Jessica Robinson en So, You Have Gonorrhea. Who Tells Your Ex? In an effort to stop a spate of gonorrhea outbreaks, at least one public health department in the Pacific Northwest is offering a helpful service to infected patients: anonymous notification of former sexual partners.<p>That's right. A government worker will track down and contact each ex for you. Awkward for all concerned? Yes. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 22:23:00 +0000 Jessica Robinson 47606 at High-End Extras Aren't A Sure Bet For Tribal Casinos What used to be no-frills slot parlors off the highway are turning into resort-style destinations with spas, golf courses and luxury hotels. Wed, 09 Oct 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Jessica Robinson 45563 at 'Beep Baseball' A Homerun With Blind Players The air smells like cut grass and barbecue at Friendship Park in north Spokane, Wash. And Bee Yang is up to bat. The outfielders get ready. Yang is known as a power hitter.<p>But this is not your usual baseball game. There's a twist: most of the athletes on the field are visually impaired. Players know where the ball is by listening for it. It's called <a href="" target="_blank">Beep Baseball</a>, named for the beeping sound the balls make.<p>Yang listens for the pitch.<p>He swings.<p>He hits the ball and takes off toward first base, which has started buzzing. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 07:06:00 +0000 Jessica Robinson 40213 at Big Bucks Attract High School Grads To Mining This spring, some high school grads in Idaho, Montana, Alaska and Nevada may see some good job prospects.<p>The recent spike in metal prices, combined with a shortage of miners, means mining companies are hiring. So some teens are opting not to go to college, and instead are heading underground.<p>But these high-paying jobs also come at a high cost.<p><strong>An Educator Questions His Own Path</strong><p>Don Kotschevar teaches high school in the small town of Mullan in north Idaho's remote Silver Valley. He is the assistant principal, basketball coach and shop teacher. Fri, 17 Feb 2012 05:01:00 +0000 Jessica Robinson 5531 at