To ease shortage of organs, grow them in a lab?
NEW YORK — By the time 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan finally got a lung transplant last week, she’d been waiting for months, and her parents had sued to give her a better shot at surgery.
WHOLE FAMILY: Be a good parent and kick those kids out of the house
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children ages 6-17 should get a good 60 minutes of “moderate” or “vigorous-intensity” physical activity a day, activity that is both aerobic and strengthens muscles and bones.
SHADES OF GREEN: Think about the future and lower CO2 number
Conversation between a son and a dad.
GROUNDS FOR INSANITY: A little Looney nonsense at times is good for the soul
“A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.” If Roald Dahl nailed it, then the Schrocks are right up there with the sages.
GROUNDS FOR INSANITY: Parents draw battle lines especially when outnumbered
It was a headline that caught my eye. “Where should vote centers be?” it read. And beneath in smaller print, this: “Parties agree on several locations, others still up in the air.”
THE NATURALIZED MID-AMERICAN: All opinions should be weighed in mascot issue
Discussion about the name of Washington D.C.’s National Football League team has been in the news recently.
WHOLE FAMILY: There’s no reason to be afraid of home births
Though only an estimated 1 percent to 2 percent of U.S. women deliver their babies — intentionally — outside of a hospital, home birth usually makes the national news a few times a year.
Many firsts for First and Last
What a deal that was. Graduating a kid from college is not nothing. It’s not, especially when it’s your first buckaroo. And when First Buckaroo is the first of a combined total of 29 of ’em to show up, it’s a big deal.
Former Elkhart County Jail shows signs of wear
The former Elkhart County Jail on north Third Street has many hidden places inside the structure for training purposes with local law enforcement agencies.
It also hides something that Elkhart County Administrator Tom Byers would like to see out of his office window.
ASK THE SHERIFF: Sheriff explains his job and the tasks of his deputies
Two weeks ago I indicated that I would write further on the controversy of the Second Amendment.
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