Random Thoughts From Around the Country: Bowl Season Begins
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:08:03 GMT
Welcome to a special Monday Edition of "Random Thoughts". Due to apathy from the Arizona State fanbase, there will be no Meltdown.
Michigan man, 90, brings Christmas to wife in nursing home
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:07:01 GMT
In this Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 photo, Jackie West, 86, of Eaton Rapids, listens as her husband Don, 90, sings to her during their anniversary party at the adult foster care home in Charlotte, Mich., where she has lived since a stroke in June of 2017. In this Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 photo Don West, 90, speaks from his Eaton Rapids, Mich., home.
Here's why the Ranger is back after an 8-year hiatus
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:06:27 GMT
To understand why Ford Motor Co. is reviving the Ranger midsize pickup after an eight-year hiatus in the U.S., look no further than its big brother, the full-size F-150 .
Devoted husband, 90, throws Christmas party for ailing wife, 87, at her care home bed-side
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:00:44 GMT
A 90 year-old man dressed as Santa Claus and organized a lavish Christmas party for his ailing wife at her nursing home. Don West threw the bash for his beloved spouse Jackie, 87, as he knows the bed-bound senior, who can no longer walk, talk, or eat by herself, won't be home for Christmas.
Most teen drug use is down, but officials fret vaping boom
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 15:59:04 GMT
Twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes this year compared with last year, an unprecedented jump in a large annual survey of teen smoking, drinking and drug use. It was the largest single-year increase in the survey's 44-year history, far surpassing a mid-1970s surge in marijuana smoking.
Grieving dad begs priest to stop attacking teen who killed himself at boy's funeral
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 15:54:50 GMT
A grieving father was forced to interrupt his 18 year-old son's funeral after the priest repeatedly criticized the teenager for killing himself. Father Don LaCuesta told mourners at Maison Hullibarger's funeral last week at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Temperance, Michigan that Maison may be denied admittance to heaven because of the way he died.
More than 1.3 million high school students started vaping nicotine in the past year, study says
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 15:50:06 GMT
The proportion of U.S. high school seniors who are vaping tobacco products nearly doubled in the past year, with more than 1 in 5 now saying they have vaped to get a hit of nicotine in the past 30 days, according to a new study. The prevalence of nicotine vaping nearly doubled among 10th-graders as well, with nearly 1 in 6 using the electronic devices, researchers reported Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine.