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The Courier
Nikki Francis-Coslovich: Dad's desperate text message to save his little girlThe father of a two-year-old girl found dead in the roof space of her Mildura h
Nikki Francis-Coslovich: Dad's desperate text message to save his little girl
The Courier / Posted 11 minutes ago
The father of a two-year-old girl found dead in the roof space of her Mildura home claims he pleaded with authorities to remove the toddler from her mother. The father of a two-year-old girl found dead in the roof space of her Mildura home claims he... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Vic man arrested over toddler deathHomicide detectives have arrested a man over the death of a two-year-old girl i
Vic man arrested over toddler death
Sky News Australia / Posted 18 minutes ago
Homicide detectives have arrested a man over the death of a two-year-old girl in northern Victoria. The body of Nikki Francis-Coslovich was found in her Mildura home on Tuesday evening, hours after she was reported missing by her mother. A... Read more
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News 8000
Amputees fight proposal to limit prostheticsAmputee groups and prosthetic makers are rallying against a Medicare proposal t
Amputees fight proposal to limit prosthetics
News 8000 / Posted 29 minutes ago
Amputee groups and prosthetic makers are rallying against a Medicare proposal they say will limit access to some limbs. Under the new proposal, Medicare would establish more stringent requirements to obtain advanced prosthetics, reduce the role of... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Law enforcement rounds up parents skipping out on child support paymentsUpdated: 08/27/2015 6:58 PM | Created: 08/27/2015 6:48 PM By: KOB.com Staff T
Law enforcement rounds up parents skipping out on child support payments
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 32 minutes ago
Updated: 08/27/2015 6:58 PM | Created: 08/27/2015 6:48 PM By: KOB.com Staff Time has run out for parents in New Mexico who don't pay child support. Thursday, law enforcement officials from multiple agencies were out and about looking for those... Read more
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Weekly Times
Senior official 'shaken' by youth abuseA SENIOR Victorian public servant "shaken to the core" by the horrific abuse of
Senior official 'shaken' by youth abuse
Weekly Times / Posted 54 minutes ago
A SENIOR Victorian public servant "shaken to the core" by the horrific abuse of children in state-run youth centres says it should never have occurred. DEPARTMENT of Health and Human Services secretary Dr Pradeep Philip says there is no one who... Read more
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Providence Business News
Amgen cholesterol drug wins U.S. approval for some patientsTHOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Amgen Inc. won U.S. approval for its powerful cholester
Amgen cholesterol drug wins U.S. approval for some patients
Providence Business News / Posted an hour ago
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Amgen Inc. won U.S. approval for its powerful cholesterol-lowering drug Repatha for certain patients, making it the second in a new class of treatments to come to market. The Food and Drug Administration limited sales of... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Ribbon cutting held for newly renovated Morehead City hospital A ribbon cutting ceremony commemorated the newly renovated Carteret Health Ca
Ribbon cutting held for newly renovated Morehead City hospital
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted an hour ago
A ribbon cutting ceremony commemorated the newly renovated Carteret Health Care in Morehead City. The state Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Rick Brajer spoke at the... Read more
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The Age
Dad's desperate plea to save NikkiNikki Francis-Coslovich. The father of a two-year-old girl found dead in the r
Dad's desperate plea to save Nikki
The Age / Posted 2 hours ago
Nikki Francis-Coslovich. The father of a two-year-old girl found dead in the roof space of her Mildura home claims he pleaded with authorities to remove the toddler from her mother. The body of Nikki Francis-Coslovich was found on Tuesday... Read more
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The Border Mail
Nikki Francis-Coslovich: Dad's desperate text message to save his little girlThe father of a two-year-old girl found dead in the roof space of her Mildura h
Nikki Francis-Coslovich: Dad's desperate text message to save his little girl
The Border Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
The father of a two-year-old girl found dead in the roof space of her Mildura home claims he pleaded with authorities to remove the toddler from her mother. The father of a two-year-old girl found dead in the roof space of her Mildura home claims he... Read more
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The Courier
Nikki Francis-Coslovich: Dad's desperate text message to save his little girlThe father of a two-year-old girl found dead in the roof space of her Mildura h
Nikki Francis-Coslovich: Dad's desperate text message to save his little girl
The Courier / Posted 2 hours ago
The father of a two-year-old girl found dead in the roof space of her Mildura home claims he pleaded with authorities to remove the toddler from her mother. The father of a two-year-old girl found dead in the roof space of her Mildura home claims he... Read more
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Bolingbrook Reporter
Judge: State must pay bills, show a planWith the state not saying when it would meet the terms of the court order, the
Judge: State must pay bills, show a plan
Bolingbrook Reporter / Posted 2 hours ago
With the state not saying when it would meet the terms of the court order, the plaintiffs sought and received a second order from Coleman, this one establishing dates by which the state must perform. In her Aug. 18 order, Coleman gave the state... Read more
