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  • UALR students gathering Ebola relief supplies

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The University of Arkansas at Little Rock's chapter of Young Life College is partnering with other schools around the state to help deliver supplies to Ebola victims in West Africa. Items will be collected in the UALR Donaghey Student Center Wednesday and...

  • AP-GfK Poll: Most expect GOP victory in November

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks before Election Day, most of the nation's likely voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. And by a growing margin, they say that's the outcome they'd like to see. But the survey...

  • Advocates continue call for Medicaid expansion

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Members of the state chapter of the NAACP and other health care advocates held a mock funeral across from the state Capitol on Tuesday to characterize lives they say will be lost if Medicaid is not expanded in Tennessee. About 100 people attended the event,...

  • Indiana updates Ebola hotline for hearing impaired

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana State Department of Health says it has a new Ebola hotline number for the hearing impaired. The agency announced Monday the opening of a hotline where health representatives can answer questions regarding symptoms, screening and diagnosis of Ebola. The...

  • NC hospitals have gear in place for Ebola

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Hospital officials in several of North Carolina's largest cities say they have protective gear and procedures ready in case they need to treat an Ebola patient. The Associated Press spoke to hospital officials in Asheville, Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh as...

  • Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Tribune-Star, Terre Haute. Oct. 20, 2014. An antidote for Ebola Overload With each headline, it gets closer to home By now, the sight of workers in hazmat suits and the magnified image of the Ebola virus are parts of our daily lives. Welcome to Ebola Overload. Ebola is everywhere....

  • Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    EDITORS: NEWS DIRECTORS: The Associated Press would like to request your help in assembling the weekly Illinois Editorial Roundup. Due to several factors, it has become more challenging to find fresh, original editorials on member websites. We would very much appreciate if you could...

  • Bees sting 20 students at Fort Worth-area school

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    SAGINAW, Texas (AP) — At least 20 sixth-graders at a North Texas school have been treated for bee stings in an attack during an outdoor physical education class. MedStar EMS reports four students were transported to hospitals following Tuesday's incident at Highland Middle School in...

  • Homeland Security orders new screening for Ebola

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened for the deadly disease at one of five airports, the Homeland Security Department said Tuesday. Earlier this month, Customs and Border...

  • Man who fired shots with kids nearby gets 18 years

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine man accused of chasing and firing at another man as children were preparing to catch their school bus is going to prison for 18 years for being a felon in possession of ammunition. Forty-four-year-old Jerome Hudson was subject to enhanced sentence...

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