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Medicine Mix-Up: Family blames mail-order pharmacy for woman’s death


November 3, 2019

A Fayetteville family says a medical mix up cost their loved one’s life. The family of Bertha Small is suing a mail-order pharmacy, claiming she died after taking the wrong medication which was delivered to her. Bertha Small spent her entire life taking care of her children and grandchildren. “Everything she could do while here, she did it” said her …

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Daylight saving ends fall 2019: Science says it may harm your health


November 3, 2019

Office workers bemoan driving home in the dark. Night owls relish the chance to sleep in. As clocks tick toward the end of daylight saving time, many sleep scientists and circadian biologists are pushing for a permanent ban because of potential ill effects on human health. Losing an hour of afternoon daylight sounds like a gloomy preview for the dark …

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Earn $3,300 by getting the flu and letting researchers at Duke study you


November 3, 2019

You may want to give this a shot: Participants have the chance to get paid to intentionally get infected with the flu–specifically the H1N1 virus. Researchers with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will pay healthy adults up to $3,300 to participate in the study. Researchers want to closely monitor the symptoms of H1N1 to better understand how the virus works and …

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CDC: Vaping illnesses near the 2,000 mark


November 3, 2019

The number of vaping-related lung illnesses in the United States is nearing the 2,000 mark, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of October 29, the agency has 1,888 confirmed and probably lung injury cases, with 37 deaths in 24 states. The ailments have been reported in 49 states – Alaska has yet to record a case. …

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Man convicted of murder still in jail after DNA test clears him


November 3, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Lydell Grant was sentenced to life in prison for a crime he said he didn’t commit. He was convicted 7 years ago for the murder of a 28-year-old man who was fatally stabbed near a Montrose night club in 2010. According to his attorneys, in addition to eyewitnesses, the state DNA expert testified that Grant couldn’t …

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College Admissions Scandal: Prosecutors file new charges against Lori Loughlin, San Francisco Bay Area residents in ‘Operations Varsity Blues’ case


November 3, 2019

BOSTON — “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and nine other parents were indicted Tuesday on new federal charges as prosecutors pressure them to admit guilt in a college admissions bribery scheme. A grand jury in Boston indicted the parents on charges of conspiracy to commit federal program bribery. The count accuses the parents of …

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Unarmed teen shot in the back of head while running from officers: VIDEO


November 3, 2019

FRESNO, California — Disturbing video of a police shooting obtained by KFSN-TV sheds light on an investigation and an upcoming court case. “From the video, the officer just comes up, crouches down, and shoots,” said legal analyst Tony Capozzi. An officer shot and killed 16-year-old Isiah Murrietta-Golding as the teenager ran away from police investigating a shooting death a day earlier in …

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Break-in reported at mayoral candidate Tony Buzbee’s campaign headquarters


November 3, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Police are investigating reports of a break-in at the campaign headquarters of mayoral candidate Tony Buzbee. Staffers arrived at the office, located in the 4100 block of Greenbriar Drive, around 9 a.m. and found the locks pried open, according to a statement from Buzbee’s campaign. They believe it happened when the office was closed between 9 …

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‘Slender Man’ stabbing victim speaks out for first time


November 3, 2019

WAUKESHA, Wis. — It’s been five years since Peyton Leutner was stabbed repeatedly and left to die by classmates trying to please the fictional character “Slender Man.” In a new interview with ABC News, Leutner spoke out for the first time since the attack, revealing to ABC’s David Muir what it was like the day she almost lost her life. …

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Woman allegedly trafficked girls she was hired to protect


November 3, 2019

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin — Samaria Williams and Kendra Bay of Milwaukee are accused of child sex trafficking. Police say Bay met at least two teens at the Milwaukee Academy while working at the facility. Milwaukee academy is supposed to be a safe haven and treatment facility for adolescent girls, some who have already been victims of child sex trafficking. Employees at …

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