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Local company raising awareness for breast cancer

Local company raising awareness for breast cancer

Last year, Payless ShoeSource added its very stylish limited edition Champion sneakers to the items available for sale during the Breast Cancer Awareness campaign where all proceeds go to the Cance...

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Obesity linked to 13 types of cancer

Obesity linked to 13 types of cancer

Weight is a complicated topic, but the report urges people to try to eat a healthy diet and get at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity every week to try to help maintain a healthy weight...

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Mom gets jail over refusal to vaccinate son

Mom gets jail over refusal to vaccinate son

Last week, McDonald had given Bredow seven days to get the boy vaccinated, but she told news outlets that she "would rather sit behind bars for standing up for what I believe in, than giving in to som...

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Marilou Danley not involved in Las Vegas shooting

Marilou Danley not involved in Las Vegas shooting

Reuters reported this morning that Marilou Danley was the intended beneficiary of US$100,000 wired to the Philippines by Paddock . According to one media source, Danley is believed to be Australian...

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European Union takes Ireland to court over $15bn Apple back taxes

European Union takes Ireland to court over $15bn Apple back taxes

The landmark ruling followed a three-year investigation in which the Commission discovered that Apple had paid just 1% tax on its European profits in 2003 and 0.005% in 2014. "However, more than one y...

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Ravens getting exactly what they (didn't) pay for with stumbling offense

Ravens getting exactly what they (didn't) pay for with stumbling offense

On a day when Ben Roethlisberger struggled to make the offense flow and Antonio Brown cut a frustrated figure, Bell's big game was even more significant for the Steelers . Bryant led the team wit...

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County resident dies from West Nile Virus

County resident dies from West Nile Virus

The test on these mosquitoes was conducted as part of a routine monitoring for Williamson County and Cities Health District's mosquito management program. West Nile virus is spread to humans primarily...

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Old tattoo to blame for woman's 'cancer'

Old tattoo to blame for woman's 'cancer'

The body scan showed that she had, even more, enlarged lymph nodes in her body. Christian Bryant, had a 99 percent chance of being lymphoma , which is a cancer that starts in the immune system. Yea...

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Las Vegas shooting: What we know about the victims so far

Las Vegas shooting: What we know about the victims so far

We wanted to let you know so that you can be prepared to support your children and to help them process this information. "Oh Tony", Tammy Petersen Hacker wrote on Facebook. Two were shot - Parker a...

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Pulse survivors react to Las Vegas mass shooting

Pulse survivors react to Las Vegas mass shooting

Sisolak wrote that the funds raised will go towards relief and financial support to the shooting victims and their families. An outpouring of support in blood donors following Sunday's Las Vegas m...

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Fundraising Platform Gathers $2.9Mln for Families of Las Vegas Shooting Victims

Fundraising Platform Gathers $2.9Mln for Families of Las Vegas Shooting Victims

Law enforcement and family members could not explain what would motivate a one-time accountant with no known criminal record to inflict so much carnage. He said they are coordinating with US authoriti...

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Not smartwatches but smart tattoos to monitor health

Not smartwatches but smart tattoos to monitor health

As glucose concentrate increases, the ink changes from green to brown, while a separate green ink becomes more intense under a blue light when sodium concentration increases, which is an indication of...

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"Support the Girls" raises money for locals with breast cancer

Estée Lauder was a pioneer in taking action to try and defeat breast cancer. Sunday was the third annual "Support the Girls" fundraiser event. "Over 272,000 women will be diagnosed with breast can...

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President Trump: Rex Tillerson Is 'Wasting His Time' With North Korea Negotiations

President Trump: Rex Tillerson Is 'Wasting His Time' With North Korea Negotiations

US President Donald Trump proved he doesn't know the difference between Kim Jong-un, 33, and the late Kim Jong-il, Jong-un's father, who died in 2011, in a series of tweets Sunday. Yesterday Nort...

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Gas prices drop after post-hurricane jump

Gas prices drop after post-hurricane jump

West Central Kentucky gas prices continued their downward trend and today's average of $2.86 is six cents less than last week. Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on Texas' fuel production and supplies, ...

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Heart study unearths additional basis for not skipping breakfast

Heart study unearths additional basis for not skipping breakfast

Previous studies have linked skipping breakfast to coronary heart disease risk. The report, published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology (JACC ), confirms the importance of eating bre...

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Indian Team prepared for the challenge, says Captain Amarjeet Singh

Indian Team prepared for the challenge, says Captain Amarjeet Singh

Ghana's U-17 team will once again be on the stage that propelled most of the country's talent to stardom in the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup to be staged in India...

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Hammond Slams UK Labour's `Dangerous Ideology' on Economy

Hammond Slams UK Labour's `Dangerous Ideology' on Economy

Stephen Martin, director general of the Institute of Directors, said: "The chancellor was right to praise the virtues of our market-based economy and emphasise the strengths of the UK's many innovativ...

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OJ Simpson Released From Prison

OJ Simpson Released From Prison

At his hearing, he suggested he'd like to go to Florida , and his attorney has also said that was where Simpson had hoped to locate. "I'm good to go", he said. Tom Scotto, one of Simpson's longti...

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Losing Sense of Smell Could Be Early Sign Of Dementia

Losing Sense of Smell Could Be Early Sign Of Dementia

After a five-year follow up, all those who couldn't physically detect any of the scents had dementia and nearly 80 percent of those who could only detect one or two scents also had the disease. In t...

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