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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Department Of Public Health
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, who ordered an internal review after a potent winter storm caught officials unprepared in January, outlined a wide-ranging plan Tuesday for responding to severe weather in the future.
Boston city councilors plan a public hearing to discuss the possibility of medical marijuana dispensaries setting up shop in the state's largest city.
Los Angeles County health officials are warning beachgoers to be wary of water near storm drains, creeks and rivers.
There was no need for the state to restart the selection process for medical marijuana dispensaries despite reports that some applicants may have provided false or misleading information, Gov. Deval Patrick said Monday.
With six women running in House and Senate primaries in Iowa this year, some are wondering if 2014 might be the year that the state finally sends a woman to Washington.
The state should take a second look at the medical marijuana dispensary licensing process because some of the information on the 20 applications approved last month was not thoroughly vetted and some applicants may have submitted false or misleading statements, House Speaker Robert DeLeo said.
Los Angeles County health officials are warning residents around Manhattan Beach to be wary of stray animals and fleas after a typhus case was reported there.
At least 185 people have died of heroin overdoses in Massachusetts during the last four months, state police said Tuesday.
The public library in Ames has temporarily closed its doors because staff members are sick.
Los Angeles County health officials are reminding physicians to report new measles cases immediately, citing two incidents last month when residents were exposed following a reporting delay.
Gov. Jerry Brown and the top Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday announced a $687 million plan to provide immediate help to drought-stricken communities throughout California, including $15 million for those with dangerously low drinking water supplies.
California health officials are warning people not to eat cactus sold in several stores around the state because of the presence of unapproved pesticides.
Georgia's governor planned to meet with the heads of agencies that will be involved in the state's winter weather response.
The state could face another drug lab crisis if it doesn't put significant reforms in place, including the creation of an independent audit process, the Boston Bar Association said in a report released Monday.
In this small logging town in Northern California's redwood country, small blue signs urging water conservation are almost everywhere you look.