigue, and that word has never been in Teddy's vocabulary before. But he's learning to cope with it. As I have mentioned to many of you, he is tackling cancer with his trademark...

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2008-05-20 17:50:00

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy was diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor Tuesday in what could be the grim final chapter in a life marked by exhilarating triumph and shattering tragedy. Some experts gave the liberal lion less than a year to live. Doctors discovered the tumor after the 76-year-old senator and sole surviving son of America's most storied political family suffered a seizure over the weekend. The diagnosis cast a pall over Capitol Hill, where the Massachusetts Democrat has served since...

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2008-05-17 15:26:04

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy was airlifted to a hospital Saturday after suffering a seizure at his home, and did not appear to have had a stroke as initially suspected, his spokeswoman said. The 76-year-old Democrat, the lone surviving son in a famed political family, was undergoing tests at Massachusetts General Hospital to determine the cause of the seizure, spokeswoman Stephanie Cutter said. "Senator Kennedy is resting comfortably, and it is unlikely we will know anything more for the next 48...

2006-09-05 16:38:31

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, a moderate conservative and often decisive vote, was hospitalized for a stent procedure after experiencing mild chest pains, a court spokeswoman said on Tuesday. Spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said Kennedy, 70, underwent "a routine procedure" at Washington Hospital Center on September 2. "This was a revision to a stent procedure performed in November 2005," she said in a brief statement. Arberg said there was no evidence of...

2006-06-13 17:16:35

By Amanda Beck WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rep. Patrick Kennedy, a member of one of America's most famous political dynasties, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to driving under the influence of prescription drugs when he crashed his car near the U.S. Capitol last month. Kennedy, 38, a Rhode Island Democrat, is the son of Massachusetts Democrat Sen. Edward Kennedy and a nephew of former President John F. Kennedy. He has publicly acknowledged a long struggle with drug dependency and bipolar...

2006-06-13 15:38:55

By Amanda Beck WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rep. Patrick Kennedy, a member of one of America's most famous political dynasties, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to driving under the influence of prescription drugs when he crashed his car near the U.S. Capitol last month. Kennedy, 38, a Rhode Island Democrat, is the son of Massachusetts Democrat Sen. Edward Kennedy and a nephew of former President John F. Kennedy. He has publicly acknowledged a long struggle with drug dependency and bipolar...

2006-06-13 14:32:46

By Amanda Beck WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rep. Patrick Kennedy, a member of one of America's most famous political dynasties, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to driving under the influence of prescription drugs when he crashed his car near the U.S. Capitol last month. Kennedy, 38, a Rhode Island Democrat, is the son of Massachusetts Democrat Sen. Edward Kennedy and a nephew of former President John F. Kennedy. He has publicly acknowledged a long struggle with drug dependency and bipolar...


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