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  • Colorado Editorial Roundup

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    A sampling of recent editorials from Colorado newspapers: The Denver Post, Nov. 23, on the poor and college: Not every college education is created equal, and it should come as no surprise that Colorado children from the lowest-income families are the least likely to go to the best...

  • At least 18 injured in Ferguson-related protests

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Hospitals report having treated at least 18 people who were injured during the unrest that followed the announcement that a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for killing 18-year-old Michael Brown. Several Ferguson businesses...

  • Illinois suspends Ebola hotline as interest fades

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois health officials have suspended a telephone hotline about the Ebola virus because the number of calls to it has fallen sharply. Illinois Department of Public Health spokeswoman Melaney Arnold said Tuesday that anyone with questions about Ebola can...

  • Italy's Ebola patient gets experimental treatment

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    ROME (AP) — An Italian doctor who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone has arrived back in Italy and is being treated with the same experimental drugs used in the U.S. and other European countries to treat people infected with the virus. The doctor, whose name wasn't...

  • Cyprus' president to undergo heart surgery in US

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' president will undergo surgery to repair a heart valve in the U.S. next month. President Nicos Anastasiades will depart for New York City on Saturday and will undergo the surgery at a hospital there on Dec. 4, according to government spokesman Nicos...

  • Recent Missouri Editorials

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    Columbia Daily Tribune, Nov. 24 Immigration order: Republicans and other assorted haters of President Barack Obama are in a righteous snit today as their nemesis provided them, as promised, a handy excuse for further vitriol. The spew from the right is quite astonishing. Obama's...

  • Brooke County health board expands smoking ban

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    WELLSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Beginning next summer, smoking will be prohibited in all public places in Brooke County. Media outlets report that the Brooke County Board of Health unanimously voted Monday night to ban smoking in all enclosed public places. The ban also will apply to outdoor...

  • Another Sierra Leonean doctor infected with Ebola

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — An official in the Health Ministry says another Sierra Leonean doctor has been infected with Ebola, yet another blow to his country's fragile health system. Ebola has infected more than 15,000 people, the majority of them in West Africa, and a higher...

  • Medical marijuana proposal draws some worries

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    EPPING, N.H. (AP) — A 12,600-square-foot medical marijuana dispensary proposed in Epping, New Hampshire, has not been well received by some selectmen, despite the fact that medical marijuana is now legal in the state. Selectman Jim McGeough said Monday night that Epping is a bedroom...

  • Danbury, New Milford hospital workers back union

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Danbury and New Milford hospital workers have voted to unionize. About 260 radiology technologists, respiratory clinicians and licensed practical nurses have joined 600 nurses at Danbury Hospital and 125 nurses at New Milford Hospital to be represented by AFT...

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