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The Chattanoogan
Warning Issued About Counterfeit Prescription Pills The leaders of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Tennessee Departmen
Warning Issued About Counterfeit Prescription Pills
The Chattanoogan / Posted 16 hours ago
The leaders of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Tennessee Department of Health, the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, and the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and... Read more
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Bennington Banner
State talks to Veterans' Home about housing elderly inmatesThe state is considering working with the Vermont Veterans' Home on finding alt
State talks to Veterans' Home about housing elderly inmates
Bennington Banner / Posted 18 hours ago
The state is considering working with the Vermont Veterans' Home on finding alternative housing for elderly inmates or other aging populations with particularly complex needs. Vermont's prison population is rapidly aging, according to the Department... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
School counselors, police start suicide prevention trainingLAWTON, OK (KSWO) -Lawton Public School officials say they are taking a hands-o
School counselors, police start suicide prevention training
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 20 hours ago
LAWTON, OK (KSWO) -Lawton Public School officials say they are taking a hands-on approach to prevent teen suicides in order to keep their students safe. Monday, they kicked off a four-day training session where school counselors, area officials and... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Writer's Room Podcast - Let's talk about Oklahoma's mental health system For decades, federal researchers and Oklahoma officials have warned of the co
Writer's Room Podcast - Let's talk about Oklahoma's mental health system
The Oklahoman / Posted yesterday
For decades, federal researchers and Oklahoma officials have warned of the consequences of not making a long-term investment in mental health, and for decades, those warnings... Read more
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Salem News
Discovering what is ‘the good life’If you have a lot of stress going on you may feel off-balance in a different wa
Discovering what is ‘the good life’
Salem News / Posted yesterday
If you have a lot of stress going on you may feel off-balance in a different way. You may feel overwhelmed by a to-do list that never ends. You may not be able to find perspective that allows you to think clearly and make sound decisions, to give you... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Emergency responders fighting hard against overdose deathsAll of sudden, after a quiet period, he’ll see a flurry of narcotic overdose ca
Emergency responders fighting hard against overdose deaths
The New Canaan News / Posted 3 days ago
All of sudden, after a quiet period, he’ll see a flurry of narcotic overdose cases come through the emergency department. Though these little spikes are often related to something in particular — a strong new strain of drug on the market, or a... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Emergency responders fighting hard against overdose deathsAll of sudden, after a quiet period, he’ll see a flurry of narcotic overdose ca
Emergency responders fighting hard against overdose deaths
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
All of sudden, after a quiet period, he’ll see a flurry of narcotic overdose cases come through the emergency department. Though these little spikes are often related to something in particular — a strong new strain of drug on the market, or a... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Emergency responders fighting hard against overdose deathsAll of sudden, after a quiet period, he’ll see a flurry of narcotic overdose ca
Emergency responders fighting hard against overdose deaths
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
All of sudden, after a quiet period, he’ll see a flurry of narcotic overdose cases come through the emergency department. Though these little spikes are often related to something in particular — a strong new strain of drug on the market, or a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Emergency responders fighting hard against overdose deathsAll of sudden, after a quiet period, he’ll see a flurry of narcotic overdose ca
Emergency responders fighting hard against overdose deaths
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
All of sudden, after a quiet period, he’ll see a flurry of narcotic overdose cases come through the emergency department. Though these little spikes are often related to something in particular — a strong new strain of drug on the market, or a... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Tulsa Mayor's Summit Looks At Oklahoma's Growing Alcohol ProblemAlcohol – from drunk driving crashes to work injuries to health problems – cost
Tulsa Mayor's Summit Looks At Oklahoma's Growing Alcohol Problem
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 3 days ago
Alcohol – from drunk driving crashes to work injuries to health problems – costs Oklahoma taxpayers $3 billion every year. It's not only an expensive problem, but also a deadly one. That's why Tulsa's mayor held an alcohol awareness summit on... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Vermont Gun Shop Project addresses firearm-related suicidesBRATTLEBORO >> Gun-owner groups in partnership with the Center for Health
Vermont Gun Shop Project addresses firearm-related suicides
Bennington Banner / Posted 3 days ago
BRATTLEBORO >> Gun-owner groups in partnership with the Center for Health and Learning are mobilizing to launch the Vermont Gun Shop Project in an effort to reduce firearm-related suicides in the state. Gun Owners of Vermont, the Vermont... Read more
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Al.com
Supreme Court denies Methodist Church request to dismiss lawsuit over killer pastorThe Alabama Supreme Court today denied a petition to dismiss a lawsuit over the
Supreme Court denies Methodist Church request to dismiss lawsuit over killer pastor
