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  1. Tarri Harrold Jones Darryl Jones v. Tucker Drury William Pace Denali Orthopedic SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | FindLaw

    JONES and DARRYL L. JONES, Petitioners, v. TUCKER DRURY, M.D.; WILLIAM PACE, M.D.; and DENALI ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY, P.C., Respondents.

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  2. COMMENTARY: When it comes to food, what's in a name?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | TheMonitor.com

    Vegetarian interlopers are carving out a growing foothold in the meat and dairy sections of America's grocery stores, and the conventional food industry is not happy about it. Fearing substitute products that increasingly look and taste like the real thing, the beef and dairy industries recently asked the federal government to protect their once-exclusive claims to words like "beef," "meat" and "milk."

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  3. Rep. Randy Hultgren supports legislative package to address opioid epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    Congressman Randy Hultgren meets with representatives from the McHenry County Workforce Network, McHenry County College and local manufacturers to discuss the successes and needs of local industries June 1 in Woodstock. U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, who represents Illinois' 14th Congressional District, has announced his support of the U.S. House adopting the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, also known as House Resolution 6. The bipartisan legislation aims to combat the opioid crisis by advancing treatment and recovery initiatives, improving prevention, protecting communities and bolstering efforts to fight deadly illicit synthetic drugs such as fentanyl.

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  4. North Texas doctor, 2 nurses convicted of health care fraudRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Washington Times

    A North Texas physician and two nurses have been convicted of health care fraud in what authorities say was a more than $12 million Medicare billing scam. A federal jury in Dallas on Friday convicted 70-year-old Dr. Kelly Robinett and 47-year-old Kingsley Nwanguma of conspiracy to commit health care fraud.

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  5. Sixty Hours of GOP Dysfunction on SpendingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | National Review Online

    On Wednesday, Senate Republicans defeated legislation to cut spending by $1 billion. On Thursday, House Republicans voted to renew $20 billion per year in farm subsidies.

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  6. Activated Charcoal Has Been Banned From Food and Drinks in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Teen Vogue

    Last week, Eater New York announced that In fact, the DOH has been issuing several "commissioners orders" requesting restaurants to scrap products made with activated charcoal since March 2016. It was only within the last few weeks, however, that restaurants have been forced to stop selling products made with the charcoal.

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  7. robert romanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sonoran News

    In addition, in 2016, about 23,000 family units were apprehended at the border. According to CBP, "Family Unit represents the number of individuals apprehended with a family member by the U.S. Border Patrol."

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  8. Meeting to discuss "fake" meat plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Western Livestock Journal

    The public is invited to comment on the issue of Foods produced using animal cell culture technology. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is holding a public meeting on July 12 to discuss "fake" meat."

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  9. First Lady Face-Off: Trump is the Devil, But Did Michelle Obama Ever Visit Border Detention Centers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RedState

    And yet, according to Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services, there is no record of Michelle Obama ever visiting a child detention center at the border. Mrs. Satan did just that.

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  10. $32.7B spending plan heads to Pennsylvania governor's deskRead the original story

    Yesterday | Pocono Record

    The main appropriations bill in a $32.7 billion spending package for Pennsylvania's approaching fiscal year headed to Gov. Tom Wolf's desk on Friday, more than a week early and without the partisan acrimony that marked the last three years. Wolf was expected to sign it later Friday, barely three days after House officials made public the first details of a product negotiated behind closed doors between the Democratic governor and Republican majority leaders.

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  11. Lawsuits Challenge Efforts to Push Abstinence-Only on TeensRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than 1 million young people. The lawsuits were filed in federal courts in New York City and Spokane, Washington, by four different Planned Parenthood affiliates covering New York City and the states of Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Nebraska and Washington.

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  12. The Government's Zero Tolerance Policy Caused This Mess. Now How Do We Clean It Up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RedState

    The Trump administration's decision to implement a "zero tolerance" policy of criminally prosecuting every person who crosses the border illegally has been mishandled from the beginning. The policy resulted in the separation of families and a subsequent uproar that eventually caused President Trump to sign an executive order to hold families in immigration detention together instead.

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  13. With GOP divided and controversy mounting, Stefanik says she will keep pushing for immigration fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denton Publications

    A woman stands outside of Rep. Elise Stefanik's Glens Falls office earlier this month to protest the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy. Amid a roiling immigration uproar and mixed messages from President Trump on how to end the outcry, Republican leaders voted down a hardline immigration bill on Thursday and delayed a vote on a consensus immigration bill until next week.

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  14. Trump proposes U.S. federal government reorganizationRead the original story

    Friday | Today's Chemist At Work

    The Trump administration offered a major overhaul of the executive branch of the U.S. government on June 21, including changes that would impact many science and environment agencies. How many of these changes can be made without congressional approval is yet to be seen.

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  15. All in the family: Ten relatives of top executives were on payroll at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Arkansas Times

    All in the family: Ten relatives of top executives were on payroll at PFH, the nonprofit troubled by corruption scandals Preferred Family Healthcare , the Medicaid-enriched nonprofit with a vast network of service providers in Arkansas that gobbles up tens of millions of dollars in state funding annually, has been in the news frequently this year because of its connection to multiple federal corruption cases. The nonprofit itself has not been charged with criminal wrongdoing, but according to federal court filings, key executives and lawmakers were engaged in kickback schemes to funnel more public money and policies for PFH .

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  16. Dr Peter Paul Yu: How Next-Generation Sequencing is Changing Cancer CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The American Journal of Managed Care

    Next-generation sequencings tests are just starting to change the landscape for cancer patients, explained Peter Paul Yu, MD, FASCO, FACP, physician-in-chief, Hartford HealthCare Cancer Center. Next-generation sequencings tests are just starting to change the landscape for cancer patients, explained Peter Paul Yu, MD, FASCO, FACP, physician-in-chief, Hartford HealthCare Cancer Center.

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  17. Journalists tour center for migrant children in FloridaRead the original story

    Friday | ABC News

    Add Immigration as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Immigration news, video, and analysis from ABC News. U.S. officials provided a glimpse Friday into a South Florida facility housing more than 1,000 teenage migrants, seeking to dispel any suggestions that children are being mistreated.

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  18. Justice Department asks court for settlement exemption to allow immigrant families to stay togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ABA Journal

    The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal judge Thursday to modify a consent decree to allow parents who crossed the border illegally with their children to remain together in residential facilities while immigration proceedings are pending. The department acted a day after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to keep immigrant families together.

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  19. Latino teens who alleged abuse at center no longer in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KAUZ

    A lawyer for immigrant children who say they were cuffed and beaten by staff inside a Virginia detention facility said Friday they plan to press forward with a federal civil-rights lawsuit, even though two of the teens involved in the case are no longer in the United States. Hannah M. Lieberman said two of the unidentified teens who described severe abuse inside the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center recently left the country following the resolution of their immigration cases.

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  20. Hero House offers second chances to addictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Logan Banner

    A small house in Danville is offering a chance for those struggling with drug and alcohol addiction to put their struggles behind them and start a new chapter in their life through faith-based recovery.

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