Driver survives 40-foot plunge from Chesapeake Bay Bridge

ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 20 (UPI) -- The driver of a car sent flying off Maryland's Chesapeake Bay Bridge when it was hit by a tractor-trailer rig Friday night survived, authorities said.

Driver seeks help with bomb in trunk

ROCHESTER, Minn., July 20 (UPI) -- A parking garage at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., was shut down for hours Thursday after a visitor drove to the clinic with a pipe bomb in the trunk.

Plan for dam removal on Klamath River

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- A temporary alliance of farmers, federal agencies, Indian tribes and environmentalists has proposed removing four dams on a California and Oregon river.

Pets must be protected from bird flu

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., March 13 (UPI) -- Purdue University veterinarians say pet owners can combat animal diseases such as bird flu with cleanliness and educated observation.

Dogs, cats need teeth cleaned, too

Taking care of a pet's teeth not only can give the animal a better quality of life, it also can lead to longer life.
ALEX CUKAN, United Press International

Animal Health: Pet obesity increasing, too

There is a theory that says dogs and their owners begin to resemble one another after living together for a few years, and when it comes to carrying extra pounds, there is evidence it is true.
ALEX CUKAN, UPI Science News

Animal Health: Pet food

Pet food has come a long way in the last 20 years and it is one of the reasons the lifespan of dogs and cats has been extended by about 50 percent.
ALEX CUKAN, UPI Science News
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