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The Seattle Times
Seattle’s brash king of pot raking in cash and raising hackles at Uncle Ike’sJust after Uncle Ike’s Pot Shop opened in Seattle’s Central District, it boaste
Seattle’s brash king of pot raking in cash and raising hackles at Uncle Ike’s
The Seattle Times / Posted 20 minutes ago
Just after Uncle Ike’s Pot Shop opened in Seattle’s Central District, it boasted in an ad, “Our weed cures Ebola.” Knowing that merchants in the new industry weren’t allowed to make any medical claims about pot, the fine print disclaimer winked: “If... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Liberals’ vow to legalize pot creating chaos, police sayCanada’s frontline officers and police chiefs are alarmed by the growing chaos
Liberals’ vow to legalize pot creating chaos, police say
The Globe and Mail / Posted 26 minutes ago
Canada’s frontline officers and police chiefs are alarmed by the growing chaos in the marijuana industry, saying the Liberal Party’s promise to eventually legalize the drug has sparked confusion across the country. Illegal pot dispensaries are... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
"Rachel's Challenge" coming to PampaSLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwest LouisianaSLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwes
"Rachel's Challenge" coming to Pampa
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 37 minutes ago
SLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwest LouisianaSLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwest Louisiana Whether you've already attended a Mardi Gras ball or are attending one tonight, we want to see your photos. Or maybe you're using your Mardi Gras vacation to... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Alabama trooper delivers baby by side of highwaySLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwest LouisianaSLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwes
Alabama trooper delivers baby by side of highway
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 37 minutes ago
SLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwest LouisianaSLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwest Louisiana Whether you've already attended a Mardi Gras ball or are attending one tonight, we want to see your photos. Or maybe you're using your Mardi Gras vacation to... Read more
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WALB Albany
Victim killed in deadly feed mill explosion identifiedInvestigators are looking into what could have caused a deadly early morning ex
Victim killed in deadly feed mill explosion identified
WALB Albany / Posted an hour ago
Investigators are looking into what could have caused a deadly early morning explosion at a feed mill in Rockmart. According to dispatch in Polk County, the explosion at JCG Feed Mill happened around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, and was felt for miles. One... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
#WeAre10SLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwest LouisianaSLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwes
#WeAre10
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted an hour ago
SLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwest LouisianaSLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwest Louisiana Whether you've already attended a Mardi Gras ball or are attending one tonight, we want to see your photos. Or maybe you're using your Mardi Gras vacation to... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Super Bowl generates big business for ArkLaTex restaurantsSLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwest LouisianaSLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwes
Super Bowl generates big business for ArkLaTex restaurants
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted an hour ago
SLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwest LouisianaSLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwest Louisiana Whether you've already attended a Mardi Gras ball or are attending one tonight, we want to see your photos. Or maybe you're using your Mardi Gras vacation to... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Donald Trump to visit Baton Rouge ThursdaySLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwest LouisianaSLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwes
Donald Trump to visit Baton Rouge Thursday
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 hours ago
SLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwest LouisianaSLIDESHOWS: Mardi Gras in Southwest Louisiana Whether you've already attended a Mardi Gras ball or are attending one tonight, we want to see your photos. Or maybe you're using your Mardi Gras vacation to... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Owner of local smoke shop arrested again Yossi Galimidi (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center) The owner of a local
Owner of local smoke shop arrested again
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 hours ago
Yossi Galimidi (Source: Calcasieu Correctional Center) The owner of a local smoke shop has been arrested again and charged with unlawful sale, purchase or possession... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Malcolm Turnbull's post-GST tax options Photo: The Turnbull Government will have to face up to the inescapable fact t
Malcolm Turnbull's post-GST tax options
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 hours ago
