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  1. Do bystanders help black people less often in medical emergencies?Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Reuters

    Researchers analyzed data on more than 22,000 patients aided by emergency medical services and found bystanders on public streets only intervened about 3 percent of the time. Black patients, however, were still 58 percent less likely to get help from strangers at the scene than white people, the study found.

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  2. Avoiding fracking earthquakes: expensive ventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2012 | Reuters

    With mounting evidence linking hundreds of small earthquakes from Oklahoma to Ohio to the energy industry's growing use of fracking technology, scientists say there is one way to minimize risks of even minor temblors. A thorough seismic survey to assess tracts of rock below where oil and gas drilling fluid is disposed of could help detect quake prone areas.

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  3. Ithaca, N.Y. mayor proposes supervised drug injection facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Reuters

    The upstate New York city of Ithaca could be home to the first public facility in the United States that would allow heroin users to inject the drug under medical supervision, if Mayor Svante Myrick gets his way. The mayor, a Democrat, already faces a firestorm of opposition even before his planned unveiling of the plan on Wednesday with full details.

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  4. All 17 miners rescued from rural New York elevator shaftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Reuters

    Seventeen salt miners who had been trapped in an elevator shaft at an upstate New York mine have been rescued, according to the mine manager. Rough Cut .

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  5. All seventeen miners rescued from rural New York elevator shaftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Reuters

    Seventeen salt miners who had been trapped in an elevator shaft at an upstate New York mine have been rescued, officials said on Thursday, and the mine's owner said it would inspect the property to see what had caused the incident. The miners became trapped about 800 to 900 feet down the elevator shaft at around midnight local time, when a lift malfunctioned at Cargill's Cayuga Salt Mine in Lansing, a town of about 11,000 people north of the city of Ithaca in central New York, the Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response said.

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  6. All 17 miners rescued from rural New York elevator shaftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Reuters

    Seventeen salt miners who had been trapped in an elevator shaft at an upstate New York mine have been rescued, according to the mine manager. Rough Cut .

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  7. UPDATE 3-All seventeen miners rescued from rural New York elevator shaftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Reuters

    The Ithaca Fire Department uses a crane to lift miners from the Cargill salt mine in Lansing, New York, January 7, 2016, in this handout photo provided by the Ithaca Fire Department. The Ithaca Fire Department uses a crane to lift miners from the Cargill salt mine in Lansing, New York, January 7, 2016, in this handout photo provided by the Ithaca Fire Department.

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  8. Rescue crews in New York work to free 17 miners trapped in elevator shaftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Reuters

    Rescue crews in upstate New York were working on Thursday to free 17 miners trapped about 800 to 900 feet down an elevator shaft at a salt mine, officials said. The miners became trapped around midnight local time when a lift malfunctioned at the Cargill Salt Mines in Lansing, a town of about 11,000 people near Ithaca, the Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response said.

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  9. Avoiding fracking earthquakes: expensive ventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2012 | Reuters

    With mounting evidence linking hundreds of small earthquakes from Oklahoma to Ohio to the energy industry's growing use of fracking technology, scientists say there is one way to minimize risks of even minor temblors. A thorough seismic survey to assess tracts of rock below where oil and gas drilling fluid is disposed of could help detect quake prone areas.

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  10. Men may eat more when women are watchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Reuters

    If women are prone to "eat like a bird" when men are watching, men may be similarly programmed to "eat like a horse" when women are around, suggests a small U.S. study by behavioral scientists. Researchers observed diners at an all-you-can-eat Italian buffet and found men who dined with at least one woman at the table ate 93 percent more pizza than their peers who had only male dining companions.

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  11. Up close: Saturn's moon EnceladusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Reuters

    NO REPORTER NARRATION NASA released photos of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus on Thursday after spacecraft Cassini obtained the images during its fly-by on Wednesday . Cassini flew 1,839 kilometres above the surface of the ocean-bearing moon.

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