• As an organ donor, boy can make lasting impact after tragedy
As an organ donor, boy can make lasting impact after tragedy

The donor wall's creation was announced at the 2016 Celebration of Life event. With the need for life-saving transplants growing every day-more than 118,500 patients are now on the USA transplant wait list-it is crucial to educate communities about taking action to register as donors.

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  • NCCU to host 3rd annual Relay for Life on Friday, April 28
NCCU to host 3rd annual Relay for Life on Friday, April 28

Similar to Seeley and Gold, many students will be taking a stand against cancer and honoring the ones they love at the event. Dreszer said there are 15 teams signed up so far, which is fewer than what they've had in the past due to restructuring and refocusing on the core mission.

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  • Blazers big man Nurkic upgraded to 'doubtful' for Game 3
Blazers big man Nurkic upgraded to 'doubtful' for Game 3

The Warriors also listed reserves Shaun Livingston (finger) and Matt Barnes (ankle) as questionable for Game 3. The Warriors played without Kevin Durant in Game 2, but it didn't stop them from rolling along as their defense really stepped up.

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  • Suspect arrested in connection with Borussia Dortmund bus blast
Suspect arrested in connection with Borussia Dortmund bus blast

The blast shattered the bus windows, and Spanish global Marc Bartra, 26, underwent surgery after he was hit by flying glass. The suspect came to the attention of investigators because he had made "suspicious options purchases" - taken out a five-figure loan to bet on a drop in the clubs' stock on the day of the attack.

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  • Don't Give Kids Medicines With Codeine, Tramadol: FDA
Don't Give Kids Medicines With Codeine, Tramadol: FDA

Codeine already carries a black-box warning, which the FDA added in 2013, stating that the medication should not be used to treat a child's pain after surgery to remove his or her tonsils. Dr. Thomas Green, co-author of the American Academy of Pediatrics report advising against codeine use, said these prescriptions, "are just very risky, especi...

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  • Having diet drinks every day 'significantly increases stroke and dementia risk'
Having diet drinks every day 'significantly increases stroke and dementia risk'

During the study , 2,888 people over the age of 45 had MRI scans and cognitive tests to investigate the relationship between the brain and fizzy drinks. Earlier in 2007, another study concluded that those who drink diet soda are no less at risk of developing heart disease compared to those who drink regular soda.

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  • Unilever sales ahead of target in first quarter of the year
Unilever sales ahead of target in first quarter of the year

In February, it rebuffed a takeover by U.S. rival Kraft Heinz. The US company is backed by private equity firm 3G Capital Inc., known for its pursuit of aggressive profit targets. But take the troubled spreads away and sales growth leaps to 3.5%. The Refreshment unit, which includes ice cream, increased prices by 5 percent. Unilever Chief Execu...

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  • Car dragged along highway after collision with tractor-trailer
Car dragged along highway after collision with tractor-trailer

Other drivers honked their horns and someone finally got in front of the truck and stopped it. Sometimes, however, drivers are so bad that one wonders how the fuck they ever got licensed to operate a motor vehicle in the first place. Eventually, another driver got in front of the rig and forced the driver to stop. The driver responded and asked...

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  • DC area earns failing grade for air quality due to smog
DC area earns failing grade for air quality due to smog

Nationally, the number of people exposed to unhealthy levels of air pollution dropped to more than 125 million people, from 166 million in the years covered in the 2016 report (2012-2014), according to the Lung Association. "To be more specific, 56% of those poor air quality days in Butte-Silver Bow are attributed to wildfire impacts and the pe...

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  • White House restricts access to southern fence
White House restricts access to southern fence

The Trump administration has permanently shut down public access to the sidewalk outside of the south fence of the White House, among other restrictions, USA Today reported Wednesday. The new area of security focus, the south grounds of the White House complex, is on the side nearest the Washington Monument and draws large crowds on the borde...

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  • Authorities Investigating Alleged Malia Obama Stalker
Authorities Investigating Alleged Malia Obama Stalker

The two Secret Service agents assigned to Obama's detail told him to leave. Malia with her dad at the White House past year. The next day, Secret Service agents went to Cardoso's Brooklyn apartment and interviewed him, sources said. It was after this incident that the Secret Service agents apparently realized that Cardosa was a person who had r...

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  • President of India inaugurates first NIMCARE World Health Day Summit 2017
President of India inaugurates first NIMCARE World Health Day Summit 2017

Cambodians lack awareness of depression and have negative views of people with mental illnesses in comparison with other countries in the region, according to a Health Ministry report. "People are seeking help nowadays". She complimented India for its recent legislation that decriminalises suicide and seeks to provide health care and services for...

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  • Trump order would target high skilled worker visa program
Trump order would target high skilled worker visa program

An administration official said those agreements have failed to net the USA its fair share in the global procurements market. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday dubbed "Buy American, Hire American" that calls for sweeping reform of the H-1B visa process.

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  • Gorillaz Announce First North American Tour in 7 Years
Gorillaz Announce First North American Tour in 7 Years

Gorillaz had previously announced appearances at Quebec City Summer Festival in Quebec City and Outside Lands in San Francisco, but now confirm more festival appearances at Meadows in New York City, Life Is Beautiful in Las Vegas and III Points in Miami.

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  • Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 29
Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 29

Captain Terri Hook of the Oneida County Sheriff's Department talks about some of the local collections. The Maplewood Police Department will be accepting prescription medications from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. The drop off medications can be made anonymously with no questions asked. Traditional methods of disposing unused medications, such as throwing the...

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  • Ohio State honorary captain scores in spring game, mobbed by teammates
Ohio State honorary captain scores in spring game, mobbed by teammates

Nebraska wasn't the only team to touch everyone's hearts on Saturday during spring game action. After a number of jukes and missed tackles, he scored a touchdown. To say spring games don't matter isn't accurate. After the Buckeyes' national championship in January 2015, Jarvis got to go on the field to hoist the CFP National Championship trophy.

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  • Highlights: Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel wins Bahrain F1 Grand Prix
Highlights: Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel wins Bahrain F1 Grand Prix

Drama followed on lap 13 when Verstappen crashed out at Turn 4, apparently his brakes failed. The marshals managed to deal with the stricken Red Bull without resorting to a Safety Car, but one lap later Carlos Sainz T-boned Lance Stroll at Turn 1 and the Safety Car was deployed to clear up the mess.

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  • US, Mexico and Canada to make joint bid for 2026 World Cup
US, Mexico and Canada to make joint bid for 2026 World Cup

Announcing the bid, U.S. chief Gulati said three quarters of the tournament's matches would be staged in the United States , with Canada and Mexico hosting 10 games each. The 2026 World Cup will see 48 teams participating in the tournament instead of 32 teams, which was the case in the last couple of World Cups. "We gave careful consideration ...

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  • Pentagon didn't need Donald Trump's permission to drop massive bomb in Afghanistan
Pentagon didn't need Donald Trump's permission to drop massive bomb in Afghanistan

The strike in Nangarhar province near the Pakistan border killed at least 90 ISIS fighters, Afghan officials told Saturday. USA forces dropped the GBU-43 Massive Ordinance Air Blast, an nearly 30-foot giant weighing approximately 10 tons, on the Achin district of Nangarhar province Thursday night.

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  • A day of solemn reflection as Christians observe Good Friday
A day of solemn reflection as Christians observe Good Friday

Randolph, then on to St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 518 W. Randolph. The Stations of the Cross traces the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, beginning with him being condemned to death and ending with his body being laid in the tomb. We caught up with members from CrossPoint Community Church who were carrying a cross for almost 7 miles this morning. ...

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