Welcoming 2018 with a hangover? Despite bevy of cures, Longmont doctors recommend plain old water

Welcoming 2018 with a hangover? Despite bevy of cures, Longmont doctors recommend plain old water

Overzealous celebrants of the new year might find themselves with a few familiar, if highly uncomfortable, symptoms on Monday morning. Bright lights and loud noises as well as offers of large breakfasts are likely to be met with derisive looks, or even worse, projectile vomiting. It‘s not dying, it just feels like it. It‘s a hangover. The science of hangovers is pretty simple. Alcohol has a double-whammy dehydration effect — […]

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No.3 Louisville holds off Wolfpack 55-47.

No.3 Louisville holds off Wolfpack 55-47.

No.3 Louisville holds off Wolfpack 55-47. Louisville's Asia Durr (25) drives around North Carolina State's Kiara Leslie during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Raleigh, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.Gerry Broome / AP December 31, 20174:29 PM EST Last UpdatedDecember 31, 20175:56 PM EST Filed under PMN Sports Share this storyNo.3 Louisville holds off Wolfpack 55-47. RALEIGH, N.C. — The margin of victory is shrinking, but […]

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Dozens of cars in I-94 pileup in west Michigan

Dozens of cars in I-94 pileup in west Michigan

Dozens of vehicles piled up in crashes Sunday on westbound Interstate 94 on the west side of Michigan, a dispatcher for the Van Buren County Sheriff‘s Office said.   The Michigan Department of Transportation  said on its Twitter account the crashes happened at exits 52, 60 and 66.   Details are sparse in the early hours after the crash, which the dispatcher estimated began around noon. There are believed to be […]

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Extreme cold prompts Calgary Zoo to cancel ZOOLIGHTS for New Year’s Eve

Extreme cold prompts Calgary Zoo to cancel ZOOLIGHTS for New Year’s Eve

Officials with the Calgary Zoo have cancelled ZOOLIGHTS for the second consecutive night due to extreme cold conditions. According to a statement released Sunday afternoon, the decision to cancel the New Year’s Eve edition of ZOOLIGHTS was made to ensure the safety of the zoo’s visitors, volunteers and staff. ZOOLIGHTS is expected to return on Monday, January 1 when weather conditions are expected to be more favourable. The first 500 […]

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North End centre expecting 280 kids for 24-hour New Year‘s Eve party

North End centre expecting 280 kids for 24-hour New Year‘s Eve party

Despite a funding shortfall, the Ma Mawi-Wi-Chi-Itata Centre says they went ahead with their first-ever 24-hour New Year‘s Eve party for local kids. Program co-ordinator Crystal Leach said the centre is trying to raise $20,000 through a GoFundMe campaign to pay for staffing and activities for their annual party, and she‘s hopeful people will come through.  “There‘s so many awesome donors out there and so many private donors that wanted to be […]

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Halifax police investigate after TV reporter heckled with crude phrase

Halifax police investigate after TV reporter heckled with crude phrase

Halifax police investigate after a TV reporter was heckled with a crude phrase Several journalists expressed support for Heather Butts, highlighting a wider problem of harassment of female broadcast reporters and videographers Heather ButtsHeather Butts/Facebook Adina Bresge December 31, 20174:25 PM EST Last UpdatedJanuary 1, 20184:20 PM EST Filed under Share this storyHalifax police investigate after a TV reporter was heckled with a crude phrase HALIFAX — Police say they […]

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Rescuer says snowy owl pulled from SUV grille in Saskatchewan is healing

Rescuer says snowy owl pulled from SUV grille in Saskatchewan is healing

REGINA — The director of an animal rescue group in Regina says she‘s seeing a big increase in the number of injured snowy owls, but last week was the first time she pulled one out of a vehicle‘s grille. Megan Lawrence with Salthaven West says she rushed to the scene on Thursday where a woman waited in a parking lot after hitting one of the large white birds with her […]

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