News of other days

August 6, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 17, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Activist accused of being NRA spy

August 6, 2008 PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A gun-control activist who championed the cause for more than a decade and served on the boards of two anti-violence groups is suspected of working as a paid spy for the National

Nitrates in forages can cause problems

August 6, 2008 Drought and heat stress can often cause nitrate poisoning in cattle but with a little advance planning, nitrate poisoning can be avoided.

CDC: Average ER wait time nears 1 hour

August 6, 2008 ATLANTA (AP) - The average time that hospital emergency rooms patients wait to see a doctor has grown from about 38 minutes to almost an hour over the past decade, according to new federal statistic