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    Woman who maimed hand in meat slicer fall wins $1.6M verdict

    EASTON, Pa. (AP) A jury has awarded more than $1.6 million to a Pennsylvania woman who badly injured her right hand when a meat slicer fell and cut it.The verdict was reached Friday in Northampton County.Tanya Fuller was working for a company...

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  • News

    Police: Florida man stabbed dog that wouldn't stop barking

    SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Police say a South Florida man stabbed his dog in the leg with a kitchen knife when it wouldn't stop barking.The SunSentinel (http://bit.ly/2j02vEI ) reports the dog was injured in November but Michael O'Brien wasn't arrested...

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  • News

    Napolitano returns to work after hospitalization

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) University of California President Janet Napolitano has returned to work after being hospitalized last week following side effects from cancer treatment.Spokeswoman Dianne Klein says Monday that Napolitano returned to work...

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  • News

    Becker College mourns death of hockey captain Gerald Owens

    LEICESTER, Mass. (AP) A Massachusetts college is mourning the death of a student who starred on the men's hockey team even after being diagnosed with cancer.Becker College announced Monday senior Gerald Owens had died at age 25.Owens was from...

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  • Environment

    US health officials cancel climate conference; don't say why

    NEW YORK (AP) The government's top public health agency has canceled a conference next month on climate change and health but isn't saying why publicly.But a co-sponsor was told by the Centers for Disease and Prevention that the agency was...

    By Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer|

  • Business

    New Jersey set to hand over millions in tobacco cash

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) New Jersey this year will begin repaying hundreds of millions of dollars to bondholders after converting tobacco settlement money into $90 million to fill a budget hole in 2014.The repayment comes as New Jersey Gov. Chris...

    By Michael Catalini, Associated Press|

  • News

    Doctor says former first lady Barbara Bush has left a Houston hospital after undergoing treatment for bronchitis

    HOUSTON (AP) Doctor says former first lady Barbara Bush has left a Houston hospital after undergoing treatment for bronchitis.

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  • Business

    Freeze-dried food and 1 bathroom: 6 simulate Mars in dome

    HONOLULU (AP) Crammed into a dome with one bathroom, six scientists will spend eight months munching on mostly freeze-dried foods with a rare treat of Spam and have only their small sleeping quarters to retreat to for solace.The simulated...

    By Caleb Jones, Associated Press|

  • Business

    NY gov requires insurance companies to cover contraception

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York governor Andrew Cuomo said Saturday said he was requiring health insurance companies to cover medically necessary abortions and most forms of contraception at no cost to women, a move that further protects and...

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  • Business

    Montana asbestos victims to get $25 million from state

    KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) The state of Montana has reached settlements totaling $25 million with more than 1,000 victims of asbestos-related disease over claims that health officials failed to bring attention to the hazards of a contaminated...

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