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Alabama Supreme Court today denied a petition to dismiss a lawsuit over the United Methodist Church's actions in the case of Terry Greer, a Gardendale pastor who killed his wife and also shot his daughter. In 2014, Greer was found not guilty by... Read more
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The Herald News
Taunton State Hospital opens first in-patient program for women battling substance abuse TAUNTON — When the first women who will receive in-patient treatment for subs
Taunton State Hospital opens first in-patient program for women battling substance abuse
The Herald News / Posted 4 days ago
TAUNTON — When the first women who will receive in-patient treatment for substance abuse arrive next Tuesday on the third floor of the Cain Building at Taunton... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Nurses seek protection from workplace violenceBy Andy Metzger State House News Service BOSTON -- Telling lawmakers of violent
Nurses seek protection from workplace violence
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
By Andy Metzger State House News Service BOSTON -- Telling lawmakers of violent attacks at the hospitals where they work, nurses on Thursday advocated for legislation requiring health care employers to put a bigger emphasis on worker safety. "There... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Throwback Thursday: Remembering ‘a very different life’ at Meriden’s Undercliff propertyMERIDEN — A 1924 predecessor of the Record-Journal described the then-named Und
Throwback Thursday: Remembering ‘a very different life’ at Meriden’s Undercliff property
The Record-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
MERIDEN — A 1924 predecessor of the Record-Journal described the then-named Undercliff Sanatorium something “in which everyone (in Meriden) takes pride.” Over the course of time, however, opinions of the property have changed. The cluster of... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Bentley proposes mix of cuts, shiftBentley proposed shifting $181 million — $150 million from the use tax collecti
Bentley proposes mix of cuts, shift
The Gadsden Times / Posted 5 days ago
Bentley proposed shifting $181 million — $150 million from the use tax collections and $31 million in insurance premium taxes — from the Education Trust Fund to the state’s general fund. He is simultaneously seeking to tap $181 million from an... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Bentley proposes mix of budget cuts, education funding shiftMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) � Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Wednesday proposed a mix
Bentley proposes mix of budget cuts, education funding shift
The Gadsden Times / Posted 5 days ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) � Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Wednesday proposed a mix of budget cuts and a shift of education funds to address a general fund shortfall, but high-ranking senators said they doubted legislators will go along with a diversion... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Alabama editorial roundupRecent editorials from Alabama newspapers: The Decatur Daily on placing teenag
Alabama editorial roundup
The Gadsden Times / Posted 5 days ago
Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers: The Decatur Daily on placing teenage criminal offenders in the state prison system: The Southern Poverty Law Center is urging the Legislature to take action to better separate teenage offenders from adults... Read more
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FOX News
WHO calls for action to reduce global suicide rate of 800,000 a yearMore than 800,000 people each year worldwide commit suicide – around one person
WHO calls for action to reduce global suicide rate of 800,000 a year
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
More than 800,000 people each year worldwide commit suicide – around one person every 40 seconds - with many using poisoning, hanging or shooting to end their own lives, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. In its first global... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Rep. says colleague bullying commitee investigating Planned ParenthoodJEFFERSON CITY - The House committee designed to investigate Planned Parenthood
Rep. says colleague bullying commitee investigating Planned Parenthood
KOMU Columbia / Posted 6 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY - The House committee designed to investigate Planned Parenthood received hand-delivered letters from one of its members insisting the committee pull the salary of Department of Mental Health general counsel Gail Vasterling. Rep.... Read more
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The Advocate
The Incredible Group Fighting Youth Suicide in TennesseeBut there are agencies, directly and indirectly, which are helping to improve t
The Incredible Group Fighting Youth Suicide in Tennessee
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
But there are agencies, directly and indirectly, which are helping to improve the lives of different target populations in Tennessee, including LGBTQ people. One of these is the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network, recently selected as Charity of... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Johnson Co., Carter Co. top regional list of child trauma reportsThere's now better care for kids in Tennessee experiencing a mental health cris
Johnson Co., Carter Co. top regional list of child trauma reports
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 7 days ago
There's now better care for kids in Tennessee experiencing a mental health crisis. According to the Tennessee Department of Mental Health, response time for getting a mental health assessment face-to-face has improved by 19%. The Frontier Health... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Full text of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's annual budget addressTennessee Gov. Bill Haslam delivers his State of the State Address Monday, Feb.
