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Attorneys general in Appalachia pressure, sue health insurers over opioids

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. - The nation's advancing opioid epidemic has officials and lawmakers in the most impacted states taking on the entities they deem responsible for skyrocketing drug addiction and overdose numbers. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Mor

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-19 19:55:00

Pet may help kid grow up, senior stay healthy

Furry friends can play a significant role in the lives of pet owners. Research verifies the old saying, "Dogs are man's best friend." For a long time, studies have shown that growing up with a pet encourages social skills and self-esteem in kids. Dogs and cats generally provide a higher level of int

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-19 19:30:00

'Genetic editing' seen as key for increased wheat yields, despite fewer acres

Rick Siemer admits that wheat isn't the easiest sell these days. The president of Siemer Milling in Teutopolis, Illinois, has seen the recent data showing the fewest number of planted wheat acres in U.S. history. On top of that, this year's harvest was the lowest since 2002. Nationwide, wheat produc

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-19 17:55:00

Study: Men also suffer from postpartum depression

A study published in the journal Hormones and Behavior shows that men have biological responses to fatherhood, including postpartum depression disorder.Courtesy photo Hormonal changes in new moms can often trigger symptoms of postpartum depression disorder, but a new study suggests as many as 1 in 4

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-19 15:01:00

Highway traffic slows to a crawl on construction weekend

Some drivers compared the traffic on Interstate 45 last weekend to the bumper-to-bumper traffic that stretched for miles on the highway prior to Hurricane Rita in 2005. Chris Malone said it took him two hours to drive from the south side of Huntsville to New Waverly on Saturday afternoon. Other dri

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-19 12:05:00

Environmental, outdoor groups vow to fight national monument reductions

Environmental and outdoor recreation groups threatened Monday to sue if President Donald Trump adopts Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's leaked proposal to alter nearly a dozen national monuments, while grazing, fishing and other groups welcomed the recommendations. Zinke's plan to reduce the size of a

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-19 12:01:00

A servant's heart - Deputy Ed Straubing passes away on duty at 48

Christians believe your time on earth is not about accumulating wealth, pursuing success, or having the most fun possible. Christians believe that our purpose here is to love others without judgement, pray with and for them, and lead others to Christ. Nobody exemplified that belief more than Ed Stra

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Wheat Middle School Family Day for a family member

Sixth grade Building Club members Mia Perez, right, and Caylee Garver were among the participants in Wheat Middle School's Family Day, in which a WMS employee was surprised with a fresh coat of paint and some curb appeal for her home. Students and staff, partnering with members of Cleburne Bible Chu

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-19 11:59:00

'Alt-right,' 'troll' and 'dog whistle' among new entries added to Merriam-Webster dictionary

More than 250 new words have been added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, from old terms now imbued with political meaning - like "dog whistle" - to newer portmanteaus like "froyo." It's the second batch of words to be added this year to the online dictionary, which frequently expands as the Englis

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-19 11:53:00

New health-care plan stumbles under opposition from governors

WASHINGTON - The suddenly resurgent Republican effort to undo the Affordable Care Act was dealt a major blow on Tuesday when a bipartisan group of governors came out against a proposal gaining steam in the Senate. But it was unclear whether it would ultimately derail the attempt, as key Republican s

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-19 21:30:00

Texas House Speaker Straus faces possible GOP censure

AUSTIN - Texas House Speaker Joe Straus won a number of high-profile legislative battles in this year, but fellow Republicans are now passing no-confidence resolutions aimed at removing him from his leadership role. Ray Myers, chair of the Kaufman County Tea Party, said 50 Texas county GOP organizat

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Maria churns toward Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico; Jose to scrape Northeast coast

The wicked 2017 hurricane season began delivering more punishing blows Tuesday as Hurricane Maria racked across the Caribbean with "potentially catastrophic" winds of 160 mph. To the north, Hurricane Jose churned on a path to brush the Northeast coast with raging surf and potentially damaging gusts.

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-19 17:45:00

In UN speech, Trump calls Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man' and threatens to 'totally destroy North Korea'

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned the United Nations that the world faces "great peril" from gathering threats posed by rogue regimes with powerful weapons and terrorists with expanding reach across the globe, issuing a call to fellow leaders to join the United States in the fight

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-19 15:04:00

Experts: Pleasant weather expected for Southeast, but residents should watch out for Maria

VALDOSTA, Ga. - Much of the Southeast this week can expect sunny skies and warmer temperatures that feel more like summer after feeling the effects of Harvey and most recently taking a beating from Irma. However, there's another hurricane looming on the horizon that those in the nation's southern st

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-18 22:00:00

UNDERSTANDING SEPSIS: Early diagnosis, treatment key

Someone dies of sepsis every 3-4 seconds. It is estimated that more than 1 million individuals develop sepsis in the United States each year. The World Sepsis Alliance has designated September as Sepsis Awareness Month. Education and Prevention are the keys to success in the prevention and treatmen

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-18 21:15:00

Scientists are unraveling the mystery of your body's clock - and soon may be able to reset it

For people who don't get sleepy until 2 a.m., the buzz of an alarm clock can feel mighty oppressive. Relief may be on the horizon, thanks to the discovery this spring of a genetic mutation that causes night-owl behavior. Whether you're a night owl or a morning lark rising effortlessly each day with

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-18 18:30:00

UPDATED: 2 Oklahoma officers shot while serving warrant, suspect in custody

CHICKASHA, Okla. - Two Oklahoma police officers were shot while serving a search warrant Sunday afternoon. Alex Warren Klinger, 61, was taken into custody following the incident Sunday. "The police went to serve a warrant and quickly gunfire erupted," said Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Pub

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-18 16:45:00

After single payer failed, Vermont embarks on a big health care experiment

John Graves lives in a South Burlington, Vermont, apartment building that is part of a program that provides housing for formerly homeless people. It also helps them obtain medical care. Doug Greenwood talks with nurse care coordinator Anne-Marie Lajoie at Cold Hollow Family Practice in Enosburg Fa

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-18 15:45:00

Students in towns hardest hit by Harvey are still in the eye of the storm

ARANSAS PASS, Texas - This should be Yahaira Montemayor's fourth week in school. Instead, the 7-year-old whiles away her days at her grandmother's house and spends her nights huddled in a single bed with her mother and three siblings. While other students across Texas sit in classrooms, 13-year-old

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-19 01:48:00

Photos: Rockwall's day at the (duck) races

Saturday's seventh Rubber Duck Regatta brought another large crowd to the Harbor for the popular, day-long fundraiser for the Rockwall Boys & Girls Club and Rockwall Meals on Wheels. The weather was almost perfect with no threat of rain all day and a temperature drop into the mid 80s after sundown.

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-09-17 14:00:00