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Colon Cancer Patients Going Without Post-Surgery Care

Melanie Rovinsky
September 17, 2008
Filed under Global News

A recent study funded by the American Cancer Society shows that only 40 percent of older colon cancer patients are receiving the post-surgery screenings recommended to ensure that the disease has not returned. The rest of the 4,426 patients in the study have not gotten all the doctor visits, taken all the blood tests, or gotten a colonosco...

Creavolution

jonathancascio
September 17, 2008
Filed under Campus News and Events, Global News

Where did we come from? Where are we going? What is the reason for life in the universe? If you've ever asked these questions, then Spore can give you the answers. The new game by Electronic Arts lets players control a civilization from the very beginning. Swim the primordial seas and take your first steps on land. Make friends or foes wi...

Panda Antivirus: Not So Good As It’s Cracked Up to Be

timothyfasano
September 17, 2008
Filed under Global News

When I was but a young prospective student, the university Tech Department promoted antivirus software called Panda. It was cheap, about $15 at the time, and offered more protection than competitors like Norton or McAfee. I was enthralled by the product and bought it during Welcome Week of my freshman year. Panda worked very well. It was ...

Brady’s Injury Means Trouble for Pats

johnoko
September 17, 2008
Filed under Global News, Sports

 Going into the first Sunday of the 2008 NFL season, the main story was Bret Favre's first regular season game with the Jets. However by the end of that day the story around the league was that Tom Brady had been seriously injured against the Kansas City Chiefs. Brady, who connected on a pass to Randy Moss, was hit in the left leg by Brandon Polla...

The Change We Certainly Do Not Need

Zack Rosen
September 4, 2008
Filed under Global News, Opinion & Editorials

According to the US Census, Wasilla, Alaska is home to less than 5,500 residents and less than 2,000 homes. Less than 0.70% of the population is black, and over 35% of the population don't even work in the city. The mayor of this small town for a short time was Sarah Palin, who was just recently announced...

Florida Authorities Look Towards Mother for Missing Girl

Heather Brown
September 4, 2008
Filed under Global News

ORLANDO--Casey Anthony, 22, was arrested last week after reporting to Orlando, Florida authorities that her two-year-old daughter, Caylee Marie Anthony, had been missing since June 9. She has been charged with child neglect and criminal obstruction.Cindy Anthony, Casey's mother, who's daughter is being he...

Wolcott settles with only woman officer

The Associated Press
September 4, 2008
Filed under Global News

WOLCOTT, Conn.--The Wolcott Police Department's only female police officer will receive $300,000 to settle a discrimination case against the town.Officer Doreen Spiotti alleged in her 2004 lawsuit that her superiors harassed and discriminated against her based on her gender and status as a mother. S...

Chicago students to skip first day, lobby for cash

The Associated Press
September 4, 2008
Filed under Global News

CHICAGO--Maurisha Gaiter didn't raise her two daughters to be honor roll students by letting them skip class.But that's what they plan to do Tuesday when the Chicago Public School year starts. And they have their mother's blessing.Frustrated with overcrowded classrooms, outdated textbooks and a shortag...

Kidnapper’s Past Comes Under Extreme Scrutiny

katcowley
September 4, 2008
Filed under Global News

A man arrested in Baltimore accused of kidnapping his daughter is claiming to be Clark Rockefeller. He states he spent "six glorious and wonderful days" with the girl while evading police, but he will not speak of his life before 1993.Police say Rockefeller is actually a German immigrant named Chris...

Protestors Question Breach of First Amendment

Melanie Rovinsky
September 4, 2008
Filed under Global News

DENVER--With the Democratic National Convention underway, local and federal authorities flocked to the site in order to deal with as many as 30,000 protestors who were expected to disrupt the week's events.Secret Service officials and FBI agents were not be alone in their mission to keep the peace; ...

The Kids Are Alright

The Charger Bulletin
August 28, 2008
Filed under Campus News and Events, Global News, Opinion & Editorials

"UNH students sound off on president Steven Kaplan's support of the Amethyst Initiative."Check out "The Kids Are Alright" in today's copy of the New Haven Advocate!Read the article online here! http://www.newhavenadvocate.com/article.cfm?aid=9394 ...

Obama’s choice of Biden raises stakes for McCain

The Associated Press
August 27, 2008
Filed under Global News

DENVER--Barack Obama's choice of Joe Biden as a running mate sets the bar for John McCain. The Republican could use his own pugnacious No. 2 to deliver attack lines and a solid debate performance.An appeal to working-class voters also would be a plus, although most political strategists add quickly tha...

2 men killed on Hartford street in drive-by shooting

The Associated Press
August 27, 2008
Filed under Global News

HARTFORD--Hartford police are looking for a white car involved in drive-by shooting early Monday that left two men dead.Police Chief Daryl Roberts says two men were walking along Edwards Street about 3:30 a.m. from a pizza restaurant when a car pulled up alongside and somebody inside the car opened ...

Kidnap suspect calls days with daughter ‘glorious’

The Associated Press
August 27, 2008
Filed under Global News

BOSTON--The man who calls himself Clark Rockefeller and is accused of kidnapping his young daughter says he spent "six glorious and wonderful days" with the girl while evading authorities, but he still isn't talking about his life before 1993.Police say Rockefeller is really a German immigrant named Chris...

Olympics Shake Summer

Heather Brown
August 27, 2008
Filed under Global News

BEIJING--The number eight is considered a lucky number in Chinese culture because it sounds like the word meaning "prosper" and "wealth." Keeping this in mind, it was only fitting that the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games aired in the U.S. on the eighth hour of the eighth day of the eighth...

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