Photo: The Turnbull Government will have to face up to the inescapable fact that if the deficit is to be reigned in, taxes must rise. (ABC News: Nick Haggarty) Now our Prime Minister has all but killed off a... Read more
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Orange County Register
Obama's lofty plans on gun violence amount to little actionWASHINGTON – The centerpiece of a plan for stemming gun violence that President
Obama's lofty plans on gun violence amount to little action
Orange County Register / Posted 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON – The centerpiece of a plan for stemming gun violence that President Barack Obama announced to great fanfare last month largely amounts to this: an updated Web page and 10,000 pamphlets that federal agents plan to give out at gun... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Boy dies, 2 injured in Raytown apartment fireA young boy has died and two other people are critically injured after a fire a
Boy dies, 2 injured in Raytown apartment fire
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 5 hours ago
A young boy has died and two other people are critically injured after a fire at a Raytown apartment building early Sunday. Fire broke out at the apartment building in the Somerset Village complex in the 9800 block of East 60th Street at about 2:20... Read more
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News.com.au
The stories you need to know todayMilitary personnel stands guard outside Levi's Stadium before today’s NFL Super
The stories you need to know today
News.com.au / Posted 5 hours ago
Military personnel stands guard outside Levi's Stadium before today’s NFL Super Bowl 50 football game between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Good morning, and welcome to our headlines-in-a-hurry news coverage. We... Read more
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Salon.com
“My mother and aunt were killed. Everyone but me was killed”This article originally appeared on ISTANBUL, Turkey — Al Gharra is a mud-bric
“My mother and aunt were killed. Everyone but me was killed”
Salon.com / Posted 7 hours ago
This article originally appeared on ISTANBUL, Turkey — Al Gharra is a mud-brick village built on hard, flat Syrian desert and populated by the descendants of Bedouin. It is a desolate place. Everything is dun colored: the bare, single-story houses... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Chamber Corner: Cromwell Legislative Breakfast to offer invaluable networkingMIDDLETOWN >> February is off to a fast start, and the chamber team continues t
Chamber Corner: Cromwell Legislative Breakfast to offer invaluable networking
The Middletown Press / Posted 8 hours ago
MIDDLETOWN >> February is off to a fast start, and the chamber team continues to be on the move throughout our region. Our February Business After Work networking reception will be held tonight at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel in Rocky Hill. The... Read more
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OregonLive.com
DDT: No, Rachel Carson's 'Silent Spring' has not been 'thoroughly debunked'DDT and 'Silent Spring': Regarding the letter from Stiles T. Jewett Jr. (Feb. 3
DDT: No, Rachel Carson's 'Silent Spring' has not been 'thoroughly debunked'
OregonLive.com / Posted 8 hours ago
DDT and 'Silent Spring': Regarding the letter from Stiles T. Jewett Jr. (Feb. 3): No, we don't want to bring back DDT for widespread use — and no, Rachel Carson's book "Silent Spring" is not a "thoroughly debunked junk science book." I don't know... Read more
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examiner.com
Dolce & Gabbana releases its newest fragrance: The One for Men Eau de ParfumItalian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana has released its newest male fragrance, T
Dolce & Gabbana releases its newest fragrance: The One for Men Eau de Parfum
examiner.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana has released its newest male fragrance, The One for Men Eau de Parfum, and it's one that should be on any man's radar for Valentine's Day. It's a concentrated version of the company's iconic scent, The One, and... Read more
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U TV
Armed men rob newsagents in CarrickfergusAt around 8.50pm, the two masked men wearing dark clothes entered the shop in t
Armed men rob newsagents in Carrickfergus
U TV / Posted 10 hours ago
At around 8.50pm, the two masked men wearing dark clothes entered the shop in the Scotch Quarter area. One of the men was armed with a suspected firearm, and the pair made off with cash and tobacco in the direction of Taylors Avenue. No one was... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Robin Chandler Duke, Champion Of Women's Rights And Longtime Southampton Resdient, Dies February 6Robin Chandler Duke, a champion of women’s health and reproductive rights, a co
Robin Chandler Duke, Champion Of Women's Rights And Longtime Southampton Resdient, Dies February 6
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 10 hours ago
Robin Chandler Duke, a champion of women’s health and reproductive rights, a corporate executive and board member for some of the nation’s largest companies, a journalist and a former U.S. ambassador, died Saturday, Feruary 6, at Bishop Gadsden... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Waging War on the Greatest Cancer Myth of AllImage source: National Cancer Institute. In terms of medical diagnoses, there
