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Wednesday's TV highlights; 'Channel Zero: Butcher's Block' on Syfy 21.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Nature This new episode documents the efforts of scientists and animal experts to save the northern white rhino, the last of which lives in a Kenyan sanctuary under 24-hour armed guard. 8 p.m. KOCE

Schitt’s Creek Moira (Catherine O’Hara) is taken aback when unfounded rumors that she has...

Man sentenced to 15 years in prison for fatal DUI crash in Jefferson County 21.2.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A 26-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for a vehicular homicide, DUI crash in Jefferson County that killed an 85-year-old man.
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What Medicare Could Learn From Netflix 21.2.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
The company offered a $1 million prize to improve its algorithm. Why not do that for risk adjustment?
Two snowboarders buried in avalanche near Telluride rescued by fellow riders 21.2.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Two people buried in an avalanche Tuesday near Telluride were rescued by fellow snow boarders who dug the pair out.
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Single-vehicle crash kills one in southwestern Douglas County, driver suspected of DUI 21.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
One person was killed and a driver taken to a hospital in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in southwestern Douglas County.
Two victims who died at scene of suspected DUI traffic crash in Denver identified 21.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
Two people killed in a two-vehicle crash in Denver involving a suspected DUI driver were identified Tuesday.
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Man jumps from duplex window in Denver to escape fire 21.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
A man jumped from a duplex window to escape a Denver fire Tuesday afternoon and was taken to a local hospital.
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Your DNA won't determine the best diet to help you lose weight 21.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Trying to lose weight? Researchers have some good news: You can chose either a low-fat or low-carb diet. As long as you stick with it, you can slim down no matter what your genetic make-up or metabolic particulars.

And here’s an added bonus: You won’t even have to count your calories.

The findings...

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MLB is still investigating the leak of Shohei Ohtani’s medical records 21.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday that baseball’s investigation into the leak of Shohei Ohtani’s medical records continues.

In mid-December, after the Angels had signed Ohtani, Yahoo Sports reported that he has a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow.

“We have not been able...

15-year-old shot 5 times protecting classmates from gunfire 21.2.2018 AP Top News
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- A 15-year-old student who was shot five times during last week's massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is credited with saving the lives of at least 20 other students....
I almost died giving birth - Williams 21.2.2018 BBC Sport - Sport
Former world number one Serena Williams says she almost died giving birth to her daughter in September last year.
Mayo Clinic CEO stepping down after 28 years with health system 21.2.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Dr. John Noseworthy has led Mayo through challenging times that included the Great Recession, skyrocketing health care costs, the Affordable Care Act and the launch of the ambitious economic development project known as the Destination Medical Center.
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Orange County's riverside homeless begin trading tents for motel vouchers, other aid as camp is cleared 21.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

A crowd of homeless people, wearing hoodies and woolen hats in the morning cold, lined up along the Santa Ana River trail early Tuesday to collect motel vouchers before having to leave Orange County’s largest homeless camp.

As they inched forward to an area manned by county officials, workers tried...

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Minnesota curler's premature daughter defies odds 21.2.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Today, Joe Polo finds himself in Pyeongchang, competing on the U.S. Olympic curling team in what would normally be the highest-stress moment of an athlete's life. And yet he is calm. Medal or not, he says, this is just a game. Ailsa was the real achievement.
Peanut allergy treatment succeeds in study 21.2.2018 LA Times: Health

The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A California company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut flour helped children build tolerance to the nuts in a major study.

Millions of children have peanut allergies, and some have life-threatening...

7th-grader with distraction device shoots himself at school 21.2.2018 AP National
MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) -- Authorities say a seventh-grader who shot and injured himself inside an Ohio middle school bathroom also had a device in his backpack meant to cause a distraction....
Greeley-area nurse practitioner accused of sexually assaulting a child 20.2.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A Greeley-area nurse practitioner now has a court date scheduled after his Saturday arrest on suspicion of 16 criminal charges, including four counts of sexual assault on a child.
Man stabbed to death during Lakewood robbery 20.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

A robbery turned bloody early Tuesday morning, when three people got out of a car and fatally stabbed a man in Lakewood, authorities said.

The victim was walking with a woman near Del Amo Boulevard and Violeta Avenue at 1:18 a.m. in Lakewood when a car pulled to a stop nearby, according to a news...

White women helped elect Trump. Next time they may help defeat him. 20.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

As the 2018 midterm approaches, one of the most closely tracked demographic groups will be white women. When Donald Trump won the presidency, these voters took a lot of the credit, or the blame. According to the election exit polls, 61 percent of non-college-educated white women voted for Trump,...

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Police suspect Netanyahu associate of trying to bribe judge 20.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Israel was rocked Tuesday by a new revelation in the cascading series of corruption investigations related to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

The latest twist is the Israeli police accusation that former Netanyahu communications director Nir Hefetz, who was arrested two days ago, offered a judge...

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