Concussions affect the thinking of teenagers more than they do that of adults or children, according to a new study. But all three age groups show lasting problems with working memory after sports concussions.
SPINDALE (Feb. 29, 2012) - WNCW 88.7 will begin its spring membership drive this weekend.
The public radio station, a broadcast service of Isothermal Community College, will offer a wide variety of premiums this year to new and existing members who pledge their support when the drive begins Saturday evening, March 3, during “Saturday Night House Party” at 7pm. The drive will conclude on Saturday, March 10, at the end of the popular weekly bluegrass showcase, “Goin’ Across the Mountain.”
During the last three months of the year, the U.S. economy picked up its pace of growth. The Commerce Department revised its previous estimate today and said the gross domestic product expanded at an annual rate of 3 percent, which exceeded the previous estimate of 2.8 percent and was better than the third quarter's 1.8 percent pace.
The AP reports:
"The growth estimate was revised up because consumers spent more than first thought, and businesses cut spending by much less.
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun waits for his turn to take batting practice at baseball spring training in Phoenix. The person who collected Braun's urine samples that tested positive for elevated testosterone levels says he followed the collection program's protocol.
The AP reports that "security and airport officials" said Mohammed Ibrahim Makkawi was arrested when he arrived in the country on Wednesday from Pakistan.
Makkawi, who the FBI says is also known as Saif Al-Aldel, is wanted in connection to the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Tanzania and Kenya. Makkawi, the FBI says, is also suspected of being a high-ranking member of al-Qaida.