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3 hrs ago | Crain's Cleveland Business

University Hospitalsand#8217; cancer program awarded three-year, $4.675 million grant

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded University Hospitals' cancer program a three-year, $4.675 million grant to support a new model of care aimed at helping patients with complex cases of cancer.

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7 hrs ago | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Utah to seek Supreme Court same-sex review

Utah will become the first state to ask the Supreme Court to uphold its ban on same-sex marriage, the latest legal step in what could become a constitutional showdown.

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8 hrs ago | AmmoLand

Justice Denied: Gura Files Renewed Petition in DC case

On May 6th 2014, about six months after Alan Gura filed a petition for a writ of mandamus in the long delayed Palmer v.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government

12 hrs ago | Business Journal

Florida 4th-highest post-Obamacare uninsured rate in nation

Florida ranked among the states with the highest uninsured rate post-Obamacare, according to a new report by Wallet Hub.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, New Hampshire Government, New Hampshire

16 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Ga. governor pushes trials of marijuana derivative

It's a surprising election-year move for a Republican in a conservative part of the country that is just beginning to warm up to medical marijuana under very narrow circumstances.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Marijuana, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

20 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Caught on Tape: Armed robbers also wanted in Homicide

DC police need your help finding to armed robbers they caught on surveillance tape, who are also wanted for homicide.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Reuters

Crumbs closes in bitter end for biggest U.S. cupcake chain

Cupcakes still lined the counter of an empty and unlit Crumbs Bake Shop on 42nd Street in New York City on Tuesday afternoon, the day after the largest U.S. cupcake retailer announced it was closing.

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, District of Columbia Government

Switched

A Terror Suspect Went To Court In Congress' Backyard And Hardly Anyone Noticed

Wearing a dark green jumpsuit with "PRISONER" written on the back, the defendant was escorted into the courtroom unshackled.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Sunherald.com

Benghazi militant's next court date in September

In a brief court appearance Tuesday, Ahmed Abu Khattala listened through an interpreter as a federal prosecutor told U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper that thousands of pages of material are being turned over to the defense.

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Ballot Access News

Attorney General Election in District of Columbia Will be a Non-Partisan Election

The District of Columbia will elect an Attorney General in November 2014 for the first time.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Pistorius trial: Defense ends its case

Oscar Pistorius sits in court in Pretoria, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at his murder trial for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on St. .

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Drugs

The Globe and Mail

U.S. scrutiny for banks' dealings shifts to Germany

A trail of illicit money led the American government on a hunt through the European financial system, generating criminal cases against banks in Britain, Switzerland and most recently, France.

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Related Topix: Prison

KLKN

UN: Lone woman heads 1-in-4 Syria refugee families

Advocates seeking more lenient marijuana laws have no intention of stopping with Colorado and Washington.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, District of Columbia Government, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Examiner.com

How to find the Romantic Patios for Date Night

Are you trying to impress your significant other date after date? You can truly impress your love by scheduling a romantic patio date night.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Mexican Cuisine

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Boise State U. Charged Libertarian Students Gigantic 'Security Fee' to Host Pro-Gun Speaker

Boise State University trampled a libertarian student club's free speech rights by forcing the group to pay a large fee before administrators would permit a gun rights activist to speak on campus, according to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.

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Reuters

New York governor signs medical marijuana bill into law

Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday he had signed legislation making New York the 23rd state to allow medical marijuana, calling his approach, which forbids smoking of the drug and includes strict limits, the "smartest" any state had taken so far.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, New York Government, New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Rehab Management

Legislation

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation on July 1 that grants direct access to physical therapy to the state's residents.

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Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, US Governors, Rick Snyder, District of Columbia Government

Reuters

Washington goes to pot? U.S. capital may vote on legal marijuana

Supporters of legal marijuana in Washington on Monday delivered more than double the signatures needed to put the issue on a ballot, an initiative that could face congressional opposition.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

Castanet.net

63 girls, women escape

Mia Kuumba, of the District of Columbia, brandishes a wooden stick during a rally in front of the Nigerian embassy in northwest Washington, Tuesday, May 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Nigeria, World News, Africa,

The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

Giveaway: LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt SSD Drive

Don't you just love getting stuff for free? Especially computer stuff? Especially computer stuff that's fast and rugged? If you do, you're going to love this giveaway, as one TUAW reader is going to walk away with a LaCie Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt SSD drive valued at US$499.99.

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