Statewide News

Happiness Could be Key to Good Health

(StatePoint) Everyone knows that proper diet, regular exercise and avoidance of bad habits like smoking are crucial to great health.

Budget-Friendly Tips to Prepare Your Backyard for Entertaining

(StatePoint) There is no better place to entertain on a warm sunny day than in your own backyard. But before the parties start, make sure your outdoor space is a place where people want to spend time.

What Parents Need to Know for the Summer Sports Season

(StatePoint) The summer sports season is here for kids across the country.  As a parent, you can help make it a successful and fun one.

Salmolux recalls cold smoked salmon products for possible health risks

Salmolux voluntarily recalls cold smoked salmon products because of a possible health risk.

Hurricane Season Fast Facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to November 30.

UPDATE: 4 firefighters killed after hotel collapse during Houston blaze

 Four Houston firefighters died after a hotel wall collapsed while they were battling a major blaze Friday, the mayor of the Texas city said.

Texas school recalls yearbook for offensive remark printed under student photo

Yearbooks at Irving High School in Texas have been recalled because of an offensive remark was printed underneath a student's photo.

FBI interviewing Texas man in connection with ricin letters

Federal authorities searched the home of a Texas man in connection with threatening letters sent to President Obama and the Mayor of New York. Preliminary tests on the two letters tested positive for the deadly poison ricin.

Keep Kids Healthy and Safe this Summer

(StatePoint) It’s summer, and for kids that means it’s time for sports, swimming, biking and picnics.

Tips for Parents to Prevent Summer Brain Drain

(StatePoint) Each summer, parents look for ways to combat “summer brain drain,” which occurs when children lose some of the knowledge they gained during the school year because they’re not regularly exercising their brains.