Ruth Adams

...teaching profession. Ruth was a member of Jefferson County Retired Teachers Association. A petite woman with an impish smile, a twinkle in her eyes and a feisty attitude, Ruth was very intellectual with a great sense of humor and quick wit. Being baptized in...

US Latino Catholic population booming in Georgia; churches find it difficult to keep up

...until the latest immigration boom. The Rev. William Canales, the cherubic Nicaraguan pastor of the mission, said with a twinkle in his eye that a Protestant preacher in the same mall had recently moved on."The Catholic Church in Gainesville ? we...

Bubba the Talking Bear big seller

...toy. But Sing 'n Snore Ernie has to share the spotlight. Sales of the pajama-clad little fellow, who sings "Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star," before he falls asleep and begins to snore, are about equal to sales of Bubba the Talking Bear...

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West Africa's Senegal boasts rare achievements fighting AIDS

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Holiday history comes to life in three of city's oldest homes

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Astronomy technology aims to improve vision

INDIANAPOLIS -- Technology that astronomers developed to take the twinkle out of starlight as it enters their telescopes is now peering in the opposite direction, revealing the eye's complexities as...

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Old times missing for Tiger

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Coaching greats Gunter, Conradt meet again for Final Four bid

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