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Drugged Drivers Now Cause More Traffic Deaths Than Drunk Ones

Drugged Drivers Now Cause More Traffic Deaths Than Drunk Ones

Fewer drunk drivers were killed in automobile accidents in 2015 than drivers who tested positive for drugs, the Governors Highway Safety Association and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsib...

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Live video feed that showed giraffe birth to be taken down

Live video feed that showed giraffe birth to be taken down

Approximately 146,000 viewers watched the live cam as the team thanked everyone for their support and reassured them that this whole adventure with April and her calf is " to be continued ". Head gira...

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Justice Dept. tells 9 sanctuary cities grant money at risk

The report also recommended that the department consider issuing guidance to grant recipients, require certification that they are complying with the federal law, consult with ICE and other law enfo...

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Indiana March jobless rate of 3.9 percent lowest since '01

Indiana March jobless rate of 3.9 percent lowest since '01

But the city's unemployment rate was almost a whole percentage point lower than it was a year ago when it was 8.2 percent, according to data released Tuesday. The jobless rate for Black women fell fro...

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EPA chief calls for an 'exit' to Paris climate agreement

EPA chief calls for an 'exit' to Paris climate agreement

Ebell, on the other hand, believes Trump should stick to his campaign pledge to "cancel" the Paris agreement , which President Barack Obama joined and went into effect a year ago. Trump can't pull ...

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Janet Jackson tweets first photo of newborn son

Janet Jackson tweets first photo of newborn son

Last year, Jackson announced that she was postponing her tour amid speculation that she was pregnant. Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to meet Janet Jackson's baby boy. Jackson hasn't shared any mess...

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Rare baby giraffe born at England zoo

A GoFundMe page set up for April , giraffe father Oliver and their calf has raised more than $100,000 out of a goal of $50,000. Over the last month millions of people have watched her via the liv...

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Texas House votes to restore funds for the Texas Medicaid Program

Texas House votes to restore funds for the Texas Medicaid Program

The Texas House has voted to oppose taxpayer dollars going to private and religious schools - expressly forbidding state funding for vouchers. On another hot-button issue, prohibiting transgender ...

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Ralph Lauren's Polo store on Fifth Avenue to close amid slumping sales

Ralph Lauren's Polo store on Fifth Avenue to close amid slumping sales

Representatives for Ralph Lauren did not respond to a request for comment Tuesday. Ralph Lauren is shutting down its Fifth Avenue store in NY, but its flagship Polo Bar Restaurant at the same lo...

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Heat wave hits several states, Maharashtra's Bhira town hits 46.5 degrees

Heat wave hits several states, Maharashtra's Bhira town hits 46.5 degrees

The IMD however cautioned that technically there had been no heat wave in these districts, though the temperatures recorded there had been higher than usual. Heat wave conditions will prevail at isola...

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Why a tiny, fanged fish produces a pain-free bite

Why a tiny, fanged fish produces a pain-free bite

When injected into lab mice, this venom didn't seem to cause the animals any pain, which was surprising to say the least. The proteomic analysis found that the components were a neuropeptide that ...

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Two people killed in Louisiana mobile home hit by possible tornado

Go over your severe weather procedures with your family and make sure you stay on top of the weather. Today's forecast for the Crossroads area includes another strong risk of thunderstorms and pos...

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Playing Tetris may have therapeutic benefits

Playing Tetris may have therapeutic benefits

People who experience such flashbacks in the days following a traumatic event are at higher risk of developing long-lasting PTSD, the researchers said. Within six hours of the accident, half recalled ...

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Girl suffers severe burns doing popular DIY science project

Girl suffers severe burns doing popular DIY science project

Her parents took her to a local hospital where doctors determined the girl had suffered second and third degree burns to her hands. She told her parents, who noticed her skin was starting to turn ...

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County ranked state's 5th healthiest

County ranked state's 5th healthiest

Oakland County enters the top 10 for the first time since the rankings began in 2003. However, interestingly, the access to exercise opportunities was lowest in Jones County (60 percent) compared to ...

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Marijuana Legalization Bills Advance in Vermont and IL

Marijuana Legalization Bills Advance in Vermont and IL

Lawmakers are proposing to legalize recreational marijuana in IL but say the legislation probably won't come up for a vote until next year. Heather Steans, of Chicago, would make it legal for IL resid...

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Local businesses monitor Sears and Kmart following $2.2 billion

But times are tough for Sears and Kmart now. Already, the pension board agreement requires Sears to make a $250 million cash payment to its pension plan by March of 2020, and the pension board has a...