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Ionia Sentinel-Standard
Over 200 Michigan nonprofits vie for $5,000 donations Officials from Independent Bank are donating $5,000 to four nonprofit organiz
Over 200 Michigan nonprofits vie for $5,000 donations
Ionia Sentinel-Standard / Posted 2 hours ago
Officials from Independent Bank are donating $5,000 to four nonprofit organizations throughout the communities in which the bank serves, and the decision is in the hands of the public. Officials... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
Other Insurers Object to UCare's Lawsuit Against StateUpdated: 08/27/2015 6:26 PM Created: 08/27/2015 6:24 PM WDIO.com ST. PAUL, Mi
Other Insurers Object to UCare's Lawsuit Against State
WDIO Duluth / Posted 2 hours ago
Updated: 08/27/2015 6:26 PM Created: 08/27/2015 6:24 PM WDIO.com ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Three major health insurance companies are lining up to oppose UCare's lawsuit against the state. UCare sued state officials last week in an attempt to... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
EBR Coroner, CAHS launch new campaign to fight heroin, synthetic marijuana useThe East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office and Capital Area Human Services la
EBR Coroner, CAHS launch new campaign to fight heroin, synthetic marijuana use
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 hours ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office and Capital Area Human Services launched a new campaign Thursday to fight drug use, specifically, heroin and synthetic marijuana. At Thursday's press conference, the group announced that they will be... Read more
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5 Eyewitness News St. Paul
5th Person Granted Release from MN State Sex Offender ProgramUpdated: 08/27/2015 6:05 PM Created: 08/27/2015 4:42 PM KSTP.com By: Brett Ho
5th Person Granted Release from MN State Sex Offender Program
5 Eyewitness News St. Paul / Posted 2 hours ago
Updated: 08/27/2015 6:05 PM Created: 08/27/2015 4:42 PM KSTP.com By: Brett Hoffland A fifth person has been granted provisional release from the Minnesota state sex offender program. That's despite multiple doctors testifying that they don't... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
EBR Coroner, CAHS launch new campaign to fight heroin, synthetic marijuana useThe East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office and Capital Area Human Services la
EBR Coroner, CAHS launch new campaign to fight heroin, synthetic marijuana use
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 hours ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office and Capital Area Human Services launched a new campaign Thursday to fight drug use, specifically, heroin and synthetic marijuana. At Thursday's press conference, the group announced that they will be... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Coroner's Office and CAHS announce drug prevention campaignThe East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office and Capital Area Human Services la
Coroner's Office and CAHS announce drug prevention campaign
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 hours ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office and Capital Area Human Services launched a new campaign Thursday to fight drug use, specifically, heroin and synthetic marijuana. At Thursday's press conference, the group announced that they will be... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
North-west child protection failures report finds office operating outside normal proceduresNorth-west child protection failures report finds office was operating 'outside
North-west child protection failures report finds office operating outside normal procedures
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
North-west child protection failures report finds office was operating 'outside of normal procedure' Photo: The report released today looks at the 151 child alerts in the state's north-west that were ignored, and has found the office was not... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services visits CSKTBy Jennifer Finley U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Sylvia Burwell
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services visits CSKT
Char-Koosta News / Posted 2 hours ago
By Jennifer Finley U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Sylvia Burwell poses with fancy dancers at the People�s Center last week. (Lailani Upham photo) FLATHEAD RESERVATION — What will President Obama hear about the Flathead Reservation?... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Level with us, Mayor EmanuelMayor Rahm Emanuel announced this week the city will host three town hall meeti
Level with us, Mayor Emanuel
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced this week the city will host three town hall meetings to gather ideas on solving the latest budget crisis. How about we cut to the chase instead: Just tell Chicago taxpayers what we're going to owe. What will it take to... Read more
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The Advocate
Coroner: Baton Rouge on track to see record number of heroin deaths this yearA powerful high, a cheap price and a steady addiction are what pulled recoverin
Coroner: Baton Rouge on track to see record number of heroin deaths this year
The Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
A powerful high, a cheap price and a steady addiction are what pulled recovering addict Michael Rito into the thick of heroin use several years ago. Rito is a poster child of the “it can happen to anyone” claims about drug use, particularly heroin... Read more
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Wilson County News
Can King Obama's Reign Be Reversed in 2016?August 27, 2015 | 61 views | 3 commentsIt will take a Republican President an
Can King Obama's Reign Be Reversed in 2016?
