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California lawmakers weigh rules for medicinal pot shop
LOS ANGELES — The California Legislature is considering multiple — and conflicting — plans to impose the first major statewide restrictions on medical marijuana dispensaries and growers. The debate over the billion-dollar industry now regulated largely by local government and has pitted citie...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Dr. Oz’s ‘The Daily Dose’ switches distributors
LOS ANGELES — Dr. Mehmet Oz’s radio show, “The Daily Dose with Dr. Oz,” is getting a new home. Oz struck a deal with iHeartMedia that will begin later this year, according to a release this week from Oz and the Texas-based company. It will involve more projects than “The Daily Dose,” b...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Former President Bill Clinton praises Liberia progress against Ebola
MONROVIA, Liberia — Former President Bill Clinton said Monday he was pleased to see Liberia’s progress in the fight against the deadly Ebola disease, and urged residents of the West African nation to support those who survived. Clinton spoke during a visit to Liberia while on a nine-day tour of...
By Jonathan Paye-Layleh The Associated Press FULL STORY
Report: Five months after infection, man spreads Ebola via sex
NEW YORK — Health officials now think Ebola survivors can spread the disease through unprotected sex nearly twice as long as previously believed. Scientists thought the Ebola virus could remain in semen for about three months. But a recent case in West Africa suggests infection through sex can ha...
By Mike Stobbe The Associated Press FULL STORY
Polish doctors perform rare throat-area transplant
WARSAW, Poland — Polish surgeons said Monday they have successfully performed a rare and extensive transplant of the throat area. Dr. Adam Maciejewski said the 37-year-old patient suffered from advanced cancer of the voice box, making it impossible for him to breathe, swallow and speak. Other par...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
This day in history
In 1821, Napoleon Bonaparte, 51, died in exile on the island of St. Helena. In 1862, Mexican troops defeated French occupying forces in the Battle of Puebla. In 1865, what’s believed to be America’s first train robbery took place as a band of criminals derailed a St. Louis-bound train near Nor...

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