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  • Idaho scales back claim of problems at prison

    By REBECCA BOONE - Associated Press

    Idaho Department of Correction officials on Wednesday dramatically scaled back their assessment of problems encountered when they took over the running of the state's largest prison from Corrections Corporation of America this month. Published July 30, 2014

  • Report: Jet hit unlisted pole in fatal Ga. crash

    By Associated Press

    A private jet hit a utility pole that wasn't listed on aeronautical charts before running into trees and bursting into flames last February, killing a Georgia vascular surgeon and four colleagues, federal investigators said in a report released Wednesday. Published July 30, 2014

  • Healthy food pilot program launched in Connecticut

    By Associated Press

    An online marketplace for farmers markets and a nonprofit Connecticut health insurance company are launching a new program to bring local, fresh food to Fairfield County residents. Published July 30, 2014

  • Son says NC-based missionary fighting Ebola

    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

    The son of a North Carolina-based missionary says his mother is fighting the Ebola virus while in isolation in Liberia. Published July 30, 2014

  • Quinn signs epinephrine law for Illinois schools

    By Associated Press

    A new bill signed into Illinois law says trained personnel at schools statewide will be able to administer injectable epinephrine for those appearing to have strong allergic reactions. Published July 30, 2014

  • Salmon will only get more water if die-off starts

    By JEFF BARNARD - Associated Press

    A federal agency said Wednesday it will release extra water into Northern California's Klamath and Trinity rivers once salmon start dying from drought-related disease, but not before. Published July 30, 2014

  • House authorizes GOP-led plan to sue Obama alleging he exceeded constitutional powers

    By Associated Press

    House authorizes GOP-led plan to sue Obama alleging he exceeded constitutional powers. Published July 30, 2014

  • Crawford among 5 to oppose VA overhaul measure

    By ANDREW DeMILLO - Associated Press

    Republican U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford was among five House members Wednesday to oppose a measure to overhaul the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' health care, a vote that drew immediate criticism from his Democratic challenger. Published July 30, 2014

  • Peace Corps workers isolated after Ebola exposure

    By MICHELE SALCEDO - Associated Press

    Two Peace Corps volunteers are under isolation outside the U.S. after having contact with a person who later died of the Ebola virus. Published July 30, 2014

  • Health department revokes Ohio clinic's license

    By Associated Press

    The interim director of the Ohio Department of Health has signed an order to revoke the license of Toledo's last abortion clinic. Published July 30, 2014

  • 6 treated for carbon monoxide during UCLA cleanup

    By Associated Press

    Authorities say 6 people who were helping clean up UCLA's flooded Pauley Pavilion are being treated for exposure to carbon monoxide. Published July 30, 2014

  • Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary

    By MATTHEW DALY - Associated Press

    The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, with a mission to overhaul an agency beleaguered by long veterans' waits for health care and VA workers falsifying records to cover up delays. Published July 29, 2014

  • Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

    By ANNE FLAHERTY - Associated Press

    Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973. Published July 29, 2014

  • Stalking predators online stresses cyber cops

    By MAYA LAU - Associated Press

    A man in his 50s wanted to get detective Bryan Montgomery pregnant. Published July 28, 2014

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