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  • Florida guard Carter could miss time with strep throat

    Yesterday

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida guard Eli Carter can't seem to stay on the floor. The former Rutgers transfer missed most of last season while recovering from a broken right leg. He sat out four games this year with a sprained left foot. Now, he's dealing with strep throat and could...

  • Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

    Yesterday

    Mesabi Daily News, Dec. 13 Governor: New IRRRB commissioner must get back to agency's core mission Gov. Mark Dayton plans to have a decision made on a new Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board commissioner by Jan. 5, just a day before the new legislative session begins. The...

  • Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

    Yesterday

    Janesville Gazette, Dec. 18 Chryst, chancellor strike right notes on UW admissions Humble. Appreciative. Folksy. That was Paul Chryst as the worst-kept secret in Badger Nation became official Wednesday. Chryst is the new UW football coach. It has been a chaotic month for the...

  • NY proposes rules for medical marijuana

    Yesterday

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York officials on Thursday proposed regulations for a medical marijuana program expected to start in 2016. The Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo authorized the program under a law signed in July. It authorizes patients with certain diseases to be able to obtain...

  • Mississippi board rejects test contract

    Yesterday

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A state board has rejected a contract that would have bought tests for Mississippi students with intellectual disabilities. The Personal Service Contract Review Board voted Tuesday to reject the $1 million-a-year pact with the University of Kansas. It said it did...

  • Health insurer receives $65 million federal loan

    Yesterday

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky nonprofit that is one of the largest insurance providers on the state's health exchange received a $65 million federal loan last month to keep it afloat just days before the second open enrollment period began. The Kentucky Health Cooperative received...

  • New Mexico records drop in teens' birth rates

    Yesterday

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexican teens' birth rates are down. The Department of Health announced Thursday that vital records show a 10 percent drop between 2012 and 2013 for teens 15-17 years old and for teens 18-19 years old. The department says the drop is New Mexico's largest in...

  • Michigan man wins big appeal in gun ownership case

    Yesterday

    HILLSDALE, Mich. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of a Michigan man who can't buy a gun because he was briefly treated for mental health problems after a divorce in the 1980s. Clifford Tyler of Hillsdale says his constitutional right to bear arms is violated by a...

  • Report finds New Jersey unprepared for outbreaks

    Yesterday

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A new report finds that New Jersey is among the states least-prepared for outbreaks of infectious diseases, an assessment the state disputes. The study released Thursday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows New Jersey stacks up in only three of 10...

  • Penguins star Crosby nearing return from mumps

    Yesterday

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby skated with his teammates on Thursday morning and could return to the lineup on Thursday night against Colorado. Crosby has missed each of Pittsburgh's last three games after being diagnosed with the mumps last weekend....

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