Full text of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's annual budget address
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam delivers his State of the State Address Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Nashville. Also read The full text of Gov. Bill Haslam's annual State of the State address as prepared for delivery to lawmakers on Monday: Lieutenant... Read more
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The Oklahoman
After a rash of youth suicides, Anadarko seeks solutions, hopeANADARKO — A group of pastors met in the city manager's office, confounded by a
After a rash of youth suicides, Anadarko seeks solutions, hope
The Oklahoman / Posted 8 days ago
ANADARKO — A group of pastors met in the city manager's office, confounded by a two-month rash of suicides that claimed four of the city's youth. The most recent self-inflicted death, that of an 11-year-old boy, has hit the community of 6,700 people... Read more
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FOX News
Autism risk linked to obesity, diabetes combination in momsChildren born to women with obesity and diabetes may have an increased risk of
Autism risk linked to obesity, diabetes combination in moms
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
Children born to women with obesity and diabetes may have an increased risk of autism, a new study suggests. The children in the study who were born to women who were obese before becoming pregnant were nearly twice as likely to be diagnosed with... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Obesity, diabetes in mom increases autism risk in childWashington: Children born to obese women with diabetes are over four times as l
Obesity, diabetes in mom increases autism risk in child
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Washington: Children born to obese women with diabetes are over four times as likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder than those born to healthy mothers, a new study has warned. Autism spectrum disorder is a neurodevelopmental condition... Read more
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Psych Central
Kids of Obese, Diabetic Moms at Four Times Greater Risk for AutismChildren born to obese mothers with diabetes have more than four times the risk
Kids of Obese, Diabetic Moms at Four Times Greater Risk for Autism
Psych Central / Posted 9 days ago
Children born to obese mothers with diabetes have more than four times the risk of developing autism spectrum disorder than children of healthy weight moms without diabetes, according to a new study at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
New bill to help stressed out medical studentsJEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri House of Representatives discussed a bill Thursda
New bill to help stressed out medical students
KOMU Columbia / Posted 9 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri House of Representatives discussed a bill Thursday to help minimize stress and reduce the risk of depression in medical students. The bill proposes medical students take an online survey to screen for symptoms of... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Children born to obese women with diabetes at higher risk of developing autismChildren born to obese women with diabetes are more than four times as likely t
Children born to obese women with diabetes at higher risk of developing autism
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
Children born to obese women with diabetes are more than four times as likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder than children of healthy weight mothers without diabetes, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research... Read more
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Science Daily
Obesity, diabetes in mom increases risk of autism in childThe findings, to be published Jan. 29 in the journal Pediatrics, highlight what
Obesity, diabetes in mom increases risk of autism in child
Science Daily / Posted 11 days ago
The findings, to be published Jan. 29 in the journal Pediatrics, highlight what has become a leading theory about autism, that the risk likely develops before the child is even born. "We have long known that obesity and diabetes aren't good for... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Shared sorrow: Staples, community grapple with suicides’ impactStaples High School is used to earning accolades for outstanding academic and a
Shared sorrow: Staples, community grapple with suicides’ impact
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Staples High School is used to earning accolades for outstanding academic and athletic status as one of the state’s — and, in some surveys, nation’s — top public secondary schools. And the generous financial support allocated to those programs for... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Shared sorrow: Staples, community grapple with suicides’ impactStaples High School is used to earning accolades for outstanding academic and a
Shared sorrow: Staples, community grapple with suicides’ impact
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 days ago
Staples High School is used to earning accolades for outstanding academic and athletic status as one of the state’s — and, in some surveys, nation’s — top public secondary schools. And the generous financial support allocated to those programs for... Read more
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FOX News
Father’s sperm may point to child’s autism risk, study findsWhile some research suggests that autism contains a genetic link, most instance
Father’s sperm may point to child’s autism risk, study finds
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
While some research suggests that autism contains a genetic link, most instances of the disorder remain unexplained. But now, researchers at Johns Hopkins University say predicting whether a child will develop autism may be as simple as testing... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma law enforcement, community leaders converge to address police practicesLaw enforcement in Oklahoma teamed up with activists to approve a list of 20 it
Oklahoma law enforcement, community leaders converge to address police practices
The Oklahoman / Posted 12 days ago
Law enforcement in Oklahoma teamed up with activists to approve a list of 20 items that need to be addressed between police and the community. After a day of discussion, a group that included police chiefs, sheriffs and community leaders signed the... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Community forum focuses on mental health concernsA crowd packed the District House on Tuesday evening for a community forum spon
Community forum focuses on mental health concerns
The Oklahoman / Posted 13 days ago
A crowd packed the District House on Tuesday evening for a community forum sponsored by The Oklahoman on mental health and addiction issues. The "Behind the Headlines" forum — moderated by health reporter Jaclyn Cosgrove — came on the heels of the... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Courthouse RecordsWorcester Superior CourtJudge Shannon FrisonBenjamin Cruz, 25, of 4 Purchase St
Courthouse Records
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
