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    AP news guide: The Flint water crisis, a year on

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) A year after the tap water in Flint was exposed as a source of dangerous levels of lead, residents of the impoverished city are still grappling with the man-made public health crisis, which has led to criminal charges and...

    By David Eggert, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Striking nurses, Allina Health agree to bargaining session

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Union nurses and Allina Health will return to bargaining for the first time since nearly 5,000 nurses at five Minneapolis-area hospitals went on strike nearly three weeks ago.The Minnesota Nurses Association and Allina say...

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  • News

    Feds push back on states targeting Planned Parenthood funds

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) The Obama administration has proposed barring states and other recipients of federal family planning grants from placing their own eligibility restrictions on where the money can go, which would undermine the efforts of 13...

    By Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press|

  • News

    6 Portland health providers give $21.5M for homeless housing

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Five major hospitals in Portland, Oregon, and a nonprofit health care plan said Friday they will donate a combined $21.5 million toward the construction of nearly 400 housing units for the city's burgeoning homeless and...

    By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press|

  • Business

    The Latest: Brown backs ban on smoking near youth sports

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) The Latest on Gov. Jerry Brown's action on legislation (all times local):3:30 p.m.Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to ban smoking and vaping within 250 feet of youth sporting events in California.Brown said Friday...

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  • Entertainment

    AP Source: Brad Pitt allegations relate to treatment of son

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Allegations Brad Pitt was abusive on a private plane last week relate to the actor's treatment of his 15-year-old son, sources said Friday, as the FBI continued to gather information before determining whether to open an...

    By Anthony Mccartney, AP Entertainment Writer|

  • Business

    FDA approves lower-cost alternative to biotech drug Humira

    WASHINGTON (AP) Federal regulators on Friday approved the first alternative version of the second-best selling drug in the world, Humira, the blockbuster injection used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases.The Food and...

    By Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer|

  • News

    CDC: 3 Miami businesses epicenter of 1st US Zika outbreak

    MIAMI (AP) The Zika outbreak in Miami's Wynwood arts district centered on three businesses with outdoor areas shared by employees, customers and breeding mosquitoes, and the number of people infected was likely greater than reported, said an...

    By Jennifer Kay, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Oral drug delivery company says opioid lawsuit has no merit

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) One of the companies alleged to have conspired to keep generic versions of a popular opioid treatment off the market said that an antitrust lawsuit filed Thursday has no merit.Attorneys general for 35 states and the District...

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  • News

    Pregnant heroin addict ordered jailed until baby is born

    BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) A judge says a pregnant heroin addict in Alabama must remain in jail until her baby is born.Al.com (http://bit.ly/2d6po48 ) reports Jefferson County Judge David Hobdy issued the order Friday, saying he was concerned for the...

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