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A flu vaccine is the best way to prevent influenza this winter, says the Department of Health, and now is the time to get it. There are inactivated flu viruses or pieces of the viruses, called subunits, in the vaccine. Almost half of Spokane County's 37 flu deaths this season were due to influenza B, and 67 percent of those who died didn't get the flu shot, according to the health district.
  • April Snow On the Way

    April Snow On the Way

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    By the afternoon , the wintry weather had largely moved from the Helena area, with about 2 inches of snow in town and the largest accumulations east of Townsend, including about 8 inches near Martinsdale. Snow totals in that area are already approaching 4 inches in spots. The National Weather Service office in Valley, Nebraska, said a strong storm system rolling into the Plains will usher in cold air today, which will produce rain possibly changing to snow .
  • 'My brain is my enemy'

    'My brain is my enemy'

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    She and her husband had divorced six months ago. The police suspect she took the extreme step due to depression. After returning home from the office at around 10.40 pm on Sunday, she reportedly went upstairs and jumped to death. She was working with V6, a news channel in Hyderabad . Radhika died instantly with severe head injuries and fractures. Based on preliminary investigation, it was found that she was under depression due to some family issues.
  • Another New Study Shows States With Legal Marijuana Have Less Opioid Abuse

    Another New Study Shows States With Legal Marijuana Have Less Opioid Abuse

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    Both studies were released Monday by the journal JAMA Internal Medicine . In the second study, another team of researchers looked at the number of opioid prescriptions filled under Medicare in all USA states from 2010 through 2015. "There has been substantive evidence that marijuana can relieve pain at a lower risk of addiction than opioids and with virtually no risk of overdose", said lead study author Hefei Wen, an assistant professor of health management and policy at the University ...
  • Australia new boys flop as South Africa turn screw in fourth Test

    Australia new boys flop as South Africa turn screw in fourth Test

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    The Australian fightback was launched by Pat Cummins who has been consistently their best bowler and their leading wicket-taker when he dismissed Markram and du Plessis with successive balls. "I played my part in that", Warner said. Despite being cleared by the CA, coach Darren Lehmann has announced his resignation effective from the conclusion of the fourth and final Test against South Africa which begun on Friday.
  • Cambridge Analytical Saga: APC Is Chasing Shadows -PDP

    Cambridge Analytical Saga: APC Is Chasing Shadows -PDP

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    But in spite of his ongoing trial, the former minister said the claims that he looted N800 million from the national treasury in the list of alleged looters by Alhaji Mohammed is 'nonsensical and utterly shameful'. Nigeria's government will investigate allegations of improper involvement by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica in the country's 2007 and 2015 elections, a Presidency spokesman said on Monday.
  • Sanders put on leave at ETSU for possible university policy violation

    Sanders put on leave at ETSU for possible university policy violation

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    As of now, no other details of what happened are available. East Tennessee State head football coach Randy Sanders has been placed on paid administrative leave by the university. This job represented a homecoming for Sanders, who was born about an hour from ETSU's campus. ETSU is set to play its spring game at 7 p.m. on Thursday night - presumably without Sanders on the sideline.
  • AAA: Gas Prices Up 4 Cents

    AAA: Gas Prices Up 4 Cents

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    Now, Georgia motorists are spending almost 40 cents per gallon more than this time a year ago, AAA said. Motorists continue to pay more at the pump this spring, as prices across Kansas, and the nation, continue to rise. "This past week has not only brought higher gas prices, but the national average finds itself mere days away from rising to the highest level seen in almost 1,000 days".
  • Delhi to get ultra-clean fuel from Sunday

    Delhi to get ultra-clean fuel from Sunday

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    Making an announcement about the Indian Oil Corp's preparations for supplying the Euro-VI emission norm-compliant BS-VI fuels in place of the earlier Euro-IV grade. "BS VI petrol and diesel supplies from tomorrow give comfort to automobiles manufacturers that supplies of cleaner fuel would not be a problem", the official said.
  • Howard University Financial Aid Investigation Ends In Dismissals

    Howard University Financial Aid Investigation Ends In Dismissals

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    According to The Hilltop, the group HU Resist occupied the Mordecai Wyatt Johnson building beginning yesterday, eventually leading to "hundreds of students" joining in. The public did not find out about the allegations until an expose was published on the blogging platform Medium last week; it has since been deleted.
  • LA Chargers Sign Quarterback Geno Smith

    LA Chargers Sign Quarterback Geno Smith

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    Smith was drafted in the second round by the New York Jets in 2013 and was the team's starter during his first two years. The Bolts traded for Jones in 2017 and came up short from being impressive as he threw three interceptions with no touchdowns in his preseason appearances.
  • Synthetic pot linked to Central Illinois death

    Synthetic pot linked to Central Illinois death

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    Nine have tested positive for brodifacoum, a lethal anticoagulant often used as rat poison. The Illinois Department of Public Health is looking to find the source of the synthetic marijuana that's sickened dozens, and now suspected of killing one Peoria man.
  • Amidst raging protests, Centre files review petition in SC/ST Act order

    Amidst raging protests, Centre files review petition in SC/ST Act order

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    The unrest was reported from several parts of the nation on a day when the Centre file a petition with the Supeme Court seeking a review on its verdict on the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989. "We have filed a comprehensive review petition which will be presented before the court by the senior lawyers of the government", he added. After Punjab, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh govts also impose ban on internet services.
  • Autistic, special needs children deserve better

    Autistic, special needs children deserve better

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    Spectrum of Success is comprised of students who are on the autism spectrum. However, doctors and autism specialists said the findings were significant as previous studies had not touched upon the subject in the city. Last year, iconic sites like the Niagara Falls, the pyramids of Giza, Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Delhi's Qutab Minar went blue. With early intervention, some of these characteristics may be lessened.
  • Worshipers Gather For Easter Sunrise Services

    Worshipers Gather For Easter Sunrise Services

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    Mount Freeman Baptist Church , 2100 Laniers Mill Road, will hold revival services beginning on Monday with guests ministers the Rev. Jerome Coleman; Tuesday with Rev. Breakfast will follow at 8 a.m. Church of the Covenant will be hosting Good Friday services on Friday, March 30 , from 7:00-8:00 p.m. There will be Holy Week Masses at 8:30 a.m.