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Chad Smith | July 20, 2012
If you've ever had a conversation with me, you'd learn quickly I am a fact freak. I've got a head full of little annoying facts that would probably only be good for an appearance on "Jeopardy. " So today, I'm going to share with you some of the completely random fitness facts that float around in my brain on a regular basis, so in turn you can relay them to your friends at completely random times. It will make you sound brilliant, and you might actually get to meet my favorite Canadian, Alex Trebek.
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By Frank Barnako - MarketWatch | March 19, 2006
One of the most aggressive Web-domain registrars and hosting services is expanding into blogging. GoDaddy.com is offering Quick Blog, free with a domain registration, or $2.95 a month as a service. It includes hosting, custom templates, RSS feeds, image and audio uploads and 15 gigabytes of bandwidth monthly. A spokesman for GoDaddy said the application was developed by the company. GoDaddy has "moved into competition with Blogger, SixApart and Wordpress.com," according to BlogHerald.
EDUCATION
August 16, 2012
Carrington Jones of Hagerstown, a student at Juniata College, will attend the  2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. One of the college's professors creates an entire course focused on the political conventions. The students attend the conventions, blog, work at internships at the conventions and attend seminars before the conventions. At the convention, delegates of the Republican Party will choose the party's nominees for president and vice president.
LIFESTYLE
March 8, 2011
High Rock Studios will hold its third annual marketing summit from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 11, at Leitersburg Cinemas, northeast of Hagerstown. This year's seminar, Internet Marketing for the Unlucky, will focus on the latest trends in Internet marketing and how to use them to move a business forward. Seminar topics for the event will be "Website Design/Development 101 plus Mobile-Friendly," "The Secret Sauce for Effective Search Engine Marketing," "To Blog or not to Blog!
OBITUARIES
September 24, 2011
Kenneth Albert Wright Jr., 76, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center. Born Nov. 11, 1934, in Union Springs, N.Y., he was the son of the late Kenneth Albert Wright Sr. and Clara Jeanette Nosworthy Wright. He was a member of Berkeley Springs Seventh-day Adventist Church. He was a member of Alderton-Dawson American Legion Post 60, American Red Cross Disaster Volunteer and treasurer of the Tower Acres Homeowners Association. Kenneth was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean War. He obtained his bachelor's degree in business from Columbia Union College in Takoma Park, Md. He managed two credit unions before becoming the business administrator for the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
NEWS
Liz Thompson | May 26, 2012
Imagine a thread connecting you to everyone you know. Some of the threads are thicker than rope while others are frayed or broken. We make and break connections every day. We have connections that will be stretched, but cannot be broken. And we have the most fragile of connections that we must constantly tend in order to maintain. I started thinking about connections a few weeks ago when someone came up to me at a business expo just to say hello. Garnet Stevens and I are connected by a blog.
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By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | July 29, 2011
A Martinsburg, W.Va., soldier wounded Monday in a rocket attack in Afghanistan is expected to make a full recovery, but the family of U.S. Army Spc. Uriah Horst said it is still awaiting word on when he will return to the United States. Horst, 21, has been flown from Afghanistan to Germany and could be flown out this weekend, his mother, Kimberly Horst, said Friday afternoon. The family has not been told when the flight will take place and what medical facility he will go to recuperate, she said.
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by JESSICA DAVIS | August 5, 2003
jessicad@herald-mail.com Web journals, Weblogs, online diaries, bloggers; whatever you choose to call them, one fact is certain - the popularity of writing your thoughts online shows no signs of diminishing. A blog (a hybrid of the words "Web" and "log") is a Web page made up of short, frequently updated posts that are arranged chronologically. The content of individual blogs varies depending on the personality of the writer and availability of time. Some journal users may post commentary on music and movies or dedicate their writings to a celebrity or significant other.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 25, 2013
 Entries for the Let's Eat Photo Contest are accepted through Saturday, Aug. 10, at L.A. Cameras, 1019 Wayne Ave., Chambersburg.  The subject of the contest is food. Submit an 8-inch-by-10-inch photo at L.A. Cameras or online at www.lacameras.com. More details are available on the L.A. Cameras blog at http://bit.ly/1avilJr. Winner will win at $50 gift certificate to E.J.'s Grill. Winner will be announced Monday, Aug. 19, at L.A. Cameras. Must be 18 years old or older to enter. For more information, contact Dallas Coble at 717-263-0043 or digital@lacameras.com .
NEWS
By CHAD SMITH | October 27, 2008
If I had a dollar for every woman that has asked me why do men lose weight faster than women, I'd be tripping over cash. For the most part, women can lose weight as easily as men. However, each person is unique in his or her ability to burn calories. Your metabolism is determined by a number of things, but it's mainly affected by your body composition (fat to lean mass ratio), and eating and exercise habits.  The big game changer here is muscle mass. If you haven't noticed, men tend to have more muscle than women.
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