Cory Land, a senior high school student from Moody, won the title of Greco Silver World Medalist Wrestler for his weight class at the Greco Roman Cadet World finals. The worldwide competition took place in Budapest, Hungary. 

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VALDOSTA, Georgia – July 22 was a day to celebrate for David Jonathan “D.J.” Davis and his group, the Action Sociology Anthropology Club at Valdosta State University.

After Dena Iverson’s daughter Cassie was stillborn in 2019, Iverson would visit her daughter’s memorial at New Ulm Cemetery. She would think about all the other mothers and fathers who had lost a child, couples grappling with infertility, or women who had a miscarriage without a space to grieve and reflect.

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The Salem Witch Trials are a dark chapter in Massachusetts history. But as shameful as that short passage was — the whole affair lasted about a year — there is a lesson to be drawn from more than four centuries of work to atone for the death of more than two dozen innocent people.

BOSTON — Massachusetts awarded its first $1 million prize to a vaccinated adult this week in the opening drawing of VaxMillions, a game that aims to persuade the reluctant to get their shots to ward off COVID-19.

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A program started by Cullman County veterans to help other veterans get treatment for post-traumatic stress is getting a boost from the state of Alabama.

Being a child of the 1960s, I know television messed with my head in ways I will probably never be able to truly fathom. It has messed with my husband’s head even more, especially whenever he has to do anything even vaguely involved with health care. Before any medical appointment, Mark pulls up an episode of “Marcus Welby, M.D.” on YouTube and starts a one-way trip down a Memory Lane that never existed.

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Kathleen Wilkinson, a Philadelphia attorney and president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association had just graduated from the Villanova University School of Law when President Ronald Reagan announced in July of 1981 that he was nominating Sandra Day O’Connor to be the first woman to serve as a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Just a generation or two ago, Tom Wolfe described the mettle of test pilots turned astronauts as “The Right Stuff.” Now, all one needs to get to outer space is a big pile of green stuff, or perhaps gold.

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Four New York lawmakers are protesting the state Thruway Authority's choice of the restaurant chain Chick-fil-A to open eateries at rest areas, citing the fried chicken enterprise’s record of undermining civil rights of LGBTQ people.

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A news photo taken five years ago on a Habitat for Humanity job site shows a married couple pausing from their volunteer duties. He has a tool belt and a level. She’s holding a hammer. They’re wearing jeans, matching denim shirts and white helmets. And they’re sneaking a kiss.

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Perry Braam was trekking through snow-covered trails in Minneopa State Park in January when he stumbled across a bald eagle hunched over in the snow.

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VIOLA SUMMERS — The funeral for Viola Summers was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Loogootee United Methodist Church, with Derl Littrell and Colleen Harden officiating. Burial was in St. John Cemetery.