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  • Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    DALLAS (AP) — Youngor Jallah spent the last three weeks confined to her small apartment with her children and boyfriend, fearing they had contracted the deadly Ebola virus from her mother's fiance. But with the household emerging symptom-free from a 21-day incubation period, Jallah's...

  • Ohio agency to get $300,000 for Ebola protection

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Health won approval Monday to buy thousands of additional protective outfits to prepare for the possibility of the state's first Ebola case. The agency, acting because a Dallas nurse tested positive for the virus after flying from Texas to...

  • NY pol: bar planes if anyone came from West Africa

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The Republican candidate for governor says entire planeloads of passengers should be turned away in New York if anyone aboard is traveling from the West African nations plagued with Ebola. Rob Astorino said on a telephone news conference Monday that even...

  • Drive begins to restore furnishings lost to Ebola

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    DALLAS (AP) — Dallas officials have begun working with a Dallas church and private donors on a drive to replace a family's home furnishings lost to decontamination after a man fell ill to Ebola in the home. A city statement Monday says the city and private donors are working with...

  • Ebola patient released from Atlanta hospital

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — An Ebola patient who's been treated in Atlanta since early September has been released, hospital officials said Monday. The man was released Sunday from Atlanta's Emory University Hospital, after he was determined to be free of the virus and no threat to the public. He...

  • In Chicago, a warm homecoming for unpopular Obama

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — They say you can never truly go home again, but for Barack Obama, perhaps the old adage doesn't apply. Across the country, far more Americans say they disapprove of the president than approve. He's so politically toxic that Democratic candidates in tough races are...

  • Indiana sets up Ebola hotline for questions

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana State Department of Health has opened a call center to answer the public's questions about Ebola. It said Monday that health representatives are available there to answer questions regarding symptoms, screening and diagnosis of Ebola. The call center...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    ___ Not so fast cordcutters_cable's not going anywhere NEW YORK (AP) — Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big...

  • Petition drive to limit hospital charges gets OK

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's elections board gave the go-ahead Monday for a petition drives seeking to limit what hospitals can charge uninsured and underinsured patients and auto accident victims. The Stop Overcharging initiative, the form of which was approved by the Board of...

  • NC NAACP seeks legislative session on Medicaid

    Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory should call legislators to a one-day session to approve Medicaid expansion, the head of the state NAACP said Monday. As the Rev. William Barber spoke in a church, three caskets lined the aisles to symbolize people, hospitals and jobs that...

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