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  1. Spring election in PC's best interestRead the original story

    7 min ago | Western Wheel

    The appearance of Premier Jim Prentice in High River on the weekend was more than just welcomed news there will be further Disaster Recovery Program payments to residents ravaged by the 2013 flood. It had all the ingredients of a campaign stop.


  2. Column: Cycling dreams start before springRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Richmond News

    It's been unseasonably warm a few times this month. For some this means yearning towards getting out in the garden, or longing looks at the jet ski gathering dust in the garage.


  3. 2 more rounds of snow could be headed to New EnglandRead the original story

    10 min ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Forecasters are watching two weather systems that may bring significant snow in the coming days as New Englanders are just digging out from a historic blizzard. Frank Nocera, senior meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Taunton, said Wednesday afternoon that a fast-moving Friday storm could bring 2 to 4 inches of snow and strong wind gusts in some areas around Boston.


  4. Tractor spark to blame for wildfire?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago |

    PITCHING IN: Teams from around the country are helping with the fire. From left: Volunteer firefighters Patrik Eschenmoser, Matthew Beer and Chris McLeod.


  5. Christchurch nurse to work with Ebola victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago |

    Christchurch nurse Sahra Ahmed wants to change the perception that all Somalis are either pirates or plane hijackers. She is heading to Sierra Leone to work with Ebola victims.


  6. Water Wars: Killjoys Threaten Massive Urban Slip 'N Slide Over DroughtRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Curbed

    After all the buzz last week about the 1,000-foot Slip 'N Slide coming to some to-be-announced street in San Francisco in July, the backlash has now begun in earnest. A petitioner by the name of Paul Duffy has launched a campaign to stop organizer Slide the City from rolling out the plastic bumpers amid the state's very serious drought .


  7. Brazil's biggest city may cut water service to 2 days a weekRead the original story

    21 min ago | KRON 4

    The worst drought to hit Brazil's biggest city in decades may leave residents with water service only two days a week. Sao Paulo water utility company Sabesp says a five days-off, two days-on system would be a last-ditch effort to prevent the collapse of the Cantareira water system.


  8. New Bedford Harbor rides out the stormRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago |

    New Bedford Harbor shrugged off the Blizzard of 2015, mildly irritated but unscathed by the lashing wind and the snow driving horizontally. Ed Anthes-Washburn, the deputy port director, said he had been spending time on a plow clearing snow and ice off the city's piers on a round-the-clock basis.


  9. New England digs out after getting exactly what it expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Times-Standard

    New Englanders savaged by a blizzard packing knee-high snowfall and hurricane-force winds began digging out as New Yorkers and others spared its full fury questioned whether forecasts were overblown. The storm buried the Boston area in more than 2 feet of snow and lashed it with howling winds that exceeded 70 mph.


  10. Human Nature May Seal the Planet's Warming FateRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Live Science

    Raghu Murtugudde is executive director of the Chesapeake Bay Forecasting System at the University of Maryland Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center and a professor in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science. Murtugudde contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights .


  11. NASA's new satellite will help monsoon forecastingRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - NASA's newest satellite is ready for launch. It is scheduled to go into orbit at 7:20 a.m. Thursday morning from Vandenburg AFB in California.


  12. Venereal Disease, Taxes, But Not Climate Change: Where Disney Draws The Line On PSAsRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | ThinkProgress

    Once upon a time, Disney sent Bambi out into the world to teach children about wildlife preservation. It was 1944, and the fawn was the first animated mascot of forest fire prevention.


  13. More than a dozen home brewers may take part in an unusual experiment this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | WRVA-AM Richmond

    Water being turned into wine is being taken a step further by a Portland company that wants to turn sewage into water - and then brew beer from that water. Clean Water Services has asked the state of Oregon for permission to give some of its treated water to a handful of home brewers, who would in turn make small batches and serve it at events , reports OPB .


  14. Report shows sharp decrease in Iowa flu hospitalizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | KCRG

    Nurses prepare influenza vaccine injections during a flu shot clinic at Dorchester House, a health care clinic, in Boston, Massachusetts January 12, 2013. Influenza has officially reached epidemic proportions in the United States, with 7.3 percent of deaths last week caused by pneumonia and the flu, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on January 11. REUTERS/Brian Snyder DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa health officials say the number of flu hospitalizations has decreased by more than two-thirds since late December.


  15. Doctor: Vaccination Needs Better AdvocatesRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | News Max

    Taking medical advice from anti-vaccine zealots puts children in the path of deadly viral diseases such as measles, when vaccinations will save their lives and are proven to have no role in the development of autism, an infectious diseases expert told "MidPoint" host Ed Berliner on Newsmax TV Wednesday. But the pro-vaccine message still hits pockets of resistance - hence, a measles outbreak traced to Disneyland - and that's partly on health professionals, said Paul Offit, director of vaccine education and a pediatrics professor at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.


  16. Obama: We'll Work on - Issue of Obesity' in India (Where 30.7% of...Read the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Cybercast News Service

    In a joint radio appearance with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday, President Barack Obama said there is a "worldwide epidemic of obesity" and that he looks forward to working with the government of India and non-governmental organizations on the "issue of obesity" in India. That was a significant improvement for India, where 43.5 percent of the children under five had been underweight at the time of the last survey in 2005-2006.


  17. Wildfire Threatens Homes North Of Tulsa Near TurleyRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Video from Osage SkyNews 6 HD shows the fire began as a grass fire, but spread to some brush and then to piles of automobile tires. The video showed several small structures on fire but News On 6 couldn't tell what kind of buildings they had been.


  18. The price of greed too highRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Ukiah Daily Journal

    In a democracy the vote of the people rules. I just wish children could vote. But it's hard to imagine my hometown, and this county with some of the exact same people whom are now in government, worrying about jumping on the corporate train of growing a drug to service addicts and make money from our precious resource, land and water.


  19. Marshawn Lynch Follows Dangerous Path of Former CowboysRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | NBC Dallas

    Marshawn Lynch of the Seattle Seahawks addresses the media at Super Bowl XLIX Media Day, Jan. 27, 2015, in Phoenix, Arizona. I know where Charles Haley is, and it's not on the fast track to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.


  20. Laughing mafiosi discuss earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago |

    Bologna, January 28 - Two alleged mafia members were captured in a wiretap laughing at a deadly Italian earthquake and planning how to take advantage of re-construction contracts, a court heard Wednesday. Prosecutors said the conversation between suspected 'Ndrangheta members Gaetano Blasco and Antonio Valerio caught them laughing at the 2012 disaster in Emilia Romagna.