Start the week smart: Omicron, Australia, Michigan, Rod Stewart, Haiti

By Faith Karimi, CNN Ben Affleck caused controversy with comments on his marriage and alcohol addiction. But he also highlighted important conversations for addicts and their relatives, said an expert. Here’s what else you need to know Start your week smart. That was the weekend It’s unclear whether Omicron is …

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Woman whose dog was stolen finds her pet for sale 200 miles away

A woman whose dogs were stolen tracked one of them down nearly 200 miles away after scouring the internet. Jane Jenkin, a licensed breeder from Swansea, Wales, had her Labrador Arthur and her cocker spaniel Bandit stolen earlier this year. After the theft, she searched thousands of advertisements online in …

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Reas the Whippet is America’s fastest dog, breaking last year’s record

Orlando FloridaReas, a male white and blonde whippet, shot ahead of the competition to win the second annual Fastest Dog USA competition. The three-year-old ran a 100-yard run in 5.769 seconds, or 35.45 mph. That’s 0.5777 seconds faster than last year’s winner, Phelan, a mixed breed rescue dog, whose winning …

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The Day – ‘Ready for Sunny’: East Lyme students support service dogs for veterans

East Lyme – A 10 week old yellow Lab arrived at Lillie B. Haynes School as a puppy Friday morning and left with a new identity. The 460 pupils from kindergarten through fourth grade had a unique opportunity: to name the furry bundle of energy that will become the therapy …

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NFL experts predict Jaguars vs. Texans

If there wasn’t any other news this week, it would be likely that the Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans matchup would get very little attention outside of their respective fan bases. Both teams stand 2-11 and play out of pride and to see where they will land in the NFL …

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K9 State Trooper tracks down and arrests suspects in Western mass theft

Man’s best friend and state troopers’ best partner. A Massachusetts State Police K9 member helped track down and catch a suspect on Monday, December 13. In a post on social media last Monday evening, Greg Valentine and partner Kyber responded to the Massachusetts State Police’s K9 unit on Route 202 …

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South Africa Says Vaccines and Natural Immunity Limit Latest Wave of Covid | South Africa

Vaccines and high prior exposure to coronavirus in South Africa appear to protect against the more serious symptoms seen in the last three waves of the pandemic, according to the country’s health minister. Claims that previous exposure to another variant of the coronavirus – or vaccination – could offer protection …

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Lessons in Dog Hair: Youngstown Doctor Writes Lessons Learned From Mistakes Made | News, sports, jobs

Staff Photo / Burton Cole Dr. Ronald Dwinnells from Poland holds up a copy of his new book, “Don’t Pick Up All Dogs Hair: Lessons for Life and Leadership”. One Health Ohio founder and CEO Dwinnells decorated his Youngstown office with artifacts depicting his Japanese heritage. He was born in …

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OpenSolar and Mosaic Join Forces to Streamline Solar Finance and Global Sales Activation for Installers Nationwide | national

SAN FRANCISCO – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Dec. 16 2021– OpenSolar, Inc., a software company with a strong focus on empowering solar installers with the world’s most accurate and completely free solar design and sales platform, and Mosaic, a leading financing platform for solar and energy efficient home improvements in the …

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Animal Doctor: Small Breeds of Dogs Need Extra Dental Care | Lifestyles

According to a study recently published in the Veterinary Journal, dog breeds in particular – those weighing less than 14 pounds – are up to five times more likely to develop periodontal disease than giant breeds weighing more than 55 pounds. Age, weight, and history of prevention are also risk …

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