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President Barack Obama meets with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, to discuss the ongoing response to the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa and Liberia's recovery from the deadly virus.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama meets Liberian president, cheers win against Ebola

- The Washington Times

President Obama on Friday hosted Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the Oval Office, praising her leadership in successfully combating the Ebola outbreak and vowing that the U.S. would keep fighting the deadly disease elsewhere in West African.

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- Associated Press

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Kentucky's state Senate voted Friday to force transgender students to use separate bathrooms in public schools, a move that recalled the dark days of segregation for some but for others represented a stand for privacy rights.

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- Associated Press

Approaching the end of his dozen seasons as an NFL quarterback, Charlie Batch felt comfortable about moving on to another career.

Activists count homeless before seeking to end homelessness

- Associated Press

In the woods behind a large business on Hartford Turnpike in Waterford, six volunteers found signs of camp: a trail of packed-down snow from footprints, a small bridge built over a brook, a baby stroller and a shopping cart.

Lake County offering free measles vaccinations

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The Lake County Health Department is offering free measles vaccinations to anyone who may have been exposed to the virus at a local home-improvement store.

Oregon considers bill banning most vaccine exemptions

- Associated Press

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