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Air Force identifies pilot who died in California U-2 crash 22.9.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — The pilot who died after ejecting from a U2 spy plane that crashed in northern California was identified as Lt. Col. Ira S. Eadie. Eadie was assigned to the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron at Beale Air Force Base near Sacramento, California. The Air Force did not release his age […]
South Carolina medical school to stop using live pigs 22.9.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina’s School on Medicine will stop using live pigs in its emergency training after an animal-rights group complained about the practice. The State of Columbia reports (http://bit.ly/2cSQexS) that the school’s dean sent an email with its decision Tuesday to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. The group, […]
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Iraq: Forces push deeper into key IS-held northern town 22.9.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi military says its forces have pushed deeper into a key Islamic State-held town north of Baghdad days after launching an operation to retake it. The Joint Military Operation Command said the Iraqi flag was hoisted on Thursday over the mayor’s office and the main hospital complex in the town of […]
Air Force identifies pilot who died in California U-2 crash 22.9.2016 AP National
BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) -- The pilot who died after ejecting from a U2 spy plane that crashed in northern California was identified as Lt. Col. Ira S. Eadie....
Sketch linked to human remains found in 2015 released 22.9.2016 AP Washington
SEATTLE (AP) -- King County authorities are seeking the public's help in identifying human remains found last year along a popular hiking trail in North Bend....
Remote Alaska port clinic goes modern with telemedicine 22.9.2016 AP National
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The only clinic in one of the nation's busiest commercial fishing ports is so remote that even conventional telemedicine for emergencies has been impossible for its limited staff - until this week....
Cows in Fukushima radiation zone find new purpose: science 22.9.2016 Washington Post: World
In an abandoned Japanese village, cows grazing in lush green plains begin to gather when they hear the familiar rumble of the ranch owner’s mini-pickup. This isn’t feeding time, though.
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Remote Alaska port clinic goes modern with telemedicine 22.9.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The only clinic in one of the nation’s busiest commercial fishing ports is so remote that even conventional telemedicine for emergencies has been impossible for its limited staff — until this week. Starting Thursday, a new partnership with an Anchorage hospital will virtually beam critical care doctors 800 miles away to […]
Prop. 55 feeds voter cynicism by extending a 'temporary' tax hike on the rich 22.9.2016 LA Times: Commentary

When politicians backpedal on their word — bait and switch and play voters for suckers — they further erode public confidence in our democratic institutions.

That provides footholds for populist demagogues such as Donald Trump. It feeds cynicism and distrust of government. And we’re indisputably...

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Photo: T-bone crash at DoubleTree intersection 22.9.2016 Durango Herald
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Inquiry finds ‘gross mismanagement’ in VA hospital 22.9.2016 Durango Herald
DENVER – Gross mismanagement, delays and lax oversight by the Veterans Affairs Department added hundreds of millions of dollars to the cost of a new Denver-area VA hospital, federal investigators said Wednesday.A report from the department’s internal watchdog also said a former senior VA official, Glenn Haggstrom, knew the...
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Legislative panel backs marijuana for PTSD 22.9.2016 Durango Herald
DENVER – Post-traumatic stress disorder would be eligible for medical marijuana treatment in Colorado under a proposed measure that was advanced Wednesday by a legislative panel.The interim committee sent the bill to the Legislative Council Committee on a 5-0 vote, though some lawmakers said they have concerns.The panel...
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Crews rush to restore power in blacked-out Puerto Rico 22.9.2016 Washington Post: World
Repair crews worked through the night trying to restore electricity to Puerto Rico’s 3.5 million people early Thursday after a fire at a power plant blacked out the entire U.S. territory.
Bacteria have sculpted the world we live in, and that's why MacArthur winner Dianne Newman studies them 22.9.2016 LA Times: Science

Newly minted MacArthur fellow Dianne Newman is a huge fan of tiny microbes. 

Sit down with her in her homey office at the Caltech campus in Pasadena, and the 44-year-old microbiologist will dazzle you with amazing tales of these miniature organisms.

She might mention that there are so many microbes...

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Grand Canyon National Park officials pull from river a body believed to be Utah man 22.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park recovered a body Tuesday in Colorado River believed to be that of a Utah guide. Joshua Tourjee, 34, of Moab, was reported missing Sept. 12 when he did not return to camp during a river trip in the area, according to a news release from the park. The National Park Service conducted a multiday search-and-rescue operation — which had been paused by heavy winds and later resumed — and located the body near the Fishtail Rapid area more than a week later. Ba... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Carolyn Hax: Baby’s not even out of the hospital yet, but Grandma delivers first lie 22.9.2016 Washington Post
Carolyn Hax: Baby’s not even out of the hospital yet, but Grandma delivers first lie
TV and radio listings: September 22 22.9.2016 Washington Post
TV and radio listings: September 22
Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Superstore' on NBC 22.9.2016 LA Times: Commentary

SERIES

Superstore A full-fledged strike ensues when employees walk off the job to protest the firing of Glenn (Mark McKinney). America Ferrera and Ben Feldman star in the season premiere with guest star Michael Bunin. 8 p.m. NBC

Grey's Anatomy One of the doctors unexpectedly becomes a patient,...

Australian pastor dies in hospital after attack in Malawi 22.9.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A relative says an Australian Christian pastor has died in a South African hospital days after he was attacked in Malawi in east Africa during a preaching tour. Brother-in-law Peter Walker said on Thursday that Salvation Army Major Geoff Friend died in a Johannesburg hospital on Wednesday with his wife and […]
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Man killed in Charlotte amid protests of police shooting 22.9.2016 Washington Post
Charlotte officials said a man was shot by another civilian on Wednesday during a second night of protests after sharply divergent accounts emerged of the death of a black man at the hands of police. A march turned chaotic after protesters tried to follow police in riot gear into an uptown hotel.
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