• By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut powder helped children build tolerance in a major study.

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The February Park Views article announced that Feb. 24th, at 1 p.m. would be a work day at Mary Virginia Crites Hannan Park. Thank you to those who planned to attend, but that project has been cancelled.

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The public is invited to attend Citizen Response to Active Shooter Events (C.R.A.S.E.) training hosted by the Circleville Police Department and Ohio Christian University. The course is designed to teach strategies, guidance and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event. Two courses…

Here’s what is coming up at the Pickaway County Library in March:

On Friday, February 2, 2018, the Zane Trace FFA hosted the 40th annual Sausage Breakfast in the Zane Trace cafeteria. The event always brings in quite the crowd, and this year the FFA served 788 customers between 5-9 a.m. A total of $4,078 was donated at the door by breakfast patrons. The pr…

Dawn Finch, left, and Nathan Anderson spoke to Sunrise Rotary club members this week about the United Way. At right is club President Elisa Peters. Learn more about the United Way of Pickaway County at www.pickuw.org/your-united-way-pickaway-county.

Teays Valley elementary gifted coordinator Carmen Tarbill and South Bloomfield Elementary recently received a grant for $1,969 to purchase 12 Sphero robots. Sphero robots are app enabled robotic balls that can be used to teach students a variety of skills, including lessons in math, science …

NEW YORK — A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed “Black Panther” to a record-setting $192 million debut in U.S. and Canada theaters, firmly establishing the superhero sensation as a box-office landmark.

COLUMBUS — After a terrible and very public tragedy such as a mass shooting, many want to help in any way possible, and that often means contributing to fundraisers to help the survivors and the families of the victims. Sadly, scammers often take advantage of these moments of vulnerability t…

NEW YORK — A gold medal used to be the golden ticket for lucrative endorsements — think Mary Lou Retton on a Wheaties box. But in the age of social media, athletes are making a name for themselves well ahead of time.

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is pushing what it calls a “bold new approach to nutrition assistance”: replacing the traditional cash-on-a-card that food stamp recipients currently get with a pre-assembled box of canned foods and other shelf-stable goods dubbed “America’s Harvest Box.”

NEW YORK — An early afternoon slump wiped out some big gains for stocks Friday, but major indexes are mostly higher as the market heads for its sixth gain in a row. Investors were fleeing the market early this month, but a combination of lower prices and rising company profits have them hurr…

NEW YORK — Facebook is forging ahead with its messaging app for kids, despite child experts who have pressed the company to shut it down and others who question Facebook’s financial support of some advisers who approved of the app.

PARKLAND, Fla. — The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a “desire to kill” and access to guns and could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate, the agency said Friday.

WASHINGTON — Thirteen Russians, including a businessman close to Vladimir Putin were charged Friday in an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election through social media propaganda, aimed in part at helping Republican Donald Trump and harming the prospects of his Demo…

SALT LAKE CITY — Former presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is running for a Utah Senate seat, officially launching his political comeback attempt Friday by praising his adopted home state as a model for an acrimonious national government in Washington.

CIRCLEVILLE — It was a night of glitz, glamour and lots of dancing for guests at this year’s Night to Shine event held at the Circleville Middle School. Nearly 160 guests, 14 years-old to adult with special needs, attended the prom-like event along with over 300 family members and volunteers…

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Two veteran officers shot and killed while responding to a 911 hang-up were true heroes because they spent their lives working for others and their community, a police chief told mourners Friday.