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42 min ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Police officer slain by killer who sought fame

Family and friends say Melvin Santiago had dreamed of being a police officer since he was a boy, seeking to follow in the footsteps of his uncle.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Life, Veteran Affairs, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Train Disaster

2 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

New home, new job ... before a bullet ended it all

Wil Lewis and his wife had lived in Chicago for about a year and had moved about two weeks ago to a home on Greenview Avenue in Rogers Park, a neighborhood they considered "safe enough," his family said.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, St Francis Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration

7 hrs ago | Switched

House Panel Sets Witness List For CDC Anthrax Hearing

A U.S. congressional committee said on Sunday that it will hear from half a dozen witnesses this week about dangerous lapses at federal health facilities, including one that led to the potential exposure of 84 people to live anthrax.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Agriculture, Science, Rutgers University, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

8 hrs ago | MassLive.com

Holyoke police: Fatal stabbing a result of fight between 2 men;...

HOLYOKE - It was supposed to be a day of family fun in Holyoke, but instead police were investigating the Paper City's first homicide of the year .

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Related Topix: Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA, Baystate Medical Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Criminal Defense Law, Law

12 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore firefighter injured in rowhouse blaze

A city firefighter suffered a minor burn Sunday while battling a one-alarm blaze in East Baltimore, the fire department said.

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Related Topix: Baltimore, MD, Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Fire

16 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

One sought in assault with razor

At 9:54 p.m. Friday, officers responded to a call at Daphne's Pantry at 839 Rauhut St. A man had his face cut.

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Related Topix: Alamance Regional Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Medicine

20 hrs ago | KDWN

Anthrax scare reveals more CDC lab safety problems

Citing an anthrax scare and other safety problems, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday said it shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to other labs.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Bird Flu, Health, Infectious Diseases

Sat Jul 12, 2014

News Times

Long ER stays for kids in crisis on the

Pediatric emergency department visits are spiking at hospitals throughout the state, and some hospital officials said the culprit is a lack of other resources for children with mental health problems.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hospital Administration, New Haven, CT, Newtown, CT

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Truckers at 2 Calif. ports OK cooling off period

A Democrat running for Congress in conservative central Washington has removed an online campaign video that showed him blasting an elephant-shaped pinata with a shotgun.

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Related Topix: Truckers, Long Beach, CA, Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Tracy Morgan

GPB.org

CDC Closes Two Labs After Anthrax, Flu Scares

Citing an anthrax scare and other safety concerns, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has temporarily shut down two of its laboratories.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Media, Radio, National Public Radio

SeacoastOnline

Kittery teen hospitalized after alleged drinking

Four juveniles, including one who was transported to Maine Medical Center for treatment, were cited in connection with underage drinking Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Kittery, ME, Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Hospital Administration

GPB.org

Giant Undulating Anchovy School

It's the biggest aggregation of anchovies seen in near-shore waters in three decades, according to scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego.

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Related Topix: Oceanography, Science, La Jolla (San Diego, CA), UC San Diego, La-Jolla, CA, La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medicine

Fox News

Sun Pharma recalls over 40,000 bottles of antidepressant

A man carrying a gas cylinder walks out of the research and development centre of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd in Mumbai May 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Effexor, Venlafaxine (generic), Food and Drug Administration, Biotech, Pharmaceuticals, Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories

Fri Jul 11, 2014

SiliconValley.com

U.S. senators ask Gilead Sciences to explain high cost of hepatitis C drug

Two U.S. senators asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to produce documents explaining why its new hepatitis C drug is priced at $84,000, raising renewed concerns over the high costs to taxpayers.

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Related Topix: Gilead Sciences, Biotech, Medicine, Hepatitis, Startups, Health, CGI Pharmaceuticals, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Chuck Grassley

WAOW

Verona community raises money for tornado-damaged school

Nice weather will continue into the start of the weekend but by Sunday it could turn stormy.

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Related Topix: Manitowish Waters, WI, Wisconsin, Medicine, Marshfield Clinic, Hospital Administration, West Allis, WI

Inside Bay Area

Biz Break: Yahoo, Salesforce and Microsoft go shopping for startups

Today: Yahoo picks up an Israeli video startup, Salesforce agrees to buy Palo Alto big-data startup RelateIQ for $390 million, and Microsoft scoops up a San Jose company.

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Related Topix: Salesforce, Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Celebrities, Katie Couric, Marketing

WLNE-TV Providence

Biden calls on governors to lead nation

Citing a recurring problem with safety, U.S. officials have suspended the shipment of potentially dangerous germs from government laboratories in Atlanta to other labs.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, US News, US Politics, Joe Biden, Gay/Lesbian

Daily World

CDC increases lab-safety regulations after recent scares

Following a string of public safety scares, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be shutting down two research labs, temporarily stopping all transfers of samples from high-level biosafety labs, and strengthening its laboratory safety precautions, the CDC announced in a report Friday.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Law, Law, Biotech, Medicine, Bird Flu, Health

Bellingham Herald

CDC safety lapses shut 2 labs, stop shipments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also shut down two of its laboratories where the recent safety lapses took place.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine

KMIZ

CDC lab safety called into question

Concluding its investigation into the unintended anthrax exposure at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, the CDC says it has found another more "distressing" problem due to lab workers not following protocol.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine

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