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  • Environment

    New Mexico man who fed wildlife at his home bitten by bear

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) Officials say a 70-year-old southern New Mexico man who regularly fed wildlife at his home suffered multiple injuries when he was bitten by a bear as he stepped outside.The state Game and Fish Department says conservation...

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  • Health

    Hotrod team donates brains, urges same from military members

    MORRISON, Colo. (AP) Concussion experts would someday like to conduct the same amount of research on head injuries among military members as they've done for football players.One way to get there: racecar drivers.All seven members of the...

    By Eddie Pells, AP National Writer|

  • News

    Florida site of school massacre to get a therapy dog

    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) The Florida high school where 17 people were killed in a mass shooting is getting a therapy dog to help students who need emotional support.River, a 3-month-old female Bernese mountain dog-poodle mix, has been adopted by Ray...

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  • Business

    Reversal: Kentucky restoring Medicaid benefits for thousands

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) Dental and vision care benefits will be restored for hundreds of thousands of Medicaid recipients in a sudden reversal by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration following an outcry over the recent cuts.The coverage had...

    By Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Massachusetts poised to raise tobacco purchasing age

    BOSTON (AP) Massachusetts is close to becoming the latest U.S. state to require people to be at least 21 before they can buy cigarettes or other tobacco or vaping products.A bill to boost the minimum purchasing age from 18 to 21 achieved...

    By Bob Salsberg, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Coffee shop serves hope to people recovering from addiction

    TAMAQUA, Pa. (AP) A Pennsylvania town's newest coffee shop is offering people recovering from opioid addiction a fresh start, one steaming cup of java at a time.Hope & Coffee began serving customers Thursday morning in Tamaqua, a small...

    By Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press|

  • News

    4 injured in explosion in vehicle shop at Army depot

    CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) A small explosion Thursday in a vehicle shop at an Army depot injured four workers, three of them seriously, officials said.The blast occurred at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg about 7:15 a.m., causing a small...

    By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press|

  • News

    The Latest: 1 released from hospital after Army depot blast

    LETTERKENNY, Pa. (AP) The Latest on an explosion at a Pennsylvania Army depot (all times local):11:15 a.m.A worker has been treated and released from a hospital after receiving minor injuries in an explosion at a Pennsylvania Army depot.The...

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  • Business

    Medical device company settles US case over false claims

    COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) A New York-based medical device company will pay the U.S. government $12.5 million to resolve allegations that it had health care providers submit false claims to federal programs.The Department of Justice said Wednesday that...

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  • Business

    Philadelphia's tax on soda upheld by state Supreme Court

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Philadelphia's tax on soda and other sweetened drinks was upheld on Wednesday when the state's highest court rejected a challenge by merchants and the beverage industry.The Supreme Court ruled the 1.5-cent-per-ounce (per 28...

    By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press|

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