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  • Eagles C Kelce needs surgery for sports hernia

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles center Jason Kelce needs surgery for a sports hernia. Coach Chip Kelly said Monday he did not know how long Kelce would be out, but the normal timetable is around eight weeks. Kelce was hurt in the Eagles' 37-34 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday....

  • Illinois medical marijuana applications due Monday

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — Dozens of people who want to break into the medical marijuana business in Illinois lined up Monday to file their applications ahead of a 3 p.m. deadline. Applicants were waiting in line with boxes of documents before the state agencies opened Monday morning, said...

  • 2 West Nile deaths in Lee and Coahoma counties

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — State health officials are reporting two new deaths from the West Nile virus in Mississippi, bringing this year's total to five. The deaths occurred in Lee and Coahoma counties. Other deaths have been reported earlier in Forrest, Madison and Yazoo counties....

  • Streets bustling after Sierra Leone shutdown ends

    Updated: 27 min ago

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Streets in Sierra Leone's capital bustled again Monday after an unprecedented nationwide shutdown during which officials said more than 1 million households were checked for Ebola patients and given information on how to prevent the spread of the deadly...

  • Lawyer: Exonerated NYC man dies from asthma attack

    Updated: 28 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man freed after serving 23 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit died over the weekend, his attorney said Monday. William Lopez passed away on Saturday due to complications from an asthma attack, attorney Dennis Kelly said. The death came days...

  • West Nile Virus found in 3 Utah horses

    Updated: 28 min ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah state officials say three horses have come down with the West Nile Virus. The state Department of Agriculture and Food says horses have tested positive for the virus in Box Elder, Uintah and Iron counties. Officials are urging owners to give their horses the...

  • Man bitten by Ebola patient flown to Switzerland

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    GENEVA (AP) — Swiss authorities say a male nurse who was bitten by an Ebola patient while working in West Africa has been flown to Switzerland as a precaution. The health ministry says the unidentified man was working for an international organization in Sierra Leone when he was...

  • La. lags in at-home services for disabled people

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana ranks behind most of the nation in enabling people with developmentally disabilities to receive care and services in their own homes, according to a report released Monday. Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera's office says Louisiana has the...

  • Germany asks soldiers to volunteer to fight Ebola

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany's defense minister is asking for volunteers from the country's military to staff a clinic it plans to set up in West Africa, where the deadly Ebola disease has claimed more than 2,600 lives. In a memo circulated Monday, Ursula von der Leyen appealed to soldiers...

  • 9 Marquez e-books coming out in English

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — E-books for some of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's best known work, including the novel "Love in the Time of Cholera," are coming out for the first time in English. The Penguin Random House imprints Vintage Books and Vintage Espanol announced Monday that nine...

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