Wilson County News / Posted 2 hours ago
August 27, 2015 | 61 views | 3 commentsIt will take a Republican President and an ACTIVE Republican Congress to reverse the damage that the Extreme Liberals have done the last 7 years to our Country. It means that in the next 7 months, voters MUST... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Retiring Healthcare CEO Daniell says narrower focus, 'commonality of technology' key to successRetiring Fisher & Paykel Healthcare [NZX: FPH] boss Mike Daniell says he realis
Retiring Healthcare CEO Daniell says narrower focus, 'commonality of technology' key to success
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 hours ago
Retiring Fisher & Paykel Healthcare [NZX: FPH] boss Mike Daniell says he realised the importance of focus rather than diversifying the company's efforts about 20 years ago. At the time, the company's range extended to mobility scooters for the... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
lawmaker's role in Iowa Medicaid bidding faces criticismIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A former lawmaker is accused of providing inside informa
lawmaker's role in Iowa Medicaid bidding faces criticism
KWWL Iowa / Posted 2 hours ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A former lawmaker is accused of providing inside information to one company seeking Iowa Medicaid business before helping another develop a winning bid. Renee Schulte's actions are being cited by two companies who claim the... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Amputees decry Medicare payment overhaul for artificial feet - — The Obama administration is trying to disentangle itself from another controversy over Medicare coverage. Amputees are protesting this time fearing they'll be denied ...Medicare spending for those items soared in the last 10 years, even as the numb
Amputees decry Medicare payment overhaul for artificial feet - — The Obama administration is trying to disentangle itself from another controversy over Medicare coverage. Amputees are protesting this time fearing they'll be denied ...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
Medicare spending for those items soared in the last 10 years, even as the number of amputees declined because of improved diabetes care. That prompted scrutiny from government investigators. Recently, Medicare's billing contractors proposed closer... Read more
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The Helena Daily World
Lee County Cooperative Clinic receives quality upgrade grant Lee County Cooperative Clinic in Marianna, which serves the Lake View area of
Lee County Cooperative Clinic receives quality upgrade grant
The Helena Daily World / Posted 2 hours ago
Lee County Cooperative Clinic in Marianna, which serves the Lake View area of Phillips County, is among 11 Arkansas health centers that will share $547,860 in Affordable Care Act funding.... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC budget talks extended again; agreement appears to be in reach | News & Observer August 27, 2015 House and Senate negotiators say they’re
NC budget talks extended again; agreement appears to be in reach
The News & Observer / Posted 2 hours ago
| News & Observer August 27, 2015 House and Senate negotiators say they’re making progress, but tough issues remain... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Texas Records 4th Death This Year Linked To West Nile VirusEL PASO (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Health officials say a fourth person has died in Texa
Texas Records 4th Death This Year Linked To West Nile Virus
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 3 hours ago
EL PASO (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Health officials say a fourth person has died in Texas this year after contracting the West Nile virus. The El Paso Department of Health on Thursday announced the death of an 89-year-old man, but did not release his name or... Read more
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Long Island Press
Rocky Point Woman Pleads Guilty to $4M FraudA Rocky Point woman was among four people who have admitted to committing a $4-
Rocky Point Woman Pleads Guilty to $4M Fraud
Long Island Press / Posted 3 hours ago
A Rocky Point woman was among four people who have admitted to committing a $4-million health care fraud scheme over a two and ½ year span. Sophia Lin, 34, and three Queens residents pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to commit health care fraud... Read more
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Mississauga News
Ban street checks, residents tell Liberal government at public meetingPolice Carding Public Meeting Staff photo by Rob Beintema A public meeting on
Ban street checks, residents tell Liberal government at public meeting
Mississauga News / Posted 3 hours ago
Police Carding Public Meeting Staff photo by Rob Beintema A public meeting on police carding and street checks, one of a series of public consultations by the government of Ontario, was held at the Loafers Lake Recreation Centre Tuesday evening (Aug... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Coroner's Office and CAHS announce drug prevention campaignThe East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office and Capital Area Human Services la
Coroner's Office and CAHS announce drug prevention campaign
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 3 hours ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office and Capital Area Human Services launched a new campaign Thursday to fight drug use, specifically, heroin and synthetic marijuana. At Thursday's press conference, the group announced that they will be... Read more
