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Brutal winter set to hit war-torn eastern Ukraine 30.10.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Dark tunnels in the basement of a bombed-out hospital in the eastern city of Donetsk lead to a makeshift shelter. Opening the door hardly alleviates the gloom, for the only lighting inside is the flicker of handmade oil lamps.
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Late-in-life: As U.S 'spends more and gets less,' the Dutch offer myriad health and social supports 30.10.2014 MinnPost
This article is part of  a yearlong occasional series on late-in-life health care  — when chronic illness or a constellation of medical problems can cause a cascade of new needs, complications and worries. The series is funded through a regrant by Allina Health from the  Robina Foundation  and is conducted with media partners  Ampers  and  Twin Cities Public Television (tpt) , whose  documentaries  are focusing on Minnesotans enrolled in a  multiyear Allina study . A new episode, “Meaning & Legacy,” the fourth of six, will premiere Thursday, Oct. 30 , at 9:30 p.m. on tpt 2.1. Courtesy of Jim and Johanna Christenson Jim and Johanna Christenson are amazed at the level of support provided to the elderly in the Netherlands. Imagine these services for someone who wants to live at home while coping with life’s late stages: A neighborhood doctor makes frequent house calls – often by bicycle. The city installs a chair lift on a staircase. A professional team steps in to help with everything from lawn maintenance ...
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Shootout Sends Wounded Suspect To Hospital 30.10.2014 WCCO: National
police, generic, lights, cop, flashing, officials, authoritiesA standoff and shootout in northwestern Wisconsin ended after the suspect was shot and wounded by sheriff's deputies. Douglas County sheriff's officials say the female suspect got into an argument with her mother Wednesday at a residence in Lake Nebagamon and pulled a gun.
Brutal winter set to hit war-torn eastern Ukraine 30.10.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Dark tunnels in the basement of a bombed-out hospital in the eastern city of Donetsk lead to a makeshift shelter. Opening the door hardly alleviates the gloom, for the only lighting inside is the flicker of handmade oil lamps.
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Zambia: Body of President Michael Sata to be flown home Saturday ahead of burial 30.10.2014 Star Tribune: World
North Korea announces it will quarantine foreigners for 21 days over Ebola fears 30.10.2014 Star Tribune: World
Should college athletes be paid for performance? 30.10.2014 Seattle Times: Opinion
The Pac-12 this week held itself out as the most progressive big athletic conference in the country in passing a suite of reforms of the increasingly criticized "student-athlete" model.
Lake County Jail guards indicted in inmate's death 30.10.2014 Chicago Tribune: Nation
Three years after a Lake County Jail inmate's neck was broken in a scuffle with guards, two former corrections officers have been indicted by a grand jury on official misconduct charges for their involvement, Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran ...
Man admits shooting deputy in NW Minnesota during traffic stop 30.10.2014 Star Tribune: Local
Deputy Nathan Warner survived the shooting on the morning of April 15 thanks to his bullet-resistant vest. Gunfire also struck his portable radio on the front of his vest.
Tiny mouth wins Small World honors 30.10.2014 CNN: Top Stories
The true test of patience is peering for hours into a microscope waiting for a rotifer to open its mouth so you can snap a quick photo.
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Scientists link 60 genes to autism 30.10.2014 CNN: Top Stories
Researchers have found dozens of new genes that may play a role in causing autism, according to two studies published Wednesday in the medical journal Nature.
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Ebola nurse goes bike riding 30.10.2014 CNN: Top Stories
Is it fear or facts?
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One job, two lives 30.10.2014 CNN: Top Stories
What did you do this weekend?This seemingly innocuous question from a co-worker makes Sam uncomfortable and anxious. He lies or avoids answering the question altogether. Sam is gay, and in the closet. Like many in the LGBT community, he fears that if his sexuality is revealed, his job might be at risk.
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Spokane marijuana lounge plans children's party 30.10.2014 AP Washington
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) -- A members-only medical marijuana dispensary in Spokane Valley is holding a Halloween Party for children....
Brutal winter set to hit war-torn eastern Ukraine 30.10.2014 AP Top News
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Dark tunnels in the basement of a bombed-out hospital in the eastern city of Donetsk lead to a makeshift shelter. Opening the door hardly alleviates the gloom, for the only lighting inside is the flicker of handmade oil lamps....
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Standoff, shootout in Douglas County ends when suspect is hit 30.10.2014 Star Tribune: Local
In Ebola fight, no two quarantines are quite the same 30.10.2014 Chicago Tribune: Nation
In Ebola fight, no two quarantines are quite the same
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Ebola showdown imminent over nurse's quarantine in Maine 30.10.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Kaci Hickox contends there's no need for quarantine because she's showing no symptoms, and she made her point by stepping outside her home briefly Wednesday night to talk to reporters.
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Police: Man Falls 40 Feet During St. Paul Chase 30.10.2014 WCCO: Local News
(credit: CBS)St. Paul police say a man has survived a 40-foot fall onto a highway after he jumped off a retaining wall during a chase with officers.
A voter guide to California's boring but important ballot propositions 30.10.2014 LA Times: Top News
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