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  1. Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    After 45 years of providing health care in rural western Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece. Ceiling tiles are going for 25 cents, the room doors for an average of less than $4 each, the patient beds for $250 apiece.

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  2. Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Ceiling tiles are going for 25 cents, the room doors for an average of less than $4 each, the patient beds for $250 apiece. Soon, the remnants of the hospital that long symbolized the lifeblood of Osceola, population 923, will be torn to the ground.

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  3. Extreme weather makes Mount Washington a hiking challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Gary Gustafson leans on his ice ax to catch his breath. His legs and lungs, straining from nearly five hours of climbing and 4,000 feet of elevation gain, plead for rest before he spies the top of an antenna on the summit.

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  4. Extreme weather makes Mount Washington a hiking challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Gary Gustafson leans on his ice ax to catch his breath. His legs and lungs, straining from nearly five hours of climbing and 4,000 feet of elevation gain, plead for rest before he spies the top of an antenna on the summit.

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  5. Frigid temperatures follow latest storm into the NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Forecasters from Philadelphia to Portland, Maine, have warned that "flash freezing" could make roads dangerously slippery a day after snow fell on much of the East Coast. National Weather Service forecaster Bill Simpson in Massachusetts said Monday night the biggest concern was for areas where rain and slush ponded on roads before temperatures plunged.

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  6. Storytelling event scheduled Sunday in ChicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Chico's First National Storytelling Network event, "Tellabration," will debut Sunday with local and guest storytellers, dinner and live music by the Micheline Embers band, with all proceeds going to support the 6th Street Center for Homeless Youth in Chico. Doors open 5 p.m. at Chico Women's Club, 592 E. Third St., with dinner catered by Spice of Life from 5:15-6:30 p.m. Beer and wine may be purchased.

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  7. Catalyst is Chico BPW program Nov. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Chico Business and Professional Women will present a program on the role of Catalyst Domestic Violence Services noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Country Waffles, 690 Rio Lindo Ave. The speaker from Catalyst will be featured at 1 p.m. and talk about who is a victim of domestic violence, whether domestic violence means more than being physically hurt, services to men and people who identify as gay, transgender, etc.; and what to do if someone is a victim of domestic violence. The speaker also will discuss volunteer opportunities and services, including a safe house.

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  8. Tickets much be bought in advance for fashion show, luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Tickets must be purchased in advance for the Red Hat Honeys Fashion Show and Luncheon Monday to benefit the Chico Veteran's Honor Guard. The show and lunch are 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., with clothing from Fashions-2-You featured and time to shop after the show.

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  9. Electric Vehicle Association to meet Saturday in ChicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    The Chico Electric Vehicle Association will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Brandstatt Brothers shop, 27 Rose Ave. west of Chico The agenda will include an update on the Chevy LUV conversion, home-made adapter plates, electric vehicle instruments and other conversion ideas. Anyone interested in electric vehicles may attend, and bring their vehicles to the meeting.

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  10. Woman found dead on park trail, son alive nearbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Investigators are looking at surveillance video and conducting interviews, but they have yet to identify any suspects in the killing of a 23-year-old woman whose body was found at a New Mexico park. The woman's 6-year-old son was found unharmed in the parking lot, and what he told investigators has them considering the case as a homicide.

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  11. Big Bank Hank of Sugarhill Gang dies at age 57Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Big Bank Hank, one of the members of the pioneering hip-hop group the Sugarhill Gang, has died, according to Aree Booker, a funeral director with Eternity Funeral Services in Englewood, New Jersey. He was 57. Booker didn't specify the cause of death, but said the rapper died Tuesday and that his funeral home would handle the services.

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  12. Review: King returns to true horror in 'Revival'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Remember when Stephen King announced that he was retiring? That was more than a decade and at least six books ago, and he's done nothing but crank out best-sellers ever since. The latest novel - likely to be No.

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  13. 49ers' Bowman still experiencing knee painRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    While 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh suggested Monday that linebacker NaVorro Bowman could return to the practice field this week, Bowman told ESPN's Ed Werder on Sunday that he's still experiencing pain in his surgically repaired left knee. "Spoke to @NBowman53 Sunday.

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  14. Nicki Minaj apologizes if 'Only' video offends peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Nicki Minaj has apologized if her new video for "Only" offends people, and says she didn't intend to evoke comparisons to Nazi symbolism. Featuring animated versions of Minaj, Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown, the video is in grayscale with occasional bursts of color, like the movie "Sin City," which Minaj says was one of the video's inspirations.

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  15. Newlyweds Wahlberg and McCarthy get a reality showRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    This May 14, 2014 file photo shows Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg at "A Celebration of Barbara Walters "in New York. The couple has signed on to star in ?Donnie Loves Jenny?, a 10-episode docu-series for AE.

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  16. Robin Williams' death: What is Lewy Body Dementia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Lewy body dementia, which reportedly plagued Robin Williams before his suicide and was listed a factor in his decision to take his life, causes a progressive decline in mental abilities, including hallucinations, health experts say. It often affects people who, like Williams, have been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, as well as people with Alzheimer's.

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  17. NY farm pays fine for refusing lesbian weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    A rural New York wedding venue has stopped booking ceremonies after state authorities fined the owners $13,000 for refusing to host a lesbian wedding. Liberty Ridge Farm's owners, citing constitutional rights to free speech and religious freedom, have appealed the August ruling by the Division of Human Rights that they violated state anti-discrimination law.

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  18. Spotify CEO bemoans Swift exiting the serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Spotify's Swedish CEO has voiced disappointment that Taylor Swift pulled her music off the popular music streaming service, denying claims it's making money "on the backs of artists." Daniel Ek defended the service in a blog post Tuesday, saying he had co-founded the platform to protect artists from piracy and pay them "for their amazing work."

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  19. It may not last long, but rain headed to north stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Today is supposed to be sunny with a high in the upper 60s, according to the National Weather Service, but clouds are supposed to gather tonight and by Wednesday morning rain is possible. The possibility of rain is supposed to linger into Thursday with the chance put at 50 percent says the weather service.

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  20. 'Mayo' lawsuit: Hellmann's accuses San Francisco company of misusing wordRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    You have to break some eggs to make an omelet and, according to a lawsuit from the maker of Hellmann's, the same goes for mayonnaise. The food company Unilever is suing a San Francisco company that uses the word "Mayo" in its sandwich spread name, saying that federal regulators and dictionaries define mayonnaise as a spread that contains eggs.

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