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New America Media
Californians Favor Extending Health Care Coverage to All ResidentsThe survey found that sixty-two percent of voters support the law, compared to
Californians Favor Extending Health Care Coverage to All Residents
New America Media / Posted 3 hours ago
The survey found that sixty-two percent of voters support the law, compared to 56% last year, while 33% oppose it. And while last year only a slight majority of voters (51%) favored the idea of extending health care coverage to undocumented... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
West Nile Virus Found in Hartford MosquitoesMosquitoes trapped at Keney Park in Hartford have tested positive for West Nile
West Nile Virus Found in Hartford Mosquitoes
NBC Connecticut / Posted 3 hours ago
Mosquitoes trapped at Keney Park in Hartford have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to city officials. A spokesperson from the mayor's office said the risk of contracting West Nile remains low, but the city's Department of Health and... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
lawmaker's role in Iowa Medicaid bidding faces criticismIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A former lawmaker is accused of providing inside informa
lawmaker's role in Iowa Medicaid bidding faces criticism
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 hours ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A former lawmaker is accused of providing inside information to one company seeking Iowa Medicaid business before helping another develop a winning bid. Renee Schulte's actions are being cited by two companies who claim the... Read more
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Leominster Champion
MWCC Leominster campus begins fall semesterJohn Walsh, left, dean of Mount Wachusett Community College’s Leominster campus
MWCC Leominster campus begins fall semester
Leominster Champion / Posted 3 hours ago
John Walsh, left, dean of Mount Wachusett Community College’s Leominster campus, with college President Daniel M. Asquino, welcomes students and prospective students to the college’s Leominster campus. Courtesy photo Mount Wachusett Community... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Operation A.B.L.E. receives $100K for 100 grantOperation A.B.L.E. of Greater Boston, which has a satellite office in Leominste
Operation A.B.L.E. receives $100K for 100 grant
Leominster Champion / Posted 3 hours ago
Operation A.B.L.E. of Greater Boston, which has a satellite office in Leominster, is the recipient of a Cummings Foundation $100K for 100 grant. Operation A.B.L.E. of Greater Boston offers mature workers 45 and older focused job training, job search... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra mornings: your daily news, sport, weather and traffic snapshotJosh Ridgeway and Mathew Milin work on cars and trucks that have been in crashe
Canberra mornings: your daily news, sport, weather and traffic snapshot
Canberra Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Josh Ridgeway and Mathew Milin work on cars and trucks that have been in crashes with kangaroos and wombats at David's Smash Repair in Queanbeyan. Photo: Jay Cronan Cooma smash repairers cannot keep up with the large numbers of cars damaged in... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Phoenix Court Waives Misdemeanor Fines, Warrants For Homeless PopulationA program in Phoenix, Arizona, is helping the city’s homeless population addres
Phoenix Court Waives Misdemeanor Fines, Warrants For Homeless Population
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 hours ago
A program in Phoenix, Arizona, is helping the city’s homeless population address one of the biggest obstacles to its quest for self-sufficiency: lingering fines and warrants, often for low-level violations. The third Tuesday of every month,... Read more
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Grand Haven Tribune
Community Mental Health gives update on budget crunchThe agency hosted a roundtable discussion Wednesday evening to provide an updat
Community Mental Health gives update on budget crunch
Grand Haven Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
The agency hosted a roundtable discussion Wednesday evening to provide an update on its budget crunch. “There’s lots of reasons for that,” Community Mental Health Executive Director Lynne Doyle said. “A lot of it has to do with our... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Bend forum on changes to state in-home services | News - Home Beginning Monday and ending October 1, the Department of Huma
Bend forum on changes to state in-home services
KTVZ Bend / Posted 9 hours ago
| News - Home Beginning Monday and ending October 1, the Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) are hosting... Read more
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Newser
Amputees Fight Medicare for Artificial Limbs– It's not your usual dry debate over Medicare spending: In this case, it invol
Amputees Fight Medicare for Artificial Limbs
Newser / Posted 10 hours ago
– It's not your usual dry debate over Medicare spending: In this case, it involves amputees fighting for artificial legs and feet. Nearly 150 amputees and their supporters descended on Washington yesterday to protest changes they say will make it... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Berrios-Bones: Stay The CourseFair Haven doesn’t need a change in leadership, Santiago Berrios-Bones argues.
