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Senate Bill 63 (RS BR 29) creates several new provisions that would dramatically alter the way the Open Records Act currently works.

Over the past year, we at CHI Saint Joseph Health have formally recognized A Year of Humankindness. The special year served as a launch of our new brand promise, Hello humankindness, and celebrated the simple acts of kindness across our hospitals and clinics carried out by our employees and …

As 2021 fades from view—some would say it can't do that fast enough—I find myself immersed in another round of musical ambiance. I have to admit, I still click on some of the Christmas ambiance, but I am discovering that you can find just about anything in this field, with both my computer a…

Throughout the pandemic, our health care workers have been our heroes. But our heroes can’t overcome the dwindling number of health care workers occurring in every role of health care, especially nursing, and there are a number of reasons for this.

A man making his first skydive was falling through the air, unable to get his parachute to open. Try as he might, it wasn’t budging. In a panic, he yelled to a fellow who was flying up toward him: “Hey buddy, do you know anything about parachutes?”

It's probably a little late to expect a list of wants to reach the North Pole, but I'm stepping out on hope that some wishes will be granted.

Here in Lockport, New York, as in much of the U.S., the rituals of Christmas are celebrated in very specific ways. We decorate our homes with lights and our lawns with illuminated Santas. Children write letters to the North Pole. And on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day people gather together …

The lead-in for my last article was “Life doesn't always turn out the way we plan it.” Probably could serve for this one, too. Except maybe “Why take the easy way when a more complicated one presents itself?” is probably more characteristic of me.

You may remember the story about the husband who had read one of those self-help books called “How to be a Real Man.” After finishing the book, he stormed into the kitchen, pointed his finger in his wife’s face and said:

Kentucky's state motto is "United We Stand, Divided We Fall," but the horrific disaster in western Kentucky has proven that residents of the Commonwealth truly believe in the first part of that motto.

Life doesn't always turn out the way we plan it. Lest you think that is an insightful philosophical statement, let me clarify it.

Because it’s now officially the Christmas season, I’m going to kick off work early today and go on the hunt for some stroopwafels. I’m feeling pretty good about my field trip, knowing that, soon, my sweet tooth will be sated for the low, low price of 140 calories.

Americans take freedom for granted, but any poll on the street asking people to name the five freedoms in the First Amendment always yields dismal results.

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges to the world and especially toward those already impacted by pre-existing diseases such as lung cancer. Kentucky has the highest lung cancer incidence rate in the country, not surprising given the high rates of smoking in the commonwealth. …

While the past two years have definitely been filled with unexpected events, we have evolved from the worldwide pandemic, financial crisis, political and social protests and deaths by natural disasters. We've lost so many loved ones to COVID, debated the vaccinations, and faced numerous challenges.

Somerset — Our blood sugar level is one of those individual health numbers that it’s important for us to know when it comes to staying on top of our health. It measures the amount of sugar, or glucose, present in our blood at any given time. Why is this such an important fact to know? Becaus…

Debbie was the name of my Barbie growing up. I thought it the most gorgeous name in the world, unless I had just watched an episode of “The Love Boat,” in which case I invariably considered switching Debbie’s name to Vicki.

The celebrations of Halloween this past weekend was a welcome change to the holiday events of the past - the time prior to COVID-19 which brought shutdowns, isolation, loss of income, loss of family gatherings and cancellation of many of the things that we took for granted.

The continuing saga of city tourism board appointments hit another stalemate on Monday when city council members held a special-called meeting to address citizen concerns regarding the controversy.

Perhaps you remember the old tale about the flea that got tired of waiting his turn to get on Noah’s Ark. The flea started jumping from one animal to the next to get to the front of the line, finally landing on the back of an elephant. The huge pachyderm turned and said angrily: “Here you go…

After a month-long break, I’m back! For those of you who didn’t notice, I get it. For those of you who did (and missed me), I love you completely!

If Mark Zuckerberg seems irritable, he has good reason. His Facebook Empire is facing a digital scandal provoked by a former employee turned whistleblower.

As promised, in case you were waiting with great anticipation, I am writing this week about Halloween ambiance music, just in time for you to enjoy almost three weeks of holiday immersion. I must say that it went a long way to pull me from my sofa book-surfing to finish my decorating!

Have you ever chosen a book to read simply because of its title? Or purchased an item because it is advertised well?

I am not sure what I expected our country to look like in 2021, but I certainly did not expect it to be so fractured and so bogged down in hate. My oldest son was a year old on September 11, 2001. The wave of patriotism following that day gave me hope for the America that my kids would inherit.