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  • Regional meeting on new food rules set for Vermont

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Agency of Agriculture is going to be gathering opinions on proposed new federal food safety rules. The Agriculture agency and the Northeast Association of State Departments of Agriculture will host a Nov. 17 hearing to offer farmers and food...

  • Doctor with Ebola had early interest in service

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Those who interacted with Craig Spencer at Grosse Pointe North High School in suburban Detroit couldn't help but notice something special about the young man, who years later would risk his own safety to help others survive Ebola, according to a former teacher. Spencer,...

  • 3 states issue stronger Ebola quarantine

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey, New York and Illinois have issued a mandatory quarantine for travelers who have had contact with Ebola-infected patients in West Africa. Officials in all three states say any person traveling from the three hard-hit West African nations who had contact with...

  • Colleagues: US doctor with Ebola was very careful

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — An American doctor who caught Ebola while treating patients in Guinea was a hard worker who conscientiously followed safety procedures, two colleagues said Saturday. Craig Spencer is being treated for Ebola in New York City after coming down with a fever on...

  • RI things to know: More debates, an Ebola recovery

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Outside money is flooding the governor's race, and the candidates are preparing to debate a few more times before Election Day. Here are a few things to know this week in Rhode Island: DEBATE THIS Democrat Gina Raimondo, Republican Allan Fung and Moderate...

  • New England editorial roundup

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Foster's Daily Democrat of Dover (N.H.), Oct. 22., 2014 President Barack Obama is correct in urging the nation not to give into hysteria over the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the cases that have found their way to the United States. This does not mean, however, we should fail to...

  • Woman quarantined in NJ shows no signs of Ebola

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey health officials say a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a preliminary evaluation. The New Jersey Department of Health says the woman remains in isolation at University Hospital...

  • Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola. In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says he was proud to give Texas nurse Nina Pham a hug in the Oval Office after she was cured of Ebola. He says the...

  • Ebola: More calls for travel bans or quarantines

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation — Mali — renewed questions about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ahead and issued their own...

  • San Diego County: 1st West Nile death since 2007

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 78-year-old man has become the first person to die of West Nile virus in San Diego County since 2007. The county's Health and Human Services Agency says the La Mesa man died earlier this month after being hospitalized with symptoms of encephalitis, a brain...

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