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  1. C. difficile vaccine proves safe, 100 percent effective in animal modelsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    An experimental vaccine protected 100 percent of animal models against the highly infectious and virulent bacterium, Clostridium difficile , which causes an intestinal disease that kills approximately 30,000 Americans annually.

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  2. Fire eases as it approaches Yosemite sequoiasRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Yosemite National Park officials say the section of a wildfire burning two miles from a grove of treasured giant sequoia groves has died down, though it is closer to the grove than initially estimated.

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  3. On the Road: The Evolution of HIV Along Highway NetworksRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Bad Astronomy Blog

    Just as we jetsetters and nomads wander the wide world's winding roads and byways by foot, on horseback, atop a bicycle or packed into an automobile, so too do infectious diseases make use of our ever-improving networks of thoroughfares.

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  4. Could Ebola come to the United States?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    A man boards a plane in Liberia with a slight fever. As the jet nears an airport in New York, his temperature rises; his throat grows sore.

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  5. Boutique hotels, boho shopping haunts and a blast of Tom Jones in...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    A rooftop gym, an outdoor kitchen and a private lemon tree grove: Inside the luxury Ibiza villa where Kate Moss and Kylie holiday I'm beginning to fear Santiago might be a bit bland when three things happen.

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  6. Methow Valley hoping weather helps crews fighting fires - Twisp...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Northwest Asian Weekly

    The wild fires, the biggest in the state's history, have been ongoing for the past two weeks and have destroyed about 300 homes.

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  7. Emergency Declared Over Ebola OutbreakRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma has declared a public health emergency as international aid groups evacuate staffers from Ebola-ravaged West Africa.

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  8. West African Ebola epidemic sparks worldwide fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    State department officials say there are no plans at this point, to issue travel restrictions to any of those countries.

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  9. Calif. drought crisis deepensRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | 10News

    Sprinklers are turned on to water down the pitch before kickoff in the Chevrolet Cup match between Manchester United and the LA Galaxy on July 23, 2014 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

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  10. Increasing concern over valley waterRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Red Bluff Daily News

    There is increasing concern in the Northern Sacramento Valley that the dwindling well water supply that irrigates the valley's vast fruit and nut orchards and provides water to the large majority of homes and businesses is at risk of being drained beyond recovery.

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  11. Ebola Outbreak Won’t Stop Obama’s Plans For Summit Of African LeadersRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Free Republic

    President Obama still plans to convene a three-day summit in Washington for leaders of African countries even though the continent is experiencing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a White House spokesman said Wednesday.

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  12. CDC Issues Travel Warning as West Africa Ebola Outbreak WorsensRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Drugs.com

    THURSDAY July 31, 2014, 2014 -- With the World Health Organization reporting that the death toll in the West African Ebola outbreak has risen to 729, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday issued a travel warning for the region.

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  13. Town vs. town, faction vs. faction as Libya descends into 'hurricane'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    Booms of outgoing artillery shaking the ground, militia fighters from the remote Libyan mountain town of Zintan hunker down in the passenger terminal to defend Tripoli airport, the biggest prize in the capital.

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  14. Harry Reid Plans to Convert House ‘Border...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Free Republic

    As House Republican lawmakers scramble to pass an "emergency border spending bill" to address the so-called "immigration crisis" the border, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid indicated he would likely try to convert any House-passed legislation into an amnesty bill , Reid said that if the House passes the $659 million bill -- which is up for a vote ... (more)

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  15. WHO: Ebola death toll tops 700Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    While she did, the virus that befell the American missionary in Liberia as she worked to save its victims continued on a rampage through West Africa.

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  16. National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest Winner's Photo Is Of A 'Supercell'Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Boston.com

    This morning, National Geographic Traveler announced the winners of its 2014 photo contest and, maybe not surprisingly after all the recent storm news, the photo was of a massive "supercell."

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  17. WHO, African states to launch US$100m Ebola response planRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    The head of the World Health Organization and presidents of the west African countries suffering the world's worst-ever Ebola outbreak will meet in Guinea on Friday to launch a US$100 million emergency joint response plan, WHO said.

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  18. Presolicitation Notice - C-- Idc a-E Contract for Engineering, Design ...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    Presolicitation Notice - C-- IDC A-E CONTRACT FOR ENGINEERING, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PHASE SERVICES FOR HYDROLOGIC AND HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING, DESIGN, MODELING, MANUAL DEVELOPMENT AND COMPUTER PROGRAMMING ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR SWD BOUNDARIES Presolicitation Notice - C-- IDC A-E CONTRACT FOR ENGINEERING, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PHASE SERVICES ... (more)

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  19. As West Africa Ebola Outbreak Worsens, CDC Issues Level 3 Travel WarningRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Infection Control Today

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today issued a warning to avoid nonessential travel to the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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  20. Lightning, Winds Spark New Fires in Boise National Forest, Barber ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    Overnight lightning and high winds sparked and fanned the flames of seven new fires across the Boise National Forest.

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