Waging War on the Greatest Cancer Myth of All
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 hours ago
Image source: National Cancer Institute. In terms of medical diagnoses, there aren't many things scarier than hearing the phrase, "you have cancer." The numbers partially tell the tale. Globally, according to the World Health Organization, there... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Deja vu, all over againMy first recollection of how difficult it is for a society to experience a cult
Deja vu, all over again
Rutland Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
My first recollection of how difficult it is for a society to experience a culture shift began at my grandparents� dinner table on Sunday afternoons in the late 1960s. Proper churchgoers all, in an all-white, middle-class neighborhood, we�d assemble... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Capitol Beat: Shumlin stresses divestment efforts Gov. Peter Shumlin is doubling down on his call for the state to divest from
Capitol Beat: Shumlin stresses divestment efforts
Rutland Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
Gov. Peter Shumlin is doubling down on his call for the state to divest from fossil fuel companies. �We have used divestment in the past to address challenges that stretch beyond our borders,�... Read more
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CTV News
Quebec Anglican diocese looks to secure future through ethical investingMONTREAL -- There are a lot of empty pews in the Anglican Diocese of Quebec's c
Quebec Anglican diocese looks to secure future through ethical investing
CTV News / Posted 11 hours ago
MONTREAL -- There are a lot of empty pews in the Anglican Diocese of Quebec's churches, but the treasury is fuller than it has been in years. As shrewd investing is replacing weekly parishioner offerings as a main revenue source, the diocese is... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Two masked men rob newsagent at gunpoint Police are investigating the armed robbery in Co Antrim Police are hunting t
Two masked men rob newsagent at gunpoint
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 hours ago
Police are investigating the armed robbery in Co Antrim Police are hunting two masked men who robbed a Co Antrim newsagent at gunpoint. The men, who were dressed in dark clothing, targeted the shop in the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Police hunt for armed robbers after raid in Carrickfergus shop A serving PSNI officer has gone on trial for driving over a pedestrian with a
Police hunt for armed robbers after raid in Carrickfergus shop
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 hours ago
A serving PSNI officer has gone on trial for driving over a pedestrian with an armoured police vehicle and fracturing his leg while attending the scene of an arson attack in Co Down Two... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH factory output likely slowed in Dec – Moody’sFebruary 7, 2016 8:35 pm PHILIPPINE factory output likely slowed in December l
PH factory output likely slowed in Dec – Moody’s
The Manila Times / Posted 12 hours ago
February 7, 2016 8:35 pm PHILIPPINE factory output likely slowed in December last year, the economic research arm of Moody’s Investors Service said, citing the impact of the El Niño on food... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
A good day for Panthers’ fansAre you ready for some football?It’s Super Bowl Sunday — and for only the secon
A good day for Panthers’ fans
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 14 hours ago
Are you ready for some football?It’s Super Bowl Sunday — and for only the second time in the big game’s 50-year history it’s not just any ol’ Super Bowl Sunday — the Carolina Panthers are playing the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl.Time was when... Read more
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Daily Record
Evil child killer Mairead Philpott 'won over by charming and muscly new man'The besotted killer now has photos of the “rough muscly” hunk in her cell. And
Evil child killer Mairead Philpott 'won over by charming and muscly new man'
Daily Record / Posted 14 hours ago
The besotted killer now has photos of the “rough muscly” hunk in her cell. And Mairead, 34, who shocked the nation with her sickening crime, has sent him steamy letters promising to “get sweaty” when she is finally freed. Crocodile tears: Pair talk... Read more
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Eye Witness News
In southern Africa, an illusion built on aid heralds hope & hunger Droughts have hit the maize crop in some parts of the Southern African countr
In southern Africa, an illusion built on aid heralds hope & hunger
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 hours ago
Droughts have hit the maize crop in some parts of the Southern African countries, with dire economic costs. FILE: Farmers in Reddersburg, Free State were unable to plant any maize... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Follow Route 36 for a cross-state Valentine’s vacationWith President’s Day on Feb. 15, Valentine’s Day falls in the middle of a four-
Follow Route 36 for a cross-state Valentine’s vacation
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 16 hours ago
With President’s Day on Feb. 15, Valentine’s Day falls in the middle of a four-day weekend for many. For those wanting a break from up-and-down weather and cabin fever, look no further than a car drive away for a family or romantic adventure. One... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In southern Africa, an illusion built on aid heralds hope and hungerLILONGWE: As she walks along a dirt road in central Malawi, Louise Abale carrie