Worcester Superior CourtJudge Shannon FrisonBenjamin Cruz, 25, of 4 Purchase St., Milford, was sentenced to three concurrent terms of 2 years to 2 years and a day in Walpole State Prison after pleading guilty to two counts of rape and indecent... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Thais turn to 'child angel' dolls as economy strugglesBANGKOK: A craze for lifelike dolls thought to bring good luck is sweeping Thai
Thais turn to 'child angel' dolls as economy struggles
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
BANGKOK: A craze for lifelike dolls thought to bring good luck is sweeping Thailand, reflecting widespread anxiety as the economy struggles and political uncertainty persists nearly two years after a coup. Thailand is predominantly Buddhist and has... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Thais turn to "child angel" dolls as economy strugglesBANGKOK: A craze for lifelike dolls thought to bring good luck is sweeping Thai
Thais turn to "child angel" dolls as economy struggles
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
BANGKOK: A craze for lifelike dolls thought to bring good luck is sweeping Thailand, reflecting widespread anxiety as the economy struggles and political uncertainty persists nearly two years after a coup. Thailand is predominantly Buddhist and has... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Thais turn to ‘child angel’ dolls as economy struggles Published: 27 January 2016 2:28 PM A Thai policeman shows a child angel doll
Thais turn to ‘child angel’ dolls as economy struggles
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 13 days ago
Published: 27 January 2016 2:28 PM A Thai policeman shows a child angel doll after more than a hundred of them were seized in separate raids, at the Economic Crime Suppression Division in... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airportA good luck ''Child Angel'' doll like these has been found in a suitcase in a c
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airport
Brisbane Times / Posted 13 days ago
A good luck ''Child Angel'' doll like these has been found in a suitcase in a car park at Chiang Mai airport, stuffed with methamphetamine tablets, Thai authorities say. Photo: Getty Images Bangkok: A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand... Read more
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WA Today
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airportA good luck ''Child Angel'' doll like these has been found in a suitcase in a c
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airport
WA Today / Posted 13 days ago
A good luck ''Child Angel'' doll like these has been found in a suitcase in a car park at Chiang Mai airport, stuffed with methamphetamine tablets, Thai authorities say. Photo: Getty Images Bangkok: A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airportA craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults pamper life-like in
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airport
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 13 days ago
A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults pamper life-like infant-sized dolls has run into trouble. Bangkok: A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults dress and pamper life-like infant-sized dolls has run into... Read more
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The Young Witness
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airportA craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults pamper life-like in
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airport
The Young Witness / Posted 13 days ago
A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults pamper life-like infant-sized dolls has run into trouble. Bangkok: A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults dress and pamper life-like infant-sized dolls has run into... Read more
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Western Advocate
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airportA craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults pamper life-like in
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airport
Western Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults pamper life-like infant-sized dolls has run into trouble. Bangkok: A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults dress and pamper life-like infant-sized dolls has run into... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airportA craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults pamper life-like in
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airport
Kiama Independent / Posted 13 days ago
A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults pamper life-like infant-sized dolls has run into trouble. Bangkok: A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults dress and pamper life-like infant-sized dolls has run into... Read more
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Manning River Times
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airportA craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults pamper life-like in
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airport
Manning River Times / Posted 13 days ago
A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults pamper life-like infant-sized dolls has run into trouble. Bangkok: A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults dress and pamper life-like infant-sized dolls has run into... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airportA craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults pamper life-like in
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airport
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 13 days ago
A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults pamper life-like infant-sized dolls has run into trouble. Bangkok: A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults dress and pamper life-like infant-sized dolls has run into... Read more
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The North West Star
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airportA craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults pamper life-like in
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airport
The North West Star / Posted 13 days ago
A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults pamper life-like infant-sized dolls has run into trouble. Bangkok: A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults dress and pamper life-like infant-sized dolls has run into... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airportA craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults pamper life-like in
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airport
Daily Liberal / Posted 13 days ago
A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults pamper life-like infant-sized dolls has run into trouble. Bangkok: A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults dress and pamper life-like infant-sized dolls has run into... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airportA craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults pamper life-like in
Good luck doll strikes bad luck at Thai airport
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults pamper life-like infant-sized dolls has run into trouble. Bangkok: A craze sweeping highly superstitious Thailand where adults dress and pamper life-like infant-sized dolls has run into... Read more
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