Berrios-Bones: Stay The Course
New Haven Independent / Posted 10 hours ago
Fair Haven doesn’t need a change in leadership, Santiago Berrios-Bones argues. As he runs for a second full term as alder for Fair Haven’s Ward 14, Berrios-Bones said in an interview at Dunkin Donuts on Ferry Street that people should vote for him... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
OK daycare investigated for drugging childrenDURANT, OK (KTEN/NBC) - An Oklahoma daycare is under investigation after the Br
OK daycare investigated for drugging children
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 10 hours ago
DURANT, OK (KTEN/NBC) - An Oklahoma daycare is under investigation after the Bryan County Sheriff's Office said the owner and her staff gave infants Benadryl to make them sleep. "We've been investigating Sue's Day Care here in Durant for alleged... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
One Step Forward, One Step Back in Medication Reform for Foster ChildrenChildren in California's foster care system are prescribed psychotropic medicat
One Step Forward, One Step Back in Medication Reform for Foster Children
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 10 hours ago
Children in California's foster care system are prescribed psychotropic medication at a much higher rate than other children in California and more than three times the national average, according to an investigative report by the Bay Area News... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Day care under investigation for drugging babiesA Durant, Oklahoma day care is under investigation after the Bryan County Sheri
Day care under investigation for drugging babies
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 10 hours ago
A Durant, Oklahoma day care is under investigation after the Bryan County Sheriff's Office said the owner and her staff gave infants Benadryl to make them sleep. "We've been investigating Sue's Day Care here in Durant for alleged child abuse charges... Read more
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Sacramento Today
Recovery Happens State Rally in Sacramento September 2ndSacramento, CA, - Substance use disorders and the societal benefits of recovery
Recovery Happens State Rally in Sacramento September 2nd
Sacramento Today / Posted 10 hours ago
Sacramento, CA, - Substance use disorders and the societal benefits of recovery for Californians are to be commended, according to Governor Brown and Senator Richard Pan, whose proclamations are being presented on the west steps of the State Capitol... Read more
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Herald Sun
Centrelink customers getting angrierAUSTRALIANS are getting angrier at Centrelink workers. ON average, the governm
Centrelink customers getting angrier
Herald Sun / Posted 10 hours ago
AUSTRALIANS are getting angrier at Centrelink workers. ON average, the government workers make about 22 reports of aggressive clients a day. Between July 2014 and May 2015, they made 8340 reports about customer aggression. That used to be 7500 in... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Panel grants sex offender conditional release from lockupST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A judicial panel has granted a 47-year-old man condition
Panel grants sex offender conditional release from lockup
Marshall Independent / Posted 11 hours ago
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A judicial panel has granted a 47-year-old man conditional release from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, despite objections from medical experts and program officials. The Star Tribune and KARE-TV report the panel approved... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Amputees fight proposal to limit prostheticsAmputee groups and prosthetic makers are rallying against a Medicare proposal t
Amputees fight proposal to limit prosthetics
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 11 hours ago
Amputee groups and prosthetic makers are rallying against a Medicare proposal they say will limit access to some limbs. Under the new proposal, Medicare would establish more stringent requirements to obtain advanced prosthetics, reduce the role of... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Why was repeat burglar placed at halfway house?It didn’t take Albert Mazon long to bolt from the halfway house. The 25-year-o
Why was repeat burglar placed at halfway house?
Juneau Empire / Posted 11 hours ago
It didn’t take Albert Mazon long to bolt from the halfway house. The 25-year-old was arrested by the Juneau Police Department Aug. 12 on suspicion of burglarizing a Glacier Highway home earlier in the month and he was lodged at Lemon Creek... Read more
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