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In this May 8, 2015 photo Scott Hogg fishes on Elk Lake, Ore. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife stocks the lake with about 50,000 trout fingerlings each year. (Mark Morical/The Bulletin via AP)

Feds warn swimmers to not swallow lake water

- The Washington Times

Uncle Sam routinely issues summer warnings about boating safety, wearing sunscreen and not diving into unknown waters. Now the government is adding a recommendation that swimmers not urinate or defecate or drink the water in chlorinated pools and freshwater lakes.

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Utah defends contentious law on contact lens price-fixing

- Associated Press

Utah state attorneys have asked an appeals court to clear the way for a contentious law that bans price fixing by contact lens makers and could have wide-ranging implications for the $4 billion industry.

Grand Forks mayor undergoes triple-bypass heart surgery

Associated Press

Grand Forks Mayor Michael Brown says he'll continue his mayoral duties as he recovers from open-heart surgery, though he's taken a leave of absence from his duties as a doctor with Altru Health.

Federal appeals court rejects Arkansas' 12-week abortion ban

- Associated Press

A federal appeals court struck down a key abortion restriction in Arkansas on Wednesday, agreeing with a lower court judge that it was inappropriate to ban most abortions after the 12th week of pregnancy if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat.

Study reveals flaws in gene testing; results often conflict

- Associated Press

The first report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many people believe, with flaws that result in some people wrongly advised to worry about a disease risk and others wrongly told they can relax.

Editorials from around New York

- Associated Press

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers:

Christoph Buehrer, left, director of neonatology at Charite Hospital and Wolfgang Henrich, director of gynecology at Charite Hospital, brief the media about the situation of 65-year old mother Annegret Raunigk and her quadruplets, in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. The 65-year-old teacher from Berlin has given birth to a girl,Neeta and three boys, Dries, Bence and Fjonn, by cesarean section at the hospital on Tuesday May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Quadruplets born to 65-year-old mom still in critical phase

- Associated Press

Doctors say the week-old quadruplets born prematurely to 65-year-old Annegret Raunigk in Berlin are still in intensive care, but have been gaining a little weight and are being given their mother's milk through feeding tubes.