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  • Advocates make push to legalize marijuana in NJ

    By BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI - Associated Press

    Dozens of activists and community members have gathered at the steps of the New Jersey Statehouse to show their support for legalizing marijuana. Published April 20, 2014

  • Cardinal: Could be last Easter as archbishop

    By Associated Press

    Cardinal Francis George says this may be his last Easter holiday as the spiritual leader of Chicago's more than 2 million Roman Catholics. Published April 20, 2014

  • More suspicious dog treats found in Colorado park

    By Associated Press

    The Boulder sheriff's office says two more possibly poisonous meatballs have been found in a Gunbarrel park popular with dog owners. Published April 20, 2014

  • Brownback to attend KU Medical Center event

    By Associated Press

    Gov. Sam Brownback and other officials are expected to gather at the KU Medical Center to applaud budget enhancements that include $25 million in bonds for building a proposed $75 million health education building. Published April 20, 2014

  • Blood donors replenish supplies after Pa. stabbing

    By Associated Press

    An effort to replenish blood bank supplies after a mass stabbing at a western Pennsylvania high school is far exceeding its target. Published April 20, 2014

  • Turner case tests bounds of 'citizen legislature'

    By TOM LoBIANCO - Associated Press

    When a legislative ethics panel meets this week to review the case of House Speaker Pro Tem Eric Turner, members could have trouble finding clear-cut answers, in large part because of the Indiana General Assembly's status as a "citizen legislature." Published April 20, 2014

  • Florida man examines oil spill dolphin deaths

    By Associated Press

    A south Florida man's work is helping researchers better understand long-term damage to dolphins from the massive 2010 BP oil spill. Published April 20, 2014

  • SD birth rate on the rise after recession slump

    By Associated Press

    South Dakota's birth rate is on the rise after seeing a slump caused by the economic prospects during the recession. Published April 20, 2014

  • Football player inspires after bout with cancer

    By WESLEY SINOR - Associated Press

    In 2009, a basketball changed Katorie Bell's entire life when it struck him in the head during a Jeff Davis practice. Published April 20, 2014

  • Ohio hog farms hit by disease that kills baby pigs

    By Associated Press

    A relatively new virus that kills newborn pigs has been found on hog farms around Ohio. Published April 20, 2014

  • BJC changes charity care standards

    By Associated Press

    Charity care has long been a core mission of BJC HealthCare, but the St. Louis area's largest employer is cutting back amid increasing financial pressures. Published April 20, 2014

  • Navy OKs changes for submariners' sleep schedules

    By MICHAEL MELIA - Associated Press

    With no sunlight to set day apart from night on a submarine, the U.S. Navy for decades has staggered sailors' working hours on schedules with little resemblance to life above the ocean's surface. Published April 20, 2014

  • Public health school gets $1M for long-term care

    By Associated Press

    Brown University's School of Public Health has received a $1 million grant to launch a center to improve long-term care for the elderly. Published April 20, 2014

  • Arkansas lab conducts research on living lungs

    By JEANNIE ROBERTS - Associated Press

    With his left hand on the edge of a microscope and his right hand tapping commands into a keyboard, cell biologist Dr. Richard Kurten nods to the computer screen. Published April 20, 2014

  • More Treasure Island denizens complain about mold

    By Associated Press

    A growing number of residents and workers on Treasure Island are complaining about mold from aging buildings on the former Navy base in San Francisco Bay. Published April 20, 2014

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