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  • Health officials give advice on travel to Africa

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota health officials have put together a set of guidelines to advice individuals traveling to Ebola-affected nations in West Africa. Officials say people traveling to Guinea, Sierra Leone, Mali or Liberia should inform the Department of Health about...

  • UNH promoting healthier choices at meals

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — The University of New Hampshire is going to start offering more fruits and vegetables and lower-calorie desserts at its dining areas. The changes are coming as a result of UNH signing on to the Partnership for a Healthier America's Healthier Campus Initiative, a...

  • Obama: Americans want 'new car smell' in 2016

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama says he wants a Democrat in the White House in 2016 and is pledging to do everything possible to help that nominee succeed. At the same time, Obama says the public wants that "new car smell" when it comes to the next presidential campaign....

  • UK authorities briefly evacuate train station

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — Emergency services in London briefly evacuated Charing Cross train station after a fire broke out on a small section in the front carriage of train. There were no injuries. London Fire Brigade says around 100 people were evacuated from the station on Sunday morning,...

  • Tunisians hold landmark presidential election

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia took another step forward in its transition to democracy on Sunday by holding its first free presidential election, with voters hoping for more stability and a better economy. Many Tunisians weighed security against the freedoms brought by their...

  • Afghan officials say suicide bomber kills some 45

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say that a suicide bomber has killed "at least 45" people in an attack on a volleyball tournament in the country's east. Mokhis Afghan, spokesman for the provincial governor of Paktika province, bordering Pakistan, says the attack happened...

  • Vermont firms' government business growing

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — New state figures show Vermont companies got 519 government contracts worth $103 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30, up nearly 300 percent from 2012. That's according to the Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center, which is part of the state...

  • Sioux Fall surgeons' group stops selling implants

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A group of Sioux Falls surgeons has stopped selling surgical implants at a local hospital amid concerns over conflicts of interest and legality. The Argus Leader reports (http://argusne.ws/1ywLI9G ) Great Plains Surgical Distributors is owned by nine...

  • Maine communities get $1M for in-home health care

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Four Maine communities are getting more than $1 million to develop ways to help people who are sick or elderly stay in their homes. The goal of the grants from the Maine Health Access Foundation is to improve services so that people can receive care in their...

  • Construction underway on medical building

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Construction is underway on a new medical building on the campus of Norwich University in Northfield. The new Green Mountain Family Practice building is a collaboration of the Central Vermont Medical Center, Norwich University and E.F. Wall and Associates....

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