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Randall William Beard, 67, died Feb. 3, 2023, at his home in Philomath. Arrangements are by McHenry Funeral Home.

ATHENS, Ga. — As university and police investigations continue into the fatal January crash that killed a football player and recruiting staff member, University of Georgia President Jere Morehead said he is unsure whether policy changes will need to be made. “So far, I haven’t seen anything that has caused me concern,” Morehead said. “Obviously we wish the vehicle had been turned in that ...

The gambling industry's national trade group predicts that 1 in 5 American adults will make a bet on Sunday's Super Bowl between the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs. The American Gaming Association says over 50 million U.S. adults plan to bet on the game, wagering a total of $16 billion. But most of that will happen off the books — whether it's people placing a bet with an illegal bookie, or filling out squares in an office. Sports betting is legal in 33 states plus Washington, D.C., this year, up from 30 states last year. Experts in addiction say aggressive advertising is contributing to a rise in problem gambling.

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Search teams and aid poured into Turkey and Syria on Tuesday as rescuers working in freezing temperatures and sometimes using their bare hands dug through the remains of buildings flattened by a powerful earthquake.

Republicans in some conservative states won their campaigns for secretary of state last year after claiming they'd make major changes aimed at keeping fraud out of elections. So far, their efforts to make good on their promises are mixed.

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TUESDAY, Feb. 7, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends all pregnant people undergo blood pressure measurement throughout pregnancy to identify hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (Grade B recommendation). This recommendation forms the basis of a draft recommendation statement published online Feb. 7.

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Francis Gerald Friddle, 83, of Sweet Home passed away Saturday. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.

No matter where you get your information on travel, you have surely been bombarded with "tips" that you need to buy travel insurance. Maybe yes, maybe no. What you should do for sure is review your plans carefully to see whether you need travel insurance, and if you do, figure out exactly what you need — what kind to buy and where to buy it. I'll try to help.

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First person column: I thought, "I'm 55 and up." And I am definitely spirited (or rather, "naturally caffeinated," as one boss once put it). I should try out.

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It's been a bumpy ride for mortgage companies lately. Some lenders have gone out of business, merged with other companies or narrowed their focus. And more changes are likely in 2023.What does all this mean for borrowers?Here are answers to common questions, whether you're shopping for a mortgage or paying off a home loan.What's behind...

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Missouri and Montana are the only states without distracted driving laws for all drivers. With traffic fatalities rising significantly nationwide, some Missouri lawmakers and advocates for roadway safety are eyeing bills in the new legislative session that would crack down on texting while driving in the Show Me State.

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The Biden administration has offered to brief congressional leaders on its investigation into the classified documents found in the private possession of President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump.

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