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Aurora residents, officials blast RTD for proposed R-Line service cuts 22.9.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
RTD officials got an earful from residents and officials alike at a public meeting Thursday night in which potentially sharp cuts in service to the R-Line, the metro area's newest light-rail line, were laid out.
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It's time now for major league teams to expand netting to protect fans as much as possible 22.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The television is almost always on in baseball clubhouses, though players rarely do more than glance at the screen while they go about their pregame routines. But images on Wednesday from Yankee Stadium, where a young girl was hit in the face with a foul ball, disrupted the Angels’ routines and...

Hurricane Maria passed, but for two women in Puerto Rico, the terror was just beginning 22.9.2017 Washington Post
Neighborhoods have become disaster zones on the 100-mile island, covered in detritus, despair and destruction at levels its 3.5 million residents have never seen. For wheelchair-bound Elizabeth Serrano Roldan and her 82-year-old mother, the storm left them with no way out and no one heeding their pleas for help.
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Seattle-bound flight s 22.9.2017 AP Washington
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- An Alaska Airlines flight from Chicago to Seattle made an emergency landing in Spokane because of a medical emergency....
This Republican health-care bill is the most monstrous yet 22.9.2017 Washington Post
This Republican health-care bill is the most monstrous yet
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With heavy rain on the way, a stunned Puerto Rico begins to dig out after Hurricane Maria 22.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Puerto Rico, already inundated with heavy rains unleashed by Hurricane Maria, braced itself for several more inches of rain and possible flash floods while wide swaths of the island remained without power.

As the strongest hurricane to hit the island in generations continued to barrel through the...

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USDA, House agriculture staff stable after car accident 22.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Agriculture Department employee and two staff members on the House Agriculture Committee are in stable condition after a car accident in El Campo, Texas. The staffers were taken to the hospital after the accident, which occurred following an event with farmers who had been affected by hurricane Harvey. Statements from USDA […]
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Tuskegee airman among vets backing Ohio drug price measure 22.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen is joining other military veterans in supporting a fall ballot measure in Ohio that would bar state agencies from buying drugs at prices higher than those paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Don Elder attended a Statehouse news conference Thursday organized by the […]
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Arab’s assistant police chief hurt in traffic accident 22.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

ARAB, Ala. (AP) — Arab’s assistant police chief is being treated for a fractured vertebrae after he swerved to avoid a vehicle and ended up in a ditch. WAAY-TV reports Shane Washburn was headed north on Highway 69 about 7:15 a.m. Thursday when a vehicle crossing the highway failed to yield. Washburn swerved and ended […]
Otter, state officials wary on health care overhaul 22.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter says he had too many concerns about the latest GOP effort to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care law to join other Republican governors in a letter backing the bill. Earlier this week, 15 GOP governors sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a […]
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Kansas daycare worker ordered to stand trial for murder 22.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

EUDORA, Kan. (AP) — A judge has ordered a Eudora home daycare worker to stand trial for murder in the death of a 9-month-old baby. After a preliminary hearing Thursday, Douglas County District Court Judge Sally Pokorny ruled 43-year-old Carrody Buchhorn should be tried in death of Oliver Ortiz. The child died in September 2016 […]
Suspect in fatal hit-skip crash that killed woman charged 22.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

COLUMBUS, Oho (AP) — Police say a driver accused of striking and killing a woman with his vehicle and leaving the scene of the crash has been jailed on a felony hit-skip charge in central Ohio. Columbus police say 20-year-old Armoni Bruce was taken into custody after he turned himself in early Thursday. Authorities say […]
Iowa Sen. Ernst hopes, but isn't sure, health bill has vote 22.9.2017 AP Top News
CHARLES CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Republican Sen. Joni Ernst said Thursday she isn't sure her party's last-ditch effort to repeal Barack Obama's health care law has the votes to pass, as she faced tough questions from Iowa constituents about the political drive for the measure....
This mother chose to die so she could give birth. Now her baby is dead, too. 22.9.2017 Washington Post
Life Lynn DeKlyen was born six days before her mother was buried. The infant died Wednesday, her family said, after living just 14 days.
Here's why Jimmy Kimmel is playing Ezra Klein on late-night television 22.9.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Here's why Jimmy Kimmel is playing Ezra Klein on late-night television
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Another Good Reason Not To Pee In The Pool 22.9.2017 NPR News
Urine, sweat and sunscreen interact with chlorine in pools to create irritating chemicals called chlormines. Those chemicals sickened dozens of swimmers and staff at an Ohio water park.
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the fog over pre-existing maladies 22.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

WASHINGTON (AP) — Who’s right — President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-night host Jimmy Kimmel? None has really captured the complexity of the debate over who might lose insurance protections in the latest Republican health care bill. But of the three, the TV guy is the hardest to refute. Trump insists in […]
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Name released of man fatally shot by police in West Virginia 22.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

WEST MILFORD, W.Va. (AP) — State Police in West Virginia have released the name of an Ohio carjacking suspect who was fatally shot by officers during a weekend manhunt. Sgt. Mark Kiddy tells media outlets that 21-year-old Brian Ziro of Columbus, Ohio, had shot at Harrison County sheriff’s deputies along a bridge on Sunday in […]
Colorado hospitals owed millions in unpaid Medicaid claims 22.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

DENVER (AP) — After Colorado launched a new technology system to handle reimbursements for Medicaid claims, hospitals across the state are still owed millions of dollars. The Colorado Hospital Association released data on Wednesday that indicated five individual hospitals and five hospital systems were owed nearly $211 million in claims after the first four months […]
Chicago woman found dead in gym bathroom after 2 days 22.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

BURR RIDGE, Ill. (AP) — The son of a woman found dead in a suburban Chicago health club two days after she entered the facility wants more information about her death. Burr Ridge police say 78-year-old Patricia Austin of Chicago was pronounced dead after she was found July 14 in a bathroom stall at Life […]
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