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  • Labor Dept. cuts levels of allowable coal dust

    Updated: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Wednesday it is cutting the amount of coal dust allowed in coal mines in an effort to help reduce black lung disease. "Today we advance a very basic principle: you shouldn't have to sacrifice your life for your livelihood," Labor...

  • Maine doctor loses appeal in civil rights case

    Updated: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Maine Supreme Judicial Court refused to clear an emergency room physician of a Richmond woman's claim that he violated her civil rights. Linda Clifford sued Dr. Scott Kemmerer and MaineGeneral Medical Center about her treatment at the Augusta hospital's...

  • Nursing home bill limits who can be sued

    Updated: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Litigants filing a case against a nursing home would be limited in whom they can name as defendants under a bill that passed the House. Parties that are not involved in the direct decision-making for the operation of a facility named in a legal action could...

  • Insurance department starts network rules review

    Updated: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Insurance Department on Tuesday began its lengthy and complicated work to revise how it decides whether insurance policies cover enough doctors and other providers. At a meeting Wednesday, department officials outlined the timeline for changing...

  • County receives 206 medical marijuana applications

    Updated: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    LAS VEGAs (AP) — Clark County officials are considering 206 applications from people seeking to start medical marijuana-related businesses in the Las Vegas area. County spokesman Dan Kulin reports that 109 different entities submitted documents to the Business License Department...

  • Florida university opens TB lab in Haiti

    Updated: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The University of Florida on Wednesday opened a state-of-the-art lab in Haiti to train researchers to better understand and fight tuberculosis. The 1,500 square-feet (139 square-meters) facility will bring graduate students from outside Haiti to train...

  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Updated: 55 min ago

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ____ MIDDLE GROUND NEEDED TO HELP THOSE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS The question of which is more important, a person's right to privacy or a family's right to know when a loved one might be in danger because of mental health issues, has resurfaced. On...

  • Salve Regina gets $1M gift for nursing program

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Salve Regina University in Newport is starting a new graduate program in nursing with the help of a $1 million gift. School officials announced Wednesday that the program will begin in the fall semester, funded by a $1 million donation from the Rodgers Family...

  • A sampling of editorials from around New York

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Times Herald-Record of Middletown on increasing scrutiny of plans for transporting oil by rail and barge through New York. April 18 On the surface the plan to transport tar sands oil in rail cars to a terminal at New Windsor, heat it and then load it on...

  • Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision. Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa as a teenager, Pontz has been almost completely blind for years. Now, thanks to a high-tech procedure that involved the surgical implantation of a "bionic...

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