In southern Africa, an illusion built on aid heralds hope and hunger
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 hours ago
LILONGWE: As she walks along a dirt road in central Malawi, Louise Abale carries her precious maize wrapped in a brightly coloured cloth and balanced on her head. Because of drought in Malawi and across southern Africa the grain has doubled in price... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Legislature works by the numbersIn the three weeks since the 29th Alaska Legislature convened its second sessio
Legislature works by the numbers
Juneau Empire / Posted 16 hours ago
In the three weeks since the 29th Alaska Legislature convened its second session, lawmakers haven’t just been working on the budget. In the 19 days since the Legislature convened, 105 bills have been introduced in the House and Senate. These are in... Read more
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The Star
In southern Africa, an illusion built on aid heralds hope and hungerLILONGWE (Reuters) - As she walks along a dirt road in central Malawi, Louise A
In southern Africa, an illusion built on aid heralds hope and hunger
The Star / Posted 16 hours ago
LILONGWE (Reuters) - As she walks along a dirt road in central Malawi, Louise Abale carries her precious maize wrapped in a brightly coloured cloth and balanced on her head. Because of drought in Malawi and across southern Africa the grain has... Read more
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Reuters
In southern Africa, an illusion built on aid heralds hope and hungerSubsistence farmer work their field of maize after late rains near the capital
In southern Africa, an illusion built on aid heralds hope and hunger
Reuters / Posted 16 hours ago
Subsistence farmer work their field of maize after late rains near the capital Lilongwe, Malawi February 1, 2016. Storm clouds loom as a child carries water from a communal borehole near the capital Lilongwe, Malawi February 2, 2016. A worker waits... Read more
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Swissinfo
In southern Africa, an illusion built on aid heralds hope and hungerBy Ed Stoddard and Mabvuto Banda LILONGWE (Reuters) - As she walks along a dir
In southern Africa, an illusion built on aid heralds hope and hunger
Swissinfo / Posted 16 hours ago
By Ed Stoddard and Mabvuto Banda LILONGWE (Reuters) - As she walks along a dirt road in central Malawi, Louise Abale carries her precious maize wrapped in a brightly coloured cloth and balanced on her head. Because of drought in Malawi and across... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Review: Farm poisons slow to be investigatedBELLE GLADE, Fla. -- Dozens of farmworkers looked up at the yellow plane buzzin
Review: Farm poisons slow to be investigated
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
BELLE GLADE, Fla. -- Dozens of farmworkers looked up at the yellow plane buzzing over the Florida radish field, a mist of pesticide falling from its wings. Farmworkers are supposed to be protected by government rules regulating exposure to toxic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Did Not Steal Panties - MutsvangwaWar Veterans minister Chris Mutsvangwa became a butt of jokes last week after H
I Did Not Steal Panties - Mutsvangwa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
War Veterans minister Chris Mutsvangwa became a butt of jokes last week after Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo claimed he was notorious for stealing female combatants' undergarments during the war for resale. The below-the- belt... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma nonprofit notes, Feb. 7TSET awards healthy community grants Twenty-five grants totaling $334,125 were
Oklahoma nonprofit notes, Feb. 7
The Oklahoman / Posted 18 hours ago
TSET awards healthy community grants Twenty-five grants totaling $334,125 were recently awarded as part of the TSET Healthy Community and Healthy Schools incentive grant programs. Communities and schools must meet criteria such as health and... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Letters to the editorDEAR EDITOR: The Champion School Board passed a resolution prepared by the Ohi
Letters to the editor
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
DEAR EDITOR: The Champion School Board passed a resolution prepared by the Ohio School Board Association at its Jan. 25 meeting, regarding Champion School Board's objections to the state's funding structure of charter schools. The resolution has... Read more
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Boston Globe
Fast-growing motorcycle group is largely for law enforcementDENVER — One of the nation’s fastest-growing motorcycle clubs is composed large
Fast-growing motorcycle group is largely for law enforcement
Boston Globe / Posted 18 hours ago
DENVER — One of the nation’s fastest-growing motorcycle clubs is composed largely of military personnel, police officers, and prison guards. It also embraces the regalia and traditions of outlaw biker gangs — a choice that has provoked deadly clashes... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Officer Jefferson Davis builds rapport with local studentsEDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a series of monthly articles about local l
