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Sunday, May 01, 2016

Health & Lifestyles

Family, friends watched helplessly as man embraced addiction

Family, friends watched helplessly as man embraced addiction

Greg Groover's death in a hit-and-run didn't garner headlines, but behind the story is the tale of a man who had many friends but was lost to alcoholism.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Scene and Heard

Scene and Heard

Las Damas De Artes Sunday in the Arts
Published: 05/01/16
How Tampa kept cool before air conditioning

How Tampa kept cool before air conditioning

People have been swimming in the natural waters in and around Tampa from the time the first Paleoindian arrived thousands of years ago. The natural springs in the area were said to have restorative powers — possibly a result of the elevated s...
Published: 05/01/16

Family photos should be identified and dated

Few records are as meaningful to family historians as the pictures of ancestors who died before we were born or lived so far away we never knew them.
Published: 05/01/16
‘I have had a love for unusual plants’

‘I have had a love for unusual plants’

ASHLEY CAMPBELL/ RIVERVIEW
Published: 05/01/16
The fresh flavor of white asparagus is worth searching for

The fresh flavor of white asparagus is worth searching for

Here in America, we think of white asparagus as the pink elephant of the vegetable world — not even a rumor so much as a hallucination.
Published: 05/01/16
Duck out of D.C. for  a day (or more) to check out this historic Virginia seaport

Duck out of D.C. for a day (or more) to check out this historic Virginia seaport

So you’ve done D.C. — every monument, memorial and museum. You toured the White House, cruised the Capitol and took a selfie outside the Supreme Court building.
Published: 05/01/16

The Latest: Kansas House delays debate on budget plan

The Kansas House has postponed its debate on a budget-balancing plan until Sunday
Updated: 8 hours ago

Uber, blind riders reach settlement over service dogs

SAN FRANCISCO – Uber and advocates for the blind have reached a lawsuit settlement in which the ride-hailing company agrees to require that existing and new drivers confirm they understand their legal obligations to transport riders with guid...
Published: 04/30/16

Cardinals 3B coach Oquendo to have knee surgery, miss season

St. Louis Cardinals third base coach Jose Oquendo will undergo right knee replacement surgery next month and won't return to the team this season
Published: 04/30/16