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Hiker lost 9 days in forest says she regrets leaving group 2.9.2015 Seattle Times: Nation & World
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A hiker missing for nine days in California’s Sierra Nevada with broken legs and forced to endure freezing temperatures at night said Tuesday that she regretted her decision to leave her group of backpackers. Miyuki Harwood released a one-page letter from her hospital bed, saying that she shouldn’t have attempted to […]
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Denver quarantines marijuana products at two businesses for pesticides 2.9.2015 Denver Post: Local
Denver health officials on Tuesday quarantined "several hundred" lozenges at a marijuana-edibles maker and raw marijuana at a separate dispensary whose product labels list pesticides ...
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Watch: UHaul driver’s nightmare reversal prevents Storrowing 2.9.2015 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
A Boston moving truck Tuesday had to back off of Storrow Drive, after taking a wrong turn and nearly colliding with a low ...
Peek inside 'the SHU': What it's like for California inmates in solitary confinement 2.9.2015 LA Times: Commentary
The way thousands of California inmates tell it, there's prison, and then there's prison. Locked in windowless cells for as much as 23 hours each day, inmates held in solitary confinement have little to no interaction with their fellow prisoners or guards. Access to mail and medical care is limited,...
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Key Assembly panel approves Aid-in-Dying bill for California 2.9.2015 LA Times: Commentary
A bill allowing physicians in California to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to hasten the death of the terminally ill passed a key milestone Tuesday when it was approved by its first committee in the state Assembly.
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Union reaches new deal on retiree healthcare 2.9.2015 LA Times: Commentary
State officials and union leaders have negotiated the first labor agreement to address the growing cost of retiree healthcare since Gov. Jerry Brown made that a goal this year. 
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Trial Begins For Alabama Officer In Encounter That Paralyzed Indian Man 2.9.2015 NPR News
The Madison Police Department officer is charged with violating the civil rights of Sureshbhai Patel, who was slammed into the ground face-first after not responding to English-language commands.
Fresno teen in custody after Instagram threats lead police to guns in his room 2.9.2015 LA Times: Top News
Family, doctor say injured firefighter making slow progress 2.9.2015 AP Washington
SEATTLE (AP) -- The firefighter severely injured in a Washington wildfire flare-up that killed three of his comrades is making progress, but he's not out of danger yet....
Man suffers head injuries in fall on Pikes Peak 2.9.2015 Denver Post: News: Local
A 21-year-old man suffered head injuries after he fell about 50 feet in the Bottomless Pit on Pikes Peak on Tuesday afternoon, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office ...
CEOs big news can cause ripple effects for company 2.9.2015 AP Business
NEW YORK (AP) -- Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is promising to be away from the job for just a "limited time" when she gives birth to twins later this year, but the development only adds to the uncertainty some investors have long had about Yahoo....
Duluth's NorShor Theatre gets final funding for restoration 2.9.2015 MinnPost
Driver Mechanic Miller tried to get a comment from Betsy Lindgren, the owner of the Owatonna office of Express Employment, but she wasn’t available. Other staffing agencies said that, yes, in general it’s hard to find qualified welders, accountants and commercial vehicle drivers. Taylor Huber of Huber Supply in Owatonna said most of their students are either hobbyists or experienced welders looking to brush up on skills, but said there is a need for more new workers to enter the field. “I know that the majority of welders will be retiring, so there is a need for new welders,” Huber said. A 19-year-old Rochester man is in custody after a shooting Monday that left one man dead and two others injured, according to the Rochester Post-Bulletin . Courtney Eli Ocegueda was arrested at about 6 a.m. in Faribault after a five-hour standoff with a SWAT team. He is suspected of firing 15 rounds of ammunition into a group of people playing basketball about 2:15 p.m. Monday at 23rd Avenue and Park Lane Southeast. ...
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Texas Strives To Lure Mental Health Providers To Rural Counties 2.9.2015 NPR News
About 3 million people in Texas don't have a mental health provider in their county. A new loan repayment program may not be enough to lure them to the state's rural areas.
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Justice Department sides with Planned Parenthood against Bobby Jindal 2.9.2015 LA Times: Commentary
The U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge that Gov. Bobby Jindal's decision to oust Planned Parenthood from Louisiana's Medicaid program appears to violate federal law by denying Medicaid patients the right to choose their healthcare providers.
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On birth control, a U.S. judge issues the weirdest anti-Obamacare ruling yet 2.9.2015 LA Times: Commentary
It was clear from the inception that the Supreme Court's 2014 Hobby Lobby ruling wouldn't end efforts to undermine the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in her dissent to the decision allowing non-religious businesses to opt out of the mandate by asserting...
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Trump, Carson, Fiorina -- rise of the outsiders 2.9.2015 CNN: Top Stories
Chelsea Clinton: The lurking threat to babies 2.9.2015 CNN: Top Stories
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China's parade: 850,000 volunteers, 12,000 troops, plus monkeys, falcons and tanks and ... 2.9.2015 LA Times: Top News
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Hundreds of kids tested after infection scare at Seattle Children’s 2.9.2015 Seattle Times: Local
More than 300 children have been tested for hepatitis and HIV in the wake of potential problems with improperly cleaned surgical tools at the Seattle Children’s Bellevue clinic.Two have posted what officials say are false positive test results.
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Man and officer wounded, dog killed in police address mix-up 2.9.2015 Seattle Times: Nation & World
ATLANTA (AP) — A man shot by police officers who went to the wrong Atlanta house ran bleeding outside where a neighbor heard him asking, “Why did they come in my house? Why did they shoot me? Why did they shoot my dog?” It happened Monday night when officers arrived at the wrong Atlanta address […]
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