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  • Bodies found of 2 South Koreans in Thai boat crash

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    BANGKOK (AP) — The bodies of two South Korean tourists were found in waters near Thailand's southern resort city of Phuket on Tuesday, two days after the tourist boat they were in collided with a fishing vessel, police said. Marine police and volunteer rescuers found and retrieved the...

  • Planetariums offer safe view of partial eclipse

    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — People wanting to safely catch a glimpse of the upcoming partial solar eclipse will get their opportunity at events hosted by two Illinois planetariums. The Adler Planetarium in Chicago says the partial eclipse will begin at 4:36 p.m. on Thursday. The peak — when the...

  • Colorado Springs conference to tackle the realities of aging

    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Today's adults are facing aging in new ways and on multiple fronts, often caring for ailing parents as they themselves confront the realities of change. To help the community plan for adjustments that come with aging, The Gazette will host a one-day Successful Aging Expo on Nov. 1...

  • The People's Pharmacy: Patient in pain outraged over new hydrocodone rules

    By Joe Graedon, M.S., and Teresa Graedon, Ph.D. King Features Syndicate -
    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    On Oct. 6, a Drug Enforcement Administration decision to restrict access to hydrocodone combination pain relievers (HCPs) went into effect. Medications such as Lortab, Norco, Vicodin and generic formulations have moved from Schedule III to Schedule II. The difference between...

  • Eat Well: Pink peppercorns may cause allergic reactions

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Pink peppercorns can be dangerous to people with tree nut allergies. Who knew? As soon as Janet and Mike Johnston, the owners of the Savory Spice Shop parent company in Denver, had that fact brought to their attention, they alerted customers. "We've always known that they (pink...

  • Yosemite proposes raising entrance, camping fees

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Visitors to Yosemite National Park may soon have to pay more to enter and camp overnight, under proposed fee increases announced Monday. A seven-day pass for each car entering Yosemite could go up from $20 to $30, Ranger Scott Gediman said, adding...

  • Begich urges more airport screenings for Ebola

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich has called on President Barack Obama to expand health screenings at more international airports, including Anchorage, in response to Ebola concerns. "This is particularly important should the disease spread to other countries as...

  • If no checks, more Ebola cases might leave Africa

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — A new study underscores the potential danger of airplane passengers infected with Ebola leaving West Africa: If there were no exit screening in place, researchers estimate that three people with the disease might fly out of the region each month. The hardest-hit West...

  • Correction: New York Casinos-Resorts World story

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Oct. 19 about New York's Resorts World Casino, The Associated Press erroneously reported an analyst's name. His name is Robert Shore, not Robert Stone. A corrected version of the story is below: NYC racino operator set sights on upstate Operator of booming...

  • Smithsonian aims to raise $1.5B to improve museums

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian Institution has embarked on a major campaign to raise $1.5 billion and increase private support for the world's largest museum and research complex to fund programs in history, science, art and culture. The Smithsonian's Board of Regents announced the...

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