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Infant mortality much worse for black and American Indian babies in Minnesota 1.7.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: News
African-American and American Indian infants in Minnesota are more than twice as likely as white babies to die in the first year. State health leaders say reducing racial disadvantages will help.
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California Governor Signs School Vaccination Law 1.7.2015 NPR News
Starting July 1, 2016, all children enrolled in public or private schools or day cares in the state must be vaccinated, regardless of parents' religious and other personal beliefs.
Why celebs can't R.I.P. 1.7.2015 CNN: Top Stories
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Boy had been on park swing two days when he was found dead, police say 1.7.2015 Washington Post
The story was chilling and heartbreaking: A 3-year-old boy was found dead on a swing set, his mother pushing him on the swing.More than a month after Ji’Aire Donnell Lee’s death, police revealed more of the terrible story: Lee was alive when his mother sat him down on the swing. He stayed on it for almost two whole days.Read full article ...
Woman, 75, survived for days on pond water after Texas crash 1.7.2015 Seattle Times: Nation & World
DALLAS (AP) — Wanda Mobley swerved to avoid something in the remote highway, and seconds later was trapped inside her wrecked car in a ravine in North Texas. The 75-year-old widow couldn’t walk, yet pulled herself through the broken windshield and survived the next two days by soaking her T-shirt in a nearby pond to […]
Official: Prison chief, 11 others put on leave after escape 30.6.2015 Durango Herald
ALBANY, N.Y. – The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed on leave along with his security chief and 10 other staff members amid a widening internal investigation into how the inmates pulled off the daring escape, a state official said Tuesday.The 12-member group is in addition to the guard and...
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Marijuana leaders discuss challenges ahead 30.6.2015 Durango Herald
DENVER – Marijuana business owners on Tuesday were told to reject the culture of “big alcohol, tobacco and pharma” as the budding cannabis industry spreads nationwide. Marijuana leaders met in Denver at the annual Cannabis Business Summit and Expo, where “commerce meets a revolution,” according to...
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Avista Adventist Hospital Louisville will accept breast milk donations starting Wednesday 30.6.2015 Denver Post: Local
After having her twins in November, Superior resident Karla Bill began producing breast milk almost immediately. During the next several months, Bill was producing more than enough milk to feed her twins and began storing several ounces a day in her freezer. "I kept thinking we would use it eventually, but one day I opened our deep freezer and it was completely full of milk," Bill said. "We had no place to put food, so I decided it was time to donate." Less than two weeks ago Bill donated nearly 1,000 ounces of breast milk to Mothers' Milk Bank and plans to donate an additional 80 to 100 ounces this week at the bank's newest drop-off site in ...
Oregon growers look forward to new era of retail marijuana 30.6.2015 AP Washington
WILLIAMS, Ore. (AP) -- On the third Thursday of each month, veteran medical marijuana growers and hopeful newbies gather in the old Williams Grange hall in a small rural Oregon valley long known for growing some of the best cannabis on the planet....
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Dying woman with amnesia found in Carlsbad searches for family 30.6.2015 LA Times: Commentary
A woman with amnesia who was found by firefighters in Southern California earlier this year is turning to social media to find out more about herself as she battles cancer and struggles to stay alive.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signs new vaccination law, one of nation's toughest 30.6.2015 LA Times: Top News
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Man wounded in drive-by shooting in Seattle’s Central District 30.6.2015 Seattle Times: Local
Seattle police say a man was wounded early Tuesday morning in an apparent drive-by shooting in the Central District.
2 injured when small plane crashes on Whidbey Island 30.6.2015 Seattle Times: Local
Two people were injured when their small plane crashed into a tree Monday night on Whidbey Island.
2 kids struck by lightning in Duluth area are improving 30.6.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The children were injured in separate incidents Sunday as storms swept through northern Minnesota. The father of one of the victims, who was also hurt, remains in critical condition.
Wyoming boy pulled from Nebraska reservoir dies in Colorado 30.6.2015 Denver Post: Local
KIMBALL, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old Wyoming boy who was pulled from a western Nebraska reservoir has died at a Denver ...
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Rand Paul 1st major-party candidate to court pot donors 30.6.2015 AP Politics
DENVER (AP) -- Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul planned Tuesday to court donors from the new marijuana industry, making the Kentucky senator the first major-party presidential candidate to publicly seek support from the legal weed business....
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Four wives, a death and a disappearance 30.6.2015 CNN: Top Stories
Photos of the Day: June 30, 2015 30.6.2015 Seattle Times: Top stories
Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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North Carolina shark attacks: Explanation isn't reassuring 30.6.2015 Denver Post: Local
Shark experts have a not-so-reassuring explanation for a recent spate of attacks along on the coast of the Carolinas: It's mainly because so many people are getting in the ...
Aurora theater shooting trial, the latest from Day 40 30.6.2015 Denver Post: Local
ARAPAHOE COUNTY —— Denver Post reporter Jordan Steffen's updates from Day 40 of the Aurora theater shooting trial at the Arapahoe County Justice Center in Centennial, ...
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