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  • Boy hurt in California quake: 'I should be dead'

    Yesterday

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him. His mother, who later called it the worst night of her life, couldn't get to him. "I should be dead," said...

  • Kellogg Foundation gives MSU $6 million for food

    Yesterday

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University says the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded $6 million in grants to the East Lansing school for research and outreach programs to promote access to healthy food in the state. The university said Wednesday that the foundation is...

  • 3 years after Irene, new office complex rising

    Yesterday

    WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) — Three years after flooding from Tropical Storm Irene made most of the state office complex in Waterbury unusable, its replacement is rising out of what was a sodden mess that reeked of the nearby Winooski River. An 86,000-square-foot office building is being...

  • Cold cash just keeps washing in from ALS challenge

    Yesterday

    In the couple of hours it took an official from the ALS Association to return a reporter's call for comment, the group's ubiquitous "ice bucket challenge" had brought in a few million more dollars. Approaching $100 million, the viral fundraising campaign for the ailment better known...

  • Chicken cutlets recalled over listeria concerns

    Yesterday

    FAIRFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey company is recalling more than 8,300 pounds of chicken cutlets because of possible listeria contamination. Federal officials announced the recall by Fairfield-based Tnuva USA on Wednesday. The possible contamination involving the "Mom's Chicken...

  • Boston Marathon bombing victim marries his nurse

    Yesterday

    BOSTON (AP) — If something good could come out of the Boston Marathon bombing, James Costello and Krista D'Agostino seem to have found it. Sixteen months after the attack killed three people and injured more than 260, including Costello, he married D'Agostino, the nurse who helped him...

  • US official warns Ebola outbreak will get worse

    Yesterday

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as a leading American health official warned that the outbreak sweeping West Africa would get worse. The disease has already killed more than 1,400 people in...

  • New Mexico's infant mortality rate drops

    Yesterday

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The infant mortality rate in New Mexico has dropped significantly last year, but health officials said this week that the change is not rare. The latest figures show a decrease from 6.9 infant deaths per 1,000 live births in 2012 to 5.4 in 2013, the state...

  • Tennessee editorial roundup

    Yesterday

    Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers: August 23 Tennessean, Nashville, Tennessee, on hacking being bad for health: When you are sick or injured, the security of your personal information probably is not top of mind, so it adds a distressing dimension to the news that hackers...

  • Arizona Supreme Court to hear appeal on Medicaid

    Yesterday

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether conservative Republican legislators may challenge Gov. Jan Brewer's expansion of Medicaid health care coverage for low-income people. The state high court on Wednesday announced without comment that the justices...

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