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'Beauty and the Beast' sets March box office weekend record

'Beauty and the Beast' sets March box office weekend record

Its cumulative total now stands at $42.6 million. The record had been held by last year's opening of " Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ". The huge haul means the live-action version of the animat...

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Subway conducted their own chicken study to prove they serve real chicken

Subway conducted their own chicken study to prove they serve real chicken

The rest of the DNA pertains to soy products. "Our chicken is made with 100% chicken + spices and marinade", the fast-food sandwich chain tweeted. The remaining DNA was Soy, the investigation found....

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Flu-Related Deaths In Oklahoma In Last Week

The number of hospitalizations in Oklahoma County increased by 61 people for a total of 242 patients. Stephens county reports 19 hospitalizations and two deaths related to the virus. Kathy Wakefield, ...

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CDC: Fatal heroin overdoses triple

CDC: Fatal heroin overdoses triple

The House gave unanimous first-round approval to the bill Thursday. " Heroin is part of America's larger drug abuse problem ", said Mr. Hamburg. Lakin is a physician who introduced the bill in com...

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Netanyahu to Australian Jews: We Have to Battle Anti-Semitism

This goes further than current party policy, which is backed by Mr Shorten's Victorian Right faction but coming under pressure ahead of the party's national conference in 2018. Foreign Minister Julie ...

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ADHD: The Origin of Attention Deficit Disorders

ADHD: The Origin of Attention Deficit Disorders

Hoogman said: "We hope that this will help to reduce stigma that ADHD is "just a label" for hard children, or caused by poor parenting". The causes of ADHD are not known, however the condition has b...

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Idaho flu deaths at record levels

Bottom line: get that shot if you haven't already because avoiding that trip to the doctor is nothing to sneeze at. A serious spike in the number of flu-related deaths in North Carolina over the pas...

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PM Modi to undergo his first test in UP since gaining power

PM Modi to undergo his first test in UP since gaining power

Poonam Puri is also looking forward to voting, and says she will stamp on "the hand", referring to the symbol of the Congress Party. "Ask what Modi has said or done.this will be decided by the people ...

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Planned Parenthood insiders confirm abortion quotas

Planned Parenthood insiders confirm abortion quotas

This video, " Planned Parenthood's Abortion Quotas ", is the fourth in Live Action's series " Abortion Corporation ". "I felt like I was more of a salesman sometimes, to sell abortions", said Mar...

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Trump immigration order restricted by more U.S. judges

Trump immigration order restricted by more U.S. judges

No visas will be issued to migrants or visitors from these countries for 90 days. The UK, France and Germany are among those countries allowed in under the waiver programme. That number increased to 1...

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February Go Red campaign brings awareness to women, heart disease

February Go Red campaign brings awareness to women, heart disease

Coinciding with American Heart Month in February, CVS Pharmacy customers can support Go Red For Women by making a $1, $3 or larger donation at the register at 7,900 CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide...

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Meet the Miss Universe contestants, and see their wonderful costumes

Meet the Miss Universe contestants, and see their wonderful costumes

She has even climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in the African country of Tanzania. A total of 86 contestants will vie for the coveted Miss Universe crown on Monday at the Mall of Asia Arena. And she does ...

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United Kingdom growth defies post-Brexit expectations

United Kingdom growth defies post-Brexit expectations

The Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis said Friday that gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of just 1.9 percent in the October-December period, a slowdown from 3.5 percent g...

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Steelers aware of Roethlisberger retirement talk

When asked if he's indeed coming back, Roethlisberger followed up with: "Like I said, I'm going to take some time and evaluate with my family and really do a lot of praying about it and make sure it...

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Man robs Kansas bank to 'escape wife'

Man robs Kansas bank to 'escape wife'

Ripple faces up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine of up to $250,000. So, the 70-year-old made a decision to rob a Kansas City , Kan., bank because he preferred prison to living with his wif...

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First flu-related death in Solano Co. reported

First flu-related death in Solano Co. reported

Baber said the number of people getting flu shots this year is on par with other years, though she would like to see more people get vaccinated. Children 6 months through 8 years of age who are gett...

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Wayne Westner Cause of Death: How Did the Golfer Die?

Wayne Westner Cause of Death: How Did the Golfer Die?

He won the 1988 and 1991 South African Opens, both at Durban Country Club, and also won the 1996 World Cup of Golf alongside Ernie Els. POLICE spokesman Captain Vincent Pandarum has confirmed that t...

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NY train derailment: 'I started flying to front of train'

NY train derailment: 'I started flying to front of train'

The Fire Service says the crash could have been a lot worse considering one rail - the track the train was on - sliced through a vehicle floor. "I can only imagine how bad it would have been if we had...

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