Officer Jefferson Davis builds rapport with local students
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 18 hours ago
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a series of monthly articles about local law enforcement officers. Anyone who thinks of a D.A.R.E. presentation as just that – a presentation – may be surprised at the interaction between a group of fifth graders... Read more
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Literary Minded
Les MacFarlane of Moroak: Cattleman, politician and racist? –John Lesley (“Les”) Stuart MacFarlane was born in Sydney in 1919 and educated a
Les MacFarlane of Moroak: Cattleman, politician and racist? –
Literary Minded / Posted 18 hours ago
John Lesley (“Les”) Stuart MacFarlane was born in Sydney in 1919 and educated at the Kings School at Parramatta. Little is known of the intervening years but in 1951 he and his family took up the pastoral leasehold at Moroak Station, recently carved... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Despite Tampa’s ties to Cuba, commercial flights are elusiveTAMPA — As the first commercial flights to Cuba are announced in the coming mon
Despite Tampa’s ties to Cuba, commercial flights are elusive
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 19 hours ago
TAMPA — As the first commercial flights to Cuba are announced in the coming months, Tampa is unlikely to make the list, aviation analysts say. That puts at risk efforts by local leaders to forge modern links on the foundation of historical... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Waking Up to Teenage Smoking in ZimbabweUnderage smoking is on the rise in Zimbabwe according the World Health Organiza
Waking Up to Teenage Smoking in Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Underage smoking is on the rise in Zimbabwe according the World Health Organization. The latest figures aren't unusual for the region, but many in Zimbabwe fear tobacco use is just a smoke screen for more serious issues. Seven months and two years,... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
I did not steal panties: Mutsvangwa War Veterans minister Chris Mutsvangwa became a butt of jokes last week after
I did not steal panties: Mutsvangwa
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 20 hours ago
War Veterans minister Chris Mutsvangwa became a butt of jokes last week after Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo claimed he was notorious for stealing female combatants’ undergarments during the... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
JMHS Club Feels The (Heart) Beat in Glen DaleThe American Heart Association awareness fundraiser, locally hosted by John Mar
JMHS Club Feels The (Heart) Beat in Glen Dale
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 20 hours ago
The American Heart Association awareness fundraiser, locally hosted by John Marshall's Health Occupation Students of America, encouraged participants to wear red shirts to raise awareness of women's heart disease and make a donation to receive a... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Growing PopulationNorth Dakota, a name from a Sioux word meaning "friend" or "allies," has a tota
Growing Population
Minot Daily News / Posted 20 hours ago
North Dakota, a name from a Sioux word meaning "friend" or "allies," has a total estimated population today of 756,927 people. Of that number, more than 5 percent are American Indians, according to the U.S. Census. Scott Davis, executive director of... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
MPD Investigates Armed Robbery at Tobacco StoreMeridian, Miss. Police were called to an armed robbery at Tobacco World on Nort
MPD Investigates Armed Robbery at Tobacco Store
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 20 hours ago
Meridian, Miss. Police were called to an armed robbery at Tobacco World on North Hills St. Det. Dareall Thompson says a black male entered the store and pulled a handgun on the clerks. Thompson says the man made the employees go to the back of the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Doctors dance with a toasty partnerDr. Steven E. Larson, president of the California Medical Association, was walk
Doctors dance with a toasty partner
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 hours ago
Dr. Steven E. Larson, president of the California Medical Association, was walking a fine line the other day, or trying to. “No one should smoke. It has no benefit. Yes, we’d like to outlaw it if we could,” he said, speaking of... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
98 years young: Dr. Harry Hill of Powder Springs celebrates life - POWDER SPRINGS — Glaucoma killed Dr. Harry Hill’s vision last June rendering him totally blind but his mind’s eye is still 20/20 allowing him to peer through the mist of seven deca...98 years young: Dr. Harry Hill of Powder Springs celebrates life POWDER SPRING
98 years young: Dr. Harry Hill of Powder Springs celebrates life - POWDER SPRINGS — Glaucoma killed Dr. Harry Hill’s vision last June rendering him totally blind but his mind’s eye is still 20/20 allowing him to peer through the mist of seven deca...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 21 hours ago
98 years young: Dr. Harry Hill of Powder Springs celebrates life POWDER SPRINGS — Glaucoma killed Dr. Harry Hill’s vision last June, rendering him totally blind, but his mind’s eye is still 20/20, allowing him to peer through the mist of seven... Read more
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