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Missing teen out of Columbia County located safe in NY

Missing teen out of Columbia County located safe in NY

Frisina has family in NY and Rodriguez has family in Canada and Pennsylvania, according to Columbia County Sheriff's Office public information officer Murray Smith. Authorities say she apparently sneaked out of her bedroom window and had been missing since Saturday. "We had a very handsome, wonderful, very emotional reunion with her a little while ago", the teen's mother, Scarlet Frisina, told reporters at a news conference Saturday afternoon. Read More

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Mom's boyfriend arrested in missing Jacksonville toddler case

Mom's boyfriend arrested in missing Jacksonville toddler case

She says Kimery, saw the child later that night. Officials said 730 volunteers participated in a search for Mariah on Friday. Investigators believe, due to evidence gathered, that Mariah is deceased. They were sent straight to the FBI's base in Quantico, Virginia, for testing on Wednesday afternoon. Earl Kimrey, 32, charged in connection with the disappearance of Mariah WoodsSaturday. Read More

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Researchers say coffee is more likely to benefit health than harm it

Researchers say coffee is more likely to benefit health than harm it

There was less evidence for the effects of drinking decaffeinated coffee but it had similar benefits for a number of outcomes. A 2015 Gallup poll found that 64 percent of Americans drink at least one cup of coffee daily. The only two significant population subgroups noted by the study that showed a correlation between coffee consumption and negative effects were pregnant women, and women with high risks of bone fractures. Read More

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Major League Baseball strips Atlanta Braves of 12 prospects, bans former GM for life

Major League Baseball strips Atlanta Braves of 12 prospects, bans former GM for life

The biggest name is the 17-year-old Maitan, a switch-hitting shortstop from Venezuela who signed for $4.25 million and was one of the most highly touted prospects from Latin America in the last decade. The Dodgers, Angels and other teams have exceeded their bonus pools for signing global amateurs at various times, well aware that the result would be a severe reduction on what they could offer worldwide amateurs for the subsequent two years. Read More

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San Diego's unemployment drops to 3.7%

Bamberg County's rate was 6.3 percent in September, while Orangeburg County's rate was 6.2 percent. The 4.7 percent rate was below the 5.1 percent rate from October 2016. Department of Employment and Workforce. "This is money that businesses can and have used to reinvest in SC workers". The 7.5 percent unemployment rate is the lowest it's been since 2007 when the unemployment rate was at 7.4 percent. Read More

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RI Family Court holds National Adoption Day event Saturday

RI Family Court holds National Adoption Day event Saturday

MA has more than 9,600 children now in foster care. 24 families heard the words they've been waiting so desperately to hear, making it official for 36 kids. Social workers say they hope more families will open their hearts and homes to these children. Across the nation, 23,000 children age out of the foster care system each year with no family or permanent home. Read More

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A Legionnaire's Outbreak Near Disneyland Has Now Infected 15 People

A Legionnaire's Outbreak Near Disneyland Has Now Infected 15 People

The county issued an order on November 8 shutting down the two cooling towers at Disneyland. The towers reportedly had elevated levels of Legionella bacteria. Good told the Orange County Register the agency is working with Disney on procedures to bring the towers back into operation. When high concentrations grow in man-made water systems, such as air conditioners and plumbing, some people develop pneumonia after breathing in contaminated vapor. Read More

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New rules say 46 percent of Americans have hypertension

New rules say 46 percent of Americans have hypertension

Despite an increase in the amount of Americans with high blood pressure, the AHA hopes their new guidelines mean there will be only a small increase in the amount of patients requiring medication. But the drugs have side effects and the new guidelines emphasize lifestyle changes including weight loss, diet and exercise as the first tool for combating hypertension. Read More

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NGT gives approval to Delhi government's Odd-Even scheme

NGT gives approval to Delhi government's Odd-Even scheme

The NGT passed a slew of directions and said that all corporations and authorities of the Delhi government should ensure that was no structural construction activity in the capital till November 14. The NGT on Friday had asked the Delhi government to submit before it the results of the earlier two phases of the odd-even. They are a great nuisance. Read More

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FSU Suspends Fraternities and Sororities

FSU Suspends Fraternities and Sororities

He was from Pompano Beach. Coffey's death occurred just ahead of Parents' Weekend, when students' families are encouraged to visit campus. The fraternity's national office suspended the FSU chapter's operations following his death, according to the Sun-Sentinel, quoting Todd Shelton, a spokesman for Pi Kappa Phi. Read More

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USA places punitive tariffs on Canadian lumber amid impasse

USA places punitive tariffs on Canadian lumber amid impasse

Irving will pay 3.34 per cent in countervailing duties and no anti-dumping tariff, down from 9.89 per cent. The move also increases pressure on negotiators of a new softwood lumber agreement between the United States and Canada. An earlier version said Resolute was the only producer to have its duties raised. These duties are a tax on American middle-class families too, whose homes, renovations and repairs will only be more expensive. Read More

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Plane Carrying NBA Team Damaged While Mid-Air

Plane Carrying NBA Team Damaged While Mid-Air

The cause of the damage is now unknown, but the Thunder's flight landed at Chicago Midway International Airport at approximately 12:46 a.m. CT. It's unclear, however, if oddsmakers have factored in the stressful effects of the Thunder's flight to Chicago , which center Steven Adams called "a rough flight, to say the least", in a Twitter post . Read More

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Here is what Trump's opioid declaration means for health IT

Here is what Trump's opioid declaration means for health IT

Many advocates who favor changing Medicaid rules have also noted that Trump's administration has backed cutting and reshaping Medicaid in a way that would lead to fewer people having coverage overall. Meanwhile, Trump's opioid commission, led by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie , is set to release its final recommendations on November 1. It is time to liberate our communities from this scourge of drug addiction, never been this way. Read More

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Why morning may be best for flu shots

Australia is experiencing that's country worst outbreak due to the stain of Influenza A (H3N2). National uptake figures indicate that 54 per cent of people aged 65 and over, who hold a medical card or GP visit card, received the flu vaccine during the 2016-2017 flu season. Read More

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Beyond BRCA, Study Reveals 72 Mutations That May Lead To Breast Cancer

Beyond BRCA, Study Reveals 72 Mutations That May Lead To Breast Cancer

The inherited component of breast cancer risk is due to a combination of rare variants in genes such as BRCA1 and BRCA2 that confer a high risk of the disease, and many commoner genetic variants that each confer only a small risk. The World Health Organisation suggests breast cancer as one of the leading causes of mortality in women, especially in developing countries where most cases are detected in the later stages. Read More

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London's New Tax On Older, More Polluting Cars Starts Today

London's New Tax On Older, More Polluting Cars Starts Today

That's on top of an existing "Congestion Charge" aimed at decreasing traffic in the city. About 438 schools in London are in areas exceeding legal air quality levels, according to the London mayor's office. The T-charge is part of a wider push from Mayor Sadiq Khan to improve air quality research and communication in the capital. The T-charge is a stepping stone to the ultra-low emission zone, which could be introduced as early as 2019. Read More

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