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24 min ago | Wall Street Journal

Programs Aim to Standardize Surgical Care for Children

Craig Peterson and Sara Wroblewski say the care their 1-year-old daughter, Grace, received from pediatric specialists at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin saved her life.


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4 hrs ago | Star Phoenix

Regina woman to launch human rights complaint against barbershop that only serves men

A Regina woman who was denied a haircut at a barbershop for men says she is launching a complaint with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission for discrimination.


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7 hrs ago | USA Today

Ranking the 10 best college football fight songs

College Football Fan Index presented by Degree is a data-based ranking of America's most engaged fan bases.


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11 hrs ago |

Garcetti Expected to Announce Proposal to Raise Minimum Wage in L.A. Monday

Mayor Eric Garcetti is expected to announce his proposal to raise the Los Angeles minimum wage to $13.25 an hour during a Labor Day rally in South Los Angeles.


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Sun Aug 31, 2014

When visiting Chicago, Illinois, don't miss the Chicago lighthouses

Although a visit to Chicago will not allow one to go inside either the Chicago Harbor Light or the Chicago Southeast Guidewall Lighthouse , a trip to the most visited tourist attraction, the Navy Pier will allow you to see each one.


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The Fresno Bee

San Francisco exhales during a Burning Man exodusa

Here, particularly in the city's rapidly gentrifying Mission District, their neighbors were dreading something else: the moment the "Burners" come home.


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Construction starts on Pete's Fresh Market in Oak Park; 'early spring' opening expected

Renovations at the much-anticipated Pete's Fresh Market in Oak Park have officially begun, and a representative for the grocery store said the company expects to open in early spring next year.


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In-depth Africa

Top ZNBC Post in Limbo

There is a tight contest between two top Patriotic Front diplomats Frank Mutubila and Ben Kangwa as the two are 'fighting' over the job of Director General at the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation .


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Times Herald-Record

1-seat trip for Port riders to Midtown seen

Advocates of a one-seat ride to Midtown for Orange and Rockland counties are lobbying the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to commit to Amtrak's Gateway project in its 2015-19 capital plan.


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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Sunpass comes to Miami-Dade causeways

Miami-Dade County will introduce the Sunpass transponder system of electronic toll collections on the Rickenbacker Causeway from Miami to Virginia Key and Key Biscayne, and the Venetian Causeway connecting Miami and Miami Beach.


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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Obamas attend wedding of White House chef

President Obama and his family traveled to New York Saturday night for the wedding of White House chef Sam Kass to MSNBC personality Alex Wagner.


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25 Most Popular Travel Destinations for Labor Day Weekend

So where are your friends heading off to for this long, Labor Day weekend? shared its annual Labor Day weekend travel statistics, and unsurprisingly, Las Vegas tops the list.


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Bus crash triggered cascading emergency response

Chinese Consulate in Vancouver confirms that many injured on the bus crash on Thursday Aug. 28th 2014 are from China.


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The Winnipeg Free Press

Welcome to the complaints department

And they've let the city's 311 service know about it -- lodging thousands of complaints about garbage, vegetation and weed problems.

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August 30 is Black Restaurant Day in the Bay Area

August is Black Business Month across America, but before September arrives, there is one more day of note involved in the 11th annual event, which encourages visiting at least one black business each day during August.


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WNYC-AM New York

What You Need To Know About NYC Bus Route Changes

Manhattan gets the M12, running along 11th and 12th Avenues, between the West Village and Columbus Circle.


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The Willits News

President Obama's tan suit becomes Internet sensation

Obama spoke Thursday at the White House, addressing military conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Ukraine.


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Fri Aug 29, 2014


Joan Rivers resting comfortably after going into cardiac arrest during minor surgery

Joan Rivers, left, and daughter Melissa Rivers attend the Matrix New York Women in Communications Awards at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on Monday, April 22, 2013 in Manhattan.


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Sharon's Tate Sister Speaks about Manson Murders

It was an unusually warm day in Southern California on Aug. 9, 1969. The Tate family had just moved from Northern California to the Los Angeles area, where their oldest daughter, Sharon Marie, 26, was winning fame as Hollywood's latest "It Girl."


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Medical Daily

Fatal Heroin Overdoses Double In NYC: Could It Have Something To Do...

An unfortunate reality of drug abuse is progression. For example, when prescription opioid painkillers such as OxyContin become unavailable to the user, they will often turn to the more dangerous alternative, heroin, to fulfill their dependency.


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